2 charged with theft of ATV

WELLSBORO – Two people were charged with theft – one with an additional charge of receiving stolen property.

According to documents filed at District Judge Rob Repard’s office, Austin L. Patterson, 19, of 113 Starks Road, Mansfield, and Samantha R. Miller, 20, of 13 Pearl St., Apt. 3, were charged by borough police after Patterson allegedly stole a Yamaha Moto4 ATV July 9 and took it to Miller’s apartment where he parked it in the backyard.

Police said they were dispatched to 13 Pearl St. on July 11 for a report of a suspicious ATV parked in tall grass behind the residence.

Following an investigation, police said they found that the ATV belonged to Chris Kozuhowski and had been taken from where it was stored across the street from the victim’s restaurant, Wellsboro House, on July 9.

Both Patterson and Miller were issued summons to appear at an Aug. 27 preliminary hearing.