….theft of 14 catalytic convertors in Tioga County investigated….burglary in Covington Township probed…Comic Con to be held in Wellsboro this coming weekend…
A 30 year old Mansfield resident, whose name is being withheld, has been committed to the Tioga County Prison in lieu of $50,000 bail after being arraigned on charges of terroristic threats. Authorities allege the suspect punched a 52 year old Tioga man in the face several times and threatened the victim with a kitchen knife last Wednesday morning. Black Forest Broadcasting News has determined the suspect’s name is Bryan David Talada. A preliminary hearing is tentatively scheduled for 9:15 am August 18, 2022 before Judge Edgcomb.
State police at Mansfield are investigating the theft of catalytic convertors from fourteen vehicles during June and July in Tioga County. An 8750 Watt Predator Generator, still in the box valued at $600 and a spare tire from a camper were also stolen.
Troopers at Mansfield area also investigating a burglary taking on the night of July 30 in Covington Township. Burglars entered the home of a 63 year old Covington woman through a window. Once inside, criminals used a sharpie to write “666”on the walls and drew a pentagram star on the kitchen counter. Investigators were able to lift fingerprints from a window and have sent them to the state police crime lab for identification. . Anyone with information about either incident is asked to call state police at 570.662.2151.