Mail delivery results in ‘bath salts’ arrest
An Emporium man faces drug charges as the result of an incident last November at his parents’ residence on Old West Creek Road. Nathanial Hornung, 27, was cited by state police for intent to distribute a designer drug.
According to the police report, a family member had signed for a package delivered for the defendant and discovered a substance she believed to be a synthetic substance marketed to drug users as “bath salts.”
Laboratory analysis confirmed the identification and Hornung was arrested last week.
Multiple charges A traffic stop in northern Potter County last Thursday afternoon resulted in several criminal charges being filed against Leo Shutt, 27, of Wellsville, N.Y. He was apprehended on Honeoye Road in Sharon Township and cited by state police from Denton Hill for driving under the influence, driving while privileges were suspended or revoked, failure to stay in laned traffic and careless driving.
Rich Valley burglary
Sate police at Emporium report that burglars took a quantity of prescription painkillers, food, money and other items from a home on Rich Valley road sometime between 7 am and 9 pm last Tuesday. They identified the victim as Mary Dobson.
Indecent assault alleged A Shinglehouse man was jailed after being arraigned last week on charges of indecent assault and corruption of a minor. State police allege James McMichael, 67, made an inappropriate advance to a 14-year-old girl and asked inappropriate questions at her home while her parents were away.
Identity theft Galeton Borough Police filed three charges against 21-year-old Kayla Giles of Galeton for an incident taking place on April 17. She was cited for forgery, identity theft and access device fraud and released on bail following arraignment. No further details were released.
Swerves to miss deer An Emporium driver escaped injury in a one-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon in Driftwood. State police said Erin Purcell, 18, was going east when a deer bounded into the road, causing the driver to swerve and hit the guardrail.
Charges of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct have been filed against 32-year-old Anthony L. Marsiglio of Emporium after a series of incidents last Tuesday in the borough.
Police allege he accosted several people at the intersection of North Spruce Street and East Fourth Street and refused to comply with police as they attempted to question him.
Flatbed trailer stolen State police are looking for the thieves who stole a flatbed trailer from a parking area along Route 6 near the Tioga/Potter County border between May 30 and June 3. The trailer is owned by Campbell’s Truck of Galeton.
Firewood stolen An estimated $100 worth of firewood was stolen from a camp on Indian Run Road in Shippen Township sometime since Thanksgiving 2012, according to state police at Emporium. The camp is owned by David Enick of Jeannette.
Disorderly conduct William “Tony” Putt of Emporium was charged with disorderly conduct after an incident that occurred late Monday night on Minard Road in Shippen Township. Putt is accused of screaming and yelling outside a residence and squealing his tires as he left the scene. State police from Emporium investigated.