4 face charges in Tioga County

TIOGA — Four people either have appeared or will appear before district judges to face various charges in Tioga County. They are:

• Tina Kathleen Gross, 52, 224 Knowlton Road, Wellsboro, faces charges of aggravated assault, simple assault, resisting arrest, criminal mischief, disorderly conduct and harassment following an incident in which state police arrived to answer a domestic dispute in which Gross smashed a victim’s vehicle’s rear window, according to court documents. While the police were taking statements, Gross allegedly showed up, started screaming and proceeded to hit the officer twice in the face with a closed fist when he tried to restrain her with handcuffs, according to court documents. She was issued a summons to appear at a July 18 preliminary hearing before District Judge Robert L. Repard.

• Martin A. Blasz, 26, 26 Cross Lane, Covington, faces charges of simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct following an incident in which he allegedly went to a victim’s residence and struck the victim multiple times in the face with a closed fist while saying, “do not talk bad about my family,” according to court documents. Blossburg police said the victim had several visible bruises and cuts on the victim’s neck and face. He was issued a summons to appear at a Aug. 9 preliminary hearing before District Judge James Carlson.

• Jared J. Buckhalter, 25, Rochester, New York, faces charges of possession of a small amount of marijuana following an incident in which state police pulled over a vehicle going 14 miles over the speed limit and detected an odor of marijuana, according to court documents. Buckhalter, a passenger in the vehicle, said the marijuana was his, according to court documents. He was issued a summons to appear at a Aug. 8 preliminary hearing before District Judge Robert L. Repard.

• David J. Hunter, 54, 1999 W. Cottage Ave., faces charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and improper display plate following an incident in which Wellsboro police pulled over a pick-up truck towing a camper without a registration plate before detecting a marijuana odor, according to court documents. Hunter allegedly had a glass pipe with burnt marijuana residue on it. He was issued a summons to appear at a July 11 preliminary hearing before District Judge Robert L. Repard.