On The Record
Parole violation. On June 30, officers of the Warren County Probation Department with assistance from Warren City Police, Conewango Township Police, Youngsville Police, Warren-based state police, and the Warren County DUI Task Force arrested Jesse J. Greenhalgh, 25, Warren, on a charge of parole violation. According to police, after a vehicle crash near the intersection of Pennsylvania Ave. W. and Chestnut St., occupants of the vehicle fled on foot. Law enforcement from several agencies engaged in the pursuit. According to police, during the foot pursuit Greenhalgh was found in an intoxicated state, hiding in the rear yard of a property near the intersection of Beech St. and Fourth Ave. Greenhalgh, who was originally place on parole on the charge of theft by unlawful yaking, was arrested by probation officers on a supervisor’s warrant and committed to the Warren County Jail pending further court action. Warren City Police told the Probation Department that Greenhalgh faces several new criminal charges.
Parole violation. On June 28, officers of the Warren County Adult Probation Department with the assistance from Warren City Police arrested Joshua D. Wightman, 26, Youngsville, on a charge of parole violation. According to police, when Warren City Police first came into contact with Wightman on June 28, he was unresponsive. Police said tests revealed the Wightman had ingested “bath salts” and other controlled substances. Wightman, who was originally placed on parole on the charge of criminal trespass, was arrested by probation officers on a supervisor’s warrant and committed to the Warren County Jail pending further court action.
Probation violation. On June 28, Officers of the Warren County Adult Probation Department arrested Mikki Pierce, 25, Warren, on a charge of probation violation. Pierce, who was originally placed on intermediate punishment on the charge of possession with intent to deliver, was taken into custody by probation officers on a supervisor’s warrant and committed to the Warren County Jail pending further court action.
Found. On June 30, a bicycle was found in the area of Jackson Run and Creekside Lane. The owner may call Conewango Township Police, 726-0725, to identify and claim it.
Theft. Conewango Township Police report on June 24 at approximaely 4:14 a.m., two unidentified white males used bolt cutters to cut the security chain on a Murray riding lawn mower parked in front of the Warren Commons’ Walmart. Police said the unidentified males loaded the the mower into a dark-colored Chevrolet/GMC or similar sized pick-up truck and fled the area northbound on Market St. The total value is $845.88.
Theft. Conewango Township Police said on Saturday, June 29, at approximately 3:30 a.m., two unknown males cut the security chain on a 42-inch Murray riding lawn mower parked in front of the Warren Commons’ Walmart. They loaded the mower into a dark-colored Chevrolet/GMC or similar sized pick-up truck and fled the area northbound on Market St. The total value of the theft is $1,188. Anyone with information about either theft is asked to contact the township police at 726-0725.
Criminal mischief. Warren-based state police report between June 29 at 5 p.m. and June 30 at 10 a.m., someone cut a tree down on top of power lines leading to oil wells owned by John Branch, Warren. Damage is estimated at $100. Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police.
Found. Warren-based state police report on June 27 at 2:26 a.m., two approximately 4-foot, decorative, metal swords were found in the area of the Rest Stop Inn in Tiona. The owner can claim them by contacting the state police.
Theft. According to Warren-based state police, on June 22, an unknown suspect agreed to purchase a vehicle advertised in Pennswoods classifieds from Cody Allen Shrefler, 19, Clarendon. Police said the suspect sent Shrefler a check for more than the listed purchasing amount, requesting the additional money be returned via Western Union. Police said Shrefler cashed the initial check, and returned the requested amount. The suspect then canceled the transaction, only to contact Shrefler a few days later wanting to purchase the vehicle again. The suspect sent an additional check, again asking for the difference to be returned via Western Union. Police said Shrefler learned the first check was fraudulent. The investigation is pending.
Harassment. Youngsville Borough Police report Kevin Blakeslee, Youngsville, is being charged with harassment. According to police, on June 23, Blakeslee subjected a female individual to physical contact during a dispute by grabbing the victim’s face and bending her fingers back. Charges have been filed with District Justice Cynthia Lindemuth’s office.
DUI/firearms. Youngsville Borough Police report Shannon Frew, Edinboro, ,is being charged with DUI and possession of a firearm without a license. Frew was stopped by police at approximaely 12:45 a.m. on June 29 for committing a traffic violation. Police said Frew admitted to having a 9mm pistol beside the center console of her vehicle, and stated she did not have a concealed weapons permit for it. Police said she was later found to be under the influence of alcohol. Frew was arrested and taken to Warren General Hospital for a blood draw. Police said charges are pending the results of the blood analysis.