Sayre simple assault

Phillip Baker, 35, of Nichols is facing simple assault related charges following an incident in Sayre on May 27.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Sayre Borough police were dispatched to the Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital to talk with a victim who wanted to report an assault. The victim said that he was hanging out with some people at his place of employment after closing up for the day and the door was locked. Baker is accused of punching on the locked door and screaming that someone better open up the door and let him in. Baker then ripped the door open and began striking the victim in the face multiple times, according to court documents. Baker also told the victim that he better not see the victim again or he would kill him.

According to the police, blood was found on a booth at the business and all over the floor. The victim had a fractured cheekbone and required stitches on the inside and outside of his mouth.

Baker is facing charges of misdemeanor simple assault in the second degree, misdemeanor disorderly conduct engage in fighting in the third degree and summary violation harassment — subject other to physical contact.

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

Athens theft

Jessica Tubbs, 19, of Elmira is facing theft related charges following an incident at Walmart in Athens on Jan. 3.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Athens Township police were contacted by a victim who had money stolen at the self-checkout area. The victim had made a purchase and requested $40 cash back, but forgot to grab the cash. The victim left the money there but upon remembering, she came back and found that the money was missing. Officers checked the cameras and saw Tubbs take the money and use it to partially pay for her purchase, according to court documents.

Tubbs is facing charges of misdemeanor theft of property lost, mislaid or delivered by mistake in the third degree, misdemeanor theft by unlawful taking or disposition — movable property in the third degree and misdemeanor receiving stolen property in the third degree.

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

Sayre resisting arrest

Nichole Paul, 27, of Elmira is facing resisting arrest and drug paraphernalia related charges following an incident on Sunset Street in Sayre on June 1.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Sayre Borough police were dispatched to Sunset Street for a reported dispute in the road and at a residence. Drug paraphernalia was found in the residence and Paul is accused of resisting arrest. Paul was placed in leg shackles due to kicking, according to court documents.

Paul is facing charges of misdemeanor resist arrest/other law enforcement in the second degree, misdemeanor use/possession of drug paraphernalia and summary violation disorderly conduct hazardous/physical offense.

Paul has a preliminary hearing on June 11 with Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley.

Scattering rubbish

The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the scattering of several bags of household garbage on a private property on Tiptop Road in Towanda on April 21. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pennsylvania State Police.

Burlington theft

Levon Irons, 21, of Ulster is facing a charge of felony theft by unlawful taking or disposition in the third degree following an incident at a gas station in Burlington on May 5.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, the Pennsylvania State Police were dispatched due to the theft of $1,960. A cashier of the gas station was counting money on the counter when another employee called for their help. The cashier left the cash on the counter unattended when Irons came and took the money.

Irons has a preliminary hearing on July 17 with Magisterial District Judge Todd Carr.

Canton DUI

Caleb Confer, 29, of Canton is facing DUI related charges following an incident on Troy Street in Canton on April 26.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, a Canton Borough police officer was traveling on Troy Street and saw Confer cross over the double yellow lines to try to pass illegally. The officer attempted to pull over in order to initiate a traffic stop on Confer, but was almost struck by Confer. A traffic stop was conducted in a parking lot and Confer is accused of acting combative, according to court documents. A standard field sobriety test was performed and a blood draw was taken which revealed a .148 blood alcohol content.

Confer is facing charges of misdemeanor DUI: highest rate of alcohol — first offense, misdemeanor DUI: general impairment of driving safely — first offense, summary violation follow too closely, summary violation pass when prohibited, summary violation no rear lights and summary violation reckless driving.

Confer has a preliminary hearing on June 21 with Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox.