Sheshequin theft

Joshua Hunsinger, 22, of Milan is facing charges of misdemeanor theft by unlawful taking — movable property and misdemeanor receiving stolen property following an incident at a Sheshequin Road residence in Sheshequin on June 17.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, the Pennsylvania State Police received information that a gift box containing $1,220 dollars was taking from a wedding. The victims posted on Facebook to let everyone know that they were obtaining the film from the business in order to find out who took the money. Hunsinger attended the party through a relative of the victims and the relative told the victims that Hunsinger had found $650 in his vehicle, but wasn’t sure where it came from. Hunsinger brought $650 to the victim’s mother while they were on their honeymoon, but claims that he does not know where the money came from, according to the affidavit.

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


Richard Lane, 24, of Towanda is facing a charge of felony receiving stolen property in the second degree following an incident on Reuter Boulevard in North Towanda on May 10.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, the Pennsylvania State Police were contacted by a victim who stated that their abandoned residence had been broken into and a jewelry box was taken. A friend of the victim let the victim know that items resembling the jewelry in that box were pawned off in his store. Lane was identified as the person who sold the jewelry on May 10 and May 22 and Lane lives next to the victim’s abandoned residence, according to the affidavit.

Lane has a preliminary hearing on July 31 with Magisterial District Judge Todd Carr.

Wells theft

The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a theft related incident that occurred on Route 549 in Wells Township on July 8. According to police, a Hobart 225 AC/DC welder was stolen from a construction site. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda at (570) 265-2186.