Tioga County man sentenced for DUI
WELLSBORO - Thurston C. Roe, of 1800 Merrick Hill Road, Knoxville, was sentenced in Tioga County Court Monday for driving under the influence of intoxicants.
According to court documents, Roe was sentenced to 12 months special probation for an incident that occurred last Feb. 16 on Renkin Street, Osceola Township, when township police found him slumped over the steering wheel of his car.
He also lost his driver's license for 60 days and must pay court costs.
For a second offense, Roe was sentenced to six months supervision with the first five days as an inmate at Tioga County Prison and the rest on probation. He also must pay a $300 fine plus court costs, lost his driver's license for 12 months and is subject to the Pennsylvania Ignition Interlock Law for 12 months.
He was charged by Westfield police after a traffic stop on April 13 in the borough.
Mansfield man sentenced for DUI
WELLSBORO - Austin J. Slater, 25, of 664 Valley Road, Mansfield, was sentenced in Tioga County Court on Monday to six months supervision for driving under the influence of intoxicants.
According to court documents, Slater will serve the first 48 hours as an inmate at the Tioga County Prison and the remainder on probation. He also must pay $1,510 in fines and fees and lost his driving privileges for one year. He was charged by state police following a speeding stop on Valley and Mullberry Hill roads on Nov. 12, 2006.
Liberty woman resentenced after violating probation terms
WELLSBORO - Melissa A. Spencer, 24, of 8760 Route 414, Liberty, was resentenced in Tioga County Court Monday to one month to 12 months in the Tioga County Prison for possession of a controlled substance.
She also must pay $1,321 in fines and fees, was given credit for time served and released on parole immediately.
According to court documents, Spencer's parole was revoked because she tested positive for opiates and Oxycontin and admitted to taking Percocet and drinking alcohol on Dec. 3.
She originally was charged by state police after she sold Oxycontin pills to a confidential informant July 5, 2006.
Man gets probation for Tioga County theft
WELLSBORO - John M. Keagle, 28, of Newport, was sentenced to 18 months probation and fined $200 for theft during Tioga County Court proceedings Monday.
According to court documents, Keagle took Oxycontin pills from the Covington home of Rachael Pequignot in the spring of 2005.
Woman sentenced for drug possession
WELLSBORO - Penny J. Wilcox, 53, of Route 6, Mansfield, was sentenced in Tioga County Court Monday to 12 months probation and a total of $1,245 in fines and fees for drug possession.
According to court documents, Wilcox pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana after a sale of one half ounce of the drug to a confidential informant on Jan. 21, 2005.
Tioga County man fined for making false reports
WELLSBORO - Corey D. Mader, 26, of 55 East Ave., Apt. 4, was fined $75 plus court costs in Tioga County Court Monday for making false reports to authorities June 8. He must pay a total of $675.
According to court documents, on June 8 Mader told borough police his vehicle had been stolen when it had not.
Area man sentenced for threatening mother
WELLSBORO - Marcus Herghelegiu, 28, of 1487 Mack Road, Mansfield, was sentenced to one month to 23 months in the Tioga County Prison in Tioga County Court proceedings Monday for making terroristic threats.
He was given credit for time served and released on parole. He also must pay a total of $1,622 in fines and fees.
According to court documents, Herghelegiu was charged by state police after he threatened his mother with a large knife on July 24 at their residence.
Mansfield teenager charged with burglary
MANSFIELD - James P. Antes, 18, of 59 N. Main St., was charged with burglary and criminal trespass after he allegedly broke into a home last fall.
According to documents filed at District Judge James Carlson's office, Antes made several attempts to enter the home of Ralph Evans, 201 9th St., on Sept. 11 through a locked first floor window. He then got into the apartment through a second floor window by cutting a screen, borough police said.
Police charged him but didn't say if anything was missing from the home. He was issued a summons.
Police: Teen falsely accuses man of rape
MANSFIELD - Hailey C. Reynolds, 19, of 2247 Merrick Hill Road, Knoxville, was charged with falsely incriminating another, making fictitious reports and unsworn falsification to authorities.
According to documents filed at District Judge James Carlson's office, Reynolds accused a young man of raping her three times last September, when police believe the sex was consensual.
She was issued a summons to appear.
Drunken driving allege against three
MANSFIELD - Three people were charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants, according to records in the office of District Judge James Carlson.
According to documents filed in Carlson's office, each was issued a summons to appear. They are:
- Ula M. Hawley, 45, of Canton RR 1, state police after an Oct. 4 crash on Route 14 in Union Township.
- Walter F. Belsky, 55, of Wilkes-Barre, state police after a Dec. 2 crash on Route 6 in Richmond Township.
- Eric D. Eccker, 19, of Ulster, state police after a Dec.5 crash on Route 6 in Richmond Township.
Tioga County man charged with theft
MANSFIELD - Jassen E. Bower, 28, of Route 549, Lot 17, faces state police charges of theft, according to files in District Judge James Carlson's office.
According to court documents, Bower took a $100 bill from the cash register at Wendy's Restaurant on South Main Street in Richmond Township on Dec. 24.
The store manager reported the theft after a cash drawer came up $100 short and security cameras revealed Bower had taken the money, according to state police.
It was not specified if he was issued a summons.
Drunken driving alleged against two
WELLSBORO Two people face charges of driving under the influence of intoxicants. Each was issued a summons to appear before District Judge Phillip Sweet. They are:
- Nathan S. Austin, 25, of 3143 Ridge Road, Tioga, charged by state police Nov. 30 after a traffic stop on Route 287 in Middlebury Center.
- William Shutes, 32, of 1864 Catlin Hollow Road, charged by borough police after a Jan. 4 traffic stop on East Avenue.
Wellsboro teen charged after fight
WELLSBORO - Two pairs of brothers who got into a fight led to charges against one of them, according to files in District Judge Phillip Sweet's office.
According to court documents, Daniel J.K. Paxson, 19, of 6 W. Water St., was charged with prohibited weapons offense, possession of an instrument of crime, and simple assault following the Nov. 26 fight on Water Street.
Borough police said he had a knife in his pocket during the fight that included his brother Paul and two others, identified as Sean Wright and Layton Wright.
Police said the four got together with the express purpose to fight and that Paxson threw the knife over a bank on Water Street, where it was subsequently recovered by police.
Paxson was issued a summons. It was not specified if any of the other three face charges.