Four plead guilty in preliminary hearings

Four guilty pleas were entered during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse.

¯ Timothy W. Conklin, Jr., Warren, to theft by unlawful taking – movable property. Charges of theft by unlawful taking – movable property and receiving stolen property were withdrawn.

¯ Santana Welker, Erie, to possession of drug paraphernalia.

¯ Daniel D. Maines, Warren, to harassment – communication lewd, threatening, etc. language. A count of terroristic threats with intent to terrorize another was withdrawn.

¯ Michelle M. James, Tiona, to possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and required financial responsibility. Charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, operating a vehicle without a valid inspection, no headlights and driving an unregistered vehicle were withdrawn.