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Mead Twp.

Criminal mischief. Warren-based state police reported that between 6 p.m. on Feb. 24 and 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 25 someone hit the corner of the Frosty Chalet and damaged part of the roof line and gutter. Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police or Warren County Crime Stoppers.

Simple trespass. Warren-based state police reported that on Feb. 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Cochran-Zandi Lumber Co., 6 Mile Road, Tiona, a 16-year-old juvenile male entered the company while defacing the victim’s property. The juvenile was cited for simple trespass through District Justice Laura Bauer’s office.

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Warren

Odor investigation. City of Warren firefighters responded to multiple complaints of the smell of natural gas on Tuesday between 7:56 a.m. and 8:45 a.m. Fire Department Operations and Training Officer Joe Beardsley said the reports were unfounded and the firefighters were unable to track to odor, negating the suspicion of a gas leak. Beardsley said it was likely a quick release from a gas well and the odor was moving along with the wind.

Brokenstraw

Twp.

Crash. Warren-based state police responded to a four-vehicle accident on Route 6 west of Thatchers Lane on Feb. 17 at 7:30 a.m. According to police, a 1995 Dodge Ram 1500, driven by Thomas E. Byers, 22, Tidioute, was traveling west on Route 6, 150 feet west of Thatchers Lane. Byers was waiting for traffic in the exit lane of the station, facing south. Police said Byers attempted to turn east onto Route 6 causing his vehicle to travel into the path of a 2012 Ford F-150, driven by Christopher S. Shields, 34, Youngsville, who used evasive action to attempt to avoid striking Byers’ vehicle by traveling toward the north berm before impacting Byers’ vehicle in the left rear. After impact, Shields’ vehicle traveled east for 68 feet over a snow bank, striking a 2009 Chevrolet Aveo, and continued to travel west striking the front of a 2002 Ford Explorer which was legally parked in the parking lot. No injuries were reported in the accident. Police said Byers was cited for vehicle entering or crossing roadway.

Youngsville

Scam. On Wednesday, Feb. 25, Youngsville Borough police were notified by a resident of a telephone scam. The resident received a call from a local number impersonating a police officer requesting $7,500 or else the resident would have to appear in court in the near future in California. Police have been informed of multiple telephone scams in the recent past and warn residents not to provide any personal information over the telephone.

Business scam. A local Youngsville business owner informed Youngsville Borough police of a credit card company scam using First Data Processing as its agency offering to lower interest rates on their credit card and requesting personal information. The owner did contact First Data Processing and was advised that it was a scam and not to release any personal information.

Warren County

Phone and email scams. A Feb. 24 press release from Warren-based state police advised citizens of the increased activity involving phone and email scams that are being reported. Police ask the public to be informed and be sure who they are dealing with before providing personal or banking information to anyone. Be wary if they are requesting that you send money for any prize they claim you may have won. Lately, police said, these scams have involved the use of internet phone services where a local phone number may come up on the caller ID to give the appearance that it is a local call. However, that call may be originating from another country. If you feel like you have received a suspicious call, before sending money or providing any information, contact your local police agency.

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Conewango Twp.

Retail theft. Conewango Township police were called by Walmart on Feb. 23 at 3 p.m. to the apprehension of Jonathan R. Smith, 35, Warren, by Walmart Loss Prevention. Smith had taken $58.56 worth of merchandise without paying. Smith was charged with misdemeanor retail theft due to a prior conviction of retail theft from Walmart.

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Pine Grove Twp.

Crash. According to Warren-based state police, on Feb. 23 at 11:07 a.m. a 1997 Lincoln Continental driven by Timothy L. Huey, 49, Russell, was turning onto Akeley Road from Route 62 when a 2002 Dodge Caravan operated by Brandon Watson, 29, Warren, rear ended the Lincoln. Police said Watson was distracted and did not see Huey slowing down to make the turn. The Caravan was towed while the Lincoln was driven from the scene. Police said Watson was charged with following too closely.

Pleasant Twp.

Harassment. Warren-based state police reported that on Feb. 22 at approximately 3 p.m. on Arlington Drive a known 55-year-old victim female and a known 58-year-old male suspect were involved in a verbal disagreement that turned into a physical altercation. A non-traffic citation was filed through District Justice Art Zerbe’s office for harassment.

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Conewango Twp.

Harassment. Warren-based state police report that at 9 p.m. on Feb. 20, Debra Braun, 57, Warren, subjected a victim to physical contact while the victim was in the performance of her duties at Warren State Hospital. Braun allegedly lunged at the victim, grabbed her by the hair and attempted to drag her to the ground. Police said charges were filed at District Justice Laura Bauer’s office in North Warren.

Mead Twp.

Unsworn falsification to authorities. Warren-based state police report that on Nov. 11, 2014, Joseph Edmond Dovishak, 53, Erie, attempted to purchase a firearm from a gun dealer in Tiona. After a Pennsylvania Instant Check was completed, the purchase was denied and the PIC was forwarded to the state police. Police said an investigation revealed that Dovishak had been convicted of a crime that prohibited him from purchasing a firearm, and had provided false information on ATF Form 4473. Police said he was charged with violation of 6111 Sale or Transfer of Firearms, a felony, and unsworn falsification to authorities. Charges were filed with District Justice Laura Bauer, and further court action is pending.

Sugar Grove Twp.

Crash. Warren-based state police report that at 1:18 p.m. on Feb. 19, Barbara E. Potter, 61, Ashville, N.Y., was traveling west in a 2005 Subaru Outback on Jackson Run Road approximately one-half mile west of Matthews Run Road when she left the westbound lane. The vehicle spun 180 degrees and struck a three-foot snow embankment on the southern shoulder with the passenger side of the vehicle. The car traveled through the snowbank approximately 15 feet before overturning and coming to rest on the driver’s side against several trees. Police said Potter was wearing a lap and shoulder belt and was not injured. Potter was charged with failure to drive at a safe speed.

McKean County

Crash. Kane-based state police report that Darli Braine, 28, Warren was traveling west on Route 6 at 8:25 p.m. on Feb. 19 in a 2003 Acura MDX when she lost traction on the partially snow-covered roadway and spun 90 degrees counter-clockwise into a 2011 Chevrolet Impala driven by Dominic C. O’Rourke, 44, Kane, who was traveling east. Police said O’Rourke’s vehicle struck the front of Braine’s vehicle with the right side of his vehicle. O’Rourke and his passenger, Tara O’Rourke, 41, were transported to Warren General Hospital and all occupants of the Braine’s vehicle, including two minor children, were transported to Kane Community Hospital with moderate injuries. Police said Braine was cited for roadways laned for travel.

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Conewango Twp.

Retail theft. According to Conewango Township police, on Dec. 10 at 4:31 p.m. James Boardman, Sinclairville, N.Y., stole two DeWalt cordless drills with a total value of $408 from Lowe’s in North Warren. Police subsequently charged Boardman with one count of misdemeanor retail theft for the violation.

Retail theft. According to Conewango Township police, on Nov. 24 at 2:30 p.m. officers were dispatched for a past tense retail theft. Police said, upon investigation, James Boardman, 27, Jamestown, N.Y., has been charged with misdemeanor retail theft after stealing $618 worth of merchandise on Nov. 15. A criminal complaint has been filed with District Justice Laura Bauer’s office.

Sheffield Twp.

Burglary. Warren-based state police reported that on Feb. 18 between 4 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. a known 25-year-old female entered 111 Oak St. and stole jewelry valued at approximately $700. Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police or Warren County Crime Stoppers.

Youngsville

DUI. On Saturday, Feb. 4 at approximately 1 a.m. Gary Troyer, 21, Spring Creek, was stopped for a traffic violation in Youngsville by Youngsville Borough police. Police said during that traffic stop, it was determined Troyer was under the influence of alcohol and was placed under arrest.

McKean County

Warrant arrest. At about 1:53 p.m. on Feb. 20 Warren County Sheriff’s deputies, with the assistance of Pennsylvania State Parole, Erie, arrested Kyle Phinney, 26, at an address on Congress Avenue in Bradford. He was arrested on three bench warrants issued by the Warren County Court of Common Pleas for failure to appear for fines and cost court. He was placed in the Warren County Jail pending further court action.

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Warren

Arrest. Pennsylvania State Constables reported arresting Shyanna M. Matsock, 18, Warren, on a bench warrant issued by District Justice Glenn Carlson for harassment with physical contact. Matsock was taken before Carlson and released pending further court action.

Conewango Twp.

Retail theft. On Feb. 19 at 6:14 p.m. officers with the Conewango Township Police Department were dispatched to a report of retail theft at Wal-Mart. Officers found that Jesse L. Peterson, 22, Tidioute, selected $39.14 worth of merchandise and concealed the merchandise and attempted to leave the store. Peterson was stopped by Wal-Mart Loss Prevention. Police said a non-traffic citation has been filed with District Justice Laura Bauer’s office.

Erie County

Warrant arrest. Warren County Sheriff’s deputies with the assistance of Pennsylvania State Parole of Erie arrested Robert James Cochrane, 47, Erie, on a bench warrant for failure to appear for fines and costs. He was incarcerated in the Warren County Jail pending further court action.

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Warren

Cited. Warren City Police said John Willis, 53, Warren, was cited for limitations on backing on Feb. 3 following an accident on Wayne Street where he struck a legally parked vehicle.

Cited. Warren City Police said Melvin Atwell, 58, Warren, was cited for public drunkenness and disorderly conduct at 2:12 p.m. Feb. 8 after officers responded to a report of a suspicious person.

Cited. Warren City Police said Kelly Abraham, 33, Warren, was cited for driving vehicle at a safe speed on Feb. 9 following a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue W. and Laurel Street.

Cited. Warren City Police said Robert Crouse, 42, and Logan Schloder, 21, both of Warren, were cited for public drunkenness and disorderly conduct engaging in fighting Feb. 2 after officers responded to a report of a fight in progress.

Cited. Warren City Police said Logan Campisiano, 19, and Jonathan Cooke, 19, both of Warren, were cited with underage drinking on Feb. 13 after officers responded to a report of an underage drinking party.

Cited. Warren City Police said Nichole Whipple, 25, Warren, was cited with vehicle entering or crossing roadway on Feb. 15 following a two-car accident on Marion Street.

Cited. Warren City Police said Brian Ecklund, 37, Warren, was cited for public drunkenness at 3:45 p.m. Feb. 15 after officers responded to a report of an intoxicated man.

Cited. Warren City Police said Chris Loutzenhiser, 39, Sugar Grove, was cited for driving a vehicle at a safe speed on Feb. 16 following a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Conewango and Third avenues.

Sheffield Twp.

Disorderly conduct. Warren County Sheriff’s deputies issued a non-traffic citation for disorderly conduct charging a 15-year-old male Sheffield Area Middle High School student after he was observed causing a public inconvenience and a disturbance by using obscene language in a school hallway area on Feb. 13.

Disorderly conduct. Warren County Sheriff’s deputies issued a non-traffic citation for disorderly conduct charging a 17-year-old male Sheffield Area Middle High School student after he was observed causing a public inconvenience and a disturbance by using obscene language at the school on Feb. 13.

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Warren

DUI. Warren-based state police reported that on Feb. 17 at 2:25 a.m. Heidi Jo French was stopped for a traffic violation on Pennsylvania Avenue at the intersection with Beech Street and believed to be driving under the influence of alcohol. Police said they discovered she was in possession of marijuana and a pipe used for smoking marijuana. Charges of possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, DUI and summary traffic violations were filed against French through District Justice Glenn Carlson’s office.

Pine Grove Twp.

Crash. Warren-based state police responded to a one-vehicle accident on Feb. 9 at 12:29 p.m. on Priest Hollow Road, east of Fox Hill Road. According to police, a 2006 Nissan Titan, driven by Katelynn C. Johnson, 21, Clarendon, was traveling west on Priest Hollow Road and attempting to negotiate a right-hand curve when Johnson lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle left the roadway and hit a wooden car port. Police said Johnson sustained minor injuries in the accident but refused transport to Warren General Hospital. A child passenger was not injured. Police said Johnson was not wearing a seat belt and air bags did not deploy. Russell volunteer firefighters assisted on the scene. Police said Johnson was cited for driving vehicle at safe speed and restraint systems.

Triumph Twp.

Charged. Warren-based state police said a continuing investigation into the theft of an ATV from a garage on Campbell Hill Road owned by a 59-year-old male, Tionesta, has led to charges against Cody Ryan Johnson, 22, and Karl Robert Malinowski, 25. According to police, Johnson and Malinowski made forced entry into the garage and stole a green 2004 Polaris Sportsman 700, which they left in a wooded area and returned several days later to retrieve. Police said damage done to the ATV during or after the theft exceeded $3,500; it was recovered at Johnson’s residence. Police said Johnson and Malinowski have been charged with felony burglary, felony theft, felony criminal trespass, felony receiving stolen property and criminal mischief. Police said Johnson and Malinowski were both charged with conspiracy for each of the charges. Police said they were arraigned before District Justice Art Zerbe on Feb. 17 and committed to Warren County Jail on $50,000 bail.

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Warren

Arrest. Pennsylvania State Constables reported arresting Casey J. Banton, 31, Warren, on Feb. 13 at 2:30 p.m. on a bench warrant issued by District Justice Glenn Carlson for failure to respond for traffic citations. Banton was arrested and taken before Carlson and released pending further court action.

Arrest. Pennsylvania State Constables reported arresting Lisa Wolfe, 43, Scott Miller, 19 and Jake Wolfe, 31, on Feb. 13 at 1:15 p.m. on arrest warrants issued by District Justice Glenn Carlson for cruelty to animals. The suspects were arrested and taken before Carlson and released pending further court action.

Glade Twp.

Arrest. Pennsylvania State Constables reported arresting Kyle Robert Kitchel, 22, Warren, on Feb. 12 at 1 p.m. on a bench warrant for disorderly conduct engage in fighting issued by District Justice Glenn Carlson. Kitchel was arrested and taken before Carlson and released pending further court action.

Chautauqua Co.

Meth lab discovery. Jamestown Police were called to 305 E. 5th St. at 2:30 p.m. this afternoon after the apartment manager at that location had observed what he believed was a meth lab inside the building. Responding officers were able to confirm the report and have secured the apartment. Investigators from the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force are currently obtaining a search warrant for the location and members of the New York State Police Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team are responding to assist with the search and disposal of the lab. Police said more information will be released when it becomes available. No arrests have been made at this time. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Jamestown Police Department anonymous tip line at (716) 483-8477.

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Brokenstraw Twp.

Burglary. Sometime between Friday, Feb. 13 and Sunday, Feb. 15, an unknown suspect broke into a residence on Carriage Drive in Brokenstraw Township and stole a coin collection, paper money, and a safe containing money and coins, according to Pennsylvania State Police. The investigation is continuing and anyone with information is asked to contact Warren-based state police.

Conewango Twp.

Hit and run. On Sunday, Feb. 8 between 4:30 and 6 p.m., someone hit a white 2013 Subaru Crosstrek in the Walmart parking lot and caused damage to the front passenger side quarter panel, according to Conewango Township Police. Anyone with information is asked to contact township police.

Sugar Grove Twp.

Theft. According to Pennsylvania State Police, on Thursday, Feb. 12 between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., a known 17-year-old female stole $95 from the purse of Tina Groves, 44, on Valley Park Drive in Sugar Grove. Charges were filed through Warren County Juvenile Probation Department.

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Warren

Charged. Warren City Police said John Leichtenberger, 21, Warren, was charged with receiving stolen property and possession of a controlled substance on Feb. 6 following an investigation into an incident from October 2014.

Charged. Warren City Police said Joseph Notoro, 55, Mount Jewett, was charged with tampering with jurors following an investigation into an incident that occurred in November 2014.

Charged. Warren City Police said Kevin Fratus, 38, Butler, was charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia on Jan. 29 after he was taken into custody on an out-of-county warrant.

Charged. Warren City Police said Anthony Pollaro, 23, Tidioute, was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest on Jan. 30 after police responded to an out-of-control subject.

Charged. Warren City Police said Blair Phillips, 21, Warren, was charged with robbery, unlawful restraint, simple assault, theft by unlawful taking and criminal mischief from an investigation into an incident that occurred on Jan. 31.

Cited. Warren City Police said Kelly Vega, 35, Warren, was cited for operating a vehicle without financial responsibility following a two-vehicle accident at Conewango and Pennsylvania Avenues on Jan. 22.

Charged. Warren City Police said Domingo Blume-Hearn, 18, Warren, was charged with access device fraud, theft by unlawful taking and identity theft on Feb. 5 following an investigation into purchases on a credit card in the amount of $1,521.50 without the permission of the victim. He remains in the Warren County Jail on his previous charges.

Cited. Warren City Police said Allan Nuttall, 25, Warren, was cited for operating a vehichle without financial responsibility on Feb. 4 following a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Buchanan Street.

Charged. Warren City Police said Jeffrey Fields, 33, Warren, was charged with bad checks aftger a check in the amount of $280 was returned for non-sufficient funds to a local business.

Cited. Warren City Police said John Bjorkquist, 29, Warren, was cited for harassment on Feb. 6 after officers responded to a report of an assault.

Cited. Warren City Police said Karen Bailey, 33, Warren, was cited with disorderly conduct and public drunkenness after officers came across her in a public area highly intoxicated on Feb. 7.

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Farmington Twp.

Disorderly conduct. Warren-based state police reported that between 8 a.m. and noon on Feb. 10 at Eisenhower High School a juvenile was charged with disorderly conduct for engaging in a fighting and threatening manner.

Warren County

Telephone scams. Warren-based state police are asking the public to use extreme caution while communicating and giving personal information over the telephone. Police said that one of the most recent telephone scams reported was an individual calling stating they were with the Consumer Protection Agency, located in Washington, D.C., and demanded money from the said individuals. Police said the majority of these scams consist of callers from out of the country and have been targeting the elderly.

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Conewango Twp.

Theft by unlawful taking. Walmart loss prevention personnel reported to Conewango Township police that an employee, Dana S. Crull, had loaded $40 onto a personal gift card on Jan. 24 while working a register and failed to pay for the transaction. Police said Crull was charged with misdemeanor theft by unlawful taking. The charge was filed on Feb. 10 with District Justice Laura Bauer’s office.

Sugar Grove Twp.

Crash. Warren-based state police responded to a two-vehicle accident on Wilson Road on Feb. 8 at 3 a.m. According to police, both an unknown snowmobile and a 2004 Chevrolet Impala, driven by Kaylene L. Coons, 19, Bear Lake, were traveling east on Wilson Road. Another snowmobile started to pass Coons’ vehicle on the right and the other snowmobile started to pass her on the left. Police said the right side of that vehicle hit the left side of Coons’ vehicle. Coons then lost control on the snow-covered roadway and slid counterclockwise into the westbound embankment, coming to rest along the berm. Police said the snowmobile that made contact with Coons’ vehicle failed to stop and fled the scene heading west. Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police or Warren County Crime Stoppers.

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Youngsville

Public intoxication. Youngsville Borough police responded to a report of a man laying in East Main Street at 4:35 p.m. Monday. Police said it was determined that Jay Wilson, 39, Youngsville, was under the influence of alcohol. Police said charges have been filed with District Justice Art Zerbe’s office.

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Brokenstraw

Twp.

Theft. Warren-based state police reported that on Jan. 31 between 7 p.m. and 12:30 a.m. police were contacted by the Rouse Home in regards to prescription medication missing. A suspect is listed as a known 27-year-old male. Police said the incident is still being investigated.

Forgery. Warren-based state police reported that on Feb. 3-4 at Hog Haven, Matthews Run Rd., a counterfeit $10 bill was passed to purchase items. Police said the incident is under investigation.

Pine Grove Twp.

Crash. Warren-based state police responded to a two-vehicle accident on Rt. 62 south of Swede Hill Rd. on Feb. 5 at 7:35 a.m. An unknown vehicle and a 2013 Subaru Legacy, driven by Judith G. Stevens, Lakewood, NY, were traveling south on Sr. 62. The unidentified vehicle impacted the northbound guardrail, came back across the roadway and impacted the left rear of Stevens’ vehicle. The operator of the unknown vehicle fled the scene prior to police arrival and without exchanging information with Stevens. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police or the Warren County Crime Stoppers.

Tidioute

PFA violation. Warren County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Patti Jo Vargason, 32, Tidioute, on Feb. 6 at 10:30 a.m. on Campbell Hill Rd., Tidioute, for an alleged violation of a protection from abuse order. Vargason did admit to deputies she had been living with the plaintiff for the last two months, resulting in a violation of the final PFA issued by the Warren County Court of Common Pleas. Vargason was arrested and arraigned before District Justice Glenn Carlson. Vargason has been placed in the Warren County Jail in lieu of $2,500 bail.

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Brokenstraw Twp.

Burglary. Warren-based state police reported that on Feb. 5 an arrest warrant was issued for Gabriel E. O’Neil, 23, last known address Sugar Grove, by District Justice Art Zerbe in connection with an incident that occurred last month where a Youngsville man reported tools stolen from his garage. The arrest warrant was issued on charges of burglary, theft and receiving stolen property. Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police or Warren County Crime Stoppers.

Conewango Twp.

DUI crash. Conewango Township police reported that on Feb. 1 at 12:53 p.m. Robert Newton Larimer, Warren, crashed his 1997 Buick LeSabre into a ditch in front of 3979 Follett Run Rd. Police said they responded to the scene and found Larimer to be under the influence of a prescription medication, which rendered him incapable of safe driving. Police charged Larimer with DUI and driving on right side of roadway.

Mead Twp.

Crash. Warren-based state police responded to a four-vehicle accident on Route 6 at its intersection with Griff Hill Road on Jan. 31 at 3:25 p.m. According to police, a 2003 Jeep Liberty, driven by Deena R. Filla, 35, Warren, was traveling east on Route 6 in the area of Dutchman Run Road. A Honda Civic, driven by John R. Neff, Youngsville; a 2000 Ford Focus, driven by Lorn R. Champlin Jr., 29, Sheffield, and a 2004 Toyota Camry, driven by Larry L. Crossley, 57, Tiona, were stopped in the eastbound lane, waiting for another vehicle to execute a left-hand turn. Police said the front of Filla’s vehicle struck the back end of Neff’s vehicle, which caused it to strike Champlin’s vehicle and, in turn, Champlin’s vehicle to strike Crossley’s vehicle. Neff and Champlin were taken via ambulance to Warren General Hospital for what police called moderate injuries. Filla was cited.

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Conewango Twp.

Crash. On Jan. 18 at 3:08 a.m. police were dispatched to Preston Rd. for a report of a motor vehicle accident. Sean Grimmer, 24, Warren, was traveling southbound on Preston Rd. and failed to negotiate a left hand turn, striking the embankment on the west side of the roadway and then traveling back across both lanes of travel before striking the embankment on the east side of the roadway, which caused the vehicle to roll onto its passenger side. Charges of DUI, authorized use of motor vehicle and several summary charges have been filed with District Justice Laura Bauer’s office. Further court action in pending, police said.

Mead Twp.

Crash. Warren-based state police responded to a one vehicle accident on Feb. 3 at 1:34 a.m. on Brown Run Rd. west of Woodlawn Ln. A 2010 Subaru Forester, driven by Daniel R. Brown, 21, Clarendon, was traveling east on Brown Run when control of the vehicle was lost. Police said the vehicle crossed into the oncoming lane and exited the north edge of the roadway. The vehicle then struck a utility pole, causing the pole to break. Police said Brown was not injured but was cited for driving vehicle at safe speed and restraint systems as police said Brown was not wearing a seatbelt and the airbags did not deploy. The vehicle was towed from the scene by PennMark Towing.

Allegheny Co.

Warrant arrest. At about 12:34 p.m. on Feb. 2 Warren County Sheriff’s Deputies with the assistance of the Pittsburgh Police Department arrested Daniel Roqueplot, 34, New Castle, at the Allegheny County Prison on a bench warrant issued by the Warren County Court of Common Pleas for failure to appear for fines and costs court. He was placed in the Warren County Jail pending further court action.

Erie Co.

Warrant arrest. At about 2:11 p.m. on Feb. 3 Warren County Sheriff’s Deputies with the assistance of Pa. State Parole Erie arrested Aloys Vine at the Pa. State Parole Office Erie on a bench warrant issued by District Justice Art Zerbe for failure to appear for a preliminary hearing on a charge of theft by unlawful taking. He was taken before District Justice Laura Bauer and then placed in the Warren County Jail in lieu of $5,000 bail.

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Conewango Twp.

Warrant arrest. Warren County Sheriff’s deputies and Warren-based state police arrested Bryan Christopher Steele, 32, Jamestown, N.Y., at noon on Feb. 2 at the Warren Mall on a supervisor’s warrant issued by the Warren County Adult Probation Department and a common pleas warrant for failure to appear for fines and costs court. Steele has been placed in the Warren County Jail pending further court action.

Theft. Conewango Township police on Monday said Thairy Melendez Rosario, 30, Jamestown, N.Y., has been charged with retail theft following an investigation from November 2014 at Walmart. According to police, Melendez Rosario failed to pay for items at the self-checkout on seven occasions. Police said a misdemeanor charge of retail theft has been filed at District Justice Laura Bauer’s office.

Chautauqua Co., N.Y.

Warrant arrest. Warren County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Melinda M. Martin, 35, Jamestown, N.Y., at 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 2 at the Chautauqua County Jail on a supervisor’s warrant issued by the Warren County Adult Probation Department for alleged violations. Martin has been placed in the Warren County Jail pending further court action.

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Brokenstraw Twp.

Crash. State police report that at 9:25 p.m. on Jan. 30, Hallie A. Pearson, 24, of Warren lost control of a 2002 Toyota Camry while driving on icy roadways on Route 6. The vehicle spun counter-clockwise, impacted a concrete barrier, and continued to spin across both westbound lanes. The vehicle came to rest along the north berm, facing north. She received a minor injury and was cited for failure to drive at a safe speed.

Crash. State police report that 10:30 p.m., Brittany L. Hollabaugh, 23, of Bear Lake was traveling eastbound and lost control of a 2000 Toyota 4 Runner on an icy Route 6. The vehicle spun counter-clockwise across both eastbound lanes onto the median and rolled onto its roof. She was transported to Warren General Hospital by Youngsville Fire Department ambulance and was cited for failure to drive at a safe speed.

Conewango Twp.

Crash. Conewango Township Police report that at 4:28 p.m. on Jan. 30, Tina Cooper, Scandia Road, was traveling west on Jackson Run Road when she lost control of her 2002 Ford Explorer on the icy roadway. Her vehicle turned sideways in the roadway and collided with a Ford Explorer that was traveling east, driven by Jane Lewis. The passenger side of Coopers vehicle struck the front end of Lewis’ vehicle. After the impact, Lewis’ vehicle struck a snow embankment and a pine tree. Cooper’s vehicle spun back into the roadway and collided with the driver’s side mirror of s red Subaru Imprezza being driven by Amy Steele of Asheville N.Y. Lewis was transported to Warren General Hospital and treated for minor injuries. Both Lewis’ and Cooper’s vehicle were towed from the scene with heavy damage. Conewango Police were assisted at the scene by Emergycare, North Warren Volunteer Fire Department and Warren City Fire Department.

Fleeing and eluding police. State police report that at 2:25 a.m. on Feb. 1, James Gerald Justice, 44, of Warren failed to stop his vehicle when emergency lights and siren were activated for several moving violations, and a pursuit ensued. Upon contact with Justice, police determined that he was driving under the influence. Charges of fleeing and eluding, DUI and several additional charges were filed through District Justice Laura Bauer’s office, and Justice was remanded to the Warren County Jail on $5,000 bail.

Youngsville

Liquor law violation. On Jan. 30, the Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement reported that Down Under, 7 East Main Street in Youngsville, failed to require patrons to vacate the part of the premises habitually used for the service of alcoholic beverages not later than one-half hour after the required time for the cessation of the service of alcoholic beverages on Dec. 20, 2014. The charges will be brought up before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) who has the authority to impose penalties ranging from $50 to $1,000 for minor offenses and up to $5,000 for more serious offenses. The ALJ can also impose a license suspension or revocation based on the severity of the charge. the ALJ can also mandate training for the licensee to educate them on the requirements of being a licensee.