Police Briefs, Nov. 29, 2012
Man charged with theft
State police at Towanda said that William R. Trindle, Jr., 34, of Troy, was charged with retail theft in Magisterial District Court 42-3-01 after he pumped $20 of gas into his pickup truck at 5:07 p.m. Nov. 19 at Woody's Country Store in Gillett, and drove off without paying for it.
Storage units burglarized
State police at Towanda said they are investigating a burglary of several storage units Nov. 10 at DiMichele Storage on Route 6 in Tuscarora Township.
According to police, a Hobart MIG welder was removed from one of the units.
Anyone with information is asked to call state police at (570) 265-2186.
State police at Towanda said that a fugitive from justice, Brian Ian Williams, 34, of Warren Center, who was being held at the Bradford County Correctional Facility in West Burlington Township on unrelated charges, was charged Oct. 29 with one count of arrest prior to requisition and was provided a preliminary arraignment before District Court 42-3-01.
Police said he was remanded to jail in lieu of $45,000 straight bail, pending further court action and his extradition to New York.
According to police, Williams was wanted in Tioga County, N.Y. by the New York State Police at Owego regarding an active bench warrant for assault of the third degree. Police said the bench warrant was issued by the Nichols Town Court on Aug. 7.