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Clarendon BoroughCriminal mischief. State police reported that sometime between 5 p.m. on Aug. 28 and 8 a.m. on Aug. 29 someone released the contents of a fire extinguisher inside the cab of a truck tractor in the parking lot at 31 Railroad St. in Clarendon Borough. Anyone with information is ...

Charges against Clarendon man withdrawn

Charges against a Clarendon man were withdrawn before central court proceedings August 26 before District Justice Art Zerbe.Joseph Henry Miller, 52, had been charged with burglary-overnight accomodation, no person present; theft by unlawful taking-movable property; criminal trespass-enter ...

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Brokenstraw Twp.DUI. State police report that at 3:06 a.m. on Aug. 27, Derrick A. Shirley, 25, Youngsville, was stopped on Route 6 for a traffic violation, and during the course of the investigation, it was determined that he was under the influence of alcohol. Charges will be filed pending ...

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WarrenDUI. City of Warren police reported that Chuck Restivo, 39, Gerry, NY, was charged with DUI, DUIcontrolled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. During the same incident, Aaron Restivo, 36, Jamestown, NY was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a ...

21 guilty pleas at change-of-plea court

Twenty-one guilty pleas were entered and three bench warrants were issued during change of plea proceedings before Judge Gregory Hammond on Thursday afternoon.The following defendants entered guilty pleas: Brandon M. Arp, Russell, to DUI: High rate of alcohol (BAC .10-.16) first offense and ...

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WarrenWarrant arrest. At about 9:18 a.m. on August 26, Warren County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Anthony Jashurek, 44, 22 Buchanan St., Warren, on a bench warrant issued by District Justice Laura Bauer for failure to pay fines and costs on the original charge of retail theft. He was taken ...

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Pittsfield Twp.Cruelty to animals. A spokesperson for Paws Along The River Humane Society reported that James Riel, Pittsfield, pleaded guilty to one count of cruelty to animals before District Justice Aurthur Zerbe on Aug. 19 for neglecting and failing to provide two horses food, veterinary ...

Youngsville man convicted by jury

A Youngsville man was found guilty on three of four counts before Senior Judge William Morgan during a one-day jury trial Monday.Josh L. Anderson, 35, whose address is listed on court documents as the Warren County Jail, was found guilty of interference with custody of children, a second-degree ...

Warren man held on sexual offenses

A Warren man is behind bars and been charged with several sexual offenses stemming from a relationship with a 14-year-old girl.City of Warren police issued a press release on Monday indicating that Jack Richard Passinger III, 224 Carver St., Apt./Suite B, has been charged with statutory sexual ...

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WarrenBad check. Dennis Massa, Jr., 40, Clarendon, was cited by City of Warren police for a bad check after a check was written for $104.59 to a local grocer and was returned on a closed account.Underage drinking. A 15-year-old juvenile was charged by City of Warren police with underage ...

Warren man found not guilty by jury

A Warren man was found not guilty of all charges during an Aug. 21 jury trial.According to a press release from the Warren County District Attorney's office, Bryan C. Steele, Warren, was found not guilty of aggravated harassment by prisoner, disorderly conduct and two counts of terroristic ...

Vehicular chase through downtown and fight bring lengthy list of charges

By JOSH COTTONjcotton@timesobserver.comA chase through Warren and a subsequent fight in the middle of Pennsylvania Avenue have netted a Pleasant Township man a lengthy list of charges.City of Warren police arrested Kieth William Lundmark, 892 Pleasant Dr., late in the evening on Aug. 11 and ...

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Pittsfield Twp.Burglary. According to Corry-based state police, sometime between Aug. 18 and Aug. 21, someone entered the unlocked home of Jason Allen and stole a $100 bill from inside a picture frame. Police said the suspect then left the area undetected. Anyone with information is asked to ...

No. 7 on Warren County’s Most Wanted list, Tompsett captured

Scott Alan Tompsett, 33, Kennedy, N.Y., was captured near Pittsburgh, and transported Thursday to the Warren County Jail.Tompsett was on the Warren County Most Wanted list as number seven, for several bench warrants for domestics and failure to appear for fines' and costs' court.Warren County ...

Bench warrants issued

Bench warrants were issued on Aug. 18 for 60 defendants who failed to appear for a Rule to Show Cause hearing for non-payment of fines, costs and restitution, including:Joseph Acevedo, WarrenRobert Joseph Barr, Jr.Savannah Birchard, Grand ValleyVirgil Charles Birchard, Jr., WarrenRoy John Blay, ...

Erie man sentenced to state prison for theft

A repeat thief netted a state sentence for stealing a Salvation Army donation can last December.President Judge Maureen Skerda issued the sentence earlier this week, sending Aloys A. Vine, Erie, to a state correctional institution for five to 12 months on a count of theft by unlawful taking ...

Warren man receives jail time for sexual assault involving minor

A Warren man was sentenced on Thursday for statutory sexual assault involving a 14-year-old.Christopher L. Gage was sentenced by President Judge Maureen Skerda to 10 months to two years less one day incarceration in the Warren County Jail on the charge of statutory sexual assault 8 to 11 years ...

14 more defendants sentenced to jail or prison

Fourteen defendants were sentenced before President Judge Maureen Skerda on Thursday afternoon. Megan M. Decker, Mercer, to 21 days to 2 years less one day incarceration in the Warren County Jail on a count of retail theft with ARD revocation. Decker was ordered to pay $791.48 in restitution, ...

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Conewango Twp.Retail theft. Conewango Township Police reported that, at 11:15 p.m. Aug. 20, officers were dispatched to WalMart for a report of retail theft. Loss Prevention at the store conducted an internal investigation, and found that Kelsey M. Johnson, 21, Clarendon had been stealing items ...

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Columbus Twp.Forgery/theft. Corry-based state police report that at 7:37 p.m. on July 16, Dillion Mitchell Stinedurf, 21, Corry, removed three checks from a victim's personal checkbook, then wrote out amounts totaling $770 and cashed them at Sander's Market, forging the victim's signature. ...