Police beat Aug. 1
Criminal mischief: The Southwest Regional Police Department has field charges before Greene County Magisterial District Judge Glenn Bates against Casey D. Sharratt, 19, of 466 Davistown Road, Mt. Morris with criminal mischief following an incident on July 6 at the residence of Alexandria Herrington, 22, of 141 Locust Ave., Mt. Morris. Police said Sharrat allegedly threw a pair of hedge clippers, lodging them into the door of a vehicle owned by Herrington.
Harassment: State police have filed charges against James Michael Orban, 50, of 106 Buchanan St., Mount Morris. Police said Orban and Samantha Sue Tichenor, 25, of the same residence were fighting when Orban allegedly struck her in the stomach.
Firearm without license: Cumberland Township Police have filed charges of carrying a firearm without a license, possession of a controlled substance, restrictions on alcoholic beverages and a summary traffic violation against Giang Hiew Chau, 29, of B4 Jefferson Fire Hall Court, Jefferson. Chau was stopped April 7 when police said he made a turn onto Route 88 north in Cumberland Township without signaling. According to police, there was an open beer bottle in plain sight between the feet of a passenger in the backseat of Chau’s vehicle. Chau, and passengers Peter Bounpheng and Theron T. Tohtsoni were asked to exit the vehicle after Chau and Bounpheng both asked the officer “What bottle?” While retrieving it, the officer said he saw a pill marked M361 on the floor. It was later determined to be Hydrocodone. Chau agreed to a search of his vehicle at which time police said a loaded Glock pistol was retrieved. Chau did not have a permit to carry it in the Commonwealth or his home state of Louisiana. A preliminary hearing date will be scheduled before Greene County Magisterial District Judge Lee Watson.