Police encounter alleged scream fest
WELLSBORO - Deborah A. Merrick, 50, of 12533 Route 6, was charged by state police recently after she allegedly refused to stop screaming on the porch of her residence.
According to documents filed at District Judge Rob Repard's office, Merrick was charged with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct following the incident Aug. 28.
She was released on $2,000 bail. A county court arraignment was set for Sept. 24.
State says man took too much firewood
WELLSBORO - Elwin L. Makley, 33, of 2435 Welch Mountain Road, Covington, was charged by the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources after he was allegedly caught by an officer taking too much firewood out of a state forest recently.
According to documents filed at District Judge Rob Repard's office, he was charged with prohibition of forest products after he was caught taking firewood in excess of the one-cord limit on Goodall Road, Shippen Township, Aug. 13.
He was issued a summons for an Oct. 3 preliminary hearing.
Man charged after incident at bar
WELLSBORO - Christopher J. Allen, 23 of 839 Marsh Creek Road, was charged by state police following an incident involving his father at the Roadhouse Inn, 5131 Route 6, Shippen Township, Aug. 26.
According to documents filed at District Judge Rob Repard's office, Allen was charged with criminal mischief and harassment after police were dispatched to the bar for a report of a disturbance by the victim Anthony F. Allen Sr.
The elder Allen said he and his wife were asleep in their apartment in back of the bar when he found his son in the kitchen with some of his friends and told them to leave. The younger Allen became violent and caused damage before leaving, police said.
He was issued a summons for an Oct. 16 preliminary hearing.
2 face alcohol-related charges
WELLSBORO - Two people face alcohol-related charges. According to documents filed at District Judge Rob Repard's office, they are:
Joshua S. Crane, 24, of 40 Wetmore St., charged by borough police with driving under the influence of intoxicants and furnishing alcohol to minors at 100 Fellows Ave., Sept. 5, following a traffic stop during which police said they found three teenagers under the age of 18 who had been drinking in the car.
He was released on $2,500 bail and waived a Sept. 11 preliminary hearing. His county court arraignment was set for Oct. 1.
Rick M. Blanchard, 57, of Addison, N.Y., charged by borough police with driving under the influence of intoxicants following a traffic stop on Central Avenue Aug. 29. He was issued a summons for an Oct. 2 preliminary hearing.