Sayre retail theft
Joan Peters, 52, of Waverly is facing a charge of felony retail theft — take merchandise in the third degree following an incident at Walmart on June 26.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, Athens Township police were dispatched to Walmart due to a reported female fleeing the store with items. Peters was found at a neighboring business and the total items’ value was $222.03. Peters is accused of taking a twin airbed, a 10 person tent and a two liter bottle of soda.
Peters is in the Bradford County Correctional Facility on $25,000 bail and has a preliminary hearing on July 2 with Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley.
Joshua Decker, 25, of Waverly is facing trespassing and retail theft related charges following an incident at Walmart on June 22.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, Athens Township police received a case file from an Asset Protection Associate in regard to Decker committing retail theft of June 7. Decker is accused of taking an archery bow valued at $132.00.
Decker is facing charges of misdemeanor defendant trespass actual communication to in the third degree and summary violation retail theft — take merchandise.
Decker has a preliminary hearing on July 30 with Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley.
The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a theft related incident that occurred on Golden Mile Road in Wysox on June 21. According to the release report, a 56-year-old victim had their wallet stolen after leaving it at the checkout of the Dollar General. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda at (570) 265-2186.
The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating numerous bags of trash that have been found discarded along side Summit Road in North Towanda Township. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda at (570) 265-2186. The State Police want to remind everyone that it is the responsibility of all citizens to keep Pennsylvania beautiful.
Wilmot criminal mischief
The Pennsylvania State Police responded to a report of criminal mischief that occurred at the Pennsylvania Game Commission building at the intersection of Robinson Road and Wood Road in Wilmot Township on June 17. According to the release report, an unknown actor damaged a garage door. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda at (570) 265-2186.
South Creek burglary
According to the Pennsylvania State Police, an unknown actor broke into a residence in the area of Lewis Lane and Lewis Lane in South Creek between March 13 and May 22. Multiple items in the residence were stolen along with the detached garage. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pennsylvania State Police at (570) 265-2186.
Edward Crawford, 50, of New Albany is facing terroristic threat related charges following an incident on York Avenue in Towanda on June 22.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, Towanda Borough police were dispatched to the bar due to Crawford threatening to commit suicide. The reporter of the incident told Crawford that the police would be called if he continued to talk about harming himself and Crawford responded that he would have a shoot-out with police, according to the affidavit. Crawford was detained at that time.
Crawford is facing charges of felony terroristic threats with intent to terrorize another in the third degree, felony terroristic threats cause serious public inconv. in the third degree, misdemeanor disorderly conduct engage in fighting in the third degree and summary violation public drunkenness and similar misconduct.
Crawford is in the Bradford County Correctional Facility on $50,000 bail and has a preliminary hearing on July 3 with Magisterial District Judge Todd Carr.
South Waverly DUI
James Vanderpool, 43, of Athens is facing DUI related charges following an incident on South Pitney Street in South Waverly on May 5.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, Sayre Borough police witnessed Vanderpool driving with no headlights or taillights activated. Vanderpool was asked to perform a standard field sobriety test after an officer saw an open beer in the vehicle and Vanderpool displayed signs of being under the influence. Vanderpool was taken for a blood draw which revealed a .116% blood alcohol concentration.
Vanderpool is facing charges of misdemeanor DUI: high rate of alcohol — first offense, summary violation period for requiring lighted lamps and summary violation restriction on alcoholic beverages.
Vanderpool has a formal arraignment on July 22 with Judge Maureen Beirne.
Burlington drug paraphernalia
Gabriel Ceely, 19, of Troy is facing a charge of misdemeanor use/possession of drug paraphernalia following an incident on Weed Hill Road in Burlington on April 24.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, the Pennsylvania State Police received information for an active warrant on Ceely. Ceely was located hiding in a bathroom of the residence and was taken into custody. While exiting the residence, Ceely told officers that a black backpack on the floor was his and 21 hypodermic needles were found in the bag.
Ceely has a preliminary hearing on July 3 with Magisterial District Judge Todd Carr.