Cops & Court Report

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Warren Charged. Chevy Haskins, 23, Russell was charged with Defiant Trespass on June 21 after repeatedly going to a housing location where he had been given a notice of trespass. On July 20 Haskins was charged with Defiant Trespass, Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest after police ...

Man faces aggravated assault for incident in early July

A man faces felony aggravated assault charges in the city. According to Warren-based state police, Robert Jay Kreitzbender Jr., 32, address unknown, was arrested following a Friday, July 7, incident that took place in the city of Warren. According to the affidavit of probable cause, ...

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Youngsville Probation violation. According to Warren-based state police, on Monday, July 17, at 6:24 p.m., PSP and Forest County Probation went to the 42 Dunns Eddy Road residence of Jason Robert Rafer, 42, of Youngsville. At that time, two firearms and some drug paraphernalia were seized, ...

Busted

A Thursday morning drug bust started with the use of a flashbang grenade and resulted in the arrest of two people on felony drug charges. Christopher A. Cross, 34, and Jessica L. Reed, 34, of 5 1/2 Dahl St., Warren, were arrested and face charges. “The Warren County Drug Task Force ...

Orientation program open to those seeking career in law enforcement

Young people who are or might be interested in careers in law enforcement are invited to Law Enforcement Exploring Orientation Night. “Law Enforcement Exploring is the preeminent career orientation and experience program for young people considering a career in law enforcement or a related ...

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Conewango Twp. Public Drunkeness. According to Conewango Township Police, Jeremiah Smith, 24, of Warren was arrested and charged with public drunkenness, loitering and prowling at night, and retail theft following an incident on July 11. Police say they were dispatched to Market Street in the ...

Burglar behind bars

A man is being held on a total of $250,000 bail for a series of burglaries that took place in northern Warren County in 2015. Eric Lewis, Jamestown, has been charged in connection with five burglaries which started on October 21, 2015. He waived his right to a preliminary hearing on ...

Two plead guilty

Two guilty pleas were entered during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday before District Justice Todd Woodin. Josue Mendez, Warren, pled guilty to a count of theft by unlawful taking. A count of receiving stolen property was withdrawn. Alan Crouse, Warren, pled guilty to possession of ...

Warren man facing bevy of charges after Tuesday’s preliminary hearing

A Warren man was served with an arrest warrant on drug charges while in court for charges stemming from a domestic dispute. Bryan C. Steele, 35, 113 Front Street, was initially charged on June 15 by Pennsylvania State Police. Police spoke with the victim who “had a swollen nose, face and ...

17-year-old to be tried as adult in sexual assault case

The case of a 17-year-old male accused of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl in Warren County has been moved from juvenile proceedings into criminal court. Following a May certification hearing in Warren County juvenile court, Dawsen D. Daley, 17, was certified as an adult in late ...

Tidioute woman facing felony weapons charges

A Warren County woman faces felony weapons charges this morning. According to the affidavit of probable cause, Tidioute Borough officers were advised Friday, July 14, by Warren County Adult Probation that a compliance check on Terri Gail Hulse, 43, of Tidioute, had been conducted by probation ...

Tidioute crash victim identified

Police have released the name of the Tidioute woman who died in a fatal crash Sunday. Rachel West, 36, of Tidioute, was originally identified by Pennsylvania State Police only as a 26-year-old female on Sunday. According to police, West, identified by police Monday morning as 36-years-old, was ...

Look of a ‘sociopath’

“This is a monster who attacked her and tried to cut her head off.” - Warren County District Attorney Rob Greene “It can’t be because daddy didn’t care.” That was part of the hammer that Judge Gregory Hammond dropped on Keller Wolfgang on Friday. Wolfgang, 34, was sentenced by ...

Defendants sentenced Friday at Warren County Court

The following defendants were sentenced by Judge Gregory Hammond on Friday during sentence court proceedings: ¯ Blaine A. Beatty, Warren, to six to 24 months in state prison, $1,600 in fines and fees, a six month driver’s license suspension and submission of a DNA sample on a count of ...

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Warren Burglary. According to Warren-based state police, on Thursday, July 13, between 1 and 6 p.m., someone removed two rings from a residence on Mockingbird Lane in Warren. Anyone with information is asked to contact Warren County Crime Stoppers, police said. The investigation is ongoing. ...

Police warn about dangers, frequency of huffing

Not all drug abuse is injected, swallowed, or snorted. Huffing is the intentional breathing of toxic vapors in an attempt to become intoxicated. On Tuesday, Conewango Township Police responded to an incident in North Warren that turned out to be huffing-related. Police have not released the ...

Alleged car thief pleads guilty to related charges in Warren County

A Jamestown, NY man charged in New York with stealing a car had pled guilty here to associated charges as well as attempting to run away from his preliminary hearing. Travis J. Yates, 24, entered guilty pleas on two dockets before President Judge Maureen Skerda on Thursday morning during ...

Thursday’s arraignment proceedings

Pleas were entered during arraignment and change of plea proceedings on Thursday before President Judge Maureen Skerda. The following defendants entered guilty pleas: ¯ Richard Duane Kerchner, Derry, Pa., to retail theft – take merchandise and defiant trespass. ¯ Jessica Elizabeth ...

Suspect in shooting death of wife held on homicide charges

The suspect in the June 21 killing of a Chandlers Valley woman was held for court as a result of a preliminary hearing Wednesday. Matthew B. White, 34, of Chandlers Valley, was held for court on a charge of criminal homicide. White is accused of shooting his wife, Jessica Lynn White, ...

Inmate who attempted escape from county jail has preliminary hearing

Three men who tried to escape from the Warren County Jail are starting to have to answer for what they’ve allegedly done. Casey Charles McClain, 28, Sheffield; Joshua Darryl Wightman, 30, Warren and Joshua Paul Morgan, 31, Warren, were charged earlier this month by City of Warren ...