Troy aggravated assault
Nicole VanDyke, 28, of Troy is facing aggravated assault related charges following an incident in the parking lot of the Troy Borough police station on April 7.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, Pennsylvania State Police were dispatched to the Troy Borough police station parking lot for a domestic disturbance. The trooper spoke with three victims who advised that an argument had ensued between one of the victims and VanDyke on Railroad Street in Troy. VanDyke is accused of pounding on the window of the vehicle the three victims were inside of. The victim in the driver’s seat drove away, but VanDyke is accused of ramming into the back of the vehicle with her 2006 Jeep Liberty. Vandyke is accused of driving behind the victims in an erratic manner and beeping her horn. VanDyke drove into the oncoming lane multiple times and caused vehicles to make evasive maneuvers to remain safe. VanDyke drove into the oncoming lane and rammed the front of the victims’ vehicle causing it to stop just outside of the Troy Borough police station. VanDyke is accused of then fleeing the scene after banging on their window again.
VanDyke came back to the scene and it was determined that her vehicle was uninsured and had an expired registration.
VanDyke is facing charges of three counts of felony aggravated assault in the second degree, three counts of misdemeanor simple assault, three counts of recklessly endangering another person in the second degree, felony criminal mischief — damage property in the third degree, felony endangering welfare of children — parent/guardian/other commits offense in the third degree and various summary violations.
Vandyke is in the Bradford County Correctional Facility on $20,000 bail and has a preliminary hearing on May 8 with Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox.
Shandi Rockwell, 23, of Blossburg is facing DUI related charges following an incident on Route 414 near the intersection of Smith Road in Franklin Township on March 3.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, Pennsylvania State Police and Towanda Borough police were dispatched to an accident and found the gold Jeep Grand Cherokee in a ditch off of the eastbound lane side. Towanda Borough officers had Rockwell perform a field sobriety test and found that she displayed signs of impairment and was under the influence of alcohol. Rockwell is accused of telling a trooper that she had consumed three alcoholic beverages and was coming back from a bar. Rockwell was taken for a blood draw which revealed a 0.163 percent blood alcohol content.
Rockwell is facing charges of misdemeanor DUI: general impairment of driving safely — first offense, misdemeanor DUI: highest rate of alcohol — first offense, summary violation driving unregistered vehicle, summary violation disregard traffic lane and summary violation careless driving.
Rockwell has a preliminary hearing on May 24 with Magisterial District Judge Todd Carr.
Dalton Dunn, 18, of Towanda and Courtney Stranger, 18, of Towanda are facing a charge of misdemeanor simple assault — mutual consent fight in the third degree following an incident on Second Street in Towanda on April 7.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, Towanda Borough police were dispatched to the Second Street residence after Pennsylvania State Police had received multiple calls from someone who would scream the address and hang up. After investigation, both Dunn and Stranger had marks and admitted to laying hands on the other in a dispute.
Dunn and Stranger both have a preliminary hearing on May 22 with Magisterial District Judge Todd Carr.
Palani Hokoana, 44, of Sayre is facing DUI related charges after almost backing into a Sayre Borough police department vehicle on March 11.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, the Sayre Borough officer was traveling northbound on North Hopkins Street when Hokoana stopped in the middle of the road and put his vehicle in reverse. The officer had to make an evasive maneuver and travel to the other side of the roadway to avoid being struck according to the affidavit.
Hokoana displayed signs of being under the influence of marijuana and the vehicle had an odor of raw marijuana according to the affidavit. After a field sobriety test, Hokoana was taken for a blood draw which revealed THC in his system.
Hokoana is facing charges of misdemeanor DUI: controlled substance — schedule one — first offense, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, misdemeanor use/possession of drug paraphernalia and summary violation back up vehicle improperly.
Hokoana has a preliminary hearing on May 10 with Magisterial District Judge Todd Carr.
Sayre simple assault
Joshua Kelsey, 28, of Sayre and Lacy Martin, 37, of Sayre are facing charges of misdemeanor simple assault in the third degree and summary violation harassment following an incident on Hospital Place in Sayre on April 12.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, Sayre Borough police were dispatched to the residence for a domestic dispute. Kelsey had a bleeding nose and Martin had a swollen left eyebrow with a cut and dried blood according to Sayre Borough police observations. Kelsey accused Martin of getting drunk and striking him in the nose after pouring alcohol over his head. Martin accused Kelsey of punching her in the eye before going drinking. Martin also accused Kelsey of throwing her into the front window of the residence after Kelsey came back home from drinking, causing the window to shatter.
Kelsey and Martin are in the Bradford County Correctional Facility on $25,000 bail and have preliminary hearings on April 23 with Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley.
West Burlington possession of controlled substance
Rhonda Motts, 47, of Spencer is facing theft and drug possession related charges following an incident at Bradford County Manor in West Burlington in January.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, Pennsylvania State Police investigated the theft of a missing 5/325 mg. Norco Oxycodone prescription on Jan. 22. Rhonda Mott was a “supervisor in training” at the time and was checking in patient medications when the pill was found missing, according to the affidavit. Pennsylvania State Police reviewed surveillance video which showed Motts performing the medication check-in, holding the Norco Oxycodone prescription card, using a pen to push on the prescription card and placing her left hand into her coat pocket prior to telling her co–supervisor.
Motts was interviewed on Jan. 22 and told the interviewing trooper that she used the pen to see if the card had been tampered with and told the co–supervisor as soon as she noticed the missing medication.
The pharmaceutical company told Pennsylvania State Police that the prescriptions are checked multiple times and the pharmacists hold each prescription card in front of a camera so that it is recorded and circles the total quantity to assure that it is correct before the medicine is sent out.
The co-supervisor was interviewed on Feb. 2 and stated that he was facing away from Mott to deal with a staffing problem that had arisen. He told troopers that the Courier arrived with the medications and Mott began to sign in the medications before stating that a pill was missing.
Mott is facing charges of misdemeanor receiving stolen property in the third degree, misdemeanor theft by unlawful taking — movable property in the third degree and misdemeanor intentional possession of a controlled substance by per not regulation.
Mott has a preliminary hearing on May 8 with Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox.
Troy vehicle theft
Joseph Naugle, 33 of Troy is facing felony theft related charges following an incident at on Roosevelt Highway in Troy on April 9.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, Pennsylvania State Police were dispatched to a car dealership for a reported stolen vehicle. Security film of the incident show a male and female looking into the 2003 Chevrolet Silverado while the dealership was closed. The male was seen returning about two hours later and driving away with the vehicle. The owner of the dealership located the vehicle in the parking lot of a church in Troy. Pennsylvania State Police watched the vehicle and waited for the suspects to come back. Naugle and the female returned to the vehicle and a pat down of Naugle revealed the keys to the vehicle. Naugle and the female were taken into custody and gave full confessions that Naugle stole the vehicle according to the affidavit.
Naugle is facing charges of felony theft by unlawful taking — movable property in the second degree, felony receiving stolen property in the second degree and summary violation driving while operating privilege is suspended or revoked.
Naugle is in the Bradford County Correctional Facility on $85,000 bail and has a preliminary hearing on May 22 with Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox.