Charges against two of three people accused of conspiring to deliver methamphetamine were bound to McKean County Court at a preliminary hearing Wednesday before District Judge Domonic Cercone.
Christine Cutlip, 32, and William T. Doran, 38, both of 52 Pearl St., upper apartment, Bradford, are accused of conspiring with Jordan Johnson in the alleged delivery. According to the criminal complaint, on Sept. 28, Cutlip arranged a sale of $40 worth of crystal meth and sent Johnson — who worked for her — to deliver it; Johnson handed a confidential informant with the McKean County Drug Task Force about .9 grams of meth in exchange for $40, and Johnson handed the money to Doran afterward. Cutlip is charged with criminal use of a communication facility, a third-degree felony, and conspiracy-delivery of a controlled substance, a felony; while Doran is charged with conspiracy-delivery/possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, a felony, and conspiracy-possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor. Doran is in McKean County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bail, and Cutlip is being held in jail without bail.
Keven W. Curtis, 25, of 70 State St., Bradford, had two counts of terroristic threats and one count of bomb threats against him bound to McKean County Court at a hearing Wednesday before District Judge Dominic Cercone. The criminal complaint alleges that Curtis was purchasing materials to build pipe bombs to place in public places around Bradford, and that he was going to have a custom rifle constructed to shoot the boyfriend of his child’s mother. Curtis is being held in McKean County Jail without bail.
Michael J. Pope, 36, of 7 Boyer St., Bradford, had most of the charges in two assault cases bound to McKean County Court at a preliminary hearing before District Judge Dominic Cercone. He’s charged in one case with aggravated assault, a first-degree felony; two counts of simple assault, second-degree misdemeanors; and summary harassment. In the other he’s charged with two counts each of simple assault, second-degree misdemeanors, and harassment, summaries; two other counts of simple assault in the case were dismissed. According to court records filed in the two cases, on July 8 during a domestic dispute, Pope, who was intoxicated, struck one person in the forehead and punched a second person — a juvenile — in the face and arm. Then, on Oct. 23, during another domestic dispute in which Pope was intoxicated, Pope allegedly hit a juvenile in the head with a closed fist, pushed her several times, threw a cell phone at her and threw a computer printer at her. He is incarcerated in McKean County Jail on $45,000 bail.
Nancy S. Williams, 60, of Duke Center, waived a preliminary hearing before District Judge Richard Luther on charges of terroristic threats, a first-degree misdemeanor; harassment, a third-degree misdemeanor; and disorderly conduct, a summary charge. The criminal complaint in the case states that during a shift on Aug. 16 at the Keystone Powdered Metal plant in Lewis Run, she told multiple coworkers that if she had a gun, she would shoot them. Williams is free on unsecured bail.
Codi L.M. Veite, 21, of 174 Elm St., Apt. 3, Bradford, waived a preliminary hearing for charges of possessing an instrument of crime, a first-degree misdemeanor; possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana, misdemeanors. The criminal complaint states that police seized the following items when they executed a search warrant at Veite’s home: sandwich baggies and large Ziploc baggies with marijuana residue, two large Mason jars with suspected marijuana residue, $4,217 in cash and a grinder that contained a small amount of marijuana. Veite is free on unsecured bail.