TIOGA COUNTY POLICE & COURT
8 people are sentenced in Tioga County Court
WELLSBORO – Eight people were sentenced in Tioga County Court Monday.
According to court documents, sentenced to state prison was:
Charles J. Kemp, 2 1/2 to five years for driving under the influence of intoxicants, $2,500 fine and $134 lab fee, 18 months driver’s license suspension.
Sentenced to probation was:
Brandon M. Nelson, 21, of Harrisburg, 15 months for simple assault, $150 fine, no contact with victim.
Sentenced to Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition were:
Chancey L. Decoursey, 30, of Wellsboro,12 months probation for possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.
Keith T. Brooks, 27, of Blossburg, nine months probation for DUI, 30 days driver’s license suspension.
Garrett T. Cleveland, 22, of Knoxville, nine months probation for DUI, 30 days driver’s license suspension.
Stevie N. Empson, 24, of Elkland, nine months probation for DUI, 30 days driver’s license suspension.
Kenneth D. Adams, 28, of Knoxville,12 months probation for DUI, 60 days driver’s license suspension.
Michael H. Taft, 57, of Middlebury Center, 12 months probation for possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.
New York state woman charged with assault following fight
MANSFIELD – Tara L. Wilcox, 25, of Beaver Dams, New York, was charged by borough police following a recent domestic dispute.
Police were dispatched to 20 Fourth St., Apt. 104, for a domestic in progress on June 8 and found Wilcox outside waving down officers, according to documents filed at District Judge James Carlson’s office.
Police said she had her belongings with her, including multiple bags and backpacks, and was in a frantic state, claiming she was bleeding from the head and was severely beaten by the male inside.
Inside, police said they found Pequignot with blood all over his face and head, as well as his arm and shorts.
Pequignot, who was her boyfriend, had hidden her medication, causing her to start yelling at him, police said. After he produced the medication, she was asked to leave and began breaking things in the apartment and hitting him with a closed fist, police said.
She also allegedly struck him repeatedly on the head with a glass mug hard enough to shatter it and on his upper body, causing multiple bruising, contusions and open lacerations requiring four staples. Wilcox then attempted to strike him with a 21-inch-long steel knife with a sheath on the blade and failed to leave his residence after being asked to multiple times, police said.
She also grabbed a beer bottle and smashed it over the back of Pequignot’s head, police said, causing lacerations and bleeding.
According to police, Pequignot is disabled and walks with a cane.
Wilcox was charged with aggravated assault, simple assault and criminal trespass and jailed in lieu of $15,000 bail.
Her preliminary hearing was set for June 18.
Man charged with
MANSFIELD – Timothy M. Suda, 24, of 244 Main St., Trout Run, recently was charged by Blossburg police with driving under the influence of intoxicants.
Suda was charged after he crashed his car on South Williamson Road in the borough Oct. 8, according to documents filed at District Judge James Carlson’s office.
He was issued a summons to appear at a June 25 preliminary hearing.
Wellsboro man charged
MANSFIELD – Kristopher R. Bolt, 36, of 20 Bacon St., Wellsboro, was charged by borough police following an incident at 7 1/2 N. Main St. on Feb. 13.
Bolt was charged with harassment and criminal trespass after he repeatedly went to his girlfriend’s residence and pounded on the door, and kept calling her cellphone, according to documents filed at District Judge James Carlson’s office.
Police said she repeatedly told him she did not want him there.
He was issued a summons to appear at a July 2 preliminary hearing.
Woman charged with drug paraphernalia possession
MANSFIELD – Jessica L. Statts, 22, of 484 Darling Run Road, Wellsboro, was charged by borough police with possession of drug paraphernalia after she was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant earlier this month.
According to documents filed at District Judge James Carlson’s office, police arrested Statts near Cooper’s Sporting Goods, Mansfield on June 2, on a felony warrant.
During the arrest, they asked her if she had any illegal drugs on her and she pulled a syringe containing trace amounts of heroin out of her purse.
She was issued a summons to appear at a July 2 preliminary hearing.