Three people, two of them elderly, were the victims of burglary when someone entered Oct. 8. Taken from the Route 414, Union Township residence were two frozen pizzas, about $10 in cash and a card containing a security code to a vehicle. Vehicles involved were a 2016 Ford F-150 XL, a 2009 Lincoln Continental MKS and a 2009 Cadillac SRX. Anyone with information is asked to call state police at 570-662-2151.


Several items were taken from a Union Township residence Oct. 1. Two men, aged 56 and 54, of Roaching Branch and Howard, respectively, reported that one of them was missing a blue five gallon diesel container and a 2.5 gallon gasoline container. He also discovered a red five gallon gas container in his yard that did not belong to him. The second victim reported that while his log truck was parked in a wooded area, someone removed a black tool box with red handles from the truck, valued at more than $1,000. The stolen fuel tanks are valued at $30. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at Mansfield.

Police are looking for whoever took several items from a Lawrenceville residence Sept. 29. Taken from a Mill Street residence was a Kobalt chop saw belonging to a 36-year-old man of Nelson. Taken from a bedroom in the residence were a laptop valued at $200, a Mossy Oak knive set valued at $100, multiple brand name sweatshirts valued at $100 and a Sony Playstation 3 valued at $150, belonging to a 29-year-old male from Wellsboro. Anyone with information is asked to call state police.

Statutory rape/sexual assault

Police are investigating a report of possible sexual assault that took place in Sullivan Township between June 13, 2012 and June 13, 2018, multiple times in Sullivan Township against a 14-year-old girl from Sayre.

Lost property

Police are looking for a reported lost five shot Smith and Wesson on the California Road, Brookfield Township Oct. 5.

PFA violation

A 34-year-old man of Elkland was arrested for a reported protection from abuse violation on Route 49, Nelson Township Sept. 29. The male had been evicted from the property a few hours prior. He was found to be in possession of a pill bottle that did not belong to him while being processed at the state police barracks in Mansfield. Charges were filed in district court.

Criminal mischief

A 41-year-old Millerton man was arrested for criminal mischief on Bailey Creek Road, Rutland Township Oct. 3.


A 23-year-old Wellsboro man was arrested for harassment of a 23-year-old female at E. Street, Duncan Township Oct. 13.


A bear was killed in a one-vehicle crash on Route 6, Delmar Township Oct. 15. It happened when Karen M. Gleason, 63, was traveling east in a 2018 Ford Explorer when the bear ran out in front of her vehicle, which was disabled by the impact. She was wearing a seat belt and was not injured.

No injuries were reported in a one-vehicle crash on Main Street, Jackson Township Oct. 16. Clarissa S. Empson, 19, of Lawrenceville, was traveling east in a 2010 Ford Fusion when she hit a deer that had run into the roadway, disabling the vehicle. All three occupants in the car were wearing seat belts.

Albert L. Lapolt Jr., 49, of Galeton, escaped injury when his 2001 Chevrolet Venture caught fire while he was driving it on Route 6, Charleston Township Oct. 16. He was wearing a seat belt.

Police are looking for an unknown vehicle that hit a utility line across Route 549 in Jackson Township Oct. 8 at approximately 3:40 a.m., and then left the scene. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police.

Dennis L. Dibble, 71, of Canton, escaped injury in a one-vehicle crash on the Ogdensburg Road, Union Township Oct. 12. Dibble was traveling south in a 1993 Mack Truck when hs lost control of the truck on the shoulder of the road, and overturned. The truck was towed from the scene. Dibble was wearing a seat belt.

Andrew R. Miller, 32, of Osceola, and Jeremy S. Burton, 28, of Lawrenceville, and their passengers, escaped injury in a two-vehicle crash on North Road, Jackson Township Oct. 10. Miller was traveling north on North Road in a 2006 Chevrolet CK 2500 when he crossed over into the opposing lane of travel and hit a 2016 Ford Fusion operated by Burton and then fled the scene. Miller was subsequently stopped by Chemung County Sheriff’s Office deputies. All occupants of both vehicles were wearing seat belts.

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