Cops & Court Report

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Sugar GroveTwp.Crash. State police report that at 5:47 p.m. on Jan. 11, William L. Black, 74, Youngsville, was traveling south in a 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer on Mathews Run Road approximately three quarters of a mile south of Patchen Hollow Road when his vehicle crossed the center line and ...

Accused passer of fake $50s goes on trial

After almost 11 hours and testimony from 15 witnesses, the first day of the trial of a Jamestown, N.Y., man accused of passing counterfeit currency at the Warren County Fair wrapped up suddenly on Tuesday.In the trial of Jordan T. Adams, 29, Judge Gregory Hammond had warned jurors that they ...

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WarrenBad checks. City of Warren police reported Ruth Anne Beane, 34, Warren, was cited for bad checks on Jan. 5 after a check in the amount of $30 was returned for non-sufficient funds.Brokenstraw Twp.Crash. Warren-based state police report that at 8:11 a.m. on Jan.12, an unnamed woman was ...

Ten defendants change pleas to guilty

Ten defendants entered guilty pleas before President Judge Maureen Skerda during change of plea proceedings Monday afternoon.Entering pleas were: Clifford C. Adams, 45, Youngsville, pleaded guilty to recklessly endangering another person, meet vehicle proceeding in opposite direction, reckless ...

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WarrenHarassment. City of Warren police reported that Matthew Constable, 40, Warren, was cited for harassment on Jan. 10 after police witnessed a physical altercation between him and the victim during a civil stand by.Careless driving. City of Warren police reported Jason Turbo, 44, ...

Judges sentence nine defendants

Eight defendants were sentenced Friday before Judge Gregory Hammond.Sentenced were: Seth R. Beckwith, 24, Warren, for two counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. Beckwith was sentences to three years probation, $1,300 in fines, $675 in ...

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WarrenLiquor law violation. The Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement based in Erie reported that a citation was issued on Dec. 30 against Mangione Beverage LLC, 115 Pennsylvania Ave. E., for failure to notify the board within 15 days of a change in manager during the ...

Warren man sent to prison on DUI charges

A Warren man was sentenced to incarceration in a state correctional institution Friday before Judge Gregory Hammond on three separate dockets involving DUI.Ryan L. Markey, 32, accumulated three separate DUI incidents over a two-month period; the incidents were on July 29, Aug. 14 and Sept. 28, ...

Petition to withdraw guilty pleas denied

A petition by a Youngsville man to withdraw a series of guilty pleas to five sexual felonies was denied by Judge Gregory Hammond on Friday.The petition was filed on behalf of Jonathan G. Upton, 34, on Dec. 23."I had never been through this," Upton testified during Friday's hearing. "I was going ...

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WarrenHarassment. City of Warren police reported that a 16-year-old male was cited for harassment on Dec. 20 when officers responded to a report that he was making threats.Harassment. City of Warren police reported that Jason Seybert, 37, Warren, was cited for harassment on Dec. 20 after ...

Charges withdrawn vs. Warren man

One defendant saw charges withdrawn during central court proceedings before District Justice Laura Bauer Wednesday.Charges of simple assault and harassment - subject other to physical contact were withdrawn against Paul K. Langill, 27, Warren.

Youngsville man pleads guilty in federal child porn case

A Youngsville man entered a plea to a sexual exploitation of children charge in federal court this week.In a Jan. 4 release, U.S. Attorney David Hickton said Tyler M. Engle, 23, of 29160 Route 6, entered a guilty plea before U.S. District Court Judge David Cercone.Sentencing is set for 10:45 ...

Accused poacher held for court

A Titusville man was held for court on poaching charges Wednesday during central court proceedings before District Judge Laura Bauer.Bradley Vance Ongley, 52, was bound on all charges-two of unlawful kill/take big game-closed season, one of use of vehicle conveyance propelled by other than ...

Riding in style

Choper's riding in style.Thanks to 74 donations so far totaling over $56,000, Conewango Township K9 Officer Choper is completely paid for-including a new police cruiser for Choper to ride in with his partner Officer Scott Neiswonger."It's a blessing," Neiswonger said. "Every agency in Warren ...

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WarrenPFA violation. The Warren County Sheriff's Office reported that at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 5, Michael P. Himes, 44, Warren, was arrested by sheriff's deputies for indirect criminal contempt for violating the terms of a Protection From Abuse order. He was incarcerated in the Warren ...

Warren County food inspections

These establishments in Warren County were inspected by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services between Dec. 3 and Jan. 4. Arby's , 3930 Market St., Warren, no violations. Country Fair, 161 Pleasant Dr., Warren, three violations Deli meat date ...

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Sugar GroveCruelty to animals. Paws Along The River Humane Society reported that James M. Groves, Sugar Grove, pleaded guilty on Dec. 10 before District Justice Arthur Zerbe for neglecting and failing to provide daily care, proper shelter, and veterinary care to two dogs he owned. Fines, ...

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Cherry Grove Twp.Search and rescue. The Warren County Sheriff's Office reported they assisted Cherry Grove Volunteer Fire Department and the VFD's K-9 Search and Rescue Team with locating two hikers lost in the heart's Content area. At approximately 5 p.m., Brent Foster, Pittsfield, and Alicia ...

Bench warrants

File submitted to Times ObserverThe Warren County Sheriff's Office provided this poster, issued by the Warren County Domestic Relations Office, on Wednesday morning, showing bench warrants issued for those who owe child support or child support fees. In July, the office provided a list of eight ...

Jamestown police seek arsonist, tips from public

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. - A string of related arson fires in the city has Jamestown police and fire investigators actively seeking tips from the public.According to Captain Robert F. Samuelson, division commander of the Jamestown Police Department, three arsons occurred in the city just in the past few ...