State police at Towanda are investigating a theft incident at a Rome Township location.
According to state police information, an unknown actor or actors removed four snow tires and their rimes from a property in the 1700 block of Main Street sometime between Sept. 1 and Oct. 30. The items were not secured and it appears no damage was done to the property, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at (570) 265-2186.
Athens man arrested
An Athens man was recently arrested by Tioga County, N.Y. sheriff's deputies on a charge of unlawful possession of marijuana.
According to information from the sheriff's office, Tyler A. Belles, 22, was also charged with operating a vehicle with an inadequate license plate lamp and operating an unregistered motor vehicle.
Police said Belles was charged following a vehicle stop on Route 17C in Barton near Shepard Road. Police said Belles was found to possess a glass pipe containing burnt marijuana.
Belles was issued tickets to appear Nov. 12 in Barton town court.
Retail theft charge
An Ulster woman was recently charged with retail theft by Athens Township police.
According to papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Railyn Decker, 18, was charged with two counts each of retail theft and criminal conspiracy to commit retail theft following two incidents at the Walmart store on Elmira Street.
Police said Decker and 17-year-old juvenile female were seen on surveillance cameras removing merchandise from the store twice - once in June and again in September. The two stole $385.56 worth of merchandise Sept. 15, police said.
Decker's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 10.
Monroeton woman charged
A Monroeton woman was recently charged with retail theft by Athens Township police.
According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Katie Marie Brown, 19, attempted to remove $204.22 in merchandise from the Walmart store on Elmira Street at about 8 p.m. Nov. 12.
Brown's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 10.
Waverly police make arrests
Waverly police recently arrested the following, according to information from the Waverly Police Department:
Catherine Tefertiller, 53, of Athens, for criminal trespass and endangering the welfare of a child. Police said Tefertiller is accused of entering a residence with a baseball bat during a disturbance.
Brock Stillman, 30, of Waverly, for harassment and endangering the welfare of a child, following a domestic disturbance.
Kevin C. Shipman, 24, of Waverly, for criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal trespass.
Shannon L. Kellham, 36, of Athens, on a warrant for criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a hypodermic needle.
Jessica Coolbaugh, 25, of Athens, for criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of a hypodermic needle and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Police said Coolbaugh was found to be in possession of heroin during a traffic stop.
Joel F. Beeman II, 41, of Athens, for driving while intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content of .08 or more, following a traffic stop.
Robert W. Dawson, 40, of Waverly, for false personation and as a fugitive from justice. Police said Dawson gave officers a false name and was found to have an active arrest warrant out of Bradford County.
Emily D. Benjamin-Trout, 24, of Waverly, as a fugitive from justice on a warrant out of Bradford County.
Sondra Sorenson, 46, of Sayre, for driving while intoxicated and aggravated driving while intoxicated, following a traffic stop.
Donna J. Weiskopff, 57, of Lowman, N.Y., for driving while intoxicated and aggravated driving while intoxicated, following a traffic stop.
Chad Burgess, 24, of Sayre, on a warrant for petit larceny.
John O'Brien, 48, of Waverly, for harassment, following a disturbance.
Patrick Firestine, 20, of Sayre, on a warrant for criminal mischief charges out of Endicott, N.Y.
Police investigate Dushore MVA
State police at Laporte recently investigated a two-car motor vehicle accident on Route 220 in Dushore Borough.
According to information from state police, at about 4:25 p.m. Nov. 15, a 2007 Chrysler Malibu operated by 70-year-old Marilyn D. Porter of Trumansburg, N.Y. failed to stop for a red traffic signal at the intersection of Route 220 and German Street.
Porter's vehicle was struck in the front end from the eastbound lane of German Street by a 2003 Ford F-250, according to police. Both vehicles had heavy front-end and were inoperable following the impact, police said.
Neither Porter nor the operator of the Ford, 73-year-old William Charnitski of Dushore, were injured, police said. Both drivers wore seatbelts.
Police cited Porter with failure to stop at a traffic signal.
BCCF inmate charged
An inmate at the Bradford County Correctional Facility was recently charged with possessing weapons or implements for escape by state police.
According to information from state police at Towanda, Zachary John Lawson, 28, of Troy, was found to be utilizing two plastic hair combs to tamper with the locking device to his cell door Oct. 17.
Two injured in Windham Twp. accident
State police at Towanda recently investigated a two-car motor vehicle accident in Warren Township.
According to state police, at about 7 a.m. Oct. 29, a 2001 Chevrolet S10 operated by Dolores G. Wheaton, 78, of Rome, was traveling north on LeRaysville Road when it struck the rear end of a tractor in front of it.
Both Wheaton and the operator of the tractor, 75-year-old Fredrick Strobl of Warren Center, were transported by Greater Valley EMS to Robert Packer Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries, police said.
Police cited Wheaton for following too closely.
Police investigate Route 6 accident
State police recently investigated a one-car motor vehicle accident in Burlington Township.
According to information from state police, at about 11:05 a.m. Nov. 15, John R. Passeri, 49, of Troy fell asleep while operating a 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee west on Route 6. Police said the vehicle traveled off the right side of the road west of its intersection with Knapp Hill Road, striking a guard rail end, then overturning and striking a tree.
Police said the Jeep had disabling damage to its roof, front end and right side. No airbags deployed, police said. Both Passeri and a passenger, Phillip M. Short, 60, of Troy, wore their seatbelts, according to police. Passeri was uninjured, while Short had minor injuries, police said.
Police cited Passeri for failure to stay in lane.
Memorial Hospital EMS and the North Towanda Fire Department assisted at the scene, police said.
Sayre bar cited for liquor law violations
A Sayre establishment was recently cited by the state Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement with several liquor law violations.
According to information from the Williamsport district office, the Lehigh Tavern, located at 109 N. Lehigh Ave., was cited Nov. 14 for failure to display evidence that the premises meets all sanitary requirements for a public eating place, failure to keep records on the premises, failure to maintain complete records covering the operation of the business for a two-year period, offering liquor or malt or brewed beverages as a prize and furnishing alcoholic beverages to visibly intoxicated persons.
The charges will be brought before an administrative law judge who has the authority to impose monetary fines, training or license suspension or revocation.