Cops & Court Report

Court slaps second SVP designation on Anderson

A Youngsville man currently behind bars has been deemed a sexually violent predator for a second time.Josh L. Anderson, 35, was sentenced last Friday by Senior Judge William Morgan.At a jury trial on Aug. 24, he was found guilty of interference with the custody of children, lure child into ...

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ConewangoTwp.Retail theft. On Nov. 7 at 4:40 p.m. Walmart Loss Prevention personnel stopped Dawn M. Smith, 44, Sugar Grove, attempting to leave Walmart in North Warren with $37.17 worth of merchandise without paying. Subsequently, Conewango Township police cited Smith with summary retail theft.

Warren man enters plea in incest case

A 28-year-old Warren man entered a plea to a felony count of incest on Friday.President Judge Maureen Skerda took the plea Friday morning. In addition to the count of incest, the defendant also pleaded guilty to a count of indecent assault.The Times Observer is not publishing the name the ...

Felony charges against Titusville man withdrawn

The six felony charges and two misdemeanors against a Titusville man were withdrawn shortly after his trial started Friday morning in Warren County Court of Common Pleas.In the case of Thomas J. Cox, 58, Titusville, the jury was brought in and its responsibilities explained by President Judge ...

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Conewango Twp.Theft. Conewango Township Police report that sometime between 9:45 p.m. on Nov. 3 and 1:15 a.m. on Nov. 4, someone entered an unlocked vehicle parked at 1818 Pennsylvania Ave. W. and removed $40 in cash, cigarettes and a controlled prescription medicine. Anyone with information is ...

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WarrenTerroristic threats. State police said at 10:40 p.m. Oct. 30, Patrick Kiser, unreported, made threats to an unreported victim. Kiser was interviewed by police, police said, and made similar statements to police about the victim. Charges were filed through District Judge Glenn Carlson.

Bedow waives preliminary hearing

A Grand Valley man who left Warren County with a 15-year-old and was arrested in Maine has waived his preliminary hearing.Kyle J. Bedow, 18, Grand Valley was initially charged with felony counts of interference with the custody of children and concealment of whereabouts of a child after his ...

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WarrenDUI. Warren-based state police reported that on Oct. 25 at 12:49 a.m. Clark Edward Russ, 53, Russell, was observed committing a traffic violation on Third Ave. at its intersection with East St. Police said Russ was arrested for DUI with charges to be filed through District Justice Glenn ...

2 plead guilty at Central Court

Two defendants pleaded guilty and charges were withdrawn against another during central court preliminary hearings on Wednesday before District Justice Laura Bauer.The following pleaded guilty: Brandon M. Hostovich, Warren, to a count of furnishing drug free urine use or attempt. Dylan James ...

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WarrenDUI. Sara Throckmorton, 23, Bridgeville, was charged with DUI-General Impairment, DUI- Highest Rate, Restriction on Alcohol Beverages and Turning Movements and Required Signals, on Oct. 18 following a traffic stop.Public Drunkenness. Clarence Johnson Jr., 52, Warren, was cited for Public ...

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Freehold Twp.Theft. According to Corry-based state police, sometime between 6 a.m. and 9:38 p.m. on Oct. 30, someone stole a silver 2004 Dodge 3500 pickup truck from 1100 Porter Hill Road. The investigation is ongoing pending further information.Glade Twp.Criminal mischief. According to state ...

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WarrenHarassment. City of Warren police reported that Ruth Walter, 62, Warren, was cited for harassment on Oct. 26 after police responded to a report of an argument that turned physical.Possession of drug paraphernalia. City of Warren police reported that Cory Burns, 29, Olean, NY, was charged ...

Jamestown (N.Y.) police seek area bank robber

Police are looking for help in identifying a suspect who robbed a Jamestown bank Friday afternoon.According to a release from the Jamestown Police Department, an unknown white male entered the First Niagara Bank at about 4:30 p.m. and demanded cash from the teller."After receiving the cash the ...

Pleasantville man charged in theft outside of Double D’s

Charges have been filed against a defendant who was captured after police released images from security footage.Ryan Matthew Young, 33, Pleasantville, has been charged with two counts of receiving stolen property and two counts of theft from a motor vehicle, all first-degree misdemeanors, as ...

Craker avoids criminal homicide charge in death of Warren woman

A Corry woman originally charged with homicide in Warren County has entered a plea to aggravated assault after the evidence didn't conclusively tie the assault to the death of the victim.Danielle Craker, 27, of Corry, is awaiting sentencing on first-degree felony aggravated assault after ...

Williams pleads guilty to indecent assault

A Warren man has pleaded guilty to charges that will require him to register as a Megan's Law sexual offender for the rest of his life.Franklin David Williams, 67, pleaded guilty to felony aggravated indecent assault and felony aggravated indecent assault of a child during change of plea ...

Woman sentenced for passing fake bills at fair

One of the two individuals who allegedly passed counterfeit $50 bills at the Warren County Fair last year has been sentenced.Christine M. Redding, 35, Jamestown, N.Y., was sentenced Monday by Judge Gregory Hammond.Pennsylvania State Police identified Redding in April as one of two suspects ...

Three defendants enter guilty pleas

Three defendants entered guilty pleas during change of plea proceedings on Thursday before Judge Gregory Hammond.They are: Shawn D. Dibble, Warren, to simple assault. James L. Linger, Sherman, N.Y., to unsworn falsification to authorities. A count of materially false written statement was not ...

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Eldred Twp.Criminal mischief. Warren-based state police report that sometime between 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 26 and 4:15 p.m. on Oct. 27, someone pried the lock-hasp off of a Pepsi machine located near the entrance of the Grand Valley Volunteer Fire Department, then fled the scene. Anyone with ...

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Conewango Twp.Bad checks. Conewango Township Police report that on Oct. 27 they received a complaint of a bad check that was written to Ekey's' Florist in September. Police said Jeffrey Greer, 52, Falconer, N.Y., failed to make good on the check after proper notice, and a non-traffic citation ...