Cops & Court Report

Knappenberger pleads not guilty in arson case

A Warren man charged with attempted homicide in the wake of a December house fire in Sugar Grove Township has pled not guilty. Jackson K. Knappenberger, 25, of E. Third Ave., Warren, is charged with seven counts of criminal attempt — criminal homicide; seven counts of criminal attempt ...

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Warren Public Drunkenness. Stephanie Sachno, 32, Warren was cited for Public Drunkenness on Tuesday, Feb. 5 after officers responded to a report of a female lying in the snow yelling at Midnight. Harassment. A 12 year-old juvenile was charged with Cyber Harassment of a Child & ...

Jamestown man pleads guilty to meth charges

A Jamestown, N.Y. man has pleaded guilty to charges of selling methamphetamine in Warren County in 2016. Armando Rosario, 36, pled on Thursday before Judge Gregory Hammond to possession with intent to deliver and criminal use of a communications facility. Two additional counts of ...

Arraignment and change of pleas

The following defendants entered not guilty pleas before Judge Gregory Hammond on Thursday during arraignment and change of plea proceedings. ¯ Michael A. Campman, Youngsville. Campman has been charged with false imprisonment, simple assault, resisting arrest and harassment. ¯ Cody A ...

Warren man flown to hospital after NY crash

CASSADAGA, N.Y. — A crash Thursday morning sent a Warren man to the hospital, according to The Post-Journal. Chautauqua County (N.Y.) sheriff's deputies responded at 7:45 a.m. with Cassadaga and Fredonia (N.Y.) firefighters to a motor vehicle crash on Dale Drive in Cassadaga. At the scene, ...

Hearings changed in 2017 drug death case

Hearings for two of the three men accused in the 2017 drug-related death of a Warren man were pushed back. The third was waived and moved to the court of common pleas. Preliminary hearings for Douglas A. Harkins, 44, of Sugar Grove, and Michael J. Marshall, 33, of Warren, were ...

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Pine Grove Twp. Harassment. At 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, police responded to a verbal altercation between a 53-year-old female of Russell and a 26-year-old female of Russell. The altercation allegedly escalated and became physical. Both females were charged with harassment via non-traffic ...

Warren man arrested for twice biting police officer

A Warren man has been charged with aggravated assault after biting a police officer. Aron M. O. Ainsworth, 20, of Warren, was arrested Saturday after Conewango Township Police responded to a disturbance at a Daugherty Run Road address. According to the affidavit of probable cause, ...

2 guilty pleas and 3 charges withdrawn at hearings Wednesday

Two guilty pleas were entered and charges were withdrawn against three during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse. The following defendants pleaded guilty: ¯ Jarred E. Danielson, Pittsfield, to false reports – reported offense did not occur. Charges of ...

Severity of offenses varies in sending lewd photos via social media

Pennsylvania State Police have a suspect in a case of unsolicited pictures being sent to Warren County minors last month. As they continue to investigate, police have released some information about sending sexual and certain other images via social media. “It’s a crime,” Sgt. Ryan ...

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Erie Public Drunkenness. Amanda Zocco, 29, Erie, was cited for Public Drunkenness on Feb. 11 after officers responded to a report of an intoxicated female at a local restaurant. Kane Assault. Shane Hurlburt, 29, Kane, was charged with Simple Assault on Feb. 11 after officers responded to a ...

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Warren Disorderly Conduct. On Feb. 13, a seventeen-year-old male was charged with Disorderly Conduct following and incident that occurred at the high school.

Shooter drills improve communications across county and state lines

Warren County School District is preparing for the worst and making friends along the way. While district officials are meeting with agencies to arrange another active shooter drill for a district building, the entities, including those across state lines, are developing positive working ...

Second indictment handed out in NY drive-by shooting

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY, N.Y. — Chautauqua County Grand Jury has handed up a second indictment in a drive-by shooting at 2:48 a.m. Jan. 30. Corey M. Johnson, 19, has been indicted for three counts of attempted murder and one count of first-degree assault. One person was seriously injured after ...

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Watson Twp. Crash. The driver in a one-vehicle, rollover crash Thursday afternoon in Watson Township was uninjured. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Amber R. Borland, 19, of Tidioute, was southbound on Pleasant Drive when she lost control of her car. The car crossed the road, rolled ...

Kane State Police finds new home

The Pennsylvania State Police Kane barracks is relocating on Tuesday, Feb. 26. The new location is located at 130 Airport Road, Lewis Run next to the Bradford Regional Airport. The barracks will be known as Pennsylvania State Police — Lewis Run. The move will be complete by 6 p.m. on ...

3 plead guilty at hearings

Judge Gregory Hammond has accepted three guilty pleas this week. On Monday, Tylor R. Keyes, Grand Valley, entered a guilty plea to a count of harassment. A count of simple assault was not prosecuted. On Thursday, two guilty pleas were entered: ¯ Amber T. Wolfe, Erie, to possession of a ...

State Police seek info on reported indecent SnapChat

Warren state police are seeking information about a report of lewd photos sent to at least one teenage girl. A Sugar Grove resident reported their 14-year-old daughter received lewd pictures from another student at her school on Jan. 20. Police were also told several other girls received ...

Facing charges

The charges against three Warren men accused in a series of burglaries in Warren County keep coming. Since Nov. 13, Steven M. Amon, 46, has faced six separate criminal dockets; Jack E. Ferry Jr., 43, has faced seven; and Matthew J. Porter, 27, has faced 18. The latest charges were filed ...

Facing charges

A Pittsburgh man who allegedly assaulted a fellow Warren County Jail inmate has waived his right to a preliminary hearing. Jemiere Romone Hickman, currently incarcerated at the Allegheny County Jail, was before District Judge Raymond Zydonik on Wednesday for preliminary arraignment on ...