Tioga County Police & Court

9 are sentenced in Tioga County Court

WELLSBORO – Nine people were sentenced in Tioga County Court on Monday. According to court documents, sentenced to county prison time was:

Raymond E. Dugan Jr., 55, of Westfield, one to five years in jail for driving under the influence of intoxicants, credit for 378 days time served, $2,500 fine and 18 months driver’s license suspension.

Sentenced to electronic home monitoring was:

Glenn M. Houser, 47, of Newmanstown, 72 hours to six months incarceration by electronic home monitoring for DUI, $1,000 fine, and 12 months driver’s license suspension.

Sentenced to Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition were:

Michael S. Ribble, 20, of Arnot, 24 months probation for reckless endangerment, receiving stolen property, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief.

Roger D. Johnson, 73, of Troupsburg, New York, 12 months probation for DUI, 60 days driver’s license suspension.

Kirsten E. Clemens, 21, of Millerton, 12 months probation for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Joshua D. Duzan, 35, of Little Rock, Arkansas, 12 months probation for DUI, 30 days driver’s license suspension.

Desiree R. Cowan, 35, of Blossburg, 12 months probation for DUI, 60 days driver’s license suspension.

Jamie Woodring, 39, of Wellsboro, nine months probation for DUI, 30 days driver’s license suspension.

Timothy D. Bassett, 20, of Canton, six months probation for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Charged with bath salts possession

MANSFIELD – Kelly L. Gilbert, 24, of 34 Rods Lane, Covington, was charged by state police with possession of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver and possession of drug paraphernalia following a search of the trailer she shared with her boyfriend, Wayne A. Roupp, 35.

According to documents filed at District Judge James Carlson’s office, on Jan. 11, police stopped to do a routine check for compliance on Roupp, who was on parole.

Police said after they came in and told Roupp they were going to search the residence, he went to a furnace door and pulled out a cardboard box containing items he said he had ordered from China.

Police said they found inside the box about a pound of two types of bath salts, dibutylone and alpha PVP.

According to police, Gilbert told them Roupp had been selling the substances that he was having shipped to her home for the last seven months.

Roupp previously was charged and jailed in lieu of $25,000 bail and his preliminary hearing held last week. His county court arraignment was set for Feb. 22.

Gilbert was released on $25,000 unsecured bail and her preliminary hearing held Wednesday.

Her county court arraignment was set for Feb. 22

Man charged with theft from Wal-Mart

MANSFIELD – Taylor M. Cuneo, 21, of 12 Wellsboro St., Tioga, was charged by state police with retail theft and theft by deception after he allegedly took items from shelves at Wal-Mart and “returned” them for a gift card.

According to documents filed at District Judge James Carlson’s office, Cuneo went to Wal-Mart on Dec. 21, and took two flash drives valued at $42.32 and a package of laminated padlocks valued at $21.07 and left the store activating the alarm.

He then came back and took the items to the service desk to return them for a gift card for $42.32, using his driver’s license as an identification card.

He was issued a summons to appear at a Feb. 10 preliminary hearing.

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Man charged with taking cash, failing to do house work

WELLSBORO – Martin E. Gleason, 47, of 148 Straight Run Road, Gaines, was charged by borough police with theft by deception after he allegedly took money from a borough resident for a home-improvement project and then failed to do the work.

According to documents filed at District Judge Rob Repard’s office, Gleason allegedly quoted the victim a price of $975 to purchase and install replacement windows at her 30 Grant St. residence on Oct. 19.

Gleason also allegedly took $800 in cash from the victim as a down payment.

On Dec. 23, he was charged and issued a summons to appear at a Feb. 19 preliminary hearing.

Man charged with stealing from his grandmother

WELLSBORO – Travis F. Huck, 19, of 67 Longview Lane, Apt. 1, was charged by state police with forgery and theft after he allegedly filled out, signed and cashed checks belonging to his grandmother and used the money to pay for drugs.

According to documents filed at District Judge Rob Repard’s office, in early December, Huck took seven checks from Betty Goff’s checkbook and wrote them out for a total of $640 to pay off a debt to several drug dealers when his grandmother would not give him the money.

Huck said he “messed up two of them and only cashed five,” and took them from different areas of the book after finding the checkbook in Goff’s purse at home, police said.

Huck was jailed on $25,000 bail on Dec. 20, waived his Jan. 19 preliminary hearing and his county court arraignment was set for Feb. 22.

Man is charged

with intentionally

crashing into vehicle

WELLSBORO – Patrick H. White, 49, of 27 Webster Road, was charged by borough police with recklessly endangering another person and criminal mischief after he allegedly rammed his truck into another vehicle on East Avenue.

According to documents filed at District Judge Rob Repard’s office, on Jan. 5 White rammed his 2008 GMC Sierra pickup truck into the side of a moving 2006 Acura TSX sedan owned and driven by Britany Newman in front of Pudgie’s Pizza, 106 East Ave.

The car also was occupied by passenger Andrew Cline.

Newman said she stopped at the intersection with Jackson Street and East Avenue to turn eastbound on East Avenue and White, who was signaling to turn left, pulled out behind her and stayed on her bumper as she accelerated to 35 mph, according to police.

White then pulled into the center lane, overtaking her and running into her driver’s side, causing substantial damage to both vehicles, police said.

According to police, White also had a minor child in the truck with him at the time.

He was issued a summons for Feb. 9 preliminary hearing.

5 charged with stealing items from Wal-Mart store

MANSFIELD – Five people were charged with retail theft and related charges for allegedly stealing from Wal-Mart.

According to court documents filed at District Judge James Carlson’s office, they are:

Jesse M. O’Conners, 28, of 8815 Route 414, Liberty, also charged with theft and theft by deception by state police. On Dec. 11, O’Conners allegedly took a child car seat valued at $317 and took it to the customer service desk and returned it for a gift card for $317. He then went to the checkout area and paid for several toys and a bicycle with it. He said he had done it to get Christmas presents for his daughter because he was struggling financially. He was issued a summons to appear at a Feb. 17 preliminary hearing.

Benjamin L. Post, 31, of 335 E. Main St., Harrison Valley, by state police. On Oct. 16 Post allegedly took items with a total value of $185 and put them into his cart and then left the store. When he was confronted by store personnel, police said, he gave the items back and fled. He was jailed Jan. 4 in lieu of $2,500 bail, waived his Jan. 20 preliminary hearing and his county court arraignment was set for Jan. 25.

Kaitlyn N. Schott, 22, of B5 Mansfield Village Apartments, Mansfield, by state police. On Jan. 15, Schott allegedly took items with a total value of $192 and put them into her purse or shirt pocket and left the store. She was stopped by store personnel and turned over the items. She was released on $7,500 bail and her preliminary hearing was set for Feb. 3.

Sara R. Friends, 31, of 687 Canton St., Apt. D, Troy, by state police. She also was charged with theft by deception, receiving stolen property and criminal conspiracy to commit retail theft. Police said on Aug. 17, she conspired with Marlene R. Carr after Carr took a Lego set valued at $74 with tax, put it into her cart and then went to the customer service desk and attempted to return it. After the return was denied, she gave it to Friends, who brought it back into the store and made a no-receipt return of the item, receiving a gift card for $74. She then allegedly gave it to Carr, who used it to buy cigarettes and sodas. She was jailed in lieu of $2,500 bail and her preliminary hearing set for Jan. 27.

Heather R. Wesneski, 36, of 184 E. Second St., Canton, by state police with theft and theft by deception. Police said on Dec. 24, Wesneski took a vacuum cleaner valued at $179 and took it to the customer service desk. She did not have a receipt, used her state ID card to return it and was refunded $179 on a gift card. She was issued a summons to appear at a Feb. 10 preliminary hearing.

Woman charged with taking money that man lost

MANSFIELD – Charmarie D. Robinson, 41, of 134 Morris St., Blossburg, was charged by borough police receiving stolen property after she allegedly took $720 in cash left in a checkbook that had been lost and subsequently spending it.

According to documents filed at District Judge James Carlson’s office, on Sept. 5, Bruce Rooks withdrew $700 from his account at First Citizen’s Community Bank in Blossburg and left it on the roof of his car, driving away without remembering to take the checkbook off the car roof.

Police said that when Rooks got home he couldn’t find the money or his checkbook and realized what he had done, so he retraced his travels but never found the checkbook or the cash.

The next day, Rooks got a call from the bartender at Bear A Bar and Grill who said his checkbook had been dropped off at the bar by someone who found it along North Williamson Road. The money was gone, but the envelope still was in the checkbook.

Police said they found out a juvenile female had found the envelope containing the money in the checkbook where it had fallen off Rooks’ car roof at the intersection of Main and Hannibal streets.

She then went to her friend’s house, where her friend’s mother advised her to take it back to the bank or police and turn it in, police said.

Instead, police said, she and the friend went to the Dollar General and bought glow sticks and hairspray coloring with some of the money.

Then Robinson came and picked up the two girls and they all went shopping at Wal-Mart and bought items. Police said Robinson then drove them to the Arnot Mall and Field and Streams in New York State, where they bought more items. The three then went to Texas Roadhouse and paid for dinner, all with the money.

Robinson was issued a summons to appear at a Jan. 27 preliminary hearing.

2 charged with drunken driving

WELLSBORO – Two people were charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants recently. According to documents filed at District Judge Rob Repard and District Judge James Carlson’s offices, they are:

Karin S. Day, 47, of 417 North Road, Middlebury Center, by borough police following a traffic stop on Tioga Street Jan. 10. She was issued a summons to appear at a Feb. 9 preliminary hearing.

Joseph A. Hays, 49, of Dover, by Blossburg police following a traffic stop on Nevins Street Nov. 14. He was issued a summons to appear at a preliminary hearing Jan. 27.

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Disorderly conduct alleged of woman

MANSFIELD – Kelly A. Robinson, 47, of 128 N. Williamson Road, Blossburg, was charged by Blossburg Borough police with disorderly conduct after a domestic incident at her residence Jan. 9.

According to documents filed at District Judge James Carlson’s office, police were dispatched to the residence for a report of a domestic incident and found Robinson intoxicated and agitated.

They said her live-in boyfriend, Nicholas Mott, was asleep on the couch when she came in late from the bar and yelled at him, according to court papers. He said he went upstairs and called police.

When police arrived, they said, she became agitated with them and went out to the back porch and started yelling and screaming and continued doing so after being asked to stop.

Following her arraignment, she was released on $1,000 bail and waived her preliminary hearing Wednesday. Her county court arraignment was set for Feb. 8.

Man allegedly possessed bath salts

MANSFIELD – Wayne A. Roupp, 35, of 34 Rods Lane, Covington, was charged by state police with possession of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver and drug paraphernalia after a search of his trailer Jan. 11.

According to documents filed at District Judge James Carlson’s office, Roupp has been on parole for the past year and police stopped to do a routine check for compliance.

Police said that after they came in and told Roupp they were going to search the residence, he went to a furnace door and pulled out a cardboard box containing items he said he had ordered from China.

Inside the box, police said they found about a pound of two types of bath salts, dibutylone and alpha-PVP.

According to police, Roupp said he had smoked some of it but did not get high and thought he had been ripped off.

Roupp has been selling controlled substances for the last seven months, police said.

He was jailed in lieu of $25,000 bail and his preliminary hearing is set for Wednesday.

Man charged with writing bad checks

ELKLAND – Ralph E. Brugger III, 30, of 531 Broughton Road, Westfield, was charged by state police with writing bad checks recently.

According to documents filed at District Judge James Edgcomb’s office, on Oct. 14, I.D. Booth Inc. made a delivery to Brugger’s residence and he paid for the delivery with a check for $1,955.

Police said the check was returned for non-sufficient funds, and Brugger has yet to make payment.

He was issued a summons to appear at a Feb. 4 preliminary hearing.

Westfield woman charged with criminal trespass, criminal mischief

ELKLAND – Glenda L. Gigee, 36, of 880 Ladd Road, Westfield, was charged by state police with criminal trespass and criminal mischief recently.

According to documents filed at District Judge James Edgcomb’s office, on Dec. 12, Gigee entered the Michelle L. Johnson residence at 63 California Road, Westfield Township, breaking the door of the residence while Johnson was in the house.

She then got into an argument with Tyler Schmidt, who was visiting Johnson at the house.

According to police, Johnson told her to leave and that she was calling the police and Gigee then fled.

She was issued a summons to appear at a Jan. 28 preliminary hearing.

Mills man is charged with theft

ELKLAND – Damein R. McCaslin, 19, of 5612 Route 49, Mills, was charged by state police with two counts of theft and two counts of access device fraud.

According to documents filed at District Judge James Edgcomb’s office, on July 14, at Medplast, 115 Pritchard Hollow Road, Westfield Township, McCaslin took $92 total, $50 from a wallet in a locker and $42 from a bank account belonging to Nancy Bennett by using a device to obtain it.

McCaslin claimed he went to the locker and took Bennett’s wallet at the request of her daughter, Jessica Bennett, his girlfriend, and gave it to her. They then drove to Big M in Westfield and used their own food stamps to buy juice for their children, he said.

McCaslin insisted that neither he nor Jessica stole anything from Nancy, but that he returned Nancy’s wallet to her locker.

Bennett said she found that $50 was missing from her wallet, and that someone had used her ATM card to withdraw $42 from her bank account. McCaslin then told police on the phone that he did it, but didn’t elaborate, police said.

He was issued a summons to appear at a Jan. 28 preliminary hearing.

Man charged with harassment

using lewd language, drawings

ELKLAND – Jeremy E. Lloyd Jr., 27, of 161 Lake St., Morris Run, was charged by Osceola Township police recently with harassment using lewd and threatening language and pictures.

According to documents filed at District James Edgcomb’s office, on Dec. 17, Lloyd sent his ex-girlfriend threatening and obscene text messages and pictures of his private parts to her phone. He allegedly continued to harass and annoy her despite her asking him to stop several times.

Lloyd also allegedly threatened to show up at her residence, causing her alarm, police said.

He was issued a summons to appear at a Jan. 28 preliminary hearing.

Man charged with theft by deception

ELKLAND — Sean M. Gleason, 25, of 20 James St., Apt. 1, Lawrenceville, was charged by Osceola Township police with theft by deception, receiving stolen property and writing bad checks at the Osceola Big M in October.

According to documents filed at District Judge James Edgcomb’s office, between Oct. 9 and Oct. 15, Gleason presented two checks at the store to be cashed totaling $486. Both were returned by the bank as duplicate checks that had already been cashed by someone else. Gleason was notified but never returned to pay the store, according to police.

He was issued a summons to appear at a Jan. 28 preliminary hearing.

Man charged with burglary, harassment

ELKLAND – Shaun W. Bock, 37, of 90 Spruce Drive, Millerton, was charged by state police with burglary, two counts of criminal trespass and harassment.

According to documents filed at District Judge James Edgcomb’s office, Bock entered apartment D at 103 W. Main St., Elkland, on Jan. 7 and harassed one of the residents, Tim Estremera, by chasing him around the house attempting to get into a fight with him.

After Estremera fled the residence, co-resident Stacy Bock got into an argument with Shaun Bock before fleeing the residence herself, police said. Bock was located by police at an acquaintance’s apartment in the same building and taken into custody.

He was released on $3,500 bail and his preliminary hearing set for Jan. 28.

4 charged with drunken driving

ELKLAND – Four people were charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants recently.

According to documents filed at District Judge James Edgcomb’s office, they are:

William R. Nolan, 41, of 308 W. Main St., Elkland, borough police, following a traffic stop in the borough Dec. 20. He was issued a summons to appear at a Feb. 4 preliminary hearing.

Brandon D. Button, 22, currently incarcerated at Tioga County Prison, by Westfield borough police, following a traffic stop on East Main Street Nov. 12. He was issued a summons to appear at a Feb. 4 preliminary hearing.

Terry B. Thompson, 48, of 15 James St., Lawrenceville, state police, following a traffic stop on Route 15, Lawrence Township Nov. 14. He was issued a summons to appear at a Jan. 28 preliminary hearing.

Derrick R. Barker, 24, of 3037 Route 49, Coudersport, Westfield borough police following a traffic stop on Route 49 in the borough Dec. 3. He was issued a summons to appear at a Jan. 21 preliminary hearing.