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WarrenDUI. Warren-based state police conducted a traffic stop on June 23 at 1:42 a.m. at McPherson Street and Wood Street. police said Brian F. Johnson, 41, Warren, was found to be driving under the influence. Charges were filed through District Judge Glenn Carlson's office.Columbus ...

15 sentences handed down on Friday

Fifteen defendants were sentenced Friday before President Judge Maureen Skerda at the Warren County courthouse.Sentenced were: Domingo Blume-Hearn, 18, Warren, to six months plus 60 day to two years less one day incarceration in Warren County Jail with credit for time served to be followed by ...

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Farmington Twp.Crash. Warren-based state police responded to a one-vehicle accident on July 12 at 2:20 p.m. on Pa. 957 west of Mud Run Rd. A 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe, driven by Jessica L. Lookenhouse, 36, Russell, was traveling west on Rt. 957. Police said Lookenhouse took her eyes off of the road ...

Warren man sent to SCI for ATV theft

A Warren man was sentenced to incarceration in a state correctional institution by President Judge Maureen Skerda Friday on charged related to the theft of an ATV.Cody Ryan Johnson, 22, was sentenced on charged of criminal trespass and criminal mischief.Attorney Todd Woodin cited Johnson's ...

Warren woman sentenced for part in heroin operation

A Warren woman was sentenced for her part in a heroin operation that was broken up by the Warren County Drug Task Force in December.Shauna Marie Hanson, 37, was sentenced on one count of possession with intent to deliver, a felony, and endangering the welfare of a child, a third-degree ...

Youngsville man sentenced to state prison for meth lab

A Youngsville man was sentenced to incarceration in a state correctional institution by President Judge Maureen Skerda Friday during sentence court precedings for charges stemming from an incident involving a methamphetamine lab on Warren County Housing Authority property.Matthew Alan ...

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WarrenProbation violation. On July 10, officers of the Warren County Adult Probation Department, with assistance from City of Warren police, arrested John Timothy Caldwell, 68, Warren, on charges of violation of probation. Over a thirty-day period, Caldwell continued to make numerous harassing ...

Two guilty pleas entered

Two guilty pleas were entered, one defendant pleaded not guilty and two bench warrants were issued during arraignment proceedings.The following pleaded guilty: Tracy L. Funkhouser, Sugar Grove, to criminal conspiracy (Manufacture, delivery, possession with intent to deliver), and possession of ...

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Pine Grove Twp.Burglary. Warren-based state police reported that they are investigating a burglary that occurred between 10:30 a.m. on July 6 and 4 p.m. on July 8, on Howard Rd., someone entered a residence belonging to Ernest K. Johnson and stole approximately $1,400 in cash. Anyone with ...

Bench warrant issued in counterfeit case

A bench warrant has been issued for a Jamestown woman who failed to appear for arraignment court proceedings Thursday on charges stemming from passing counterfeit $50 bills at the Warren County Fair last year.Documentation from the Warren County District Attorney's office indicates that a bench ...

Four plead guilty at Central Court

During Central Court Wednesday before District Justice Glenn Carlson, four defendants entered guilty pleas, charges against one were withdrawn and one was bound over for court.Pleading guilty were: Kent Everett Skinner, 40, Bear Lake, to disorderly conduct, hazardous physical offense. Ayin ...

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WarrenDisorderly conduct and harassment. Douglas Muzzy, 24, and Frank Szarowicz, 41, both of Warren, were cited for disorderly conduct and harassment on July 7 after city police received a report of a past tense physical altercation.Disorderly conduct/engage in fighting. Shyanna Matsock, 19, ...

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Farmington Twp.Crash. Warren-based state police responded to a one-vehicle accident on July 6 at 5:29 p.m. on Jackson Run Road. According to police, a 2003 Subaru Legacy, driven by Casey M. Warner, 25, Warren, was eastbound on Jackson Run Road and swerved to miss a dead crow in the roadway. The ...

Warren man sentenced following SVP hearing

"If there was ever a reason to aggravate a sentence, it would be this."That's what Warren County Assistant District Attorney Caleb Gnage said in court Monday as he asked Judge Maureen Skerda to pronounce an extended sentence of state prison time for Brian J. Viglo, 38, of Warren, who pleaded ...

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Glade Twp.Criminal mischief. Warren-based state police reported that between 10 p.m. on June 29 and 6:30 a.m. on June 30 someone scratched the driver-side door and gas tank cover of a vehicle belonging to Brenda Ann Stover, Warren, that was located at a Garden Lane residence. Anyone with ...

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Conewango Twp.Burglary. Conewango Township Police are looking for information regarding a break-in between 11:45 p.m. Friday and 8:15 a.m. Saturday at JZ's Texas Hots in North Warren. According to police, the burglar broke into both the restaurant and storage shed but cutting padlocks. Anyone ...

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Conewango Twp.Charged. Conewango Township Police report that at 10:36 a.m. on July 2, Travis Michael Lyon, Pittsfield, was taken into custody on a warrant by a state constable at his place of employment. During the arrest, the constable found a metal pipe used for inhaling narcotics and a small ...

Treasurer charged with theft from Youngsville VFD

A Youngsville man was preliminary arraigned before District Justice Arthur Zerbe on Thursday.Kenneth Owen Roberts was charged with two felony three (F3) and one misdemeanor one (M1) counts of theft by unlawful taking; one M1, and one F3 receiving stolen property; three M1 forgerys - ...

FBI search concludes with no word on findings

The search by FBI and other law enforcement agencies in Chandlers Valley is over."We wrapped it up last night," FBI Special Agent in Charge of the Erie Office Brian Fox said Thursday. "We have completed our search under that warrant.""We finished up yesterday at the end of the day," FBI Public ...

Employee charged with stealing from employer over five years

A Pittsfield woman was charged with 15 felonies after she allegedly used her employer's credit card for personal purchases over five years.Jennifer L. Amoroso, 41, was arraigned Wednesday before District Justice Glenn Carlson.According to the affidavit of probable cause, Amoroso was in charge ...