The following individuals faced court action in the Elkland District Court, Judge James Edgcomb presiding.
Russell Charles Brown, 33, of Mill Hall, N.Y. was charged by Pennsylvania State Police with retail theft and theft by deception. Brown allegedly took possession of mulch from another business and had it billed to the victim, Draper Supply, with no plan for the mulch to be used by Draper’s. Further, Brown allegedly removed items from Drapers Supply totaling $637.17, including hand sanitizer, television wall mount, argon gas cylinders and hand towels, without paying for the items.
Kyle Allen Hammond, 27, of Elmira, N.Y. was charged by Tioga Borough Police with retail theft. Hammond allegedly took an item, The Punisher Fireworks, valued at $237.43 from Sky King Fireworks without paying for it.
Cassandra Lynn Merritt, 34, of Mumford, N.Y. was charged by Pennsylvania State Police with issuing a bad check. Merrit allegedly wrote a check for $1,554.74 to Sylvester Quality Meats, then stopped payment on it.
William T. White, 39, of Westfield was charged by Osceola Township police with driving under the influence of alcohol, general impaired/incapable of driving safely, driving under the influence of high rate of alcohol .16 percent or higher, driving under the influence of alcohol while privilege is suspended or revoked, violation of driving on roadways laned for traffic and illegally operating a motor vehicle not equipped with ignition interlock. White was allegedly operating a vehicle that struck a parked vehicle.Preliminary alcohol tests read .177 percent.