Cops & Court Report

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Columbus Township DUI crash. At 6:27 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, Josue F. Munoz, 32, of Corry, was attempting to negotiate a left curve on Route 426, Columbus Township, Warren County, when his vehicle went off the left side of the roadway, hitting a culvert and disabling the vehicle. Munoz was ...

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Chautauqua Co. DUI. Meghan C. Goska, 26, of Warren, was charged with driving while ability impaired — drugs and alcohol; possession of controlled substance; possession of marijuana; and moved from lane unsafely, by Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies following a crash at about 8:30 p.m. ...

Bailey sent to state prison for sexual assault

A Youngsville man faces years in state prison for sexually assaulting an eight-year-old. Richard M. Bailey, 36, was sentenced on a count of aggravated indecent assault without consent - a first-degree felony - by Judge Gregory Hammond on Monday morning. Bailey was charged in June 2018 by ...

Indiana County man pleads not guilty to rape allegations

An Indiana County man charged in connection with an alleged December 2018 rape in Pleasant Township has entered a procedural not guilty plea. The plea was entered before President Judge Maureen Skerda on Thursday at the Warren County Courthouse. Ryan M. Lowman, 29, was charged by ...

Planning underway for Ike shooter drill

No one wants to have to prepare for a mass casualty event, much less an active shooter situation. But, Warren County School District, law enforcement, EMS providers, and others are going to continue to get together in the name of preparedness. At a planning meeting this week, district ...

Preliminary hearings Wednesday for two

One defendant pled guilty while another pled not guilty during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse. Jeffrey A. Bloom, Jamestown, NY, pled guilty to statement under penalty. A count of materially false written statement – purchase, delivery, transfer of ...

Student allegedly attempts to buy gun

An eighteen year old male student at Youngsville High School allegedly attempted to purchase a firearm at the school on Wednesday, April 17. Brandon Michael Morse reportedly was offering to pay two juveniles cash if they brought him a firearm into school. Morse was charged with four ...

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Youngsville Terroristic Threats. On Tuesday, April 16, Youngsville Police were contacted to investigate threats allegedly being made at the Youngsville High School. The threats were reportedly made by a known 15 year old male describing how he would shoot up the school. Police have filed ...

Commissioners reach agreement for new Russell area radio tower

The Warren County Commissioners have signed off on an agreement aimed at restoring emergency communications in Scandia knocked out by last week’s tornado. Commissioner Ben Kafferlin described this as “kind of an emergency agreement” and said he was happy they were “able to pull ...

New state ID laws in effect for controlled substance

Legislation passed last year that would remove driver’s license suspensions for controlled substance offenses has gone into effect. Gov. Tom Wolf announced on Tuesday that Act 95 of 2018 is now the law of the Commonwealth. According to information on the law from the House of ...

Kiser released after posting bail Tuesday

One week after being jailed on drug charges a Warren County School District teacher was released Tuesday when he posted bail. Matthew R. Kiser, 43, a teacher at Beaty-Warren Middle School, was charged with possession with intent to deliver, two counts of corruption of minors, endangering ...

Jamestown man wanted for alleged Mud Run robbery

An arrest warrant has been issued against a Jamestown man for threatening another man at gunpoint, firing a round in his vicinity and leaving him “completely nude in the dark.” Thomas A. Kimbrough, Jr., 23, 112 Frederick Blvd., Jamestown, was charged by Pennsylvania State Police on ...

Spring Creek man charged in Sept. vehicular death

A Spring Creek man has been charged with homicide by vehicle while DUI in a crash that took the life of a Titusville teenager in September. Timothy J. Doerfer, 25, of Spring Creek, is charged with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence of alcohol; aggravated assault by ...

Sheffield man faces assault charges

A Sheffield man faces sexual assault charges after he allegedly had sex twice with a 13-year-old girl. Tyler J. Ordiway, 19, of Sheffield, is charged with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse — person less than 16 years of age; two counts of unlawful contact with a minor — sexual ...

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Warren Possession. Jacob Kessing, 19 of Warren was charged with Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia on Thursday, April 11, after officers responded to a report of a male slumped over in a vehicle. Careless Driving. Judith Nowalk, 75 of Warren, was cited for ...

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Deerfield Twp. Crash. At 8 p.m. Thursday, April 18, Warren-based state police responded to a crash that occurred on Route 27, west of Tidioute Creek Rd. Breaunna Baker, 25, of Pittsfield, was reportedly traveling south on Rt. 27 in Deerfield Township when her vehicle slowly drifted off the ...

Life lessons

On Wednesday, about 100 students from Warren County learned some valuable life lessons from experts. At the 28th Annual Warren County SADD Spring Conference, keynote speaker Nancy Lombardo, a former police officer and detective in Oklahoma, spoke about the dangers of social media and how ...

Youngsville VFD holds substance abuse info workshop

Tall Cop is coming to Youngsville to help community members recognize substance use and abuse. Officer Jermaine Galloway, who stands six-feet nine-inches tall, will bring the Tall Cop Says Stop: High in Plain Sight program to the Youngsville Volunteer Fire Department from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on ...

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Pine Grove Twp. PFA violation. Warren County Sheriff’s Deputies reported arresting Ernest L. Seymour, 47, Russell, at approximately 1:35 p.m. on Friday on a charge of indirect criminal contempt for violation of a protection of abuse order. Seymour, deputies said, was taken before District ...

Pa. House republicans take action on behalf of crime victims

April is “Victim Protection Month” and in response a wide-ranging package of bills to support and empower victims and survivors is now headed for the Senate. House Republicans have passed more than a dozen bills this month that are related to the support and empowerment of crime ...