Sayre drug possession
Tyler Wright, 27, of Lockwood is facing drug possession related charges following an incident in Sayre on April 16.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, Sayre Borough police witnessed Wright traveling with a loud exhaust on North Thomas Avenue and the officer knew Wright was driving with only a learner’s permit from a previous incident.
A traffic stop was conducted and Wright told the officer that he only had a learner’s permit, according to the affidavit. Wright had an active warrant with the Athens Township police, so the Sayre Borough officer took him to their office. Wright later admitted to having marijuana in his vehicle which was recovered by an officer. A smoking device was also found in the vehicle.
Wright is facing charges of misdemeanor possession of marijuana, misdemeanor use/possession of drug paraphernalia and summary violation driving without a license.
Wright has a preliminary hearing on May 14 with Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley.
Flight to avoid apprehension
According to the Pennsylvania State Police, an investigation is being conducted into an April 20 incident in the area of Route 14 and Coryland Road in Columbia. Ceely is accused of fleeing from a vehicle after a traffic stop and ignoring troopers’ commands to halt. Ceely was not found at that time and a felony warrant already existed for him. Anyone with information about Ceely’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda at (570) 265-2186.
Bradford County Correctional Facility harassment
According to the Pennsylvania State Police, troopers responded to a report of a physical altercation between two inmates at the Bradford County Correctional Facility. The victim was punched multiple times, but refused to cooperate with police prosecution, according to the release report.
According to the Pennsylvania State Police, 35-year-old Alexander Planes of Syracuse is facing drug possession and DUI related charges following an incident on Block Route 220 in Cherry on April 9. The release report states that Planes was stopped for a traffic violation and was found to be in possession of two ounces of marijuana, six vials of 500 mg. cannabis oil and other drug paraphernalia. Planes has a preliminary hearing on May 15 with Magisterial District Judge Jennifer Vandine.
Dawn Silfies, 40, of Lopez is facing harassment related charges following an incident on Main Street in Colley on April 25, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. Silfies is accused of grabbing a victim’s purse from her hands in a verbal altercation causing the victim to fall backwards.