19 people face charges in Tioga County

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

• Levi William Thomas Watts, 23, 27 Bowersox Road, Milton, faces charges of aggravated assault, simple assault, discharge of a firearm in an occupied structure and recklessly endangering resulting from an incident Nov. 6 at 219 Erway Road, Covington Township. According to State Police at Mansfield, the alleged victim Tyler Shupp, came home because someone had told him there were random guys in his house. When he got to the house he saw two people in the bedroom conversing. When he kicked in the front door, Watts allegedly pointed a gun at him. Watts has been sent a summons to appear before District Judge James E. Carlson on Nov. 21 for a preliminary hearing. Watts was committed to the Tioga County Prison in lieu of $100,000 bail.

• Linda May Frost, 47, 19707 Route 6, Mainesburg, faces charges of aggravated cruelty to animals stemming from an incident on Aug. 23, at her residence. According to state police at Mansfield, Frost allegedly shot a cat owned by a neighbor, Samantha Robin Miller, after the cat got into Frost’s house and, according to Frost, the animal scratched her and her dog, so she shot it. Frost was been sent a summons to appear before District Judge James E. Carlson on Oct. 31 for a preliminary hearing.

• Millenia Imani Williams, 19, 50 Morris Drive, Mansfield, faces charges of disorderly conduct, criminal mischief and harassment stemming from an incident at that address on Sept. 24. According to Mansfield University Police, Williams was witnessed on video destroying shoes and clothing of a roommate. She allegedly ripped shirts, cut up shoes and bleached clothing between Sept. 7 and 14. She then called the roommate’s mother to harass her between Sept. 14 and 24. Then, on Sept. 24, Williams allegedly got into a fight with the victim and dislocated her shoulder. Williams was sent a summons to appear before District Judge James E. Carlson on Nov. 7 for a preliminary hearing. Also charged in the incident was Ny’Keria C. Watson-Pope, 21, 50 Morris Drive, Box 733. Watson-Pope is charged with simple assault, disorderly conduct and harassment for the alleged fight with Williams. She was also sent a summons to appear before District Judge James E. Carlson on Nov. 7 for a preliminary hearing on these charges.

• Melika Antonisha Boone, 19, Philadelphia, faces charges of possession of marijuana stemming from an incident Sept. 28 at Spruce Dorm at Mansfield University. According to Mansfield University Police, they received a report of people smoking marijuana at the dorm and when they investigated they detected the smell. Boone was sent a summons to appear before District Judge James E. Carlson on Nov. 7 for a preliminary hearing.

• Cody James Tice, 22, 105 Mainesburg Cemetery Road, Mainesburg, faces charges of corruption of minors and possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia stemming from an incident at the field off Bungy Road from Sept. 7-8. According to state police at Mansfield, Tice furnished alcohol to minors at that address. He was sent a summons to appear before District Judge James E. Carlson on Nov. 14 for a preliminary hearing.

• Sarah Lynn Acton, 25, 133 Sullivan St., Mansfield, faces charges of corruption of minors stemming from an incident at 107 Smith Park Road, Sullivan Township, on July 14. According to state police at Mansfield, Acton allegedly furnished alcohol to minors, resulting in one minor overdosing. Acton was sent a summons to appear before District Judge James E. Carlson on Dec. 12 for a preliminary hearing. Also charged in connection with the incident were Miranda Sue Wilcox, 28, 107 Smith Park Road, Mainesburg, Brian Eugene Schweizer, 123 Heckrote Road, Mansfield, and Cody Allen Dibble, 23, also of 107 Smith Park Road. All were charged with corruption of minors for allegedly furnishing alcohol to a minor. All were sent summonses to appear before District Judge James E. Carlson on Dec. 12 for preliminary hearings.

• Ryan John West, 26, Harrisburg, faces charges of theft by deception and receiving stolen property stemming from an incident on April 3 at 1169 S. Main St., Richmond Township. According to State Police at Mansfield, West allegedly returned a gift card and phone charger to Walmart that hadn’t been paid for. Jenna Boykin allegedly had stolen the items from Walmart and given them to West in the store’s parking lot to return. West was sent a summons to appear before District Judge James E. Carlson on Dec. 13 for a preliminary hearing.

• David W. Root, 47, 245 S. Williamson Road, Blossburg, faces charges of simple assault and harassment stemming from a domestic incident at his home on Nov. 3. According to Blossburg Borough Police, Root allegedly hit Kimberly Root and dragged her by her hair. He has been sent a summons to appear before District Judge James E. Carlson for a preliminary hearing on Nov. 21. He was released on $5,000 bail.

• Alexander Jo Kozuhowski, 19, 1817 Hills Creek Lake Road, Wellsboro, faces charges of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia stemming from an incident on Jan. 6. According to Blossburg Police, they were conducting parking enforcement and when they went to the defendant’s home they detected the odor of marijuana. Kozuhowski has been sent a summons to appear before District Judge James E. Carlson on Dec. 19 for a preliminary hearing.

• Levi Nash Christman, 21, 137 Maple Hill Road, Blossburg, faces charges of obstructing the administration of law, corruption of minors and use of drug paraphernalia stemming from an incident at his residence on Jan. 6. According to Blossburg Police, they were conducting parking enforcement and when they stopped at the defendant’s residence, he allegedly became argumentative and tried to close the door on them. Christman has been sent a summons to appear before District Judge James E. Carlson for a preliminary hearing on Dec. 19.

• Nathan K. House, 21, 13 Nichols St., Wellsboro, faces charges of disorderly conduct and public drunkenness stemming from an incident at his residence on Oct. 23. According to Wellsboro Police, House spent the night at a local hotel after being picked up by police for intoxication the day before. On the morning of the incident, House returned to his residence and was arrested by police there. He has been sent a summons to appear before District Judge Robert L. Repard on Nov. 27 for a preliminary hearing.

• Garrett D. Bock, 22, New York, is charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and with speeding stemming from an incident on Oct. 11 on Route 6 in Gaines Township. According to Gaines Township Police, Bock was stopped for speeding when the drugs were found. He has been sent a summons to appear before District Judge Robert L. Repard on Nov. 20 for a preliminary hearing.

• Timothy Francis Seeley Sr., 54, 212 A. St., Wellsboro, faces charges of simple assault, and harassment stemming from an incident at his address on Oct. 21. According to State Police at Mansfield, Seeley allegedly pushed his ex-wife, she fell against a chair and was bruised and bleeding. Seeley also allegedly stole oxycodone pills from his ex-wife. He was sent a summons to appear before District Justice Robert L. Repard on Nov. 20 for a preliminary hearing.

• Anthony F. Allen, 32, 110 Confer Lane, Wellsboro, faces charges of simple assault and harassment from an incident on Oct. 12 at his residence. According to state police at Mansfield, Allen was involved in a domestic dispute when he allegedly choked and hit the victim in the eyes. He has been sent a summons to appear before District Judge Robert L. Repard on Nov. 13 for a preliminary hearing.

• Brandon Michael Clemons, 23, 38 Jack St. Wellsboro, faces charges of fleeing police, speeding, reckless driving, passing in a no-passing zone, unregistered vehicle, license revoked, no insurance and no inspection following an incident Sept. 20. According to Wellsboro Police, they pursued the defendant for some time before they were told to terminate pursuit. The defendant continued on Route 660. He was sent a summons to appear before District Judge Robert L. Repard on Nov. 6 for a preliminary hearing on these charges. Clemons also faces charges of resisting arrest when Wellsboro Police tried to arrest him in the parking lot of the Wellsboro Dunkin’ Donuts on Main Street on Oct. 16. According to police Clemons resisted being put in the back of the police car and threw his body at the officer. The defendant had to be tackled to the ground in order for the arrest to be made. An active warrant had been issued for him for fleeing and eluding police from the Sept. 20 incident. These charges will also be addressed before Repard on Nov. 6.