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Cops & Court Report

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Cherry Grove Twp. Harassment. According to Pennsylvania State Police, a known 23 year old male, Clarendon, and a known 47 year old male, Clarendon, were involved in an altercation that turned physical on April 9. Both parties have been cited with harassment. Sheffield Twp. Harassment. ...

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Brokenstraw Twp. Theft. According to Pennsylvania State Police, an unknown suspect took a Gorilla brand lock on a tree stand belonging to Randall Nalbone, Jamestown, N.Y., from the victim’s private property in a wooded area off York Hill Road. Anyone with info is asked to call PSP ...

One held for court, 3 plead guilty at prelims

One defendant was held for court, three pled guilty and charges were withdrawn against two others during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday. Michael Wayne Herbert Vanderhoof, Warren, was held for court. He has been charged with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and indecent assault ...

Warren man behind bars for alleged sexual assault

A Warren man remains behind bars and faces charges stemming from an alleged sexual assault that occurred on April 13. Michael Wayne Herbert Vanderhoof, 22, 108 N. South St., was arrested and charged by Pennsylvania State Police with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse – forcible ...

Corry man charged for pointing gun at man’s head, pulling trigger

A Corry man is charged with aggravated assault after allegedly pointing a gun at a man’s head and pulling the trigger. Aron A. Barstow, 40, of Corry, is charged with two counts of aggravated assault, simple assault, two counts of recklessly endangering another person, and harassment. At ...

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Farmington Twp. Theft. Warren-based state police reported that Brian Billquist, 27, Warren, has been charged with taking numerous items and money from a total of six victims at Eisenhower High School between March 26 and April 4. Police said charges were filed through District Justice Laura ...

Kennel inspections

The following Warren County dog kennels were inspected by Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Dog Law Enforcement officials between Jan. 6 and April 13, 2017. ¯ Angove’s Farm Boarding Kennel, 1057 Akeley Road, Russell, Feb. 21, in compliance with all provisions. ¯ Brandi Pooh’s ...

Preliminary hearings

Two defendants entered guilty pleas while charges were withdrawn against two others during preliminary hearings on Wednesday. The following entered guilty pleas: ¯ Dennis Michael Denardi, Warren, to disorderly conduct. A count of public drunkeness was withdrawn. ¯ Shiahn L. Carson, ...

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Warren Cited. According to City of Warren Police, Daniel Rapp, 40, Warren, was cited for Harassment on April 12 after police responded to a past tense domestic dispute. Charged. According to City of Warren Police, Nick Schmader, 45, Warren, was charged with Theft by Unlawful Taking and ...

Statutory sexual assault charges withdrawn against Kane 19-year-old

Charges against Kayhl James Nearing, 19, of Kane, have been withdrawn. Nearing was charged in March with two felonies — statutory sexual assault and corruption of minors — following a February incident in which he came to Warren to meet a 15-year-old juvenile that he had been dating. ...

Pleas entered at arraignment court

The following pleas were entered during arraignment proceedings on Thursday before President Judge Maureen Skerda. Denny Patrick Meabon, Warren, pled guilty to simple assault and harassment. A count of aggravated assault was not prosecuted. The following defendants pled not guilty: ¯ ...

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Brokenstraw Twp. Harassment. According to Pennsylvania State Police, a known 73 year old female from irvine was charged with harassment following an incident on April 12. Police say the suspect and another known female, 20, of Irvine, were involved in a verbal altercation which turned ...

Man charged with assault with bat

A Sugar Grove man faces felony assault charges stemming from an incident that occurred on Friday. Shawn T. Moore, 28, of Sugar Grove, was charged with aggravated assault, a felony of the third degree, as well as misdemeanor and summary charges of simple assault, terroristic threats, and ...

911 Center improvements sought for Sheffield area

By JOSH COTTON jcotton@timesobserver.com A faulty radio circuit has been limiting the Warren County 911 Center’s ability to communicate with a tower they operate in Sheffield. While there are backup systems for the tower, there are still some areas that can’t be reached when the tower ...

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City of Warren DUI. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Keith Falconer, 38, of Warren, was charged with DUI after an incident on April 9 at 2:25 a.m. Farmington Twp. Aggravated Assault. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Shawn Thomas Moore, 23, was arrested and charged with ...

Accused NY arsonist charged with crimes here

The Jamestown, N.Y., teen and suspected arsonist behind a string of fires in the local area is also facing multiple felony charges in Pennsylvania, including Warren County. Jonathan H. Young, 19, who is accused of setting 12 separate fires between March 2 and March 25 including in Jamestown ...

Warren arsonist has sentence reconsideration denied Friday

A Warren man sentenced to state prison for burning down his mother’s Morrison St. house in order to collect insurance payments has had a request for sentence reconsideration denied. Robert D.L. Clever II was sentenced on March 10 to 12 to 48 months in state prison by Judge Gregory Hammond, ...

2 enter guilty pleas at prelims

Two defendants entered guilty pleas and charges were withdrawn against another during preliminary hearings held this week before District Justice Todd Woodin. The following pled guilty: Zachary Francis McLaughlin, Youngsville, to possession of drug paraphernalia, having an improper muffler, ...

Defendants enter guilty pleas in county court

The following defendants entered guilty pleas before President Judge Maureen Skerda on Thursday afternoon: ¯ Aaron W. Anderson, Warren, to recklessly endangering another person and simple assault. ¯ Teddy W. Bair, Russell, to indecent exposure and indecent assault. Charges of corruption ...