DUI charges

The following people were recently charged with driving while under the influence in Bradford County:

Nicholas Robert Preston, 24, of Wyalusing, by state police, on Sept. 24, on Cold Creek Road in Herrick Township. Preston has also been charged with careless driving. A blood alcohol test later revealed that Preston's blood alcohol content was .22 percent on the day of his arrest. Preston has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton Dec. 18 for a preliminary hearing.

Lee Anthony Derouen, 41, of New Iberia, La., by state police, on Nov. 17, on Route 220 in Athens Township. Derouen has also been charged with careless driving, failing to use low beans while approaching an oncoming vehicle and failure to wear a seatbelt. A blood alcohol test later revealed that Derouen's blood alcohol content was .226 percent on the day of his arrest. Derouen has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw Jan. 8, 2013 for a preliminary hearing.

Lindsay Allison Drake, 23, of Sayre, by Athens borough police, on Nov. 9, on South Main Street in Athens. Drake has also been charged with failing to remain at the scene of an accident resulting in damage to a vehicle or property. A blood alcohol test later revealed that Drake's blood alcohol content was .21 percent on the day of her arrest. Drake has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw Dec. 21 for a preliminary hearing.

Two arrested for petit larceny

Two people were recently arrested by Tioga County, N.Y. sheriff's deputies on charges of petit larceny.

According to information from the sheriff's office, Jeremy W. Searles Jr., 19, and Desiree N. Holdren, 26, both homeless, are accused of stealing another person's property at a location on Besemer Road in Barton. Both were arrested Nov. 24, police said.

Searles and Holdren were each issued tickets to appear Dec. 4 in Town of Barton Court.

Sayre man charged with aggravated assault

A Sayre man was recently arrested by borough police after police said he attempted to strike nurses at Robert Packer Hospital.

According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Ronald Dennis Chilson, 42, was charged with two counts each of aggravated assault, simple assault and disorderly conduct.

Police said Chilson, a patient at the hospital's emergency room, spit blood on two nurses and attempted to punch a nurse in the face.

Chilson was arraigned Nov. 25 and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $75,000 bail. Chilson's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 4.

Ulster man charged with harassment

An Ulster man was recently charged with harassment by state police.

According to information from state police at Towanda, Michael Paul Sweat, 31, is accused of punching a 27-year-old male victim in the face at a Ridgebury Township residence.

Police said Sweat arrived at the Green Mountain Road residence at about 11:11 p.m. Nov. 24 and began banging on an exterior door. Police said Sweat attempted to engage the victim in a physical altercation after he answered the door and punched him in the face after being asked to leave the property. The victim did not know Sweat prior to the incident, police said.

Police investigate hit-and-run

State police at Towanda continue to investigate a two-vehicle hit-and-run motor vehicle accident in Ulster Township.

According to information from state police, an unknown vehicle driven by an unknown operator struck a 2008 Ford Taurus parked while unattended on a private driveway at Owl Lane at about 8:47 p.m. Nov. 15. The vehicle had used the driveway to turn around, police said. The vehicle then fled north on Saco Road, police said.

Anyone with information regarding the investigation is asked to contact state police at (570) 265-2186.

Man arrested for making threats

A Sayre man was recently arrested by Athens Township police and charged with two counts of terroristic threats.

According to papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Jon K. Graebner, 46, was also charged with two counts of simple assault.

Police said Graebner pulled a knife on a man, held it up to his neck and threatened to kill him at a Blue Spruce Lane location.

Graebner was arraigned Nov. 25 and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $75,000 bail. Graebner's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 4.

Sayre man arrested

A Sayre man was recently arrested by borough police and charged with two counts of aggravated assault.

According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Sean Michael Robinson, 28, was also charged with two counts of simple assault.

Police said Robinson kicked an employee of the Robert Packer Hospital emergency room in the face and punched another in the face Nov. 21.

Robinson was arraigned Nov. 24 and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $25,000 bail. Robinson's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 4.

Sayre man charged with burglary

A Sayre man was recently arrested by borough police on a charge of burglary.

According to papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Wayne E. Roberts, 27, was also charged with criminal trespass.

Police said Roberts entered an Allison Street residence through a window without the homeowner's permission. Roberts told police he had been looking for his dog, police said.

Roberts was arraigned Nov. 23 and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bail. Roberts' preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 4.

Disorderly conduct charge

A Lockwood, N.Y. man was recently arrested by Athens Township police on a charge of disorderly conduct.

According to papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Cody Douglas Cunningham, 22, was argumentative and threatening and repeatedly used obscene language as police responded to a report of an accident between Cunningham's vehicle and that of another driver in the parking lot of Walmart on Elmira Street.

Cunningham was arraigned Nov. 22 and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $2,000 bail. Cunningham's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 4.

Wyalusing man incarcerated on hunting charges

The Pennsylvania Game Commission recently charged a Wyalusing man with unlawful killing or taking of big game.

According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton, Timothy Joseph Blood, 41, was also charged with unlawful taking or possession of game or wildlife and taking an antlerless deer without an antlerless license.

Police said Blood illegally took a doe without having a license for an antlerless deer and had three bucks in his possession, two over the one-buck limit. Police said none of the bucks were properly marked and Blood's antlered deer tag remained attached to his license.

Blood was arraigned Nov. 16 by Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $1,000 bail. Blood's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 18.

Sayre man charged

A Sayre man was recently charged with possession of drug paraphernalia by borough police.

According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Christopher E. Hammond, 46, was found with a pipe used to smoke marijuana during investigation into an unrelated incident at a Tioga Street residence.

Hammond's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 21.

Woman charged with driving without license

A Rome woman was recently charged with being involved in a motor vehicle accident resulting in injury without being properly licensed.

According to papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Rhonda Lynn Ham, 46, was also charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving injury, leaving the scene of an accident involving damage to an attended vehicle, driving with a suspended license, leaving the scene of an accident, failing to notify a police department of an accident involving injury and failure to use a turn signal.

Police said Ham, operating a pickup truck, made a left turn onto Route 220 from Route 199 in front of another vehicle, causing an accident Nov. 8. Ham then left the scene, police said.

An open container of beer was found in Ham's truck and there were fresh blood stains in the front seat area, police said. The driver of the other vehicle reported hand and head pain, police said.

Ham's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 21.

Sayre man charged with simple assault

A Sayre man was recently charged with simple assault by borough police.

According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Aron M. Vanderpool, 37, was also charged with harassment.

Police said Vanderpool grabbed a female victim by the neck during a Nov. 27 argument at a Sunset Street residence.

Vanderpool's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 21.