Police Briefs, Sept. 28, 2012
The following people were recently charged with driving while under the influence in Bradford County:
Marcus James Clark, 23, of Trout, La., by Athens Township police, on Sept. 24, on Route 220 in Athens Township. Clark has also been charged with possession of a controlled substance, driving without a valid license, speeding, careless driving, failure to use a turn signal and failure to drive in a single lane. A preliminary breath test revealed the presence of alcohol in Clark's system, and Clark agreed to submit to a blood test to determine his blood alcohol content. Clark was arraigned Sept. 25 by Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $25,000 bail. Clark is scheduled to appear before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw Oct. 2 for a preliminary hearing.
Gary Nye Mark, 53, of Sugar Run, by state police, on Sept. 12, on Sugar Hill Road in Wilmot Township. Mark has also been charged with driving an unregistered vehicle, driving without a license, driving with a suspended or revoked license, failure to drive in a single lane, careless driving and driving an uninspected vehicle. Mark refused to submit to a blood test to determine his blood alcohol content. Mark was arraigned Sept. 12 by Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $2,500 bail. Mark was scheduled to appear before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton Sept. 18 for a preliminary hearing.
Nicholas Robert Preston, 24, of Wyalusing, by state police, on Aug. 2, at the intersection of Herrickville and Rummerfield Creek roads in Herrick Township. Preston has also been charged with driving an unregistered vehicle, driving without insurance, improperly overtaking another vehicle on the left and careless driving. A blood alcohol test revealed Preston's blood alcohol content to be .16 percent on the day of his arrest. Preston has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton Oct. 30 for a preliminary hearing.
Retail theft charge
Athens Borough police recently arrested a woman on a charge of retail theft.
According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Lisa Marie Phillips, 43, was also charged with receiving stolen property. Phillips was homeless at the time of her arrest, police said.
According to police, Phillips removed a box of aluminum foil from a borough business. Phillips was also wanted by the Bradford County Sheriff's Department, police said.
Phillips was arraigned Sept. 25 and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $5,000 bail. Phillips' preliminary hearing is scheduled for Oct. 9.
Man charged with making threats
An Athens man was recently arrested by borough police on a charge of terroristic threats.
According to papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Kevin E. Allen, 53, was also charged with harassment by communication.
Police said Allen threatened to harm and kill a female victim, leaving multiple harassing and threatening messages on her voicemail.