Cops & Court Report

On The Record

Warren Cited. According to City of Warren Police, Daniel Ishman, 33, Warren, was cited for public drunkenness and disorderly conduct after a fight was witnessed by a police officer while he was patrolling on November 12. Harassment. According to City of Warren Police, Christopher Fletcher, ...

Man charged following incident at gas station

A Warren man faces assault charges after allegedly threatening employees of a local gas station. According to the affidavit of probable cause, Zachary Armon Peterson, 32, of Warren, was initially charged with misdemeanor counts of terroristic threats and disorderly conduct after police were ...

Deppen named chief

Brandon Deppen has been selected as the next chief of the City of Warren Police Department. Deppen, approaching his 21st year with the department, will officially take the post on December 4. He takes the place of Raymond Zydonik, who has been elected as magisterial district judge ...

Drugged-up carnival ride operator sent to state prison

A man who was under the influence of drugs while operating a carnival ride at Warren County Fair will spend years in state prison. Thomas D. Bradley, 27, of Toronto, Ohio, was sentenced Friday to two to six years in prison by Judge Gregory Hammond. “He was entrusted by Bates Brothers” ...

Warren man sent to state prison for buying counterfeit money to buy car

A Warren man will spend time in state prison after ordering counterfeit money online and using it to pay for a vehicle. Branden M. Busche, 29, of Warren, was sentenced Friday to 12 to 36 months in a state correctional institution, for theft by deception, by Judge Gregory Hammond. Warren ...

Tidioute man sentenced for assault

A Tidioute man who received a county sentence took a whipping in court before the sentence was handed down. Adam S. Halfast, 41, was sentenced on a count of simple assault, stemming from a May incident in Triumph Township, by Judge Gregory Hammond on Friday. Pennsylvania State Police were ...

Warren man sent to state prison for kick to probation officer

A Warren man who kicked his probation officer will be spending more than a year in state prison. Andrew L. Miles, 52, of Warren, was sentenced Friday to 15 to 30 months in a state correctional institution by Judge Gregory Hammond. “Mr. Miles is very fortunate that the probation officer ...

Corry woman given state time for meth lab

A Corry woman will spend time in state prison for charges related to operating a meth lab in Warren County. Sara M. Lang, 30, of Corry, was sentenced Friday to 15 to 60 months in a state correctional institution by Judge Gregory Hammond. “All of these charges stem from the production of ...

Sentences handed down in county court

Eight more defendants were sentenced on Friday during Warren County sentence court proceedings before Judge Gregory Hammond. A bench warrant was issued for the arrest of Austin M. Brown, of Warren, who failed to appear in court. Sentenced were: ¯ Brian K. Bailey, Warren, to six months of ...

One defendant held for court

One defendant was held for court, six entered guilty pleas while charges were withdrawn against three more during preliminary hearings held this week at the Warren County Courthouse. Michael James Connolly, Warren, was held for court. Connolly faces charges including possession with intent to ...

Three plead guilty, six not guilty

Three guilty pleas were entered, six defendants pled not guilty and a potential bench warrant was issued for another during arraignment and change of plea proceedings before Senior Judge William Morgan on Thursday. The following defendants pled guilty: ¯ Dennis W. Schwone, Warren, to DUI: ...

NY man enters plea

A plea was entered Tuesday morning prior to scheduled jury selection. Mick Daniel Peterson, Jamestown, NY, pled guilty to fleeing or attempting to elude officer, required financial responsibility, exceed max speed limit established by 17 mph and reckless driving. Charges of fail to carry ...

On The Record

City of Warren Liquor law violation. Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement – District Office No. 8, Erie, reported that The Cornerstone, 308 Pennsylvania Ave. W., sold, furnished and/or gave alcoholic beverages to one minor, 19 and 20 years-of-age, on May 11 and ...

On The Record

Brokenstraw Twp. Mischief. Pennsylvania State Police are investigating an incident in which someone cut the wires on an ATV belonging to an Evergreen Lane, Youngsville man, in an apparent effort to start the vehicle. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at ...

Warren man faces prison for assault, theft

A Warren man faces state prison after pleading to charges at three dockets – including charges of aggravated assault, theft and racing on highways. Nathan Scott Nulph, 31, entered the pleas before President Judge Maureen Skerda on Thursday. The most serious charges stemmed from a July ...

N. Warren man faces charges for driving recklessly in neighborhood

A North Warren man faces numerous charges after allegedly driving recklessly in his North Warren neighborhood including intentionally destroying his own swimming pool. Conewango Township Police charged Michael C. McWhirter, of 111 Jackson Run Road, with DUI; six counts of recklessly ...

Corry man pleads to aggravated assault

A Corry man charged after allegedly pointing a gun at a man’s head and pulling the trigger has pled guilty to aggravated assault and theft. Aron A. Barstow, 40, of Corry, faced charges including two counts of criminal attempt (criminal homicide), two counts of aggravated assault, simple ...

Cross pleads guilty to trafficking drugs

A man charged with trafficking methamphetamine and bath salts and has pled guilty. Back in July, investigators with the Warren County Drug Task Force used a flashbang grenade at Cross’ residence, 5 1/2 Dahl St., to affect his arrest. “The Warren County Drug Task Force conducted numerous ...

Warren man faces long stint as sexual offender

A Warren man faces at least 25 years of registration as a Megan’s Law sexual offender as a result of pleas entered on Thursday. Kyle R. Kitchel, 24, 2105 Cobham Park Road, entered pleas to charges at two dockets before President Judge Maureen Skerda. He was charged with unlawful contact ...

Sugar Grove man pleads guilty to assaulting his girlfriend

A Sugar Grove man has pled guilty to assaulting his girlfriend, holding a knife to her throat and threatening to kill her. James Dean Groves, 36, pled guilty on Thursday before President Judge Maureen Skerda to aggravated assault, DUI: General impairment – incapable of safe driving – ...