Attempted motor vehicle theft. Conewango Township Police said at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday they were dispatched to Ed Shults of Warren, Market Street Ext., on a report of an unknown person sitting in a vehicle that did not belong to him. Police said the owner of the vehicle, who worked at Ed Shults, said he noticed someone had started his vehicle while it was parked behind the business. According to police, the owner approached the vehicle and found Brandon Hostovich sitting in the driver's seat with the ignition turned on. Police said the owner of the vehicle grabbed the keys from the ignition and Hostovich was taken inside the business. Police said Hostovich told them he was thinking about stealing the vehicle. Police said they found several items of drug paraphernalia in a backpack belonging to Hostovich. In addition, Hostovich has outstanding warrants. He was arrested and committed to the Warren County Jail by Warren County Sheriff's deputies. Police said Hostovich was charged with one count felony attempted motor vehicle theft, one count misdemeanor unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and 21 counts misdemeanor drug paraphernalia.
Retail theft. Conewango Township Police said they have charged Korena Davis, Warren, with one count of felony retail theft. According to police, Davis stole $2,046.23 in merchandise from Walmart in North Warren between July 2 and Oct. 30, while she was an employed there.
Harassment. Warren-based state police report on Oct. 28 at 10:20 p.m. Atasha Fassett, 24, Erie, arrived at the residence of a known 22-year-old female to retrieve custody of her child. Upon opening the door, the victim was kicked in the upper thigh by Fassett before leaving the residence. Police said charges of harassment will be filed at District Magistrate Laura Bauer's office.
Theft. Warren-based state police report that sometime between 12:30 and 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday someone removed $190 from a photo book belonging to Julie Martin, Pittsfield. Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police or Warren County Crime Stoppers.