Resisting arrest: Darin McKean, 28, of Sayre is facing charges of misdemeanor disorderly conduct engage in fighting in the third degree and misdemeanor resist arrest/other law enforcement in the second degree, following an incident on Tioga Street in Sayre on April 30.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, Sayre Borough police were dispatched to a Tioga Street in order to serve a warrant on Darin McKean and another individual. McKean was found in the basement of the residence and is accused of resisting officers. McKean is also accused of asking an officer to shoot him. McKean acted disorderly in the police vehicle by shouting and kicking the door of the vehicle, according to the affidavit.
McKean is in the Bradford County Correctional Facility on $25,000 bail and has a preliminary hearing on May 14 with Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley.
Terroristic threats: Thomas Brown, 18, of Towanda is facing terroristic threat and harassment related charges following an incident in Towanda on March 6.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, Pennsylvania State Police spoke with the victim and her mother at their residence in Towanda. The 16-year-old victim showed the officers’ audio clips and messages from Brown who was her ex-boyfriend. The various messages included threats of physical violence to the victim and her family. The threats included fighting and shooting her family members with a .243 rifle. Brown also threatened to blow up the victim’s residence with a stick of dynamite. Brown also stated that he was not afraid of the victim calling the police because he would, “shoot da cops,” and he was with 18 guys who would fight with him. The troopers went to his residence and Brown related that he said those things because he was mad and upset about his relationship with the victim.
Brown is facing charges of misdemeanor harassment — comm. lewd, threatening language in the third degree, misdemeanor harassment — comm. repeatedly and inconvenient hours in the third degree and misdemeanor terroristic threats with intent to terrorize another.
Brown has a preliminary hearing on June 4 with Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton.
Ulster theft: Timothy Hoose Sr., 44, of Ulster is facing theft related charges following a home improvement fraud on Cash Creek Road in Ulster on Oct. 11, 2016.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, Pennsylvania State Police were contacted about a home improvement fraud in Ulster on Oct. 11. The victim reported that he contracted Hoose to remodel a bathroom and bedroom inside of the residence. House gave the victim a signed receipt for the work and the victim gave Hoose $900 for the job, according to the affidavit. Hoose never contacted the victim back and never showed up to the residence. The victim and police tried to reach out to Hoose multiple times to no avail and the residence that Hoose gave for his own home address was one that he had moved out of.
Hoose is facing charges of felony theft by deception — false impression in the third degree, felony receiving stolen property in the third degree and misdemeanor deceptive business practice — sale less than quantity.
Hoose is in the Bradford County Correctional Facility on $10,000 bail and has a preliminary hearing on May 8 with Magisterial District Judge Todd Carr.
Rome criminal mischief: Stanley Karp, 39, of Factoryville is facing a charge of felony criminal mischief in the third degree following an incident in Rome on March 11.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, Pennsylvania State Police investigated an incident on 30506 Route 187 in Rome for damaged power lines, transformers and two utility poles. Karp is accused of knocking the utility lines down and had the power lines cut without being told to do so. The damages totaled up to $228,190.
Karp has a preliminary hearing on May 7 with Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton.