Cops & Court Report

2 bound in absentia in Central Court

Two defendants were bound in their absence, another was bound for court, and a bench warrant issued for the arrest of another during Warren County Central Court proceedings Wednesday before District Justice Glenn Carlson.Bound in absentia were: Nathan E. Manhart, Panama, N.Y., charged with ...

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WarrenPossession. Warren City police said Evelyn Bennink, 35, Warren was charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia on Feb. 23 following an investigation.DUI. Warren City police said Alexandra Pellegrino, 22, Warren, was charged with 2 counts of ...

Sheffield man faces multiple charges

A Sheffield man faces a lengthy list of felony charges after he was found to be setting fires in his Center Street apartment on March 2.Pennsylvania State Police have charged Brian Andrew Skiba, 58, 17 Center St., Apt. 1, with a total of 10 counts, including felony arson and risking catastrophe ...

Ogres And Princesses

By KILEY FISCHERkfischer@timesobserver.comThe ogres are coming!"Shrek The Musical" opens March 19 and the fairy tale creatures are taking a break from squatting on Shrek's swamp to mingle with the kids of Warren County.Cast members of the 13th All County Musical will host "Fairytales with ...

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WarrenWarrant arrest. At about 4 p.m. on Feb. 27 Warren County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Kyle Kitchel, 22, Warren, at the Warren County Courthouse on three warrants issued by the Warren County Court of Common Pleas for failure to appear for fines and costs court. He was placed in the Warren ...

Felony charge related to missing local teenager

A Warren man faces a felony charge stemming from an incident involving a 15-year-old missing girl.Matthew Robert Telford, 20, Warren, has been charged with interference with custody of a child.According to Warren-based Pennsylvania State Police, an investigation was underway on March 1 ...

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Farmington Twp.Crash. Warren-based state police responded to a two-vehicle accident on Pa. 957 at the intersection with Miller Hill Rd. on Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. A 1986 Chevrolet K10, driven by Jonathan R. Andrews, 33, Frewsburg, NY, was traveling north on Miller Hill Rd. across Rt. 957 after ...

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Pleasant Twp.DUI crash. According to Warren-based state police, at 1:56 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 14, a 1999 Chevrolet 1500 driven by Jeremy Miller, 22, Pleasant Township, left the road and overturned once, landing on its tires, at the intersection of Crestview Boulevard and Pleasant Drive after ...

3 heroin overdoes in Chautauqua Co.

Heroin was responsible for three overdoses in Chautauqua County, N.Y., on Friday, one of which resulted in a fatality."Police agencies throughout Chautauqua County are warning the public of three heroin overdoses that have occurred today resulting from the consumption of heroin that in packaged ...

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Mead Twp.Criminal mischief. Warren-based state police reported that between 6 p.m. on Feb. 24 and 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 25 someone hit the corner of the Frosty Chalet and damaged part of the roof line and gutter. Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police or Warren County Crime ...

Two enter guilty pleas

In Central Court on Wednesday before District Justice Laura Bauer, two defendants entered guilty pleas and one was bound over for court.Pleading guilty were: Chevy Haskins, 21, Russell, to one count of possession of marijuana. Anthony Pollaro, 23, Tidioute, to one count of disorderly conduct, ...

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WarrenOdor investigation. City of Warren firefighters responded to multiple complaints of the smell of natural gas on Tuesday between 7:56 a.m. and 8:45 a.m. Fire Department Operations and Training Officer Joe Beardsley said the reports were unfounded and the firefighters were unable to track ...

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Conewango Twp.Retail theft. Conewango Township police were called by Walmart on Feb. 23 at 3 p.m. to the apprehension of Jonathan R. Smith, 35, Warren, by Walmart Loss Prevention. Smith had taken $58.56 worth of merchandise without paying. Smith was charged with misdemeanor retail theft due to ...

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Pine Grove Twp.Crash. According to Warren-based state police, on Feb. 23 at 11:07 a.m. a 1997 Lincoln Continental driven by Timothy L. Huey, 49, Russell, was turning onto Akeley Road from Route 62 when a 2002 Dodge Caravan operated by Brandon Watson, 29, Warren, rear ended the Lincoln. Police ...

Thirteen defendants receive sentences

Thirteen defendants were sentenced during court proceedings on Friday before Judge Gregory Hammond. Genie Pierson, Corry, to five years intermediate punishment, to start with 30 days of house arrest, on a count of possession with intent to deliver. Pierson was fined $1,000, ordered to pay $725 ...

Judge accepts pleas

Three defendants entered guilty pleas, four entered not guilty pleas and two bench warrants were issued during arraignment and plea court proceedings before Judge Gregory Hammond last Thursday.The following pleaded guilty: Adam J. Raffaele, Warren, to DUI: General impairment incapable of safe ...

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Conewango Twp.Harassment. Warren-based state police report that at 9 p.m. on Feb. 20, Debra Braun, 57, Warren, subjected a victim to physical contact while the victim was in the performance of her duties at Warren State Hospital. Braun allegedly lunged at the victim, grabbed her by the hair and ...

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Conewango Twp.Retail theft. According to Conewango Township police, on Dec. 10 at 4:31 p.m. James Boardman, Sinclairville, N.Y., stole two DeWalt cordless drills with a total value of $408 from Lowe's in North Warren. Police subsequently charged Boardman with one count of misdemeanor retail ...

Warren man jailed on child porn charges

A Warren man was sentenced on Friday on charges stemming from the possession and distribution of child pornography.Christian Imperial, 20, will spend a minimum of 11 months in the Warren County Jail and 40 years as a Megan's Law sexual offender as a result of Friday's sentencing on charges of ...

Bench warrants issued

Bench warrants have been issued for the following defendants who failed to appear for a rule to show cause hearing for non-payment of fines, costs and restitution on Feb. 17:David Bellamy, Clarendon; Alan Broadwater, Philadelphia,; Robert Anthony Brown, Warren; Tracy Allen Burns, Clarendon; ...