ON THE RECORD
DUI. On Dec. 22, Warren police charged Derek Edwards, 20, of Russell, with DUI, Minor Prohibited from Operating with any Alcohol in System, Restrictions on Alcoholic Beverages, and Underage Drinking after officers responded to a report of a vehicle being driven by a suspected intoxicated male in the drive-through of a business. Ashley Evans, 19, Youngsville, Chevy Haskens, 18, Warren, and Zachary Johnson, 20, Pittsfield, were also charged with Underage Drinking after being in Edward’s vehicle.
Failure to Comply with Megan’s Law. On Dec. 23, Warren police took Stephen McMunn, 30, of Warren, into custody on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with Megan’s Law. He was transported to District Justice Gregory’s Office and was placed in the Warren County Jail on $150,000 bail. McMunn was also charged with Interference with Custody of Children and Corruption of Minors after it was found that he had a juvenile with him when he was taken into custody on the warrant. He was arraigned before District Justice G. Carlson and placed back in the Warren County jail on $20,000 bail.
False Information. On Dec. 21, Warren police charged Seth Clark, 21, of Warren, with Furnishing Law Enforcement Authority with False Information and Obstructing Administration of Law and other governmental functions after he lied to the police during the course of an investigation.
Criminal Mischief. On Dec. 23, Warren police charged Jeremy Gurdak, 23, of Erie, with Criminal Mischief to a Vehicle and Harassment after officers responded to a report of a truck having all its windows smashed out. During the investigation police also learned that he was involved in a fight with the victim prior to damaging of the truck.
Harassment. On Dec. 23, Warren police cited Aaron Kibbe, 24, Jamestown, NY, for Harassment after police were called to a local establishment where he reportedly shoved the victim after he was asked to leave.
Disorderly Conduct. On Dec. 26, Warren police cited Nathan Rounds, 22, of Warren, with Disorderly Conduct after officers were called to his residence for a report of yelling and screaming.
DUI. On Dec. 28, Warren police charged William Bennett, 32, of Warren, with DUI-Highest Rate of Alcohol (0.16+) 1st offense, DUI, Fleeing or Attempting to Elude Officers and Reckless Driving after officers witnessed a traffic accident where he crashed his car into the Allegheny River.
Corruption of Minors. On Dec 31, Warren police charged Brendan Garrett, 18, of Warren with Corruption of Minors, Selling or Furnishing Alcohol to Minors and Purchase of Alcohol by a Minor after officers came upon a suspicious vehicle. While investigating, officers determined that Garrett had given alcohol to a juvenile.
Public Drunkenness. On Jan. 1, Warren police cited Matthew Vanarsdale, 24, of Warren, for Public Drunkenness and Disorderly Conduct after officers were called to a report of a male stumbling in a parking lot wearing no shoes or socks in the snow.
DUI. Conewango Township Police reported that on December 29, 2012 Muriel Whipple, 20, was stopped for a traffic violation in Starbrick. Further investigation revealed that the driver was under the influence of alcohol. DUI and several summary charges have been filed with District Justice Laura Bauer’s office.
Burglary. Corry-based state police report between the dates of Jan. 31 and July 1, 2012, an unknown individual removed jewelry items from the Stoney Run Rd. residence of F. Marie Groves, 65, of Pittsfield. An investigation continues.
Burglary. Warren-based state police reported that between 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 9 and 1 p.m. on Dec. 31 at a known male’s seasonal residence along Forest Rd., property valued at $700.00 was stolen, which included a WWI 30.06 rifle and a Remington .50 caliber muzzle loader. The Marienville Police Station is continuing to investigate the burglary. Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP Marienville at 814-927-5253.
Theft from motor vehicle. Warren-based state police reported that between 2 p.m. on Dec. 29 and 6:45 a.m. on Dec. 30 at a known male’s private residence along Cemetery Rd., property valued at $570.00 was stolen, which included a Smith & Wesson M&P 9mm pistol. The Marienville Police Station is continuing to investigate the theft. Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP Marienville at 814-927-5253.
Harassment. Warren-based state police reported that at 3 p.m. on Dec. 31 on Holly St., a known female, age 23, was cited for harassment following an incident where she walked up behind a known male, age 37, and grabbed his genitals. The accused believed it was in jest, however, the victim did not. Police did not release the woman’s name.
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Crash. Warren-based state police reported that at 2:40 p.m. on Dec. 30 on US62, 75 feet north of Old State Line Rd., a crash occurred, when a 2003 Chrysler Town & Country being driven by Cheryl A. Lockhart, 44, Jamestown, was traveling south on SR62. She came upon an icy and slush-covered patch of roadway and slid in a clockwise direction, as the car continued southwest leaving the roadway onto the western berm. The car struck a guide rail surrounding a ditch with its left side, then spun around in a counter-clockwise direction as it traveled west approximately 10 ft., coming to rest facing south. Lockhart had moderate injury and was transported to WCA Hospital in Jamestown. She was charged with Driving on Roadways Laned for Traffic.
Theft/Trespass. Warren-based state police reported that between 6 a.m. on Nov. 22 and 5 p.m. on Dec. 30 on the Mohawk Ave. Ext. at Morrison Run Rd. oil well sites, an unknown person/s trespassed and stole approximately 80 pump jack weights, valued at approximately $2,500. Anyone with information is urged to contact PSP Warren Barracks or Warren County Crime Stoppers. The investigation is ongoing.
Harassment. Warren-based state police reported that between 4:10 and 4:15 p.m. on Dec. 30 at the Unimart parking lot at the intersection of SR666 and Austin Hill Rd., a known male, age 46, of Sheffield, was accused and cited for harassment, following an altercation in which he shoved a known male, age 29, of Sheffield, up against his vehicle while scolding him for not answering his phone and not appearing for work. Police did not release the names of those involved.