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Cops & Court Report

Appeal denied for county man convicted of killing wife

By BRIAN FERRY bferry@timesobserver.com The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will not hear an appeal in the case of a Warren County man convicted of murder. On April 6, the court announced its denial of Matthew B. White’s appeal of his life sentence. “The petition for allowance of appeal ...

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Western Warren County - District Justice Todd Woodin Possession with intent to deliver. Dustin E. Jordan, 38, Youngsville, was charged by Youngsville Borough police on April 3 with nine counts of possession with intent to deliver, marijuana - small amount personal use, two counts of ...

Man captured in Conewango Creek after police pursuit

A man with an active warrant for absconding from state parole led numerous Warren County law enforcement agents on a pursuit Wednesday into an occupied house and ended with his capture from Conewango Creek. David W. Jenkins III, 31, address unknown, is charged with felony criminal trespass, ...

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Central Warren County - District Justice Raymond Zydonik Fraud. Christopher S. Mangione, 45, Bradford, was charged by City of Warren police on March 31 with fraud alter/forge/counterfeit title, registration, insurance, possession/sale/use display documents, display known/fictitious//stolen ...

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Central Warren County - District Justice Raymond Zydonik DUI. Kevin D. Rainey, 51, Warren, was charged on March 23 with charges DUI: Highest rate of alcohol - second offense, DUI: General impairment/incapable of safe driving - third offense and drive wrong way by City of Warren police for an ...

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N. Warren County - District Justice Laura Bauer DUI. Alexa N. Corbett, 23, Warren was charged by Conewango Township police on March 25 with DUI: General impairment/incapable of safe driving - first offense, DUI: Highest rate of alcohol - first offense, careless driving and accident damage to ...

Brothers captured for Sugar Grove robbery, other cases in Buffalo

Two brothers charged with armed robbery at the Sugar Grove Kwik Fill have been detained. Charges have been filed against Joshua P. Jacoby, 20, and Aaron M. Jacoby, 19, both of Sugar Grove. Police told the Times Observer on Thursday that the brothers were detained in Buffalo and that ...

Police respond to unintentional fire

Conewango Township police reported that a fire Feb. 29 in the 100 block of Allegheny Drive was caused by a child playing with a lighter. No injuries were reported, and no families were displaced. Conewango Township police were assisted by Starbrick Volunteer Fire Department (VFD), ...

State Police search for Kwik Fill armed robbery suspects

State police continue to search for brothers suspected of an armed robbery on March 17 at Sugar Grove Kwik Fill. According to Warren-based state police, warrants have been issued for Joshua P. Jacoby, 20, and Aaron M. Jacoby, 19, both of Sugar Grove. Both had been employees of the convenience ...

Wall fire put out in Ludlow

Firefighters took less than an hour to knock down a fire early Monday in Ludlow. They were called to 10 S. Hillside St. at 12:25 a.m. Ludlow fire chief Jonathan Biers reported no visible flames at the time of arrival. Everyone was able to exit the residence before first responders arrived, ...

Warren man faces rape charges

A Warren County man has been charged with rape. Thomas E. Rader III, 36, of Warren State Hospital, faces charges including rape - forcible compulsion; involuntary deviate sexual intercourse - forcible compulsion; aggravated indecent assault - without consent; and indecent assault - forcible ...

City Council beefs up county police

Warren City Council agreed to sign off on an arrangement aimed to reinforce police service throughout the county. According to District Attorney Rob Greene, the temporary municipal police cooperative agreement will include the Sheriff’s office, City of Warren, Youngsville and Conewango ...

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Central Warren County - District Justice Raymond Zydonik Criminal mischief. City of Warren police charged Sara H. Swanson, 32, Warren, on March 10 with criminal mischief - damage property and harassment on March 10 from an incident that occurred on March 3 in the City of Warren. DUI. City of ...

Kwik pursuit

Police are looking for two brothers suspected of armed robbery Tuesday night at Kwik Fill in Sugar Grove, where they worked. Charges have been filed against Joshua P. Jacoby, 20, and Aaron M. Jacoby, 19, both of Sugar Grove. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Aaron Jacoby is charged ...

Courthouse cuts activity

COVID-19 is bringing the wheels of justice in Warren County to a grinding halt. President Judge Maureen Skerda has declared a judicial emergency in the 37th Judicial District - Warren and Forest counties - from March 18 through April 14. The order indicates that “all court operations are ...

Preliminary hearings

One defendant pled guilty while charges were withdrawn against three during preliminary hearings held this week at the Warren County Courthouse. Arthur R. Gruber, Irvine, pled guilty to simple assault. A count of harassment was withdrawn. Charges were withdrawn against the following: ¯ ...

Police seek brothers in armed robbery of Sugar Grove Kwik Fill

Police are looking for two brothers suspected of armed robbery Tuesday night at Kwik Fill in Sugar Grove, where they worked. Charges have been filed against Joshua P. Jacoby, 20, and Aaron M. Jacoby, 19, both of Sugar Grove. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Aaron Jacoby is charged with ...

Emergency alert

The Warren County Commissioners have declared a “state of disaster emergency” in Warren County in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The commissioners indicate in a Tuesday evening statement that the declaration was delayed relative to similar declarations at the state and federal level ...