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Cops & Court Report

Bail revoked for accused drug dealer from Youngsville

Bail for an accused Warren County drug dealer has been revoked. Dustin E. Jordan, 18, of Youngsville, was charged in January with two counts of possession with intent to deliver; two counts of criminal use of a communications facility; and two county of endangering the welfare of ...

Bail won’t be reduced for Warren man charged with rape

The bail for a man who police say confessed to rape will not be reduced. Kameron M.J. Osborne, 22, of Warren, is charged with rape - forcible compulsion; sexual assault; aggravated indecent assault; indecent assault; and endangering the welfare of children. According to police, Osborne ...

More drug charges for Union City woman

A Union City woman who was arrested on drug charges Tuesday faces new charges for allegedly trying to get drugs into Warren County Jail. Kendra J. Byler, 24, of Union City, is charged with two counts of contraband - possession of a controlled substance by inmate; and two counts of possession ...

New bail amount for Warren man accused of assault

A man facing charges including aggravated assault and failure to update sexual offender registration has new a new bail amount. John A. Snyder, 49, of Warren, was represented in court Friday on a motion to modify bail in the sexual offender registry docket and a motion to set bail in the ...

‘Attempted homicide’

A Tidioute woman has been charged with attempted homicide after allegedly shooting a man three times during a domestic dispute. Samantha J. Daelhousen, 32, of 157 Orchard Lane, Tidioute, faces one count of criminal attempt - criminal homicide, one count of aggravated assault with a deadly ...

Clarendon man charged for contact with 8-year-old girl

A Clarendon man faces charges for allegedly having repeated sexual contact with a girl under 8 years old. Carter T. Bean, 20, of Clarendon, faces three counts of aggravated indecent assault — person less than 13; four counts of indecent assault — person less than 13; and corruption of ...

2 arrested for drugs in Warren stop

Two people face drug-related charges following a traffic stop in the City of Warren. Mark A. Kingsley, 33, no address listed, is charged with possession with intent to deliver; possession of a controlled substance; possession of a small amount of marijuana; four counts of drug paraphernalia; ...

COVID-19 changing city police work

City of Warren police are noticing changes in their scope of work during the COVID-19 crisis. “Call volume has been down a little bit,” Police Chief Brandon Deppen told Warren County Council. “Some of the calls have changed in nature. (We) have seen a decrease in the amount of traffic ...

On The Record

Central Warren County - District Justice Raymond Zydonik DUI. Amie R. Sweitzer, 38, Sheffield, was charged by the Warren County Sheriff’s Office on April 17 with DUI: Controlled substance/impaired ability - first offense, DUI: Controlled substance/Schedule I - first offense, DUI: Controlled ...

Defendants sentenced via county court Friday

The following defendants were sentenced by President Judge Maureen Skerda on Friday via video as the Warren County Courthouse is closed to the public: Jeremiah S. Kay, 33, Clarendon, to 10 months to 24 months incarceration in state prison with credit for 164 days time served, $1,150 in fines ...

Former Warren teacher sentenced to nearly 5 years on drug charges

A former Warren middle school teacher who took a backpack full of illegal drugs to work was sentenced on Friday to nearly five years in state prison. Matthew R. Kiser, 44, Warren, was sentenced on a total of four dockets by President Judge Maureen Skerda. At the time of his plea, Skerda ...

Sheffield man sentenced to state prison for child porn

A Sheffield man is headed to state prison on child pornography and will be required to register as a sex offender. John Russell Castor, 30, was sentenced by President Judge Maureen Skerda on Friday via video conference as the courthouse is closed to the public. “John is here to take ...

Warren man will register as sex offender in state sentence

A Warren man will register as a sex offender for the next 15 years as a result of a sentence handed down Friday morning. Dakota Hepler-Kostreba, 25, will also spend about two years in state prison for sexually victimizing two minors and physically assaulting a third. He was sentenced to ...

Sheriff’s office adapting to COVID

Even essential law enforcement agencies have been impacted by the coronavirus. The Warren County Sheriff’s Office, a life-sustaining operation, has had to adapt and overcome, and sometimes cancel some of its functions because of COVID-19. “Unfortunately, due to this pandemic, we have ...

On The Record

Western Warren County - District Justice Todd Woodin Child endangerment. Dustin E. Jordan, 38, Youngsville, was charged by Youngsville Borough police on April 13 with endangering the welfare of children, tamper with/fabricate physical evidence, two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia ...

On The Record

Northern Warren County - District Justice Laura Bauer False alarm. Darryl E. Wurst, 58, Clarendon, was charged by the Warren County Sheriff’s Office with false alarm to agency of public safety, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct - obscene language/gesture and public drunkenness from an ...

Bear Lake man with 23 license suspensions charged in stop

BUSTI, N.Y. — A Pennsylvania man with more than 20 past suspensions to his driver’s license is facing charges after police found him in possession of cocaine while sitting in his vehicle Friday afternoon. Officers with the Lakewood-Busti Police Department received a complaint around 12:15 ...

On The Record

Northern Warren County - District Justice Laura Bauer Possession with intent to deliver. Cameo L. Stockwell, 39, Jamestown, N.Y., was charged by the Warren County Sheriff’s Office on April 9 with possession with intent to deliver and following too closely from an incident that occurred on ...

On The Record

Central Warren County - District Justice Raymond Zydonik Possession. Lorn R. Champlin, Jr., 34, Sheffield, was charged by the Warren County Sheriff’s Office with marijuana - small amount personal use and possession of drug paraphernalia from an incident that occurred on March 30 in ...