Cops & Court Report

Eight plead guilty before judge at arraignment, change of plea

Eight defendants pleaded guilty, seven pleaded not guilty and one pled no contest during arraignment and change of plea proceedings before Judge Gregory Hammond. The following defendants pleaded guilty: ¯ Christine M. Johnson, Jamestown, NY, to retail theft. ¯ Rodney L. Johnson, ...

Police increase patrols as response to assault

Conewango Township Police has increased patrols in response to an early morning Tuesday assault. “Extra patrols have been put in place for nighttime and early morning hours and especially for the hours of student pickup in the North Warren area,” Chief Jason Peters said Wednesday. On ...

Prelims

One defendant pleaded guilty and two were held for court during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse. Kayle E. Delcamp to driving while operating privilege suspended or revoked and receiving stolen property. Charges of theft by deception - false impression ...

Public asked to stay alert after assault in N. Warren

Conewango Township Police are asking North Warren residents to be alert and report any suspicious activity after an incident at 5:43 a.m. Tuesday on Jackson Run Road near State Street. According to police, an unknown white man, described as 6-feet tall and 200 pounds, wearing dark clothes and ...

Prison Board talks mental health issues

Addressing inmate mental health issues in the Warren County Jail continues to be an ongoing challenge. That was the main topic of conversation at Tuesday’s Prison Board meeting. Conversation started with Commissioner Ben Kafferlin noting that Commissioner Jeff Eggleston would be ...

Inmates charged with institutional vandalism

Two Warren County jail inmates face additional charges after misbehaving. Brian M. Jashurek, 23, and Justin A. Anderson, 27, are charged with institutional vandalism, a misdemeanor of the second degree, after they “knowingly damaged the common area” of the jail’s first floor housing ...

On The Record

McKean Co. Warrant arrest. At approximately 11:10 a.m. on March 27 Warren County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Rodney A. Gage on a bench warrant for failure to appear for arraignment court. Gage was transported from the McKean County Jail to the Warren County Jail pending further court action.

Grand Valley man pleads guilty to producing methamphetamine

One of three people involved in a methamphetamine lab bust in Grand Valley last month has pleaded guilty to operating the lab. Cody A. Kysor, Grand Valley, plead guilty on Monday to a felony count of operating a methamphetamine lab. According to the affidavit of probable cause, task force ...

Warren man jailed for selling drugs to undercover officer

A Warren man is in jail after allegedly selling an undercover officer methamphetamine. According to the affidavit of probable cause, Joseph William Madigan, 27, of Warren, contacted undercover Warren County Drug Task Force agents via social media on the morning of Friday, March 23, telling ...

Warren woman charged with aggravated assault

A Warren woman has been charged with aggravated assault after attacking hospital staff. Kaela P. Henry, 20, faces additional charges of possession of marijuana and two counts of disorderly conduct. According to City of Warren Police, officers were called to Pennsylvania Avenue and Hickory ...

On The Record

Warren Assault. According to City of Warren Police, Tara Williams, 25, Sheffield, was charged with Simple Assault, Harassment & Disorderly Conduct on March 18 after officers responded to a report of an assault. She was placed in the Warren County Jail on an Emergency Commitment. Cited. ...

Fourteen enter guilty pleas Monday

Judge Gregory Hammond accepted guilty pleas from the following defendants during change of plea proceedings on Monday afternoon at the Warren County Courthouse. ¯ Rocky A. Fiscus, Warren, to possession with intent to deliver. Two counts of possession with intent to deliver and three counts ...

Motion to reduce restitution denied for convicted burglar

A Pittsfield man serving a lengthy state prison sentence was back in Warren recently to discuss restitution. Jamie Crick, 41, of Pittsfield, went before President Judge Maureen Skerda on Friday afternoon to discuss a motion to reduce the restitution he was ordered to pay on one count of ...

On The Record

Conewango Twp. Drug Possession. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Joshua James Owens, 25, was charged with drug possession after being found asleep in a vehicle in a parking lot in Conewango Township on March 24. Glade Twp. DUI. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Tyler Wilson, ...

4 plead guilty in Warren County court

Four defendants pleaded guilty while charges were withdrawn against two others during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse. The following defendants pleaded guilty: ¯ Scott A. Skidmore, Sheffield, to statement under penalty. A count of materially false ...

Methamphetamine lands couple in jail

Two Warren residents are in jail for drug possession and child endangerment. Rocky Allen Fiscus and Chrystal Michele Arnold, both 27, of Warren, were arrested on Thursday, March 22, after state police responded to a report of a verbal domestic dispute in Pleasant Township. According to ...

On The Record

Pleasant Twp. Drugs. Pennsylvania State Police charged Allen M. Moore, 29, of Coudersport, with possession of controlled substances and drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop at 11:49 p.m. Saturday, March 17, on Route 6 in Pleasant Township. Warren Co. Scam. The Warren County Sheriff’s ...

On The Record

Warren DUI. According to City of Warren Police, Donner VonRitter, 50, Sheffield was charged with DUI .10% to .16% and DUI - General Impairment after officers responded to a report of a man passed out in a vehicle on March 5. Cited. According to City of Warren Police, Betheny Almquist, 37, ...

Youngsville man charged after accidental shooting

A Youngsville man is being charged with endangering the welfare of children after accidentally shooting himself in the leg at his residence Tuesday evening. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Victor Michael Battko III accidentally discharged a small caliber firearm during a verbal, ...

Chandlers Valley man reconsiders representing self at homicide trial

A Chandlers Valley man accused of murdering his wife has changed his mind about representing himself at trial. At a closed hearing on March 8, Matthew B. White, 35, was ruled competent to stand trial. At that time, according to Warren County court administration, White made a request to ...