Cops & Court Report

Warren woman charged for stabbing man with kitchen knife

A Warren woman faces a felony aggravated assault charge for allegedly stabbing a man repeatedly with a kitchen knife. Amanda R. Havle, 40, 3373 Follett Run Road, was charged on Monday by Conewango Township Police. Police report in the affidavit of probable cause that they were dispatched on ...

Former teacher’s arraignment on drug charges set for August 8

The case of a teacher accused of taking meth and other drugs to school will move to the Court of Common Pleas. Former Beaty-Warren Middle School math teacher Matthew R. Kiser, 44, of Warren, was charged in April with possession with intent to deliver after he allegedly took a backpack ...

Warren man charged in standoff waives preliminary hearing

A Warren man charged in connection with a June standoff in the City of Warren has waived his right to a preliminary hearing. Chad A. Gelotte, 47, 215 Canton St., was arraigned by District Justice Laura Bauer on Wednesday on the new charges filed by the City of Warren Police. He had been ...

19-year-old charged for sex with minor

A 19-year-old Warren man is behind bars on charges that he had a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old female. Robert W. Haney, III, 7 S. South St., was charged on Monday by City of Warren police. He faces charges including two counts of statutory sexual assault - four to eight years ...

On The Record

Sheffield Twp. Liquor Law Violation. On Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, Lee House, Sheffield Township, allegedly sold, furnished and/or gave or permitted the sale of alcoholic beverages to one minor, 20 years of age. Adjudication for the establishment was brought on Monday, June 10, by an ...

Local bartender cited for drinking beer on the clock

Don’t be offended if your bartender won’t drink with you. In Pennsylvania, it is illegal for a bartender to drink while working. The Pennsylvania legal code regarding liquor specifies that “it is unlawful for any licensee, his servants, agents or employees, to consume liquor or malt ...

On The Record

Pittsfield Township Theft. Warren-based state police were contacted concerning a potential theft between 7 p.m. Friday, June 21, and 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, on Andrews Run Rd. The victim reports a push mower was allegedly stolen from her camp. Anyone with any information should contact PSP ...

Warren man charged with assault on 3-year-old

A Warren man has been charged with assault for allegedly hitting a three-year-old who was treated for a concussion. Adam L. Matie, 21, of Jackson Run Road, is charged with simple assault. According to Pennsylvania State Police, on Monday, June 10, the child was in Matie’s care in Sugar ...

Corry woman charged with stealing painkillers from Rouse Home patient

A Corry woman has been accused of taking 10 narcotic painkiller tablets while employed as a shift nurse at the Warren County Rouse Home, according to a report from Warren-based state police. Kimberly Beth Banks, 39, of Corry, has been charged with a felony count of acquiring or obtaining ...

County Task Force will conduct DUI patrols

The Warren County DUI Task Force and the Pennsylvania Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Association wants all drivers to know that law enforcement in the county and across the state will be out over the holiday period looking for signs of impaired drivers. The task force will conduct patrols ...

Thursday arraignment hearings

Three guilty pleas were entered and eight not guilty pleas were entered during arraignment and change of plea proceedings on Thursday before Judge Gregory Hammond at the Warren County Courthouse. The following defendants entered guilty pleas: ¯ Graham A. Davis, Jamestown, N.Y., to ...

On The Record

Warren Accident. Meghan Lehman, 33, Warren, was cited for backing up vehicle improperly on June 26 after officers responded to a two-vehicle accident on Conewango Avenue. Harassment. Gardina Akins, 18, Warren, and LeRoy Phelps, 23, Warren, were both cited for harassment on June 23 after ...

Brief…

DUI Task Force The Warren County DUI Task Force will have several DUI enforcement details over the 4th of July holiday throughout Warren County. Officers will be aggressively targeting DUI offenders to keep our roadways safe during the holiday season. They ask that drivers plan ahead of ...

County approves new 911 contract

The Warren County Commissioners approved an amended union contract with provisions aimed at enhancing the recruitment of 911 telecommunicators. Commissioner Ben Kafferlin said the AFSCME union contract covers jail staff, sheriff’s deputies, and staff at the 911 center. “For the last ...

Preliminary hearings

Three guilty pleas were entered and one defendant was held for court during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse. ¯ Michael S. Britton, Youngsville, to possession of marijuana. A count of possession of drug paraphernalia was not prosecuted. ¯ John M. ...

County weighs criminal justice research study

County officials will “proceed with caution” on a research project designed to provide data on criminal justice at the local level. Commissioner Ben Kafferlin pitched the idea to the county Prison Board on Tuesday. He said he was speaking with a former colleague now with Prison ...

Prison board recommends body scanner purchase

The Warren County Prison Board has recommended the purchase of a body scanner. The board made the recommendation on Tuesday and it will now go before the county commissioners for final approval. “We need it,” Warden Jon Collins said. “(I) think it’s extremely important.” The ...

On The Record

City of Warren Public drunkenness. City of Warren police reported that Thomas Kish, 40, Warren, was cited for public drunkenness on June 8 after officers responded to a report a male had fallen in the roadway. Public drunkenness. City of Warren police reported that Thomas Christeson, 33, ...

Friday sentencing at the courthouse

A Brokenstraw Township man busted via footprints in the snow received “one last opportunity” at sentencing. Jeffrey A. Graham, 2 Corral Drive, was sentenced Friday morning on burglary charges by President Judge Maureen Skerda. According to the affidavit of probable cause, police ...

Defendants sentenced on Friday in county court

The following criminal sentences were handed down by President Judge Maureen Skerda on Friday at the Warren County Courthouse. ¯ Virgil C. Birchard, Jr., Erie, to eight days to one-year incarceration with credit for eight days time served making him eligible for immediate parole, $195.56 in ...