2 charged after traffic stop

WELLSBORO – Borough police charged Shawn L. Swain, 37, of 2722 Route 660, July 13, following a traffic stop on Greenwood Street with DUI, furnishing liquor to a someone under 21, 19-year-old Jeffrey Boyd Jr., and counts of endangering the welfare of children and corruption of minors because a 12-year-old child who was riding in his truck accompanied by Boyd, who police allege also was under the influence of alcohol and cocaine.

Swain was issued a summons to appear at an Aug. 8 preliminary hearing.

Boyd, of 700 Munson Road, was charged with resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and underage drinking, and he was found to be on probation.

As he was being placed under arrest, police said he began to pull and push his arms in an attempt to free himself so police had to deploy a Taser.

He was issued a summons to appear at a July 23 preliminary hearing.