Athens retail theft

Yashica Sparbanie, 41, of Elmira is facing charges of misdemeanor theft by unlawful taking — movable property in the second degree and misdemeanor receiving stolen property in the second degree following an incident at Walmart on April 5.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Sparbanie was seen taking two digital locks valued at $59.97 a piece and bringing them to the return department without purchasing the items. Sparbanie presented her driver’s license, as she did not have a receipt due to not purchasing the items.

Sparbanie has a preliminary hearing on May 7 with Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley.

Wysox control of alarm devices

According to the Pennsylvania State Police, Kost Tire and Auto in Wysox will be facing a charge of control of alarm devices after a seventh false alarm was called in on March 25.

Criminal trespass

According to the Pennsylvania State Police, 50-year-old Kenneth Vanderpool of Scranton is facing a charge of criminal trespass after an incident on Colonial Drive in North Towanda on April 5. The release report states that Vanderpool was previously issued a notice to not be on the designated property, but related that he was there to visit his parents.

Bradford County Correctional Facility harassment

Pennsylvania State Police responded to the Bradford County Correctional Facility for a reported fight between inmates Hanna Taylor, 38, of Millerton and Lynn Welch, 58, of Towanda on April 4, according to the release report. Both Taylor and Welch received a charge of harassment.

Theft

The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a theft incident in Towanda where an unknown actor gained access to a victim’s A.T.M. card at an unknown time and made a withdrawal on Main Street. The investigation is ongoing at this time according to the release report.

Wilmot Twp. burglary

The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a burglary that occurred on Wilmot Road in Wilmot Township on April 2.

According to the release report, troopers were dispatched to a report of an unknown actor(s) breaking into the residence and stealing items inside. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pennsylvania State Police at (570) 265-2186.

Wells Twp. scattering rubbish

The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating an incident that occurred on Ameigh Valley Road in Wells Township between March 20 and March 30.

According to the release report, an unknown actor(s) deposited trash along the roadway and anyone with information is asked to contact the Pennsylvania State Police at (570) 265-2186.