Cops & Court Report

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Warren Public Drunkenness. According to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, on Sunday, May 21, deputies were called to 700 Holley St. for a disturbance between a male and female. When deputies arrived, they observed John Ryan Peterson to be under the influence of alcohol. Peterson was ...

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Brokenstraw Twp. Simple Assault. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Jamie Fitch, 48, of Youngsville was charged with simple assault following an incident on Brown Hill Road on May 22. Farmington Twp. Harassment. According to Pennsylvania State Police, a known 17-year-old male and a ...

Bike rodeo promotes safety

Equipment? Check. Registration? Check. Safety gear? Check. Youngsville Borough Police invited youth from the community to a bike rodeo on Saturday, May 13, at Youngsville Volunteer Fire Department. Certified Bicycle Officer Ben Leach registered bikes and scooters, checked brakes and ...

Bench warrants

Bench warrants were issued on Tuesday, May 16, for the following list of defendents who failed to appear for a Rule to Show Cause Hearing for non-payments of fines, costs, and restitution: Justin Anderson, Warren Dustin Blackmon, Duke Center Derrek Brewer, Warren Kevin Campbell, ...

Two charged for campsite meth lab

Two people have been charged with multiple felonies for operating a campsite meth lab. Thaddeus Leo Czech IV, 22, and Sara Michelle Lang, 30, both of Corry, were arrested on Wednesday, April 12, after Wildlife Conservation Officer Matthew Savinda of the Pennsylvania Game Commission was ...

Warrant arrests

Jason Lee Jesson, 24, of Warren was arrested by Warren County Sherrifs Deputies on a bench warrant for Failure to Appear for Fines and Costs Court. Jesson was incarcerated in the Warren County Prison awaiting further court action. Bradley E. Huling, 35, of Youngsville was arrested by Warren ...

3 bound over at prelim hearings

Three defendants were held for court during preliminary hearings that were held on Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse before District Justice Laura Bauer. ¯ Ralph Munt, Sheffield. Munt has been charged with endangering the welfare of children, simple assault and harassment – subject ...

CEO of Housing Authority charged with lying to police

The CEO of Warren County’s Housing Authority has been charged with lying to police over a potential methamphetamine lab located at the Conewango Towers. Tonya Mitchell-Weston, 50, 21650 Route 6, Warren, was charged with unsworn falsification to authorities and false report – falsely ...

Bear Lake woman gets two years for embezzlement

A Bear Lake woman has been convicted and sentenced for embezzling nearly $750,000 from Corry Area Schools Federal Credit Union. According to a release from the Western District of Pennsylvania U.S. Attorney’s Office, Karen Schenck, 50, was sentenced to two years in jail and five years of ...

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Warren Theft. Jeremy Atwood, 33, Warren was charged with Theft by Deception and Receiving Stolen Property following an investigation into a stolen bicycle on May 4. DUI. Tracy Langworthy, 33, Warren was charged with DUI - General Impairment, DUI - .16% or Higher, Simple Assault, Harassment ...

Nine enter guilty pleas

Nine defendants entered guilty pleas during plea court proceedings Monday afternoon before Judge Maureen Skerda. Entering pleas were: ¯ Patrick M. Anderson, 26, of Warren, guilty to five counts of theft from a motor vehicle, and one count of theft (of a firearm) by unlawful taking, with ...

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Glade Twp. Harassment. According to Pennsylvania State Police, John Soderberg, 41, of Glade Township was charged with harassment after subjecting a 15 year old male to physical contact during an argument on May 21. Pleasant Twp. Identity Theft. According to Pennsylvania State Police, and ...

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Conewango Twp. DUI. According to Conewango Twp. Police, a known 46 year old male, Sugar Grove, was charged with DUI following a traffic stop on May 18. Harassment. According to Conewango Twp. Police, Robert Rieder, Warren, was charged with harassment following an incident on May 19. Police ...

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Warren Child endangerment. City of Warren police reported that Joseph Pitner, 26, Warren, was charged with endangering the welfare of children, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness after police received a report of a man stumbling in the roadway at Pennsylvania Ave. and Conewango Ave. on ...

Chatmon’s bail revoked in county

A Falconer, N.Y. man with pending drug charges – who picked up more drug charges – has had his $100,000 bail revoked. Demario T. Chatmon, 38, Falconer, was initially charged in Warren County back in January after Warren County Drug Task Force investigators learned that Chatmon was ...

Local meth case in hands of state Attorney General

A local meth case is likely now in the hands of the state Attorney General’s office due to a potential conflict for the District Attorney. Marie Lynn Ecker, 38, 268 Main Street, Tidioute, faces two counts each of of possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, criminal use of a ...

Reconsideration of state prison sentence denied for Sheffield man

A Sheffield man set to serve the next seven to 14 years in state prison for burglary had a motion for reconsideration of sentence denied on Friday. Casey C. McClain, Sheffield, received the sentence from Judge Gregory Hammond last month on charges of burglary and robbery – both first degree ...

Warren man has request for reduced bail revoked

Failing to disclose your prior record is a sure-fire way to have your request for reduced bail revoked. Just ask Michael Wayne Herbert Vanderhoff. Vanderhoff, 108 N. South St., 22, was charged by Pennsylvania State Police last month with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse – forcible ...

Judge denies inmate’s request to have 2 cell phones returned

A Warren man suspected of stealing from cars across Warren County has had his request to re-acquire his cell phones denied. Patrick M. Anderson, 212 N. South Street, currently incarcerated in the Warren County Jail on $100,000 bail, was charged back in September of 25 total counts including ...

Two enter guilty pleas at prelims

Two defendants pled guilty and charges were withdrawn against another during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday before District Justice Todd Woodin. The following pled guilty: ¯ Brian Billquist, Warren, to theft by unlawful taking. ¯ Chevy Haskins, Warren, to two counts of ...