Towanda harrassment

Larry Dunn, 63, of Dushore is facing harassment related charges following an incident in Towanda on Feb. 23.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Towanda Borough police were dispatched for a reported disturbance where dispatchers could hear a female screaming about a drunk male going after her. Towanda Borough police spoke with the victims who stated that Dunn had chased their vehicle and drove close to their bumper. The victims then told police that Dunn got out of his vehicle when they had stopped at their home and Dunn came to their window screaming and demanding that they roll the window down or get out of the car. The victims then stated that Dunn got back into his car and started backing up towards their vehicle multiple times which made the victims fear they were going to be hit by Dunn’s carr.

Towanda Borough police spoke with Dunn who had an odor of alcohol according to court documents. Dunn showed signs of paranoia and talked about drones following him for four months according to the affidavit. Dunn was asked about the incident and accused the victims of being F.B.I. agents.

Dunn is facing charges of misdemeanor harassment – comm. repeatedly in another manner in the third degree, summary violation reckless driving and summary violation careless driving.

Dunn has a preliminary hearing on April 10 with Magisterial District Judge Todd Carr.

Sheshequin DUI

Joseph Miksis, 54, of Towanda is facing DUI related charges following an incident in Sheshequin on Nov. 24 of 2018.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Pennsylvania State police initiated a traffic stop on Miksis after multiple driving violations. Miksis is accused of having an odor of an alcoholic beverage, slurred speech and bloodshot eyes. A standard field sobriety test was performed and Miksis was placed under arrest. Miksis was taken for a blood draw which revealed Clonazepam and 7–Amino Clonazepam in his system.

Miksis is facing charges of misdemeanor DUI: controlled substance – impaired ability – first offense, misdemeanor DUI: controlled substance – combination alcohol/drugs – first offense, summary violation disregard traffic lane, summary violation turning movements and required signals, summary violation careless driving and summary violation fail to use safety belt – driver and front seat occupant.

Miksis had a preliminary hearing on April 5 with Magisterial District Judge Todd Carr.

Sayre drug possession

Samantha Mooney, 25, of Towanda is facing drug possession related charges following an incident at a gas station in Sayre on April 3.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Sayre Borough police were dispatched to the gas station for the report of two individuals passed out inside the store. Sayre Borough police found one of the individuals to be Mooney who had pinpoint pupils, bloodshot eyes and seemed lethargic according to the affidavit. Mooney was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia.

Mooney is facing charges of misdemeanor intentional possession of controlled substance by per not regulation, misdemeanor use/possession of drug paraphernalia and summary violation public drunkenness and similar misconduct.

Mooney is in the Bradford County Correctional Facility on $15,000 bail and has a preliminary hearing on April 17 with Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley.