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Ryan Seth Ray, 31, of Blossburg was charged with simple assault and harassment following a reported assault in Hamilton Township June 17. Police met the accuser at a nearby church where the accuser explained the incident. Police observed bruises and scratches on the accuser’s arm. While interviewing the accuser, Ray was observed driving by the location. Police conducted a traffic stop and took Ray into custody. Ray reportedly told police he and the accuser had engaged in an altercation. Ray was transported to Blossburg Police Department and then to Tioga County Prison. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 1.

Jonathon Scott Baker, 34, of Wellsboro was charged with retail theft following a reported theft at Walmart in Richmond Township. A preliminary hearing was scheduled for June 24.