Hillsgrove criminal mischief

The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating an act of criminal mischief that occurred on Route 87 at a Hillsgrove residence between May 27 and May 29. According to police, an unknown actor smashed the victim’s mailbox. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pennsylvania State Police in Laporte at (570) 946-4610.

Cherry criminal mischief

The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating an act of criminal mischief that occurred at a Hillside Drive residence in Cherry on May 21. According to the police report, an unknown actor forced open and damaged the victim’s garage door before fleeing the scene. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pennsylvania State Police in Laporte at (570) 946-4610.

Terry burglary

An investigation is being conducted by the Pennsylvania State Police into an attempted burglary that occurred at an Iron Bridge Road residence in Terry on May 30. According to police, the attempted burglary occurred during the daytime and anyone with information is asked to contact the Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda at (570) 265-2186.

South Creek scattering rubbish

Joshua Vanderpool, 28, of Columbia Cross Roads and 29-year-old Rex Peters of Troy are facing charges in relation to scattered rubbish on Route 14. According to the Pennsylvania State Police, it was discovered that both Vanderpool and Peters dumped several loads of discarded roofing shingles onto a victim’s property on May 10.

Wysox commercial burglary

The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the theft of an orange K.T.M. dirt bike that was taken from a business on Wickwire Way in Wysox on May 3. The actor and location of the dirt bike were unknown at the time of the report, but the bike was believed to possibly be located in Granville Township. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda at (570) 265-2186

Sayre retail theft

David Hildreth, 45, of Addison, New York, is facing charges of misdemeanor retail theft — take merchandise and misdemeanor receiving stolen property following an incident on June 17.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, the New York State Police detained Hildreth and found him in possession of items that appeared new and still in the box. The Athens Township police were notified of the items and they let the Walmart in Sayre know that some items may be stolen from the store. Walmart found the items to be missing from the store and advised that Hildreth was observed taking the items without payment.

Hildreth has a preliminary hearing on July 16 with Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley.

Sayre drug possession

Kenneth Brendel, 45, of Mountain Top and Albert Benedict, 30, of Williamsport are facing drug possession related charges following an incident in Sayre on June 18.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Sayre Borough police were dispatched to the exit of Route 86 in Sayre for a group of individuals walking on the off–ramp. Brendel is accused of giving a false name and birthdate to an officer. Benedict was searched and found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. Benedict told officers of a blue duffel bag that was owned by Brendel. Brendel’s duffel bag contained glassine stamp bags with white residue, a red plastic bag with a crystalline residue, a clear baggie with crystalline residue, one metal spoon with white residue, cotton ball filters, q-tips, two round orange suboxone pills, one razor blade and three hypodermic needles.

Brendel is facing charges of misdemeanor false identification to law enforcement officer in the third degree, misdemeanor intentional possession of controlled substance by per not regulation and misdemeanor use/possession of drug paraphernalia.

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

Brendel and Benedict are in the Bradford County Correctional Facility on $25,000 bail and have preliminary hearings on July 2 with Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley.

Flight to avoid apprehension

Trevor Fletcher, 20, of Gillett is facing flight to avoid apprehension and drug possession related charges following an incident in Sayre on June 18.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Sayre Borough police witnessed Fletcher traveling with a loud exhaust on South Elmer Avenue and attempted to conduct a traffic stop. Fletcher is accused of fleeing the scene at a high rate of speed before the officer could initiate a stop. Fletcher was later found and taken into custody by the Athens Township police. Fletcher’s vehicle contained drug paraphernalia and he was wanted on warrants at the time of the incident.

Fletcher is facing charges of felony flight to avoid apprehension/trail/punishment in the third degree, misdemeanor possession of marijuana and misdemeanor use/possession of drug paraphernalia.

Fletcher is in the Bradford County Correctional Facility on $15,000 bail and has a preliminary hearing on June 25 with Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley.

Drug possession

Daniel Johnson, 21, of Wysox is facing charges of misdemeanor marijuana — small amount personal use and misdemeanor use/possession of drug paraphernalia following an incident in Towanda on May 3.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, the Pennsylvania State Police clocked a vehicle going 40 miles per hour in a 25 mile per hour speed zone on York Avenue. Upon pulling the vehicle over, Johnson, who was a passenger of the vehicle, was found to be in possession of marijuana.

Johnson has a preliminary hearing on June 26 with Magisterial District Judge Todd Carr.

Athens theft

Katie Keene, 31, of Waverly is facing a charge of misdemeanor theft by unlawful taking — movable property in the second degree following an incident at Tops Market in Athens.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Athens Township police were dispatched to Tops where Keene made a written statement about taking merchandise and other such actions. Keene was an employee of Tops Market at the time of the incidents.

Keene has a preliminary hearing on July 2 with Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley.

Sayre DUI

Erin McCabe, 36, of Waverly is facing DUI related charges following an incident on Spring Street in Sayre on April 11.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, the Sayre Borough police witnessed McCabe making turns without using his turn signal and passing over the center of the roadway into the oncoming lane multiple times. A traffic stop was conducted and McCabe was asked to perform a standard field sobriety test due to giving signs of impairment. McCabe was then taken for a blood draw which revealed a .181 percent blood alcohol content and T.H.C.

McCabe is facing charges of misdemeanor DUI: highest rate of alcohol — first offense, misdemeanor DUI: controlled substance — schedule one — first offense, misdemeanor DUI: general impairment of driving safely — first offense and summary violation disregard traffic lane.

McCabe has a preliminary hearing on July 19 with Magisterial District Judge Todd Carr.

South Waverly DUI

James Vanderpool, 43, of Athens is facing DUI related charges following an incident on 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 on. Vanderpool is accused of giving signs of impairment and a standard field sobriety test was performed. Vanderpool failed to complete the tests and was taken in for a blood draw which revealed a .116 percent blood alcohol content.

Vanderpool is facing charges of misdemeanor DUI: high rate of alcohol — first offense, summary violation period for requiring lighted lamps and summary violation restrictions on alcoholic beverages.

Vanderpool has a preliminary hearing on June 21 with Magisterial District Judge Todd Carr.