Resisting arrest. Warren City police were dispatched to 209 Market St. at 5:05 a.m. Sunday to assist on an ambulance call for a possible cardiac arrest. According to police, Timothy K. Cruickshank, 209 Market St., Apt. 402, had fallen down two flights of stairs and passed out at the bottom, causing another to call for help. Police stated Cruickshank failed to comply with officers and had to be forcefully placed in handcuffs. According to police, a criminal complaint was filed Monday charging him with resisting arrest and public drunkenness.
Retail theft. Warren City police filed a criminal complaint Monday charging Ashley J. Thornton, 515 Water St., Apt. 3N, with retail theft after he allegedly removed allergy pills from the box container and placed the bottle into his pants pocket at 2:48 p.m. Sunday while inside Thorne's Bilo, Market Street Plaza.
Harassment. Warren City police cited Leonard D. Berry, 1925 Pennsylvania Ave. E., and Caroline R. Gourley, 610 Fourth Ave., for harassment after they were involved in a mutual combat domestic dispute at 10 p.m. March 16 at 610 Fourth Ave.
Retail theft. Warren City police were dispatched to Walmart, 2901 Market St., at 12:24 a.m. March 19 for a reported retail theft due to state police being on another call. According to police, Paul E. Johnson, 1522 Howard Rd., Russell, and a 15-year-old male concealed merchandise on their person and removed them from the store without paying for it. Police stated non-traffic citations were filed for retail theft.
Arrest warrant. Pennsylvania State Constables reported Dawn Marie Sumrow, Amarillo, Texas, was brought before District Justice Arthur Zerbe with assistance from Warren City police on an arrest warrant for harassment and bench warrant for library theft. According to constables, Sumrow was committed to Warren County Jail and is awaiting release on bail.
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Scam theft. Warren-based state police reported Francis Grimmer, 50, Warren, was scammed out of over $6,000 between Feb. 11 and March 14 at his residence in Pleasant Township. According to police, he was identified as a "secret shopper" and sent three fictitious checks which he cashed against his own account, assuming that they were genuine. Police reported all three came back as fraudulent. The investigation continues.
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Probation violation. Officers of the Warren County Adult Probation Department arrested Shannon Silvis, 38, Spring Creek, on charges of violation of probation on March 20. According to police, Silvis, who was originally placed on intermediate punishment on a charge of DUI was arrested on a supervisor's warrant and committed to the Warren County Jail pending further court action.