South Waverly DUI

Russ Brown, 65, of Newfield, New York, is facing DUI related charges following an incident on North Keystone Avenue in South Waverly on June 14.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Sayre Borough police witnessed Brown cross from the McDonalds’ parking lot to the Smoking Joe’s parking lot at an excessive rate of speed and failing to yield to traffic. Brown is accused of giving disorderly conduct upon seeing the officers and his vehicle was found to contain marijuana dab and drug paraphernalia.

Brown is facing charges of misdemeanor disorderly conduct obscene language/gesture in the third degree, misdemeanor DUI: general impairment of driving safely – first offense, misdemeanor intentional possession of controlled substance by per not regulation, misdemeanor use/possession of drug paraphernalia and summary violation driving while operator’s privilege is suspended or revoked.

Brown is in the Bradford County Correctional Facility on $35,000 bail and has a preliminary hearing on June 25 with Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley.

Sayre DUI

Robert Brown, 29, of Bronx, New York, is facing DUI related charges following an accident in a parking lot at the intersection of East Lockhart Street and North Thomas Avenue in Sayre on June 15.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Sayre Borough police arrived to the accident and Brown told an officer that he was drunk and hit the curb. The officer observed skid marks and the location where Brown hit the curb. Brown did not have his license at the time and told the officer that he had active warrants for unpaid fines.

Brown is facing charges of misdemeanor DUI: highest rate of alcohol – first offense, misdemeanor DUI: general impairment of driving safely – first offense, summary violation careless driving and summary violation driving without a license.

Brown is in the Bradford County Correctional Facility on $20,000 bail and has a preliminary hearing on June 25 with Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley.

Sayre retail theft

Molly Shulas, 74, of Ulster is facing charges of felony retail theft – take merchandise in the third degree and misdemeanor defendant trespass actual communication in the third degree following an incident at Walmart in Sayre on June 16.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Athens Township police were contacted by Walmart in regards to Shulas taking two items from the store and attempting to leave without purchase. Walmart Asset Protection reached Shulas before she left the store and got her to come to their office until Athens Township police arrived. Shulas was seen taking a 4.5 pound package of beef and a package of smoked sausage, totaling $25.92, to a different aisle and placing it in her purse. Shulas had been convicted of retail theft and other similar offenses three times, according to police.

Shulas has a preliminary hearing on June 25 with Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley.