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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. Police said Daugharthy was determined to be under the influence of alcohol.

Sheffield Twp.

Crash. The driver of a vehicle that crashed at 6:15 p.m. Thursday on Route 6 in Sheffield Township was cited for driving on roadways laned for traffic. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Samantha K. Darling, 19, of Tidioute, was driving eastbound when she lost control of the vehicle on the snow-covered road while rounding a left curve. Police said Darling sustained minor injuries when the vehicle left the road, struck a guard rail, crossed back over both travel lanes and struck a utility pole.

Watson Twp.

Crash. The driver of a truck involved in a two-vehicle crash at 10:40 a.m. Saturday on Hearts Content Road in Watson Township was cited for driving on right side of roadway. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Mitchell I. Stenberg, 22, of Clarendon, lost control of his eastbound vehicle while rounding a right-hand curve. The vehicle entered the westbound lane and sideswiped a westbound vehicle driven by Ryan S. Rickerson, 44, of Warren. According to police, Rickerson sustained minor injuries and Stenberg was cited.

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Warren

Possession. 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 possession of a schedule II controlled substance. Charges were filed with District Justice Glenn Carlson’s office. Slack is awaiting arraignment.

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Conewango

Twp.

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 surveillance video pictures. Police subsequently charged Kerchner with felony retail theft for the violation.

Retail theft. Conewango Township police said that on Feb. 8 at 6 a.m. Paul Alex Russo, 611 Washington St., Jamestown, N.Y., stole $920.87 worth of miscellaneous merchandise from the Walmart store in North Warren. Russo was later identified from surveillance video pictures. Police subsequently charged Russo with felony retail theft for the violations.

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Warren

DUI. City of Warren police reported that Michael Reams, 29, Warren, was charged with DUI general impairment, DUI highest rate, one way roadways and investigation by officer – duty of operator on Feb. 8 following a traffic stop.

DUI. City of Warren police reported that Clifton Larson, 57, Russell, was charged with DUI general impairment, DUI highest rate and driving on right side of roadway on Feb. 13 following a traffic stop.

Criminal mischief. City of Warren police reported that Thomas Keeney, 33, Warren, was cited for harassment and criminal mischief on Feb. 17 after police were dispatched to a past tense domestic dispute.

Crash. City of Warren police reported that Heidi Kenworthy, 28, Sugar Grove, was cited for operation of vehicle without required financial responsibility on Feb. 17 following a traffic accident at Liberty Street and Third Avenue.

Theft. City of Warren police reported that Derreck Brewer, 34, Warren, was charged with theft by unlawful taking and retail theft on Feb. 14 after police received a report that he had stolen beer in the amount of $7.50 from behind the bar at a local establishment.

Crash. City of Warren police reported that Katie Munksgard, 33, Warren, was cited for accident damage to unattended vehicle or property and careless driving on Feb. 21 following a hit and run accident on Fourth Avenue.

Warrant. According to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, Jeremiah Garris, 26, Warren, was arrested on Feb. 22 at 5:40 p.m. on a supervisor’s warrant for violating probation or parole. Garris was originally charged with theft by unlawful taking, according to police. Garris was placed in Warren County Jail pending further court action.

Warrant. The Warren County Sheriff’s Department reported that on Feb. 22 at 3:10 p.m., Chad Fletcher, 31, Erie, was arrested on a bench warrant for failure to appear for fines and cost court issued by the Warren County Court of Common Pleas. The original charge, police reported, was selling a non-controlled substance. Fletcher was placed in Warren County Jail pending further court action.

Conewango Twp.

Harassment. Warren-based state police reported that on Feb. 19 at 1 p.m., Dee Dee Marshall, no address available, subjected a known victim to unwanted physical contact. Marshall was cited for harassment as a result.

Mead Twp.

Hit and run. Warren-based state police said on Feb. 22 between 2:30 a.m. and 3 a.m. on Dutchman Run Road, an unknown suspect hit property belonging to Jerry Dell Thomas, 75, with what is believed to be a black Lincoln MKX or MKZ. Police said the vehicle they’re looking for would have heavy front passenger damage including a missing bumper and headlight/fog light assembly. Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police.

Youngsville

Crash. According to Warren-based state police, on Feb. 21 at 6:02 p.m., Jennifer Young, 34, Clarendon, was driving south on North Main Street through the intersection with Second Street in a 2011 Toyota Sienna with a juvenile passenger when Thomas Labarbera, 21, Spring Creek, started through the intersection in a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 without clearance after stopping at a stop sign. Police said Young, realizing Labarbera didn’t have enough clearance, tried to navigate toward Second Street to minimize the impact. Young’s Toyota hit Labarbera’s Dodge in the passenger side wheel and along the passenger side of the vehicle. The Dodge sustained minor damages to the passenger side, police said, while the Toyota sustained moderate damages to the driver’s side front bumper and front end. No one was reported injured in the crash and the Toyota was towed from the scene. Police said Labarbera was charged with duties at a stop sign.

Crawford County

Disorderly conduct. Corry-based state police reported that on Feb. 20 at 11 p.m., seven individuals-Kyle Richard Beattie, 21, Columbus,; Travis Lee Buchanan, 21, Pittsfield; Julie Jeanelle Bates, 19, Pleasantville; Cody Lawrence Pedersen, 21, Clarendon; Travis Lee Curtis, 20, Union City; Timothy Eric Dennis, 20, Cooperstown, Pa.; and Nicholas William Wig, 23, Hydetown, Pa.-were accused of driving their vehicles around the Wal-Mart parking lot in Titusville, causing a disturbance to the public. Several customers complained to management and police were called. Police said all were arrested for disorderly conduct and will face charged at District Judge Amy Nicol’s office in Titusville.

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Columbus Twp.

Theft. Corry-based state police reported that on Feb. 21 between 1 a.m. and 4 a.m. someone entered vehicles belonging to Edward Duane Stahlman, Kermit, Texas, and Rachel Nicole Woster, Corry, and took wallets containing credit cards and approximately $210 in cash. Police said no suspect information is available at this time.

Mead Twp.

DUI. On Feb. 3 at 9:41 p.m. on Forest Road 160, approximately one-half mile from Brown Run Road, Warren-based state police reported that Charolett Ann Smith, 56, Warren, was involved in an incident where her vehicle left the roadway after attempting to execute a u-turn and became stuck in a ditch. Smith then called 911 for assistance with acquiring a tow truck to pull her vehicle out of the ditch. Upon arrival, police said Smith was suspected to be under the influence of alcohol at the time of the incident and was subsequently placed under arrest for DUI, transported to Warren General Hospital for chemical testing and then to the police barracks in Starbrick for processing. Police said charges against Smith include two counts of DUI, careless driving and other summary traffic violations and were filed through District Justice Laura Bauer’s office.

Pleasant Twp.

Access device fraud. Warren-based state police reported that on Feb. 18 someone used a debit card belonging to Jaquel Nicole Anderson, Warren, to make unauthorized purchases. Police said the investigation is ongoing.

Sheffield Twp.

Crash. Warren-based state police responded to an accident on Route 6 on Feb. 18 at 11:25 a.m. According to police, a red tractor towing a full size, fully loaded log trailer, was traveling west while a vehicle driven by Seth A. Luchs, Kane, was traveling east and was about to pass the other vehicle when a large chuck of ice slid off the sleeper cab and shattered the front windshield of Luchs’ vehicle. The red vehicle continued west and left the scene. No injuries were reported and Luchs’ vehicle sustained minor damage and was driven from the scene.

Chautauqua County, N.Y.

Narcotics investigation. The ongoing investigation into the sales and trafficking of illegal narcotics in the Jamestown area led investigators from the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force, NYSP CNET and the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force to execute two search warrants at rooms at the Best Western Hotel at 200 W. 3rd Street. Simultaneous entry was gained into two separate rooms with the assistance of the Jamestown Police Department SWAT team. Inside a room on the first floor, investigators located Larry L. Hicks, 36, and Johnee C. Thompson, 26, both of Jamestown, along with a loaded pistol, a quantity of powder cocaine, ecstasy pills and more than $5,000 in cash. In a separate room on the third floor, investigators located Dwight A. Leepers, also of Jamestown, with 46 grams of cocaine and cash. Hicks and Thompson have been charged with two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a weapon. Leeper is being charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal tampering as he did attempt to flush the narcotics in the toilet upon entry of the SWAT team. All defendants are being held in the city jail awaiting arraignment. The NYSP K9 and the US DEA also assisted.

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Pleasant Twp.

Crash. State police report that at 8:17 a.m. on Feb. 18, Joshua E. Warson, 25, Warren, was parked/disabled in a 1999 Toyota Tacoma on the eastbound edge of Route 6 east of Mohawk Avenue when his vehicle was struck by a 2008 Jeep Cherokee driven by Danny H. Gardner, 63 Warren, after Gardner was blinded by the sun. Watson was transported to Warren General Hospital by Emergycare, then flown to UPMC Hamot, Erie, for further evaluation. Gardner was not injured, and both vehicles were towed from the scene.

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Warren

Liquor law violation. According to state police, on Feb. 3, Mangione Beverage was assessed a $350 fine for failing to alert the liquor control board within 15 days of manager change between Nov. 3, 2015 and Feb. 3.

Conewango Twp.

Harassment. According to state police, Nebraska Bishop, 40, subjected three known victims to physical contact by scratching and punching them on Feb. 17 at 9:46 a.m. at the Warren State Hospital. Three counts of harassment were filed through District Judge Laura Bauer.

Crash. Police said on Feb. 17 st 6:45 a.m., Melissa Grenz was driving north on Route 62 at the intersection with Hatch Run Road when her 2005 Trail Blazer left the right side of the roadway and hit the snow bank on the traffic island, continued across the intersection before hitting the north east snow bank, a crosswalk pole and coming to rest. Grenz and her passenger were not injured, police said. Grenz’s vehicle was towed from the scene and, police said, she was found at fault for the crash for failure to stay in her lane. Conewango Police were assisted by North Warren volunteer firefighters and Emergycare.

Pine Grove Twp.

Unsworn falsifications. State police reported that on Sept. 28, 2015, a known Russell man attempted to buy two rifles at Tall Tales. Police said the unnamed male is prohibited by federal law to purchase firearms and the investigation is ongoing.

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Warren

DUI crash. Warren City Police report that Jeffrey Bellomo, 37, Jamestown, was charged with DUI, DUI .16 percent or higher, DUI accident, accident involving damage to attended vehicle and careless driving following a hit and run accident on Feb. 1.

Possession of marijuana. Warren City Police report that Shyanna Matsock, 19, Warren, was charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia on Feb. 11 after police received a call that she had reported to the probation department with the items in her possession.

Crash. Warren City Police report that Michele Pattison, 32, Warren, was cited for driving while suspended, driving on right side of roadway, driving vehicle at safe speed, accidents involving damage to unattended vehicle or property and immediate notice of accident to police on Feb. 13 following a rollover accident where she fled.

Depositing waste on highway. Warren City Police report that Jerry Huntington, Jr. 40, Warren, was cited for unattended motor vehicle and depositing waste on highway regarding the same incident.

Theft by deception. Blain Beatty, 24, Warren, was charged with theft by deception and bad checks on Feb. 14 following an investigation into a fraudulent check in the amount of $1,880.00

Crash. Warren City Police report that Katharine Keeports, 38, Warren, was cited for driving vehicle at safe speed on Feb. 14 following a one car accident at 4th Avenue and Pine Street.

Harassment. Warren City Police report that Donna Hogan, 55, Warren, was cited for harassment on Feb. 14 after police responded to a past-tense domestic dispute.

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Warren

Walk-off. City of Warren Police said the suspects in a walk-off at the Cornerstone Lounge were identified after publication of images from surveillance video. The names of the suspects were not released because, according to police, they paid the amount due and charges were not filed.

Conewango Twp.

Harassment. On Feb. 14 at 9 p.m. at the Warren State Hospital Nebraska Bishop, 40, Warren, subjected a 28-year-old victim, also of Warren, to physical contact while the victim was attempting to administer medical treatment. Bishop struck the victim once in the back of the head. Charges were filed through District Justice Laura Bauer’s office.

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Mead Twp.

DUI crash. State police reported that at 3:39 a.m. on Feb. 13, a known 26-year old male from Warren was operating an ATV with no helmet and crashed into a tree on Old State Road in Mead Township. Further investigation revealed the suspect had been drinking, and DUI charges are pending. Clarendon EMS and Emergycare assisted. Police did not release the suspects name.

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Warren

Criminal mischief. Warren police report that Daniel Hagberg, 18, Warren, and a juvenile male were charged with criminal mischief on Feb. 8 following an investigation of graffiti at the City of Warren Parking Garage in December 2015.

Theft by unlawful taking. Warren police report that Domingo Blume-Hearn, 19, Warren, was charged with theft by unlawful taking and theft by deception on Feb. 8 following an investigation into the theft of checks.

Public drunkenness. Warren police report that Rose McEvoy, 60, Warren, was cited for public drunkenness on Feb. 10 after police responded to a report that a woman had fallen in the street.

Brokenstraw Twp.

Burglary. State police report that on Feb. 3 or 4, someone forced an entry door open at Jim “The Car Man” Garage on Route 6 and removed a cash box with an undetermined amount of cash. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 728-3600 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-83- CRIME (1-800-832-7463).

Conewango Twp.

Retail theft. Conewango Township police report that at 4:20 p.m. on Feb. 9, officers were dispatched to WalMart for a retail theft. Amy Hornstrom, 33, Pittsfield, was stopped by Loss Prevention personnel after attempting to leave the store with $98.90 worth of merchandise. Charges were filed with District Justice Laura Bauer’s office.

Simple assault. State police report that at 1:20 p.m. on Feb. 4, Lee D. Kuhns subject to victim’s to unwanted physical contact on Main Drive. Police said the alleged assault resulted in minor injuries and the investigation continues.

Mead Twp.

Arrested. On Feb. 11, the Warren County Sheriff’s Office arrested Andrea Sue Phinney on an arrest warrant for protection from abuse violation. She was remanded to the Warren County Jail pending further court action.

Pittsfield Twp.

Bad checks. State police report that a known male from New York wrote West End Auto Parts a check on Oct.1, 2015, that was returned for non-sufficient funds. The suspect was notified of the problem but has failed to make good on the amount. The suspects name was not released by police, and the investigation continues.

Southwest Twp.

Accident. State police report that at 8:50 p.m. on Feb. 8, James R. Reed, 34, Titusville, was traveling west on Enterprise Road just east of Mount Hope Road in a 2013 Ford Explorer when he lost control and crossed into the eastbound lane for approximately 33 feet, then traveled off the eastbound berm and along an uphill embankment for approximately 30 feet. The left front of the vehicle made initial impact with the embankment, causing the vehicle to roll over, traveling another 54 feet. Reed was transported to Titusville Hospital with suspected serious injuries. Grand Valley and Pleasantville volunteer firefighters assisted at the scene.

Youngsville

Burglary. Youngsville police report that officers were called to 730 North Main at 8 a.m. on Feb 11 for a burglary. Police discovered an unknown subject had pried open the side door to gain entry. He then stole an undetermined amount of cash, a .44 caliber Ruger Redhawk with a Buris scope, a .357 magnum, an 850 TC Remington Trap shotgun, a .22 rifle, $100 bills, German paper money (Reich) WWII, over 75 pre-1930’s silver dollars, over 200 Buffalo nickels and over 20 Liberty half dollars. The burglary took place after midnight on Thursday. Police are requesting anyone with information to contact them at 563-7555 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-832-7463.

Hit and run. Police were called to a hit-and run at the Kwik Fill parking lot in Youngsville at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Feb. 3. It was reported that a parked vehicle was struck by a white in color tractor trailer while exiting the parking lot. Police are asking anyone with information to contact them at 563-7555 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-832-7463.

Transmission of sexually explicit images by a minor. Youngsville police report that they were contacted by Youngsville Elementary-Middle School staff on Feb.9 at approximately 4 p.m. to investigate a possible child pornography incident. Police seized two cell phones, which a known 14-year old male sent a picture of nude photos to a known 13-year old female. The female showed the picture to several other classmates, and both juveniles are being cited for the violation.

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Conewango

Twp.

Warrant arrest. On Feb. 9 at about 3:30 p.m. Warren County Sheriff’s deputies assisted by Warren County Adult Probation arrested Adam W. Confer, 19, North Warren, on N. State Street on a bench warrant for failure to appear for plea court issued by the Warren County Court of Common Pleas on the original charge of theft by unlawful taking. He was placed in the Warren County Jail pending further court action.

Chautauqua

County, NY

Possession. On Feb. 9 at approximately 6:43 p.m. officers of the Jamestown Police Department observed a vehicle commit several vehicle and traffic law violations at the intersection of E. 8th St. and N. Main St. Officers stopped the vehicle and an investigation led to the arrest of the driver, Erick R. Wilhelm, 36, Irvine, Pa., and two passengers, Alfredo R. Diaz, 55, and Efrain L. Mariera, 35, both of Jamestown, NY. With the assistance of the New York State Police K-9 Kubi, officers located and seized a small quantity of heroin along with drug packaging material and needles. All three suspects were transported to the city jail pending arraignment and each were charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminally using drug paraphernalia and criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument. Wilhelm was additionally charged with traffic infractions and aggravated unlicensed operation.

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Warren

Crash. City of Warren police reported that Carol Ostergard, 73, Warren, was cited for driving on roadways laned for traffic on Feb. 5 following a traffic accident at Jackson Avenue and Carver Street.

Public drunkenness. City of Warren police reported that David Vargas, 29, Warren, was cited for public drunkenness after he was discovered passed out in a parking lot on Feb. 6

Public drunkenness. City of Warren police reported that Keith Haines, 31, Warren, was cited for public drunkenness and disorderly conduct on Feb. 5 after police responded to a report of an unruly male causing a disturbance.

Sugar Grove Twp.

Crash. Warren-based state police responded to a one-vehicle accident on Feb. 7 at 7:42 p.m. on Jackson Run Road. According to police, Kayla M. Curtis, 28, Sugar Grove, was traveling south in a 2009 Chevrolet Impala LS when she fell asleep and the vehicle drifted off the right shoulder, striking a drainage ditch and a tree before rolling to the driver side and then the roof. Police said Curtis received minor injuries and was treated on scene by Sugar Grove EMS before being transported to Warren General Hospital for further evaluation. Police said Curtis was cited for careless driving and driving while operating privilege suspended or revoked.

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Crawford County

DUI. According to Corry-based state police, on Thursday, Feb. 4 at 12:26 a.m., Devin Michael Hepler, 23, Warren, was determined during a traffic stop on Route 77 to be driving under the influence. Police said charges will be filed with District Justice Amy Nicols’ office.

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Warren

Drug possession. According to Warren-based state police, on Feb. 4 at 10:15 a.m. at Warren Area High School, a 16-year-old juvenile was found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana. Police said charges will be filed accordingly.

Deerfield Twp.

Burglary. Warren-based state police reported that between Jan. 3 and Feb. 5 at 4590 Morrison Hill Rd., someone entered the camp and removed assorted U.S. currency, a pull-behind toolbox filled with hand tools, a two-man hunting blind and other miscellaneous items valued at approximately $650. Police said the suspect then fled the scene. Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police or Warren County Crime Stoppers.

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Pittsfield Twp.

Crash. Warren-based state police responded to a two-vehicle accident on Feb. 3 at 7:08 a.m. on Pa. 27 south of Clear Run Rd. A 2009 Jeep Compass, driven by Seth J. Come, 24, Titusville, was traveling eastbound west of Hosmer Run Rd. A 2004 GMC Yukon, driven by Chris T. Bailey, 57, Spring Creek, was treaveling the opposite direction. Come’s vehicle reportedly crossed the center line heading into a right hand curve in the roads and side-swiped Bailey’s vehicle. Both vehicles sustained minor damage and were driveable. Bailey was transported to Corry Regional Hospital with a complaint of minor injuries. Come and two juvenile passengers in Bailey’s vehicle were uninjured.

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Warren

DUI. City of Warren police reported that Christopher Double, 39, Warren, was charged with DUI, DUI .10-.16 and general lighting requirements on Jan. 20 following a traffic stop.

Simple assault. City of Warren police reported that Kyle Kitchel, 23, Warren, was charged with simple assault and harassment on Jan. 23 after police received a report of a fight between two males.

Loitering and prowling. City of Warren police reported that Nathan Marcy, 20, Youngsville, was charged with false identification to law enforcement, loitering and prowling at night and underage drinking on Jan. 25 after police responded to a noise complaint.

Harassment. City of Warren police reported that Aaron Anderson, 31, Youngsville, was cited for two counts of harassment on Jan. 28 after police responded to a report of a domestic dispute.

Defiant trespass. City of Warren police reported that Robert Berlin, 72, Warren, was charged with defiant trespass on Feb. 1 after police responded to a report of a man refusing to leave a residential institution.

Bench Warrant. According to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, Edward Charles Steinman, 56, of Braddock Pa., was arrested on Tuesday for Failure to Appear and Court Costs. The Sheriff’s Office said that Steinman was arrested by law enforcement officials in Pittsburgh Pa. on unrelated charges and then released into the custody of the Warren County Sheriff’s Office. According to the Sheriff’s Office, Steinman will stand committed in the Warren County Prison pending further court action.

Conewango Township

Liquor Law Violation. According to Warren-based State Police, Rolling Express Tobacco, 1680 Market Street in Conewango Township, reportedly sold alcoholic beverages after their eating place malt beverage license expired on July 31, 2015 and had not been renewed and/or validated during the period August 1, 2015 through August 22, 2015. State Police said these charges were brought before an Administrative Law Judge who ordered Rolling Express to pay a fine of $1,250.00. State Police said Adjudication was issued on January 6, 2016.

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Warren

DUI. Warren-based state police reported that on Jan. 26 at 9:01 p.m. on US 6 east of the Ludlow exit Darryl Edward Pierce, 62, Warren, was stopped for multiple traffic violations and was suspected to be under the influence of alcohol at the time of the stop. Police said Pierce was subsequently placed under arrest for DUI and transported to the state police barracks in Starbrick for chemical testing and processing. Police said that charges against Price include three counts of DUI, careless driving and multiple summary traffic violations. Charges were filed through District Justice Glenn Carlson’s office.

Brokenstraw Twp.

Crash. Warren-based state police responded to a one-vehicle accident on Jan. 29 at 1:58 p.m. on US 6 west of Sr. 62. A 2010 Chevrolet Suburban, driven by Lucy M. Bobby, 48, Ridgway, was traveling west on US 6 and lost control on the slush covered roadway causing the vehicle to travel off of the north berm and strike an embankment. The vehicle then rolled onto its roof. Suspected minor injuries were reported for Bobby and a 14-year-old male passenger. Youngsville VFD assisted at the scene and the vehicle was towed from the scene by PennMark Towing. Police said Bobby was cited for tire equipment and traction surfaces.

Conewango Twp.

Hit and run. Conewango Township police reported that on Monday between 7 a.m and 4:30 p.m. an unknown vehicle struck a 2011 Subaru Forester while it was parked at 1885 Market St., causing damage to the driver’s side door. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (814) 726-0725.

Chautauqua Co., NY

Serial arsonist. A Chautauqua County Grand Jury recently handed down a three count indictment for arson against Joshua D. Whalen, 26, Jamestown. Whalen was arraigned on Monday in Chautauqua County Court and is being held in the Chautauqua Jail on $75,000 cash or $150,000 property bond. Whalen is charged in connection with his involvement in the arson fires of vacant homes at 230 McKinley Ave on Oct. 25, 2014; 420 Falconer St. on May 18, 2015 and 1052 1/2 N. Main St. from Dec. 24, 2015. The investigation into the arson fires of other vacant homes throughout the city continues and additional charges are pending further investigation. Anyone who may have additional information on these crimes or other related arsons can contact the Jamestown Police Department or leave an anonymous tip at (716)483-TIPS.