Theft. Police reported that at 10:30 p.m. on Dec. 31, Joshua Aaron Howard, Sugar Grove, entered a green Chevy Blazer owned by Rich Asel of Ludlow, while the vehicle was parked in the Wal-Mart Parking lot. While in the vehicle Howard stole an $800 fire department radio, $150 Samsung cell phone, and misc. clothing items valued at $92. Police subsequently charged Howard with misdemeanor theft by unlawful taking.
Accident. Warren-based state police responded at 7:05 p.m. on Sunday to a one-vehicle accident on Route 69 just west of Scranton Hollow Rd. Police said the accident occurred as Deeanna L. Gregory, 26, Sugar Grove, was traveling south on Route 69 when she just exited a sharp right hand curve when her vehicle dropped off the right shoulder of the road. Gregory attempted to counter-steer causing the vehicle to turn clockwise, slide into the embankment and roll onto the drivers side, completing one full rotation before coming to rest on all four wheels. Police said Gregory and her juvenile passenger were wearing their seatbelts and were uninjured. Police are charging Gregory with driving on roadways laned for traffic.
Accident. Warren-based state police responded at 5:14 p.m. on Saturday to a one-vehicle accident on Route 69. Police said the accident occurred as Kara M. Donaldson, 31, Warren, was traveling south on Route 69 when she lost control of her vehicle on the icy roadway after negotiating a left curve. Donaldson's vehicle began to slide into the northbound lane and then continued to slide in a southeast direction before leaving the roadway and striking a ditch with it's front bumper. Donaldson who was wearing her seatbelt was transported to Warren General Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Police said her passenger, Matt A. Donaldson, 33, Warren, was also wearing his seatbelt and was uninjured.
Accident. Warren-based state police responded at 1:25 p.m. on Friday to a one-vehicle accident on Tidioute Enterprise Rd, just east of Neiltown Rd. Police said the accident occurred as Clifford E. Reese, 46, Endeavor, was traveling east on Tidioute Enterprise Rd. when he attempted to negotiate a left hand curve and lost control of his vehicle, causing it to travel off the south edge of the roadway. Reese attempted to regain control, and failed causing him to travel 12 feet off the south berm and strive an embankment. After impact Reese's vehicle traveled 60 feet along the embankment and rolled over onto it's left side. Police said Reese received minor injuries and was not wearing his seatbelt. Reese was found to be under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. Police are charging Reese with driving at safe speed. Reese will answer to charges before District Justice Cynthia Lindemuth.
Harassment. Police cited Carrie S. Christensen, Warren, at 12:24 p.m. on Saturday after she was involved in a physical domestic dispute with a known male at her residence.
Sale/transfer of firearm. Police reported that at 1:53 p.m. on Jan. 14, Daniel R. Smith, 34, Sugar Grove, attempted to purchase a firearm from Watson's Field and Stream when he was not permitted to do so. Smith had checked boxes on a Federal ATF form which he knew to be false. Smith was arraigned in front of District Justice Gregory Carlson on Saturday. Police said Smith was released and an unsecured bail was set at $10,000.
Crash. Warren-based state police reported John A. Hicks, 24, Corry, was driving a 1999 Ford Explorer with a male passenger, 1, north on Oil Creek Rd. at approximately 35 mph at 4 p.m. Jan 26. According to police, the Explorer was negotiating a steep downhill grade on an extremely icy roadway, when Hicks lost control of the vehicle. Police stated the Explorer began a yaw to the driver side, prior to sliding into the right shoulder ditch. Police reported the Explorer then rolled to the driver side, coming to rest on its roof in the right shoulder ditch. According to police, the Explorer received functional body damage and was towed from the scene. Police stated seat belts were used and Hicks suffered a minor injury. Police reported icy road conditions caused the accident.