Cops & Court Report

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Eldred Twp.Criminal mischief. Warren-based state police report that at 9:22 p.m. on March 7, troopers responded to a location at Route 27 and Eldred Center Road in reference to a distressed person driving erratically. They discovered Kyle John Bedow, 19, Grand Valley, had driven his vehicle ...

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Glade Twp.Theft by deception. Warren-based state police report that between 9 a.m. on Feb. 24 and 4 p.m. on March 3, an unknown person defrauded a 62-year old victim on Cobham Park Road out of money in exchange for a loan. The investigation is continuing.SouthwestTownshipTheft. Warren-based ...

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WarrenObedience to traffic control devices. City police reported that John Jackson, 56, Russell, was cited for obedience to traffic control devices on March 3, following a two- car accident at the intersection of Conewango and Pennsylvania avenues.Retail theft. City police reported that a ...

Judge hands down two sentences

Two Warren County men were sentenced and admitted to the treatment court program Friday during sentencing proceedings before President Judge Maureen Skerda. Lorn R. Champlin, 30, Sheffield was sentenced to a five-year intermediate punishment including up to 30 days in the Warren County Jail ...

Kids’ mementos going on display at 9/11 memorial

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Crayon drawings, stuffed animals and other mementos left by children at the Flight 93 memorial in western Pennsylvania will go on display beginning this weekend.The "Through Their Eyes" temporary exhibit in Shanksville will open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and ...

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Conewango Twp.Crash. Conewango Township police reported that on March 3 at 11:19 a.m. Wava Fox, Warren, was pulling out of the parking lot of Midtown Motors onto Rt. 62. As she pulled into the roadway, she pulled directly into the path of another vehicle being driven by Laurie Darr, Warren. ...

Warren teen charged with brandishing weapon

An 18-year-old Warren man has been charged stemming from an incident where he allegedly threatened a juvenile while brandishing a handgun.Syngyn Lloyd Swartz, 25 Glade Ave., has been charged by City of Warren police with felony firearm not to be carried without a license and misdemeanor counts ...

‘Step forward’

The Warren County man charged with murder and his half-brother charged with helping him cover up that crime waived preliminary hearings on Tuesday.James Anthony McDaniel, 25, of Russell is charged with criminal homicide in the Feb. 5 murder of Marcus Mattson, 18, of Russell. McDaniel faces ...

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Erie CountyCrash. State police report that on Feb 26 at approximately 3:42 p.m. Arlene L. Elsea, 85, Corry, was driving a 2016 Chrysler 200 on Route 6 waiting to turn left at the intersection of West Washington Street in Wayne Township. Two vehicles approaching turn right onto West Washington, ...

Warren County corrections officer charged for firing weapon in Erie store

Charges were filed against a Warren County Corrections Officer on Monday by Millcreek Police for an incident on Feb. 7.Blair Alexander Johnson, 23, Warren, was trying on a 5.11 tactical concealed carry shirt with a built-in holster, according to the affidavit of probable cause. He had entered ...

Warren man charged with endangering child after domestic incident

A Warren man was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and other charges after a reported domestic incident early Saturday.According to police, Tommaso S. Clemente, 36, of 6 Sixth Ave., was intoxicated when he assaulted his fiance, Desirae Merritt, and took their two-year-old child ...

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Conewango Twp.DUI. Pennsylvania State Police have charged Kenneth L. Daugharthy, 47, of Russell, with DUI and summary traffic violations after he was reportedly stopped for a traffic violation at 2:39 a.m. Saturday on Route 62 in Conewango Township, about half a mile north of Jackson Run Road. ...

‘You violated them’

Frank Williams molested three girls between the ages of 5 and 8.He "groomed them to be best buddies."He "might as well have thrown a hand grenade" into their homes.Even if he successfully undergoes treatment as a sexual offender, he is "a bad moment away from ruining another girl's life... ...

Drug arrests early Thursday in Warren

Two Pittsburgh men face numerous drug charges after police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked along Pleasant Drive early Thursday morning.Warren-based Pennsylvania State Police said in a Friday release that, after receiving the report, "Troopers responded to the area and made ...

Choper goes for a walk (around Warren)

Choper was making the rounds Thursday to say thank you to organizations that have been donating toward his care."We wanted to do something to get the Betts Foundation recognized," said Choper's partner and handler, Scott Neiswonger, on their first stop of the afternoon. He then fielded some ...

One-vehicle rollover

Times Observer photos by Stacey GrossA one-vehicle rollover closed Route 6 between Mohawk Avenue and the Glade Bridge at around 4 p.m. Friday. Pennsylvania State Police, Clarendon Ambulance, and Koebley Towing assisted at the scene. Pleasant Township VFD closed Route six eastbound at Mohawk ...

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WarrenPossession. On Feb. 19 at 10:58 p.m. Warren County Sheriff's deputies participating in Operation Message assisted probation with bar checks. Deputies arrested Joseph Slack on a probation violation and he was placed in the Warren County Jail. Upon arrest, he was searched and found to be in ...

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ConewangoTwp.Retail theft. Conewango Township police said that on Jan. 20 at 5:50 a.m. Richard Duane Kerchner, 817 Washington St., Jamestown, N.Y., stole three HP 23 computers from Walmart in North Warren. The total values of the computers is $2,063.82. Kerchner was later identified from ...

Four plead guilty

Four defendants entered guilty pleas and one was bound for court during central court preceedings before District Judge Todd Woodin on Wednesday.Entering guilty pleas were: Daniel Labarr, 59, Warren, to one count of theft by unlawful taking. A count of library theft was withdrawn. Sharon Moore, ...