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Cops & Court Report

Meth found after Jamestown stop

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. — A Jamestown man is facing several charges, including violating Leandra’s Law and criminal possession of a controlled substance following a traffic stop Thursday night in the city. Police stopped a vehicle, driven by 31-year-old Felix J. Rodriguez Gomez, at 8:15 p.m. on ...

Jamestown man in meth arrest has bail reduction denied

A Jamestown, N.Y. man involved a Terrace Street methamphetamine lab had a petition for bail reduction denied. Armando Rosario, 115 Crossman Street, Jamestown, N.Y., was charged with two counts of possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, possession of methamphetamine with intent ...

On Record

Erie County Crash. Corry-based state police responded to a single-vehicle accident on Rt. 6 on Jan. 12. A 2014 Hyundai Sonata, driven by Cassandra D. Mason, 25, Warren, was traveling west following a 2008 Dodge Avenger. The Avenger’s  operator, unidentified by police, slowed to allow a ...

Youngsville man apprehended for felony burglary

A Youngsville man charged with felony burglary has been apprehended by police. Jamie Delbert Crick, 41, of Youngsville, was caught at a residence near Youngsville Elementary Middle School on Thursday afternoon, according to Youngsville Chief of Police Todd Mineweaser. “This is a guy ...

Suspect’s capture causes brief lockdown at YEMS

Students and faculty at Youngsville Elementary/Middle School endured a brief lockout on Thursday afternoon. An announcement posted on the Warren County School District Facebook page (early Thursday afternoon) said: “The Pennsylvania State Police has asked that Youngsville Elementary Middle ...

One pleads guilty, one held at prelims

One defendant was held for court while another pled guilty during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday before District Justice Tood Woodin. Mikael Thomas, Camp Hill, Pa., was held for court. Thomas has been charged with burglary – overnight accommodation, no person present, conspiracy ...

On The Record

Eldred Twp. Burglary. According to Pennsylvania State Police, an unknown suspect entered a camp owned by John Worner, Erie, and Kenneth Slocum, Harborcreek, at Emerson Hill Road in Grand Valley and caused damage to a window, a door, and a television in the camp. The incident remains under ...

5 plead guilty at change of plea

Five men entered guilty pleas to DUI-related charges during change of plea proceedings on Monday before Judge Gregory Hammond. ¯ Howard Edward Easton, Pittsfield, to DUI: General impairment/incapable of safe driving – first offense, failure to yield to emergency vehicle, driving on right ...

Warren men have sentencing delayed on federal tax, currency charges

Two Warren men who have pled guilty to federal tax and currency charges have had sentencing delayed. According to federal court records, Randall Branch pled guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States and willful failure to file a tax return during a September 26 proceeding at the ...

On The Record

Warren False Identification. Dustin Hepler-Kostreba, 19, Warren was charged with False Identification to Law Enforcement and Driving without a License following a traffic stop on December 12, 2016. Public Drunkeness. Michael Bradish, 49, Warren was cited for Public Drunkenness on December ...

Consumers learning about potential life-saving drug, Narcan

Anyone can get Narcan. Also called Naloxone, the nasal mist blocks and reverses the effects of opiates and opioids, neurologically; which means, if someone has overdosed on heroin or prescription painkillers, it can literally bring them back from the dead. Generally thought of as a tool of ...

Graduation day

A pair of Warren County residents were among 25 men and one woman who recently graduated from the Municipal Police Training Academy at Mercyhurst University. Joshua Frederoski of Clarendon and Scott Means of Warren recently completed the five-month course at the North East campus at ...

On The Record

Warren Theft. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Mark Irwin Shaffer, 25, of Youngsville, was charged with theft after an incident on October 30, 2016. Police say Shaffer collected money from a fundraiser at an area business and never turned it in. Charges for theft were filed through ...

Buffalo man charged as crack cocaine dealer

Warren County Drug Task Force investigators have arrested and charged a Buffalo man believed to be a crack cocaine dealer. Demario Chatmon has been charged with possession with intent to deliver, criminal use of a communication facility, possession of a controlled substance, resisting arrest ...

Defendants sentenced on Friday

The following additional defendants were sentenced on Friday by President Judge Maureen Skerda. ¯ Rebecca Lynn Abbott, Falconer, NY, to a six month intermediate punishment sentence, with five days to be served as incarceration in the Warren County Jail, and the duration to be served on ...

On The Record

Warren Hit and Run. City of Warren Police are looking for any information into a Hit and Run Accident that occurred on December 30, 2016, at the intersection of Hickory/Pennsylvania Avenue. A red Toyota truck with a white stripe on the back of it struck another vehicle and left the scene of ...

Buffalo man sentenced to state prison for home invasion

The only man apprehended in an August Pleasant Township home invasion will spend the next 26 months in state prison. Lasheam Steward, Buffalo, was sentenced Friday by President Judge Maureen Skerda on burglary and conspiracy to commit burglary, both first-degree felonies, as well as criminal ...

Corry man deemed sex offender

A Corry man has been deemed a sexual offender and sentenced to county jail time for sending an illicit picture to a 15-year-old female and begging that she return the favor. Ronald L. Decker, 22, was sentenced by President Judge Maureen Skerda on Friday on a count of corruption of minors - ...

Pittsfield man sentenced to state prison for assault on trooper

A Pittsfield man who pled to charges stemming from an assault on a state trooper is headed to state prison. Jeremy L. Paden was sentenced on Friday by President Judge Maureen Skerda to a combined sentence of 26 months to 52 months in state prison from the May incident. According to ...

Warren woman involved in criminal enterprise sentenced

A Warren woman involved in a criminal enterprise has been sentenced for her involvement Tara J. Phillips was sentenced on Friday by President Judge Maureen Skerda on charges of endangering the welfare of a child possession and possession with intent to deliver. Witnesses at prior ...