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Ganelle Lynne Jones, 30, of Tioga, was charged with simple assault and harassment following a reported assault that occurred in Coudersport on June 22. When police arrived at the scene the accuser told police that a verbal argument occurred and Jones then struck the accuser. Police observed scratches and a bruised forehead on the accuser. A preliminary hearing was scheduled for July 1.

Timothy Lee Matteson, 61, of Genesee, was charged with failure to register a vehicle with state police June 26. Registration requirements in Pennsylvania state “Any change in information related to any vehicle you own or operate including but not limited to: adding or terminating vehicle ownership or operation. This includes any change in location where the vehicle is stored or parked and any change in license plate number registration numbers and other identifiers.” Matteson had purchased a vehicle on April 17 and had not registered it with state police. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 10.

Andrew William Fish, 42, of Coudersport was charged with strangulation, assault and harassment following a reported domestic incident in Eulalia Township April 1. When police arrived at the scene they observed evidence of a recent altercation. The accuser related that a verbal argument had become physical when Fish pushed her to the ground. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 7.

Clay Boucher, 20, of Emporium, was charged with theft and receiving stolen property following a report of a break in on North Main Street in Coudersport Borough Oct. 23, 2019. When police arrived at the scene damage to the property was observed. The stolen property included more than $31,880 worth of items. Police interviewed Boucher’s girlfriend, who admitted that Boucher crawled in the basement window and unlocked the door for her to come into the house where they took numerous items. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 7.

George Polyak, 25, of Coudersport, was charged with criminal trespassing, driving under the influence, harassment, criminal mischief, driving an unregistered vehicle, and careless driving following a police dispatch to East 7th Street in Coudersport Borough Dec. 28, 2019. When police arrived at the scene they noticed a strong odor of alcohol coming from Polyak. Police interviewed a witness who said that Polyak had broken through her apartment door and wrestled with another individual in the apartment before leaving. Police conducted a standard field sobriety test on Polyak who showed signs of impairment. A preliminary breath test indicated the presence of alcohol. Polyak was transported to UPMC Cole for a blood draw which resulted positive for alcohol. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 7.