Cops & Court Report

Youngsville assault suspect surrenders

A man sought Monday by Pennsylvania State Police for allegedly assaulting a Youngsville woman with a glass vase and threatening her with a gun and a knife is in custody. Police said Tuesday morning, Adam L. Smith, 34, of Youngsville, turned himself in. According to the affidavit of ...

State Supreme Court rules in favor of DUI arrest procedure shift

A Pennsylvania Superior Court ruling has changed how police address DUI suspects and how prosecutors subsequently handle those cases. At issue is whether DUI defendants are informed that there are consequences for refusing to submit to a blood or breath to determine blood alcohol content, ...

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Pittsfield Twp. Theft of Lost Property. At 12:46 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, an 18-year-old male, of Sugar Grove, lost his cell phone at the Warren County Fairground. The cell phone was allegedly subsequently taken by an unknown subject. The cell phone is a Motoro Z2 Play in black valued at $420.

No half measures

In 2018, there were about 2,200 calls for emergency medical services in Warren County. And according to Warren County Commissioner Ben Kafferlin, “only about half of them were answered on time.” An additional one-fourth were answered after 10 minutes. The remaining ...

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City of Warren DUI. Dawn McCollough, 48, of Warren, was charged with DUI – general impairment (refusal) and obedience to traffic control devices following a traffic stop on Saturday, July 6. Hit and Run. Nicole Constable, 44, of Warren, was cited for accident damage to unattended vehicle ...

Youngsville man sought in alleged domestic assault

Police are searching for a Youngsville man following an alleged domestic assault involving a gun, a knife, and a glass vase. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Adam L. Smith, 34, of Youngsville, faces charges of aggravated assault, simple assault, terroristic threats, offensive ...

Warren man flown to Erie after Sunday night crash

A Warren man remained hospitalized on Monday at UPMC Hamot in Erie following a motorcycle versus SUV crash Sunday in Pleasant Township. At approximately 9:36 p.m. Sunday, Bradley Gern, 45, of Warren was operating a 2008 Harley Davidson motorcycle westbound at a high rate of speed on ...

Reported missing Jeep not stolen

The Jeep that was reported missing from a Conewango Township address Saturday wasn’t really stolen. According to Conewango Township Police, the vehicle was recovered Sunday evening. Police said it had rolled some distance away from where it was parked. “Being a manual transmission, ...

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Columbus Township Crash. At 5:47 p.m., Thursday, August 8, driver Devon C. Swan, 22, of Abilene, TX, was traveling east on Sample Flats Rd in his 2018 Ram 1500 when he made a left hand turn traveling north at an alleged high rate of speed onto Locey Rd, Columbus Twp. He allegedly lost control ...

Porter sentenced to state prison for 2018 crime spree

One of three men charged with a crime spree was sent to state prison on Friday. Matthew J. Porter pled guilty back in June to a slew of charges in connection with a string of thefts. The vast majority of the incidents occurred in the City of Warren and Pleasant Township and resulted in ...

Hickman receives 5 years for Warren jail assault incident

A Pittsburgh man who wound up in the Warren County Jail via SCI Forest is headed to back to state prison after assaulting a prisoner and corrections officer here. President Judge Maureen Skerda sentenced Jemiere Hickman to nearly five years in state prison for the assault which occurred ...

Stabbing case withdrawn

Attempted murder charges against an Ashville, NY man stemming from a December stabbing in Sugar Grove have been withdrawn on grounds that the accused acted in self-defense. Warren County District Attorney Rob Greene announced the decision on Friday in the case against Michael C. Shreve in ...

Lowman pleads guilty

An Indiana County man has pled guilty to aggravated assault. Ryan M. Lowman, 29, Cherry Tree, Pa., was charged back in March with rape forcible compulsion, rape threat of forcible compulsion, sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault without consent, aggravated indecent assault - ...

Reward issued in Rt.6 BB gun assault

There are multiple rewards being offered in the case of an Amish girl who was shot in the face by a BB. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Warren County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of $2,000 and an anonymous individual will add $1,000 to that reward for the arrest and ...

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Columbus Twp. Burglary. Corry-based state police responded to a burglary that occurred August 5 at 285 Alder Bottom Rd. The victim reported that someone entered her residence and removed a large amount of cash, coins and prescription medication before fleeing the scene. Police said the ...

Friday sentencing at the courthouse

The following sentences were handed down by president Judge Maureen Skerda on Friday at the Warren County Courthouse. ¯ Andrew L. Bihon, Warren, to six months probation, $850 in fines and fees, participation in the alcohol highway safety school and victim impact panel programs, and 15 ...

Thursday change of plea hearings

The following pleas were entered during formal arraignment and change of plea proceedings before Judge Gregory Hammond on Thursday at the Warren County Courthouse. The following defendants pled guilty: ¯ Tyson I. McVey, Russell, to harassment. A count of stalking was not prosecuted. At a ...

Wednesday preliminary hearings

Charges were withdrawn against one defendant while another was held for court during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse. A count of theft by deception - false impression was withdrawn against Melissa A.M. Kump, Guys Mills, Pa. A count of bad checks was ...

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Youngsville Hit and Run. At approximately 7:25 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, a red sedan hatchback allegedly struck and severely damaged a fence along Rt. 6, near the YMCA. The vehicle will have front-end damage. Anyone with information of this incident is asked to contact Youngsville Police, at ...