Charged. Warren City police said Matthew R. Kostkas, Warren was charged with corruption of minors, theft from motor vehicle, and receiving stolen property after an investigation into several thefts from motor vehicles between February and April. Kostkas supposedly was with a 17-year-old male when the thefts occurred.
Disorderly conduct. Warren City police said that at 12:17 a.m. Tuesday officers came in contact with Vincent A. Gardiner, Warren, and Michael D. Swartz, Warren, at Pennsylvania and Hazel St. Police said both Gardiner and Swartz were found to have drug paraphernalia and admitted to smoking marijuana earlier in a public place. They were charged with disorderly conduct.
Disorderly conduct. Warren City police reported that officers were dispatched at 4:58 a.m. Tuesday to Warren General Hospital where Benjamin E. Atwell, Warren, was causing a disturbance. Police said they charged Atwell with disorderly conduct.
Harassment. Warren City police reported that officers were dispatched to 211 Madison Ave. because Jameson Shepherd, Warren, allegedly shoved his ex-wife causing visible red marks. Police said Shepherd was charged with harassment.
Charged. Warren City police reported that at 12:50 a.m. Monday Matthew R. Kuzminski, Warren, appeared in a public place under the influence of alcohol, annoyed a known individual by kicking several full garbage bags, attempted to enter two parked vehicles and then walked onto the known individual's porch. Police said a criminal complaint was filed Tuesday charging Kuzminski with loitering and prowling at nighttime, theft from a motor vehicle, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness.
Theft. Warren-based state police reported that Richard A. Haskins, Russell, said that between 5 p.m. on May 13 and 7 a.m. on May 14 someone took a five-gallon gas can approximately three-quarters full and a one-gallon gas can that was half full with mixed gas from his front porch. The approximate value of the gas cans and contents is $45. Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police.