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The following individuals faced charges before District Judge James Edgcomb.

David Titus Shepherd, 43, of Canisteo, N.Y. was charged by state police with simple assault, recklessly endangering another, propel missile into occupied vehicle, harassment, careless driving and reckless driving. Shepherd allegedly struck a motor vehicle containing a female victim and two juveniles along State Route 49 on May 12 over a 12-mile stretch of roadway.

Dylan Lee Smith, 21, of Lindley, N.Y. was charged by state police with theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and unauthorized use of an automobile. Smith allegedly took the victim’s vehicle without permission from Nelson on June 5. Smith was taken to the Tioga County Prison with bail set at $25,000.

Smith faces additional charges by Lawrence Township Police with possession of small amount of marijuana.

The incident occurred in Nelson Township June 7 while Smith was being taken into custody