DUI charges

The following people were recently arrested for driving while under the influence in Bradford County:

Shelli E. Brian, 39, of Wysox, by Sayre borough police, on Sept. 22, on West Lockhart Street in Sayre. Brian has also been charged with careless driving. A blood alcohol test later revealed that Brian's blood alcohol content was .17 percent on the day of her arrest. Brian has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw Nov. 20 for a preliminary hearing.

Joshua J. Hoffman, 22, of Nichols, by Sayre borough police, on Sept. 27, on North Elmer Avenue in Sayre. A blood alcohol test later revealed that Hoffman's blood alcohol content was .14 percent on the day of his arrest. Hoffman has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw Nov. 20 for a preliminary hearing.

Joshua D. Lerche, 35, of Waverly, by state police, on Sept. 29, on Elmira Street in Athens Borough. Lerche has also been charged with failure to use a turn signal, speeding and careless driving. A blood alcohol test later revealed that Lerche's blood alcohol content was .206 percent on the day of his arrest. Lerche has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw Nov. 13 for a preliminary hearing.

Geoffrey Ryan Buickus, 23, of Canton, by the Towanda police, on Sept. 6 on Main Street in Towanda. A blood test revealed that Buickus had a blood alcohol content of .12 percent on the day of his arrest. Buickus has been sent a summons which orders him to appear for a preliminary hearing today in Towanda District Court.

Michael Darren Samsell, 47, of Towanda, by the Towanda police, on Sept. 9, on Main Street in Towanda. Samsell has been sent a summons which orders him to appear for a preliminary hearing today in Towanda District Court.

Angela Beth Wright, 35, of Sayre, by the state police, on Aug. 31, on U.S. Route 6 in Towanda. A blood test revealed that Wright had a blood alcohol content of .12 percent on the day of her arrest. Wright waived her preliminary hearing in Towanda District Court, so her case has been transferred to the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, where she is scheduled to be arraigned on Nov. 19.

Douglas Paul Pierce, 42, of Towanda, by the state police, on Sept. 3, on U.S. Route 220 in Towanda Township. A blood test revealed that Pierce, who lives on Second Street, had a blood alcohol content of .29 percent on the day of his arrest. Pierce has been sent a summons which orders him to appear for a preliminary hearing on Oct. 24 in Towanda District Court.

David James Brown Jr., 23, of Towanda, by the state police, on Sept. 9, on U.S. Route 6 in North Towanda Township. A blood test revealed that Brown, who lives on Pine Grove Road, had a blood alcohol content of .205 percent on the day of his arrest. Brown waived his preliminary hearing in Towanda District Court, so his case has been transferred to the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, where he is scheduled to be arraigned on Nov. 19.

Criminal mischief charge

Sayre borough police recently charged a Binghamton man with criminal mischief by damaging property.

According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Daniel B. Young, 46, was also charged with two counts of corruption of minors.

Police said Young encouraged two juveniles to scratch a vehicle parked at a Hoover Street location and cut its brake lines.

Young's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 20.

Youths arrested for criminal mischief

Three juvenile males were recently arrested by Waverly village police on a charge of criminal mischief.

According to information from village police, the juveniles are accused of throwing rocks at moving vehicles at about 9:30 p.m. Oct. 5, causing damage to two cars that were struck. The juveniles hid in the dark along Broad Street Extension, police said.

Police said the juveniles were 13, 15 and 16 years of age. Police said two live in Sayre and the third lives in Waverly.

According to police, the 16-year-old youth was issued a ticket to appear Oct. 18 in Village of Waverly court. The other two juveniles were issued tickets to appear at the Tioga County Probation Department in Owego, police said.

The damage to the vehicles included a broken windshield and hood damage and was estimated at about $1,000 per vehicle, police said.

Man arrested for public consumption

A Waverly man was recently arrested by village police on a charge of possessing and consuming alcohol in a public place.

According to information from village police, Robert H. Mann, 38, was cited after officers observed him walking near Fulton and Broad streets with an alcoholic beverage. Police said Man was issued a ticket to appear Oct. 18 in Village of Waverly court.

Sayre man charged with theft

A Sayre man was recently arrested by borough police on a charge of theft by unlawful taking.

According to papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Joshua Lee Smith, 31, was also charged with receiving stolen property and access device fraud.

Police said Smith used a debit card not belonging to him to withdraw $120 from an ATM without the victim's knowledge.

Smith was arraigned Oct. 12 and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $20,000 bail. Smith's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Oct. 23.

Aggravated assault charge

A Binghamton man was recently arrested by Sayre borough police on charges of aggravated assault.

According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Gary Bennett III, 21, was charged with two counts each of aggravated assault, simple assault and harassment and one count of disorderly conduct.

Police said Bennett punched a nurse and security guard at Robert Packer Hospital in the hospital's emergency room. Police said Bennett also spit in the security guard's face.

Bennett was arraigned Oct. 13 by Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $20,000 bail. Bennett's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Oct. 23.

Sayre man leaves scene of accident

A Sayre man was recently charged with failure to remain at the scene of an accident by Athens Township police.

According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Alexander K. Roberts, 21, was also charged with failure to give information and render aid, failure to notify police of an accident and operating an unregistered vehicle.

Police said Roberts was involved in a motor vehicle accident Sept. 18 and failed to contact police. According to police, Roberts was picked up from the scene by a friend. The green Plymouth Neon operated by Roberts had an expired registration, police said.

Roberts' preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 20.

Riding mower stolen

Pennsylvania state police at Laporte are investigating the theft of a riding mower from a Colley Township building.

According to state police information, an unknown actor or actors entered a storage building on Route 487 sometime between Sept. 6 and Sept. 18, leaving the scene with a John Deere riding mower. Anyone with information is asked to call state police at (570) 946-4610.

Suspect sought in vehicle thefts

Pennsylvania state police seek an unknown actor or actors who removed items from several vehicles parked at the Wyalusing Personal Care Home Sept. 28.

According to information from state police at Towanda, the actor removed items including a Coach purse, two Case fixed blade hunting knives, cash, a pair of Nike Air Jordan shoes, CDs, a diamond engagement ring and a white gold female wedding band from three vehicles parked at the home between 5 and 9 p.m. Sept. 28. Police said two vehicles were unlocked, and the actor punched a window out of the third vehicle to gain entry.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact state police at (570) 265-2186.

Waverly woman arrested

Pennsylvania state police at Towanda recently arrested a Waverly woman on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton, Heather Mae Lines, 31, was arrested July 28 during a criminal trespass investigation. Police said Lines was wanted by Waverly police.

Police said two hypodermic syringes and a glass smoking pipe containing marijuana residue were found in Lines' possession during her arrest.

Lines' preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 20.