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Cops & Court Report

Park & Lie

Some people in downtown Warren have been parking on borrowed time. At Monday night’s meeting of City Council, Police Chief Brandon Deppen asked that the parking ordinance be modified. Numerous Passport App users had apparently discovered that they could park in the Midtown Lot and pay ...

Corry PSP seek info in gun theft

Corry-based Pennsylvania State Police are recruiting the assistance of the public regarding a firearm theft from a sporting goods store in Columbus Twp. Police were dispatched to C&H Sports, 45490 US 6, Corry, on September 14 at 7 a.m. on a report of a commercial burglary, according to ...

State police seek missing persons from Kane, Union City

UPDATE: Anna Marie Brown of Union City has been located and is safe. Pennsylvania State Police are still searching for Angela Mae Newton. --- Original story --- Pennsylvania State Police are looking for two missing people. Troopers issued releases in both cases on Tuesday morning. The ...

Courthouse crew steps up the pace

Renovations continue at the Warren County Courthouse. The ongoing project was the sole topic discussed during a brief commissioners work session held on Monday at the courthouse. With the Fourth Ave. entrance now closed due to single point of entry security, people proceeding up the ...

On The Record

Sugar Grove Township Harass Physical Contact. This incident occurred as an 18-year-old male, of Sugar Grove, reported an alleged incident that occurred at 11 p.m., Thursday, August 29, in which a 41-year-old female allegedly grabbed him by the shirt and punched him repeatedly in the abdomen. ...

Warren man charged with alleged assault behind bars

A Warren man jailed in June for failure to verify his address and/or photograph as required by Pennsylvania Megan’s Law, was arraigned Friday on charges that he subjected his cell mate to unwanted sexual acts. Christopher Scott Frederick, 54, was arraigned Friday before Magisterial ...

McGuire enters guilty plea in strangling case

A Youngsville man has pled guilty to strangling his pregnant girlfriend during a domestic dispute. Michael B. McGuire entered the plea to strangulation - applying pressure to throat or neck, a felony, and simple assault before Judge Gregory Hammond on Thursday afternoon. In exchange for ...

Preliminary hearings

Three guilty pleas were entered recently as a result of preliminary hearings held at the Warren County Courthouse. The following defendants entered guilty pleas: ¯ Dylon R. Curtis, Girard, Pa., to simple assault - mutual consent fight. Charges of aggravated assault, two counts of simple ...

On The Record

Pittsfield Township Hit and Run Crash. Between 1:30 p.m. and 1:45 p.m., Wednesday, September 11, a rock allegedly came off of a fully loaded log truck traveling west, striking another unit traveling east in the windshield. If anyone has any information regarding a possible company for the log ...

On The Record

Conewango Township Theft. Pennsylvania State Police responded to the Warren State Hospital after several items belonging to the hospital allegedly were located at a local yard sale. Upon further investigation it was allegedly discovered Tyler Abbott, 35, of Warren, stole the items from the ...

On The Record

City of Warren DUI. Michael Whitling Jr., 24, of Warren, was charged with DUI - .10%-16%, DUI – general impairment and driving on roadways laned for traffic following a traffic stop on Saturday, August 17. Possession of a Weapon on School Property. A 14-year-old juvenile was charged with ...

Tiona man held for court date

A Tiona man has been held for court on charges that he repeatedly raped a boy over a period of years. Kelly E. Patz, 48, of Route 6, Tiona, turned himself in back in July a week after a criminal complaint was filed. He was charged with two counts of rape — person less than 13 years of ...

On The Record

City of Warren Drug Paraphernalia. Jacob Kessing, 20, of Warren, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia on Thursday, September 5, after officers responded to a report of individuals in an abandoned property. Theft of Leased Property. Joshua Pullium, 34, of Erie, was charged with ...

Missing coins lead to arrest of Corry man

By BRIAN FERRY bferry@timesobserver.com A Corry man has been charged with felony burglary for allegedly selling off his father’s rare coins during his convalescence following an illness. When Daniel Kingsley returned home in June after almost two months in a hospital, he “realized ...

Tidioute teen charged with sending nude image of self

A 15-year-old male, of Tidioute, has been arrested for allegedly sending an explicit image of himself to a 13-year-old male. The incident allegedly occurred sometime between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 25, in Pittsfield Township. Through a state police investigation, it was found that ...

On The Record

City of Warren Public drunkenness. William Marfink, 53, of Warren, was cited by City of Warren police for public drunkenness on Aug. 31, Sept. 1, Sept. 4, and Sept. 5 after officers responded to a report of an unresponsive male. Simple assault. A 12-year-old juvenile was charged by police ...

Warren man charged for drugs, assaulting police has bail request denied

A bail modification request from a man charged with assaulting police officers and possession with intent to deliver was denied on Friday. Jason L. Nichols, 37, of Warren, is charged with two counts of aggravated assault; possession with intent to deliver; resisting arrest; three counts of ...

Albion man found guilty in resisting arrest trial

An Albion man was found guilty of resisting arrest as a result of a jury trial before President Judge Maureen Skerda on Thursday. The jury found Robert L. Wenzel, 66, of Albion, guilty of resisting arrest, a second-degree misdemeanor. It was the only count he faced. First Assistant District ...

On The Record

City of Warren Theft. Ralph Pratt III, 55, of Jamestown, N.Y., was charged by Warren City Police with retail theft on Sept. 3 following an investigation into a theft on Aug. 27 of over $500 of items from a local grocery store. Public drunkenness. Karen Peer, 37, of Bradford, was cited for ...

State police seek help in theft of cash

State police are asking the public for help in a theft at the Farmington Township trash dump-off money receptacle. Warren-based state police say someone broke into the receptacle located at 5566 Rt. 957 in Russell, sometime between 4 p.m. August 27 and 6 a.m. August 28, and stole the money ...