11 face charges in Tioga County

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

• David Donofrio Quintana, 57, Albrightsville, faces three counts of passing bad checks in connection with an incident that happened on Oct. 14 at 1933 Route 6 Gaines Township. According to Gaines Township Police, Quintana allegedly wrote three checks totalling $1,100 to the Gaines Garage. He was sent a summons to appear before District Judge Robert L. Repard on Dec. 1 for a preliminary hearing.

• Lance Musto, 33, 21 Grant St., Apt. 207B, Wellsboro, faces charges of possession of drug paraphernalia stemming from an incident at 21 Grant St. on Oct. 18. According to Wellsboro police, they were called to Musto’s address when someone said they allegedly smelled marijuana and they discovered a multi-colored glass pipe. Musto was sent a summons to appear before District Judge Robert L. Repard on Dec. 11 for a preliminary hearing.

• William G. Dehaas, 38, 264 Spearing St., Howard, faces charges of simple assault and harassment stemming from an incident at 9927 Route 6, Nov. 4. According to state police at Mansfield, Dehaas was involved in a domestic dispute at that address and allegedly assaulted two people. He then left the home and returned later. At that time, he was charged with criminal trespass and criminal mischief for kicking in the door. He was sent a summons to appear before District Judge Robert L. Repard on Dec. 11 for a preliminary hearing. He was released on $10,000 bail.

• Raymond Gerald Glemser, 22, Bethlehem, faces charges of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia stemming from an incident at Mansfield University’s Oak dormitory on Nov. 9. According to Mansfield University Police, someone -reported smelling pot coming from a dormitory room and when they investigated they discovered Glemser in possession of a grinder and a bong. Glemser has been sent a summons to appear before District Judge James Carlson on Dec. 12 for a preliminary hearing.

• Samantha Yvonne Kriner, 19, 30 Gray St., Covington, faces charges of harassment and corruption of a minor stemming from incidents on April 29 to May 7 at 102 Davis St., Blossburg. According to Blossburg Borough police, Kriner allegedly exchanged text messages with a 17-year-old male containing threats to kill his mother. The mother found the phone, which Kriner had given the juvenile and call the police. Kriner was sent a summons to appear before District Judge James Carlson on Dec. 5 for a preliminary hearing.

• Gordon Michael Stanley, 42, 24 Second St., Mansfield, faces charges of obstructing an officer and disorderly conduct stemming from an incident on Oct. 31 at his residence. According to Mansfield Borough Police, the police and people from the Office of the Aging had come to the home for an involuntary intervention for the defendant’s mother. Stanley tried to prevent them. Amy D. Stanley, 39, of the same address, was also charged with obstructing an officer and disorderly conduct in connection with the incident. They were both sent summonses to appear before District Judge James Carlson on Dec. 5 for preliminary hearings.

• Joshua E. Cummings, 22, 438 Gulick St., Blossburg, faces charges of aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, terroristic threats, disorderly conduct and harassment stemming from an incident Nov. 21 at his residence. According to Blossburg Borough Police, Cummings allegedly threatened to shoot representatives of the Tioga County Children and Youth when they came to his home. He was sent a summons to appear before District Judge James Carlson on Nov. 28 for a preliminary hearing. He was committed to the Tioga County Prison in lieu of $25,000 bail.

• John Kenneth Nickerson Jr., 48, 218 Main St., Blossburg, faces charges of cruelty to animals, aggravated assault and disorderly conduct stemming from an incident on Nov. 26 at his residence. According to the Blossburg Police Department, Nickerson allegedly put a kitten belonging to his girlfriend outside in near freezing weather with rain and snow near a street and then prevented her from rescuing the kitten. When police arrived, Nickerson allegedly attacked a police officer. He was sent a summons to appear before District Judge James Carlson on Dec. 12 for a preliminary hearing. He was committed to the Tioga County Prison in lieu of $25,000 bail.

• Shawn Lee Jackson, 26, of 2126 N. Williamson Road, Covington, faces charges of resisting arrest, terroristic threats, aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child stemming from an incident at his residence on Dec. 3. According to Blossburg Borough Police, Tice allegedly threatened his girlfriend and when police arrive, he resisted arrest and tried to kick and shove police. He also put his 2-year-old daughter in between him and the arresting office. He was sent a summons to appear before District Judge James Carlson on Dec. 12 for a preliminary hearing. He was committed to the Tioga County Prison in lieu of $50,000 bail.

• Brian David Tice, 52, 1793 Spencer Road, faces charges of driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license, being involved in an accident with injuries and damage and not giving information or rendering aid at an accident stemming fro a two-vehicle crash on Spencer Road at Main Street in Richmond Township on Nov. 28. According to state police at Mansfield, Tice allegedly left the scene of a two-vehicle crash at that address. He was sent a summons to appear before District Judge James Carlson on Dec. 12 for a preliminary hearing. He was denied bail and committed to the Tioga County Prison.

• Kenny Allen Denike, 33, 41 E. Main St., Mansfield, faces charges of endangering the welfare of a child and simple assault stemming from an incident at 190 Wakefield Terrace on Nov. 30. According to Mansfield Borough police, Denike allegedly struck a 5-year-old child leaving a handprint on the child’s buttocks. He was sent a summons to appear before District Judge James Carlson on Dec. 12 for a preliminary hearing. He was committed to the Tioga County Prison in lieu of $20,000 bail.