The following defendants waived their right to a preliminary hearing in central court on Wednesday:
Muriel H. Mosher, 46, and Chuck Mosher II, 25, both of Hyndman were charged with drug-related offenses. State police said a vehicle driven by Muriel Mosher was stopped along Hyndman Road about 8:30 p.m. Feb. 20. The owner of the vehicle, Gary Fetters, consented to a search of the vehicle, documents said. Police found a hypodermic needle containing suspected heroin and other paraphernalia in a purse in the vehicle, which Muriel Mosher said belonged to her, documents said. Chuck Mosher was found in possession of a hypodermic needle in his shirt pocket. Police said Mosher initially provided a false name to police and later correctly identified herself after she was arrested. Muriel Mosher was charged with possession of a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia and providing false identification to police. Chuck Mosher was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Muriel Mosher had bail set at $25,000 straight, while Chuck Mosher had bail set at $5,000 unsecured.
Corey C. Grant, 28, of Everett, on Jan. 3, 2017, was charged with recklessly endangering another person, possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. State police said Grant was found in possession of multiple controlled substances without a prescription, including gabapentin, clonazepam, alprazolam and diazepam, at 111 Mile Level Road, Snake Spring Township, on Dec. 22, 2016. Grant also had three uncapped syringes concealed in his pocket subjected a trooper to potential injury during a patdown, police said. Bail was set at $10,000 straight.
Brian M. Jones, 42, of Johnstown, on Nov. 26 was charged with DUI and endangering the welfare of children. State police said Jones was found in his vehicle parked along Lick Hollow Road, Lincoln Township, about 9:15 p.m. Oct. 12. His 7-year-old son was in the front passenger seat of the vehicle, police said. Police detected an odor of alcohol coming from Jones’ breath, and Jones told police he had parked along the side of the road because he had too much to drink before driving to spot deer with his son. Jones was taken to UPMC Bedford, where he refused a blood test but consented to a breath test, which showed his blood alcohol content was .262 percent. Bail was set and posted at 10 percent of $5,000.
Michael E. Beeman, 30, of Manns Choice, on April 29 was charged with endangering the welfare of a child. State police said Beeman was charged after police received reports of a naked, young child on the roof of his 235 Main Street home. When police arrived at the home, they saw the child in an open second-floor window that had no screen, according to court documents. Beeman told police he was the father of all four children in the home, and that he did not hear the children upstairs, documents said. A witness later showed police a photograph of the child standing naked on the roof. Police said Beeman failed to supervise the child and it led to the child crawling through the window. The age of the child was redacted from the copy of the criminal complaint. Bail was set at $5,000 unsecured.
Troy A. Bowser, 51, of Schellsburg, on April 29 was charged with DUI, possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. State police responded to a reports of an unresponsive man lying in the parking lot of Long’s Outpost, 1654 Dunnings Creek Road, West St. Clair Township, about 7:50 p.m. April 2. When police arrived, they found Bowser with a small cut on his head and could detect an odor of alcohol coming from his breath. A witness told police she had followed Bowser to the gun shop and that he was driving his own vehicle. Police said Bowser was unable to speak coherent sentences and they found a container of suspected Gabapentin in his pocket while attempting to find his identification. Bowser was taken to UPMC Bedford Memorial for a medical evaluation. There, he refused a blood test to determine his blood alcohol concentration. Police obtained a search warrant for his medical blood and toxicology results, which showed he had a blood alcohol content of .369 percent. Bail was set at $5,000 unsecured.
Clay A. Hall, 21, of Leonardtown, Maryland, on Jan. 31 was charged with DUI and possession of drug paraphernalia. State police said Hall was charged following a traffic stop about 4:15 p.m. Dec. 13 along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Snake Spring Township. Police said an odor of burnt marijuana was coming from Hall’s vehicle and that Hall showed signs of impairment during field sobriety tests. A probable cause search of the vehicle yielded multiple pieces of drug paraphernalia, documents said. Bail was set at $5,000 unsecured.
Ryker O. Knisely, 22, of Osterburg, on May 9 was charged with DUI. State police said Knisely was charged after a traffic stop April 6 along William Penn Road in King Township. Police said Knisely showed signs of impairment during the stop and they detected a faint odor of marijuana coming from his vehicle. Knisely told police he had a THC wax vape in his fishing vest that he had used while fishing at Yellow Creek, documents said. He was taken to UPMC Bedford Memorial for a blood test, which showed he had THC in his system. Bail was set at $5,000 unsecured.
Roger L. Mitchell, 38, of James Creek, on June 21 was charged with DUI. State police said Mitchell was found to be under the influence of marijuana during at traffic stop about 8:45 p.m. April 2 along Pinchot Road. Police said Mitchell showed signs of impairment during the stop and had bloodshot eyes. He was found in possession of a grinder with marijuana inside of it. Mitchell told police he had a medical marijuana card, but police said the marijuana was not in its packaging, documents said. He was taken to UPMC Bedford Memorial for a blood test, which was positive for THC. Police said a 6-year-old child was in the vehicle at the time of the stop. Bail was set at $5,000 unsecured.
Patrick A. Risbon, 55, of Alum Bank, on May 13 was charged with DUI. Everett Police said Risbon was found unconscious in his truck following a crash on West Street about 9:15 p.m. April 5. Police said Risbon woke up after several minutes of shaking and showed signs of impairment, including difficulty standing. A strong odor of alcohol also was detected. Risbon was taken to UPMC Bedford Memorial for a blood test, which showed he had a blood alcohol content of .264 percent. Bail was set at $5,000 unsecured.
Joseph W. Stancavich Jr., 27, of Avenel, New Jersey on April 12 was charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. State police said Stancavich was found in possession of a small amount of marijuana during a traffic top along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Bedford Township about 10:45 a.m. March 31. Bail was set at $5,000 unsecured.