On The Record
Accident. Warren-based state police responded to a one-vehicle accident on N. State Street at 12:10 p.m. Sunday. According to police, Jacob Scalise, 21, Warren, was northbound on N. State Street and his 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix drifted off the left side of the roadway for an unknown reason and hit a concrete culvert, and then a large tree with the driver side door. Police said Scalise was airlifted to UPMC Hamot in Erie by Starflight for treatment of moderate injuries. Police were assisted at the scene by North Warren volunteer firefighters and Transcare.
Accident. Warren-based state police responded to a one-vehicle accident on Route 27, two-tenths of a mile east of Sanford Road, at 2:42 a.m. March 21. According to police, Clay Strohm, 79, Alverton, Pa., was westbound on Route 27 when his 1989 Freightliner truck left the roadway and he was unable to maneuver it back onto the roadway. Police said the truck continued into a ditch and struck an embankment. Police said Strohm, who was wearing a seatbelt, denied having any injuries. Police said Strohm was cited for driving on roadways laned for travel. Police were assisted at the scene by Grand Valley volunteer firefighters.
Accident. Warren-based state police responded to a one-vehicle accident on Pine Ridge Road, a half mile north of Route 957, at 8:50 p.m. March 23. According to police, Kent Skinner, 38, Bear Lake, was northbound on Pine Ridge Road when he lost control of his 2003 Chevrolet Silverado on an icy section of the roadway. Police said his pickup truck traveled 25 feet off the east berm, striking a ditch, then 35 feet along the ditch, striking a snowbank and rolling onto its roof. Police said Skinner and a 10-year-old male passenger were not injured, but a second passenger, Derrick Hamilton, 46, Bear Lake, sustained moderate injuries and was transported to Corry Memorial Hospital by Sugar Grove VFD Ambulance.
Harassment. Jeffrey Perkins, Tiona, reported to Warren-based state police that a known male has been having unwanted contact with him through email and letters between Nov. 15, 2012 and March 22, 2013.
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Criminal mischief. Warren-based state police on Friday released additional information regarding the removal and defacing of a stop sign between 10 p.m. Friday, March 15, and 7:30 a.m. Saturday, March 16, on Cable Hollow Road. Police said an unknown white man removed the sign from the intersection of Scandia Road and Cable Hollow. He then placed the sign in a dark-colored pick-up truck with a snow plow on the front and three amber lights on top of the cab. The sign was later found defaced at the intersection of Cable Hollow and Norberg Road. Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police or Warren County Crime Stoppers.