Drug possession

Harry Rought, 37, of Towanda is facing drug possession related charges following an incident on Orchard Street in Towanda on July 18.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Towanda Borough police saw Rought walking on Orchard Street and detained him for a PFA. Rought is accused of running and throwing drug paraphernalia out of his backpack. Rought’s backpack was also found to contain drug paraphernalia.

Rought is facing charges of felony intentional possession of controlled substance by per not regulation and misdemeanor use/possession of drug paraphernalia.

Rought is in the Bradford County Correctional Facility on $5,000 bail and has a preliminary hearing on July 31 with Magisterial District Judge Todd Carr.

Athens retail theft

Rainy Ball, 38, of Waverly is facing a charge of misdemeanor intentional possession of controlled substance by per not regulation and summary violation retail theft — take merchandise following an incident in Athens on July 12.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Athens Township police were dispatched to Tops Market for a reported retail theft. Ball is accused of taking $12.36 dollars worth of items and placing them in her purse before passing all points of sale. Ball was found to be in possession of suspected methamphetamine, suboxone and klonopin upon being searched.

Ball is in the Bradford County Correctional Facility on $25,000 bail and has a preliminary hearing on July 23 with Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley.

Sayre theft

Michael Rooker, 26, of Ulster is facing theft related charges following an incident in Sayre on July 15.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Athens Township police were dispatched to Walmart after a victim left $40 dollars at the self-checkout. Rooker is accused of taking the money that was left at the checkout and leaving the store. According to court documents, Rooker apologize for the incident and offered to pay the money back to the victim.

Rooker is facing charges of misdemeanor theft property lost etc. by mistake in the third degree and misdemeanor receiving stolen property in the third degree.

Rooker has a preliminary hearing on Aug. 20 with Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley.

Simple assault

Brandon Gardner, 44, of Ulster is facing charges of misdemeanor simple assault in the second degree and summary violation harassment following an incident on June 24.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Gardner struck a man on his left eye after the man pushed, slapped and shoved another person.

Gardner has a preliminary hearing on Aug. 28 with Magisterial District Judge Todd Carr.

DUI accident

Dylan Strohl, 22, of Ulster is facing DUI related charges following a motor vehicle accident on Route 8002 in North Towanda on June 29.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, the Pennsylvania State Police were dispatched to the accident that occurred on the off-ramp and found a 1994 Ford F-250 facing north against the north side guard rail. The inspection sticker was expired as of November 2017. Strohl was found as the driver of the vehicle and claimed to have fallen asleep while at the wheel. After detecting a strong odor of alcohol, Strohl was asked to perform a standard field sobriety test and was taken for a blood draw which revealed a .188 percent blood alcohol content.

Strohl is facing charges of misdemeanor DUI: general impairment of driving safely — first offense, misdemeanor DUI: highest rate of alcohol — first offense, summary violation disregard traffic lane, summary violation driving at safe speed, summary violation careless driving and summary violation operating vehicle without valid inspection.

Strohl has a preliminary hearing on Aug. 30 with Magisterial District Judge Todd Carr.