Cops & Court Report

Frewsburg woman sentenced for St. Patrick’s Day disturbance

A Frewsburg woman recently found guilty of assault was sentenced Friday. Denise R. Whisner, 48, was found guilty at her trial on Oct. 16 of count two – simple assault, a second-degree misdemeanor; count three – resisting arrest, a second-degree misdemeanor; count four – disorderly ...

Youngsville man sentenced for endangering the welfare of a child

A Youngsville man who told police he would “knuckle up” his two-year-old daughter as a form of discipline was sentenced Friday morning. Michael Ryan Andrzejeski, 28, was charged in July with endangering the welfare of a child and simple assault by Youngsville Police after Children and ...

Gentz pleads guilty to amended charges

A Tidioute woman who entered a procedural not guilty plea for allegedly stealing prescribed pain medication from local nursing home patients pleaded guilty to amended charges Thursday. Kellie A. Gentz, 31, was charged by the Pennsylvania Attorney General last month with acquiring ...

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Warren County Liquor law violation. The Tidioute Pub, 117-119 Main St., Tidioute was fined $500 by the Pennsylvania Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement on Oct. 16 for a violation on May 20. The business failed to require patrons to vacate that part of the premises habitually used for the ...

Altercation ends in harassment and disorderly conduct charges

A dispute this week at the entrance to a shopping plaza on Market Street in Conewango Township ended with a 93-year-old man being sent to the hospital and a 75-year-old man facing charges from police. Conewango Township police report that, at about 12:52 p.m., Harold Kiser, 93, of Irvine was ...

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Warren Harassment. City of Warren police report a 12-year-old juvenile was charged with simple assault and harassment on Oct. 28 after officers responded to a domestic dispute. Criminal trespass. City of Warren police report Dillon Howard, 18, of Warren was charged with criminal trespass ...

Preliminary hearings

Two guilty pleas were entered and charges were withdrawn against three others during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse. The following defendants pleaded guilty: ¯ Scott A. Ecklund, Warren, to possession of drug paraphernalia. A count of possession of ...

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Warren County Warren County detectives in conjunction with Warren County School District resource officers charged Jacob Knisley, 18, of Russell with possession of drug paraphernalia on school property after a search was conducted at Eisenhower High School.

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Warren County The Warren County Sheriff’s Office arrested Paul Haller, 46, of Tidioute for failure to appear for criminal calendar call issued on Oct. 15. Haller was placed in Warren County jail awaiting further direction from the Court of Common Pleas. Brokenstraw Twp. Crash. According ...

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Pittsfield Twp. Crash. The driver involved in a one-vehicle rollover crash at 7:44 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, on Davey Hill Road in Pittsfield Township was reportedly not injured. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Pamela A. Hendricks, 55, of Tidioute, was driving south on Davey Hill Road when ...

United Refining ups security measures

A nationwide bomb scare is having repercussions in Warren. United Refining Company has reportedly heightened security measures as a precaution. “United is taking extra measures in light of recent incidents in the country,” City of Warren Police Chief Brandon Deppen said. Following an ...

Captured fugitive linked to meth ring

A wanted Jamestown, N.Y. man who was captured by the FBI in Warren County earlier this week after sending two schools into lockout is the latest person named in a local methamphetamine conspiracy ring. The U.S. Attorney’s Office on Thursday announced that a federal grand jury had ...

Fatal crash claims a man’s life in Watson Township

A Forest County man was killed in a one-vehicle crash in Watson Township on Wednesday. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Steven K. Walters, 34, of Endeavor, was killed when the van he was driving south on Route 62 crossed the road, struck a rock embankment, became airborne, rolled ...

Change of plea hearings

The following individuals entered guilty pleas before President Judge Maureen Skerda during change of plea proceedings on Thursday afternoon at the Warren County Commissioners. ¯ Devon J. Baptiste, Clarendon, to terroristic threats. ¯ Shawn C. Clark, Sheffield, to recklessly ...

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Warren Custody arrest. City of Warren police report Davonte Whiting, 19, of Stillwater, Okla. was charged with interference with custody of children and concealment of the whereabouts of child on Oct. 22 after officers received a report of a suspicious vehicle. Corruption of minors. City of ...

Billyard pleads guilty to child endangerment

A Warren woman who initially lied to police in a child abuse investigation before admitting that she struck her child causing bruises and contusions – and threw toys that hit the child – has pled guilty. Harley R. Billyard, 21, entered a guilty plea to felony endangering the welfare of ...

Preliminary hearings

Three defendants pleaded guilty while charges were withdrawn against six others during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse. The following defendants pleaded guilty: ¯ Melanie F. Grace, Clarendon, to disorderly conduct – unreasonable noise. ¯ ...

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Warren County Warrant arrest. Warren County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Edward James Myer on October 24 at around 4 p.m. on a supervisor’s warrant out of Erie, Pa. for failure to maintain approved address and failure to report as directed. He was placed in the Warren County Jail pending ...

Erie man charged with sending sexually-explicit messages

An Erie man is in jail after allegedly sending inappropriate photos to an underage girl. Cody Christopher Davis, 20, has been charged with two counts of disseminating explicit sex material to minors as well as one count each of corruption of minors and cyber harassment of a child - ...

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Warren Theft. City of Warren police report that Joshua Danielson, 37, of Bemus Point, N.Y., was charged with two counts of theft by unlawful taking and two counts of receiving stolen property after they investigated a stolen tractor on Oct. 18. Crash. According to City of Warren Police, ...