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Ten plead guilty in Warren County Court

Ten defendants entered guilty pleas during Warren County plea court proceedings Monday before President Judge Maureen Skerda.Those entering pleas were: John E. Baran, 52, Irvine, guilty to resisting arrest. Charges of simple assault and harassment were not prosecuted. Jessi L. Coccaro, 34, ...

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Zerbe recertifiedSenior Magisterial District Judge Arthur Zerbe, Sr. was again certified for service as a member of Pennsylvania's Unified Judicial System after completion recently of continuing legal education course work. The week-long instructional program, held in Harrisburg, is designed to ...

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WarrenDUI. On Friday, March 25, at around 9:16 p.m., according to Warren-based state police, a 23-year-old male was stopped on Route 6 eastbound at the Route 62 exit. Police said that during the course of the stop the suspect was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia and marijuana. ...

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Pittsfield Twp.Found. A 20-inch, girls Huffy bicycle was found at 8:18 p.m. Monday, March 7, along Davey Hill Road in Pittsfield just south of the bridge. The owner is asked to call Pennsylvania State Police to identify it and have it returned.Pleasant Twp.Crash. A Kane man was cited after a ...

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Freehold Twp.Burglary, theft, criminal trespass. Corry-based state police report that sometime between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on March 20, someone removed prescription medication and money from a private residence on King Hill Road. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police in ...

Reading man accused in theft of car surrenders to police

A Reading man was arrested after stealing a vehicle from a Sheffield woman and then turning himself in to state police.Victor Marvin Luce III, 22, turned himself in Tuesday at the state police barracks in Starbrick, two days after a 2014 Volkswagen Beetle disappeared from 2nd Mill Street in ...

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Glade Twp.DUI. Warren-based state police reported that on March 13 at 3:47 a.m. Douglas Lee Whitmore, 57, Pine Grove Township, was found with his vehicle stuck roadside at the intersection of Jackson Avenue and Irvinedale Road. Police said Whitmore was found to be driving while under the ...

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WarrenWarrant arrest. Warren County Sheriff's deputies reported that on March 22 at approximate 8:42 p.m. Christopher King, 27, was arrested on a bench warrant issued by the Warren County Court of Common Pleas for failure to appear for his Fines and Costs court hearing on Feb. 23. King was ...

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WarrenWarrant arrest. On March 21 at approximately 2 p.m. Warren County Sheriff deputies arrested Keith E. Urey, 26, Cooperstown, Pa., on a supervisor's warrant for probation violations and a bench warrant for failure to appear for fines and costs. Urey was incarcerated in the Warren County ...

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Conewango Twp.Harassment. Warren-based state police report that at 8:43 a.m. on March 14, a known 23-year old male ran into a known 26-year old male at 33 Main Drive, and tried to punch him in the head and face. Police said the accused had to be restrained by multiple people. A charge of ...

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Pleasant Twp.Crash. Warren-based state police responded to a one-vehicle accident on Route 62 on March 17 at 9:30 a.m. According to police, Clayton A. Roxberry, 23, Tidioute, driving a 2002 Dodge Neon, was traveling south on Route 62 and reportedly fell asleep, dropping off the shoulder before ...

Judge sentences two

Two men were sentenced during a special Warren County sentence court proceeding in front of Judge Maureen Skerda on Friday.Matthew A. Brown, 27, Warren, was sentenced to 30 days to two years minus one day in Warren County Jail, eligible for work release and early-reentry, one year of ...

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Eldred Twp.Theft. A handgun, a Davis Industries .308 caliber semi-automatic pistol, was reported stolen from a private residence on Route 27 in Eldred Township between Feb. 1 and March 9. Anyone with information is asked to contact Pennsylvania State Police at 728-3600.Limestone Twp.Theft. ...

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WarrenWarrant arrest. On March 16 at approximately 7:45 p.m. Warren County Sheriff Deputies arrested Nathan E. Southwick, 22, W. Fifth Ave., Warren, on a supervisor's warrant for probation violations. Southwick was incarcerated in the Warren County Jail pending further court action.Columbus ...

One pleads guilty at Warren County Central Court

One defendant entered a guilty plea, another was held for court, the charges against another were reclassified, and the case against one defendant was withdrawn during Warren County central court proceedings Wednesday before District Justice Laura Bauer.Shyanna M. Matsock, 19, of Warren, ...

18-year-old to face statutory sexual assault charge

An 18-year-old Warren man has been charged with having sexual contact with a minor.Warren-based Pennsylvania State Police reported an investigation was conducted regarding contact between Shawn S. Seekins, 18, and a 14-year old female.A Conewango police officer originally discovered the details ...

SVP denied new trial but can appeal to state Supreme Court

A Warren man convicted of multiple sex-related crimes during a Sept. 2013 trial had his rights to appeal to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court reinstated during a post-conviction collateral relief hearing Monday afternoon.Joseph R. White, 36, is currently confined in a state correctional ...

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WarrenTheft. City of Warren police reported that Blaine Beatty, 24, Warren, was charged with theft from a motor vehicle, receiving stolen property, four counts of access device fraud and access device fraud attempt on March 10 following an investigation into a theft of a purse from a motor ...

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Pittsfield Twp.Criminal Mischief. According to state police, a juvenile subject was charged with criminal mischief on Saturday March 12 at 7:30 p.m. The juvenile intentionally broke several items belonging to a victim at 170 Dey Lane in Pittsfield.

Warren man sentenced to state prison for assault

A Warren man will spend years in prison for choking his girlfriend into unconsciousness.Christopher J. Lendvay was sentenced to 54 to 108 months in state prison for aggravated assault on Friday.He was also ordered to pay $1,726.16 in restitution, a $2,500 fine, $575 in fees, submit a DNA ...