Jason A. Greiss, 37, of Ulysses, escaped injury in a one-vehicle crash on East Main Street, Harrison Township Aug. 20. Greiss, who was wearing a helmet, though improperly, was traveling west on a 2005 Polaris Sportsman 400 ATV towing a salvage truck when he swerved toward the center line in order to create room for a right hand turn. He lost control of the vehicle and a passenger, Aimee D. Gamble, 32, was thrown from the vehicle. Gamble suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre. She was not wearing safety equipment. Another passenger, Larry H. Metcalf, 60, was not injured. He was wearing a seat belt. Charges were filed against Greiss in District Court.


Michael Dance, 42, of Erie, faces charges of DUI following a traffic stop on Horseshoe Court Drive, Roulette Township July 27. Dance was operating a 2008 Infiniti QX56 when he was stopped for a traffic violation. Charges were filed in District Court. The investigation is ongoing.

Criminal mischief

State police are investigating a case of criminal mischief on Route 49 in Allegany Township between Aug. 21 and Aug. 23. Police said someone damaged the roadway in the area of 246 Dwight Creek Road.

Found property

State police are looking for whoever left a number of shotgun shells along Phoenix Run Road which were found Aug. 21. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at Coudersrport.

Firearm violation

State police are investigating a potential firearms act violation at John’s Sporting Goods April 29. The investigation revealed the suspect attempted to purchase a firearm at the business, located on Whispering Pines Lane, West Branch Township, and falsely completed application paperwork.


A 61-year-old Ulysses man and a 50-year-old Ulysses woman were both arrested for harassment following a domestic violence incident in Ulysses Aug. 11. Police said that they also would face drug charges including possession of a small amount of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and tampering with or fabricating physical evidence