Cops & Court Report

Deputy Chief Walters named Master Firearms Instructor

Warren County Adult Probation has a new master firearms instructor and a new deputy chief. Mike Walters recently earned master firearms instructor status through the Firearms Education Training Commission (FETC). He has also been promoted to deputy chief. “Walters first became a ...

Local police announce drug take back day

Local law enforcement agencies are collaborating with the Drug Enforcement Administration on the 17th National Take-Back Day. City of Warren Police, Youngsville Borough Police, and the Warren County Sheriff’s Office will participate in the event, accepting unused and unwanted ...

On The Record

Warren Intent to Deliver. Reko Powell, 30, Warren was charged with possession with intent to deliver, criminal use of a communication facility, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia & possession of marijuana on Tuesday, April 9 following an investigation ...

Preliminary hearings

Charges were withdrawn against five defendants during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse. ¯ Allen E. Burnett, Warren. Burnett had been charged with DUI: General impairment/incapable of safe driving – first offense. ¯ Shawn M. Chastain, Sugar Grove. ...

Meth teacher

A Warren County School District teacher was removed from class and arrested on drug charges on Tuesday. Matthew R. Kiser, a teacher at Beaty-Warren Middle School, is charged with possession with intent to deliver, two counts of corruption of minors, endangering the welfare of children, ...

State police investigating Warren County death Saturday

The death of a 33-year-old Erie man at a residence in Freehold Township is under investigation, according to Corry-based state police. Just before 11 p.m. Saturday, Corry police was called to Sutton Road for a report of a male who was out of control at a residence. When police arrived, the ...

Pittsfield man pleads guilty to assault on state police

A Pittsfield man has pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and resisting arrest stemming from a warrant arrest in early December. Jessie J. Greenhalgh entered the plea before President Judge Maureen Skerda on Thursday. Charges of disarming law enforcement officer, obstructing the ...

Judge orders collection of rent on W. Fifth Ave. property

Rent from a W. Fifth Ave. property in the City of Warren will now be collected by the Warren County Sheriff’s Office as a means to recoup over $7,000 in costs and fees pertaining to unpaid sewer bills. That’s the result of an order entered by Judge Gregory Hammond following a brief ...

Planning for active shooter drills at Eisenhower ongoing

Participants in the active shooter drills to take place at Eisenhower High School on August 20 will have two chances. The drill will be run at noon and 4 p.m., tentatively, to give people a better chance to make one of the events. Law enforcement officers will schedule a tactical training ...

Victims’ Rights Week

The Office for Victims of Crime has designated this week as National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. According to the office website, this year’s theme—Honoring Our Past, Creating Hope for the Future—celebrates the progress made by those before us as we look to a future of crime victim ...

Victims’ Rights Week

As Assistant District Attorney Richard Hernan entered an office in the Warren County Courthouse to applause and the shouts of “surprise” from more than two dozen of his colleagues on Thursday, he had one word to say — “Wow.” “I’m rarely at a loss for words,” Hernan said ...

Thursday change of plea hearings

A total of 15 guilty pleas, one no contest plea, and nine bench warrants for failure to appear were issued during change of plea proceedings before President Judge Maureen Skerda on Thursday afternoon at the Warren County Courthouse. The following defendants pleaded guilty: ¯ Kayla L. ...

Wednesday preliminary hearings

One guilty plea was entered and charges were withdrawn against two others during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse. Jeremy S. Pognant, Ashville, NY, entered a guilty plea to a count of possession of drug paraphernalia. A count of possession of marijuana ...

Graham pleads guilty to 2018 burglary charges

A Brokenstraw Township man who was arrested for breaking into multiple residences — and caught when police followed his footprints in the snow — has pled guilty. Jeffrey A. Graham, 28, 2 Corral Drive, entered pleas to charges at two dockets during change of plea proceedings on ...

On The Record

Warren Harrassment. City of Warren police report that Aaron Brew, 30, Warren was cited for Harassment on Mar. 25 after officers took a report of a past tense assault. Harrassment. City of Warren police report Brandy Brewer, 35, and James Sorensen, 37, both of Warren were cited for ...

Chase ends in DUI charges for Warren woman

A Warren woman was arrested at the end of a 12-mile pursuit Monday evening. Debra L. Hecei, 52, of Warren, was charged with felony fleeing or attempting to elude police, DUI —controlled substance, and 22 summary traffic offense. According to Pennsylvania State Police, a trooper was ...

On The Record

Clarendon Boro (Warren) Assault. On Sunday, March 24 at 2:02 P.M. Shannon Griffin , 46 of Warren, and Danial Dunbar, 40 of Clarendon engaged in a verbal argument that turned physical. Griffin allegedly struck Dunbar in the head several times with a closed fist. Griffin then got into his ...

Spring Creek home burns Saturday morning, no injuries

Shortly after 3 a.m. Saturday morning, a structure fire dispatch went out that drew responses from six fire departments. According to Garland V.F.D. Chief Brian Bull, firefighters first arrived at 3:17 a.m to a fully involved house fire at 103 Depot Street in Spring Creek. That address ...

Youngsville man sent to prison for DUI offenses

A Youngsville man will be going to state prison following sentencing Friday on his fourth DUI in 10 years. Jeffery S. Seybert, 53, was sentenced in the aggravated range to 17 months to five years in state prison Friday by President Judge Maureen Skerda. That sentence will run ...

Change of plea hearings

Six defendants entered guilty pleas while two pled not guilty during arraignment and change of plea proceedings on Thursday before Judge Gregory Hammond. Guilty pleas were entered by the following defendants: ¯ Timothy J. Doerfer, Spring Creek, to DUI: High rate of alcohol - first ...