Police Briefs

Sayre DUI: Lori Randall, 36, of Lockwood is facing DUI and endangerment related charges following a motor vehicle accident on Loder Street in Sayre on April 8.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Sayre Borough police were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on Loder Street that was a head-on collision. Randall is accused of hitting another vehicle that was stopped at the stop sign on Loder Street. Randall is further accused of accelerating and pushing the hit vehicle backward up the street. After showing signs of DUI, a standard field sobriety test was performed which led to Randall being taken for a blood draw. The blood draw revealed the presence of THC and Clonazepam.

Randall is facing charges of six counts of misdemeanor recklessly endangering another person in the second degree, two counts of misdemeanor endangering the welfare of children, misdemeanor DUI: controlled substance — schedule one — first offense, misdemeanor DUI: general impairment of driving safely — first offense, misdemeanor DUI: controlled substance — metabolite — first offense and summary violation disregard traffic lane.

Randall has a preliminary hearing on June 7 with Magisterial District Judge Todd Carr.

Athens simple assault: Joshua Orcutt, 19, of Athens is facing charges of misdemeanor simple assault in the second degree and summary violation harassment — subject other to physical contact following an incident outside of a South Main Street business in Athens on April 26.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Athens Borough police were dispatched for the report of an assault. Orcutt is accused of pulling over to the business on South Main Street, exiting the vehicle with a passenger and striking the passenger in the face. A manager of the business yelled out at the two men and had the passenger come inside while he called the police. The passenger accused Orcutt of becoming aggressive with him on a car ride and the passenger requested to be dropped off. That is when Orcutt pulled off the road and struck the passenger, according to the affidavit.

Orcutt has a preliminary hearing on June 4 with Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley.

Wyalusing DUI: Michael Buckley, 59, of Morehead is facing DUI related charges following an incident on Route 706 in Wyalusing on May 4.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Buckley was seen striking, straddling and crossing both center lines and the white fog lines by the Pennsylvania State Police. A traffic stop was initiated and Buckley gave off clues of impairment during the standard field sobriety test. Buckley is accused of being verbally combative and refused a blood draw.

Buckley is facing charges of misdemeanor DUI: general impairment of driving safely — first offense, summary violation disregard traffic lane and summary violation careless driving.

Buckley is in the Bradford County Correctional Facility on $5,000 bail and has a preliminary hearing on May 14 with Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton.

Sayre drug possession: Holden Taylor, 24, of Waverly is facing drug possession and DUI related charges following an incident on North Keystone Avenue in Sayre on April 6.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Sayre Borough police initiated a traffic stop on Taylor due to an expired registration on his vehicle. Taylor was known to the officer due to previous incidents and the officer detected the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Taylor presented the rolled marijuana to the officer and stated that it was his medical marijuana from New York, according to the affidavit. Taylor stated that he, “smokes blunts all day, every day,’’ according to the Sayre Borough police. After a failed standard field sobriety test, the officer found fake urine in a plastic container and a prescription bottle with purported human urine. Taylor claimed he used them to pass urine tests for his job. A blood draw revealed THC in his system.

Taylor is facing charges of two counts of misdemeanor furnishing drug free urine — use or attempt in the third degree misdemeanor possession of marijuana, misdemeanor DUI: general impairment of driving safely — first offense, misdemeanor DUI: controlled substance — schedule one — first offense, misdemeanor DUI: controlled substance — metabolite — first offense and other driving summary violations.

Taylor has a preliminary hearing on June 7 with Magisterial District Judge Todd Carr.

Simple assault: Thomas Hulslander, 25, of Towanda is facing simple assault and child endangerment related charges following an incident on Fourth Street in Towanda on March 30.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Towanda Borough police were dispatched to the Fourth Street residence for a domestic. Hulslander is accused of throwing a phone “full force” at a 5-year-old child and then choking the child’s mother until she blacked out.

Hulslander is facing charges of misdemeanor simple assault in the second degree, misdemeanor endangering welfare of children — parent or guardian and two counts of summary violation harassment.

Hulslander is on $5,000 bail and has a preliminary hearing on May 8 with Magisterial District Judge Todd Carr.

Sayre simple assault: Robin Robinson, 36, of Sayre is facing simple assault related charges following an incident on South Keystone Avenue in Sayre on April 30.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, a pregnant victim who lived with Robinson contacted Sayre Borough police. The victim had checked Robinson’s phone to see if he had been cheating, as he had been prior, according to the victim. Robinson is accused of getting extremely angry, pushing the victim, slapping her on the head and choking her. The victim attempted to leave the residence with a 10-year-old child and Robinson is accused of jumping into the vehicle to not let her leave. The victim drove to the Sayre Borough police station and Robinson is accused of getting out of the vehicle in his underwear and yelling at her.

Robinson stated to police that the victim “went crazy” and everything she observed was from him previously cheating. Robinson told police that he attempted to grab the victim’s shoulders to calm her down, but when she pulled away his watch caused the red marks on her neck. Robinson did admit that he got into the car with the victim and had been at the Sayre Borough Police Department.

Robinson is facing charges of misdemeanor simple assault, misdemeanor recklessly endangering another person and summary violation harassment — subject other to physical harm.

Robinson has a preliminary hearing on May 14 with Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley.

Athens possession with intent to deliver: David Phillips Jr., 29, of Reading is facing drug possession and delivery related charges following an incident in Athens on April 24.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Athens Township police worked with a confidential informant on April 24 for the delivery of methamphetamine. The C.I. contacted Phillips and they arranged to meet at the Tops Market on Elmira Street. Phillips met the C.I. and exchanged the money police provided for the methamphetamine.

Phillips is facing charges of three counts of felony manufacture, delivery, or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver, felony criminal use of communication facility in the third degree, misdemeanor use/possession of drug paraphernalia and misdemeanor intentional possession of controlled substance by per not regulation.

Phillips is in the Bradford County Correctional Facility on $100,000 bail and has a preliminary hearing on May 7 with Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley.

Orwell theft by deception: The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a theft by deception incident that occurred on Sugar Cabin Road in Orwell between March 18 and April 2. According to the release report, unknown actors contacted the victim allegedly from Publisher’s Clearing House requesting the victim to secure a large prize. The Pennsylvania State Police are warning citizens to not send money to individuals promising things that are “too good to be true.”

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