Burlary/vehicle theft/criminal mischief. Warren-based state police said a known 17-year-old juvenile was charged at the Warren County Juvenile Probation office on May 29 with one count felony burglary, three counts of felony theft by unlawful taking and two counts of criminal attempt theft by unlawful taking and two counts of summary criminal mischief. Police said the charges follow investigations of ATV theft investigations at three separate camps owned by John G. Riley, Erie, James S. Krawczyk, Erie, and Sandra A. Clark, Amherst, Ohio, in Deerfield, Spring Creek and Triumph townships between Aug. 9, 2011 and April 25,. The investigation continues, police said.
Theft of motor vehicle. Conewango Township police reported that between 2 p.m. May 26 and 2 a.m. May 27 someone stole a 2002 white Cadillac Escalade belonging to Edward Steber, North State Street, North Warren. Police said the thief then wrecked the car on Fifth Avenue Ext. and fled the scene on foot. Warren City police assisted at the scene. The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to contact township police or Warren County Crime Stoppers.
Underage drinking. According to Warren-based state police, at 9:50 p.m. May 28, Warren County Probation officers arrived at the station with a known 16-yar-old male after a warrant service. The juvenile male was found to have been consuming alcohol and was then cited, police said.
Theft. According to Warren-based state police, Barry Capell, Saegertown, reported that between March 17 and May 25 on Youngsville Road, someone cut a lock to his shed and stole various tools, custom mower blades, a cental pneumatic air compressor, a 4 1/2-inch angle grinder, a six-gallon red poly gas can, a 12-ton 'come along' ratchet, a propane torch/burner, and a Craftsman ratchet set with matching sockets. The estimated value of the stolen items is $600, police said. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the state police or Warren County Crime Stoppers.
Automobile theft. According to Warren-based state police, Benjmin Beard, 58 Maehn St., Grand Valley, reported on May 23 that between 11 p.m. May 22 and 4 a.m. May 23 his vehicle was stolen from his residence. Police said their investigation revealed that Birchard was operating the vehicle when it crashed and had not been stolen. Police said when confronted, Birchard admitted to driving the vehicle and wrecking it in Titusville. Birchard was charged with unsworn falsification to authorities, a third degree misdemeanor. Further action is pending, police said.
Theft. Warren-based state police reported that between 4 and 6 p.m. on May 28, someone stole a tent, air mattress, sleeping bag and several other camping items from Codie Massa, 37, Pittsfield. Items taken are estimated to be worth $400. Anyone with information is asked to call the state police or Crime Stoppers.
Theft. Warren-based state police said that Doug Wilson, Quaker, Hill Road, Warren reported that between 11 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. May 29 someone stole 100 red bricks from the back of his residence. The value of the bricks is approximately $100. Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police or Crime Stoppers.
Crash. Warren-based state police responded to a one-vehicle accident on Cobham Park Road at the intersection with Irvinedale Road at 1:35 p.m. May 20. According to police, Kira Nudd, 41, Warren, was driving a 1995 Jeep Cherokee north on Cobham Park Road, attempted to negotiate a right curve and left the east side of the road. The Jeep's passenger-side front end struck an embankment and traveled over the top of the embankment where it struck the guard rail and railing of the bridge. The car then rolled onto its roof in the center of the road finally resting facing south. Glade volunter firefighters, Warren City police and Emergycare assisted at the scene. Nudd was wearing a lap and shoulder belt and received minor injuries, according to police, who addd that she was cited with driving on roadways laned for traffic.
Simple assault. Warren-based state police reported that at 5 p.m. May 26, Ashely Tirpak, 28, Erie, was shot in the leg with a BB gun by a known 28-year-old female from Erie. The incident occurred on weekend camping trip, according to police. The investigation is continuing.
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Theft. Warren-based state police reported that between 3 and 8 p.m., July 16, 2011, Renee Lee Rogers, Warren, entered a Russell woman's residence and stole cash and a prescription which Rogers was not prescribed. Rogers was charged at District Justice Laura Bauer's office.
Identity theft. Warren-based state police reported that between Feb. 1 and 15 Dawnisha Wade, Pittsburgh, used information of a Russell woman to pay bills totaling $484. Wade was arraigned on May 23 at District Justice Glenn Carlson's office and released on her own recognizance.