ON THE RECORD
Arrest. The Warren County Sheriff’s Office reported that on January 31, with assistance from the Warren Police Department, Robert E. Crouse and Renee L. Steele, both of Warren, were arrested at 701 1/2 West Fifth Avenue on supervisor’s warrants for violation of their probation. They were placed in the Warren County Jail pending further court action.
Retail Theft. Warren-based state police report on Jan. 31 at 7:15 a.m. a white pick-up truck fueled up at BP Youngsville and left without paying a $36.52 bill. The vehicle left in an unknown direction. The only description given was a white pick-up truck with “Aerial Inspection, Pittsburgh” on the side. If anyone has any information about this incident, please contact PSP Warren.
Crash. Conewango Township Police responded to a one vehicle accident on Follett Run Road on January 9 at 11:56 a.m. Faye Owens, Warren, was traveling on Follett Run Road and lost control of her vehicle on ice covered roadway. The vehicle went off the roadway and struck a ditch. There were no reported injuries bu the vehicle was towed from the scene. Owens was cited for an expired inspection and found at found at fault for the crash for driving too fast for conditions.
Crash. Conewango Township Police responded to a one vehicle accident on Follett Run Road on January 24 at 3:30 p.m. Daniel Durlin II, Warren, was traveling down Follett Run Road and lost control of his vehicle on the snow covered roadway. The vehicle went off the right hand side of the road and struck a telephone pole. Durlin was not injured but his vehicle was towed from the scene. North Warren fire police assisted at the scene. Verizon later replaced the pole. Durlinw was cited for driving under suspension, expired inspection and fount at fault for the drash for driving too fast for conditions.
Theft. Conewango Township Police reported that sometime between January 6 and 7, Fox’s Pizza, 1751 Market Street, reported that between 9 p.m. on January 6 and 10:30 a.m. on January 7, the business was burglarized. An undisclosed amount of money was taken from within. Anyone with information is asked to contact police.
Theft. Conewango Township Police reported that a North Warren resident reported to police that sometime in the last two weeks, someone took a large amount of scrap items that included gear boxes, drive clamps, 6′ well drilling bits, pipe fittings, pipe elevators andm ore valued at approximately $1,000. The vehicle that have been used in the theft would have been a pickup that would have sustained damage from driving through a wooded and brush covered area. The victim is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction.
Harassment. Warren-based state police reported that on January 27 at 12:20 p.m., Danielle Coudriet, 28, allegedly made unwanted contact with another patient at the Warren State Hospital, causing a minor injury to the victim, a 35-year-old white female. Coudriet was cited for harassment and will answer to the charge before District Justice Laura Bauer.
Disorderly Conduct. Conewango Township Police report on Jan. 30 at 5:05 p.m., Jorge Garay, 27, of Warren was cited for disorderly conduct after officers were dispatched to Walmart for a report of a fight in progress. Police are still seeking other actors in the incident. A non-traffic citation was filed with District Justice Bauer’s Office. Warren-based state police and Warren City assisted.
Retail Theft. Conewango Township Police report Jospeh Pratt, 25, of Jamestown and Matthew Rounds, 22, of Gerry, NY were charged following an incident that occurred Jan. 10 at Walmart. Police said Pratt had taken a computer and television worth $829.95, but left the items when Loss Prevention attempted to stop him. Rounds, driving the “get away” car, drove Pratt from the scene with Loss Prevention being able to obtain registration from Rounds’ vehicle. Upon further investigation and video surveillance, Pratt was identifed. NY State Police went to Rounds’ residence and confirmed he was the driver and that Pratt was with him. Pratt and Rounds were both charged with Misdemeanor of the First Degree Retail Theft and Conspiracy to Commit Retail Theft. Warrants have been issued for both as they are out of state residents. Pratt is currently in Chautauqua County Jail for unrelated charges.
Access device fraud. Warren-based state police reported that they are investigating an unauthorized online transaction where an unknown individual attempted to use a credit card number belonging to Jill C. Fitzgerald, Warren. The unknown individual attempted to purchase approximately $280 worth of video games from Target.com. Fitzgerald was notified by Target as the transaction was suspicious and was subsequently declined, not causing Fitzgerald any monetary loss.
Crash. Warren-based state police report a crash occurred Jan. 28 at 6:50 a.m. on Rt. 6 after Tierney Doutt, 35 of Oil City, lost control of his 2007 Ford Focus and started to spin counter-clockwise while traveling east in the right lane of Rt. 6. Ryan Garris, 20, of Warren, was traveling east in the left lane of Rt 6 when the front of his 1996 Ford Crown Victoria impacted the rear of Doutt’s vehicle causing it to impact a cement barrier before both units came to rest. Doutt was cited with Driving on Roadways Laned for Traffic. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts and no injuries were reported.