Tioga County Police & Courts

NY State man charged with taking diesel fuel

ELKLAND – Joshua L. Surine, 35, of Woodhull, New York, was charged by state police recently with theft of diesel fuel between Aug. 30, 2015, and Jan. 9, 2016.

The thefts took place at various locations including the Farmington Township building, 19 Elkhorn Road; Hess’s Bus pull-off on Buck Bee Road, Farmington Township, and Aumick’s Excavating, 998 Mitchell Creek Road, Tioga Township.

Surine is charged with taking a total of 661 gallons of fuel valued at $1,639 and a fuel pump valued at $100 from Hess’s.

He was issued a summons to appear at a July 14 preliminary hearing.

17 people charged in Elkland district court

Seventeen individuals face criminal charges in county court in Tioga County.

They either will appear or already have appeared before Elkland District Judge James Edgcomb for various offenses,

Eric J. McFall, 30, of 201 Alba St., Knoxville, on a charge of unauthorized use of motor vehicle in an incident May 13.

Lori J. Widnikiewicz, 52, of 138 Lincoln St., Apt. B, Westfield, on charges of theft and receiving stolen property in an incident April 16.

Christopher C. Gunn, 23, of 583 Jemison Road, Westfield, on charges of indecent exposure, disorderly conduct and harassment in an incident April 29.

Patches M. Powell, 34, of 47 S. Main St., Tioga, on a charge of possession of marijuana in an incident April 19.

Christopher A. Blais, 34, of 247 Maple St., Westfield, on charges of making a false report and falsely incriminating another in an incident April 19, and disorderly conduct in an incident April 20.

Brandy Coleman, of 79 Bradshaw Road, Tioga, on charges of bad check and theft by deception in an incident Sept. 9, 2015.

Joshua M. Fuller, 22, of Corning, New York, on charges of burglary and criminal trespass in an incident April 16.

Gerald G. Tillinghast, 66, of 42 Main St., Apt. 10, Lawrenceville, on charges of driving under the influence of intoxicants in an incident Feb. 12.

Terry L. Keith, 54, of 2971 Route 328, Millerton, on charges of driving under the influence of intoxicants in an incident Feb. 20.

Jeffrey S. Deitrick, 33, of 405 E. Main St., Elkland, on charges of bad checks, in an incident Sept. 8, 2015.

Jonathan S. Lingle, 21, of 5100 Route 49, Knoxville, on charges of indecent exposure and open lewdness in an incident April 25.

Melanie L. Benz, 38, of 2744 Buckwheat Hollow Road, Lawrenceville, on charges of driving under the influence of intoxicants in an incident March 18.

Aaron P Russell, 25, of 5379 Main St., Millerton, on charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and criminal mischief in an incident April 12.

Howard L. Buckley, 46, of Avoca, New York, of making a materially false written statement in the purchase of firearm in an incident Nov. 7, 2015.

Cecelia Pierce, 47, of Troupsburg, New York, on a charge of disorderly conduct in an incident April 20.

Jennifer R. Newell, 25, of 243 E. Main St., Westfield, on a charge of endangering the welfare of children in an incident April 23.

Shelby L. Woodard, 20, of 2684 Merrick Hill Road, Knoxville, on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and recklessly endangering another person in an incident March 31.

Tioga County Police & Courts

10 individuals sentenced this week in Tioga County Court

WELLSBORO – Ten people were sentenced in Tioga County Court on Monday.

According to court documents, sentenced to county prison were:

Dakota M. Kohler, 24, of Lawrenceville, five years intermediate punishment for burglary, including nine months in jail, three months electronic home monitoring, and probation. Another five years intermediate punishment for theft, concurrent, same conditions.

Robert C. Pequignot, 40, of Covington, 72 hours to six months for driving under the influence of intoxicants, $1,000 fine, 12 months driver’s license suspension.

Sentenced to probation were:

Frank L. Surine Jr., 40, of Woodhull, New York, 12 months probation for disorderly conduct, $200 fine.

Jenifier J. Gorda, 43, of Mansfield, 12 months probation for DUI.

Jaguar M.J. Gordon, 22, of Mansfield, 15 months probation for simple assault.

Melanie C. Link, 36, of Beaver Dams, New York, 12 months probation for making a statement under penalty, $100 fine.

Sentenced to Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition were:

Michael T. Wheeler, 24, of Wellsboro, probation for DUI, sentencing for indecent exposure set for Aug. 1.

Adam R. Block, 21, of Sharon, Massachusetts, six months probation for possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Justin T. Auwarter, 23, of Philippi, West Virginia, 18 months probation for fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer.

Tarren M. McConville, 29, of Mansfield, 12 months probation for DUI, sentencing for a second DUI set for Aug. 1.

6 people charged

in Tioga County

Six individuals face various criminal charges in county courts in Tioga County.

Either they will appear or have already appeared before Judge Robert Repard in Wellsboro or Judge James Carlson in Mansfield.

Scott W. Bieser, 52, of 41 Greeley Road, Westfield; Wellsboro police on a charge of open lewdness in an incident May 20.

Jason Kurzejewski, 38, of 77 East Ave., Wellsboro; Wellsboro borough police on charges of recklessly endangering another person, possession of marijuana, harassment and possession of drug paraphernalia stemming from an incident May 19.

Derek L. Hall, 29, of 4543 Route 287, Wellsboro; state police on charges of driving under the influence of intoxicants after he crashed his car on Route 249, Middlebury Township, April 27.

Michael J. Reynolds, 55, of 673 Mt. Zion Road, Wellsboro; state police on charges of driving under the influence of intoxicants after he crashed his car on Charleston Road, Charleston Township, Feb. 7.

Michael D. Post, 27, of 36 Joe West Road, Middlebury Center; Mansfield borough police on charges of providing a false identification to law enforcement. There were outstanding wants and warrants listed for him. He was charged and released on $1,000 bail.

Kristopher S. Tillery, 29, of 291 Elmira St., Troy; state police on charges of theft by deception for three separate incidents, all at the Richmond Township Wal-Mart.