On The Record


Warrant arrest. Edward C. Thornton, 35, Warren County Jail, was arrested by Pennsylvania State constables at 1 p.m. Monday on a charge of harassment with physical contact. Thornton was arraigned before District Justice Cynthia Lindemuth and returned to the jail.

Disorderly. Tika Smith, 27, Clarendon, was cited for disorderly conduct after City of Warren police responded to a report of a woman threatening to harm another person at a Pennsylvania Avenue East residence at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, May 4.

Disorderly. Travis Barnett, 26, was cited for disorderly conduct after City of Warren police responded to a report of a disturbance near a Pennsylvania Avenue East residence at 8:59 a.m. Monday, May 5.

Crash. Theo Warham, 35, Tidioute, was cited for driving on roadways laned for traffic after a one-vehicle crash at 8:05 a.m. Monday, May 5, at Route 6 and Ludlow Street.

Columbus Twp.

Accident. Corry-based state police responded to a one-vehicle accident on Route 426, west of Davis Road, at 7:58 a.m. May 18. According to police, Steven Fenno, 23, Wattsburg, was westbound on Route 427 and fell asleep while driving. His 2002 Chevrolet Blazer went off the right side of the road, continued a short distance in a ditch before overturning and hitting a mailbox. Police said Fenno, who sustained a minor injury, was charged with driving on roadways laned.

Glade Twp.

Warrant arrest. Tyler Scott Whitney, 21, of 332 Irvinedale Rd., was arrested by Pennsylvania State constables at 10:30 a.m. Monday on a charge of purchase alcoholic beverage by a minor. Whitney was arraigned before District Justice Glenn Carlson and released pending further court action.

Pine Grove Twp.

Water rescue. Russell Volunteer Fire Department, Emergycare, and Glade Volunteer Fire Department were called to a water rescue in Russell at 6:30 p.m. Monday. According to RVFD Chief Dave Schwanke, three people were tubing on the Conewango Creek. “They were at the shore line in deep water and couldn’t get out,” he said. The water was running fast and was colder than 50 degrees and none of the three was wearing a personal flotation device. Eventually, two of the people got out of the water, but the third had to be pulled out and was taken to Warren General Hospital for treatment of possible hypothermia. Asked about water recreation under current water conditions, RVFD Lt. Buster Godden said, “Stay home. Use some common sense.” No matter what the conditions, Godden said, “Make sure you have a proper boat and personal flotation device. You have to have a PFD (in any craft) under 16 feet.”

Pleasant Twp.

Found property. Warren-based state police said an employee of a well service dropped off two phones on May 19 that were found in a wooded area along a lease road off of Mohawk Avenue on May 5. The owner of the phones can contact the police, 728-3600, and make arrangements to identify them. Police said they will keep the phones for 90 days, then dispose of them.


Theft. Debra McKee reported to Warren-based state police that four juveniles stole solar lights from the area of 27 and 31 Main St., Clarendon, between 12:30 and 12:45 a.m. May 14. Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police.


DUI. Warren-based state police said a vehicle being operated by Darryl Kring, 48, Sheffield, was stopped in the parking lot of the The Dollar General store after they observed several traffic violations on Route 6 at 8:15 p.m. May 16. Police said Kring was taken into custody for DUI and was transported to Warren General Hospital for a blood test.

Crawford County

DUI. Corry-based state police said Theodore Wakefield Jr., 22, Grand Valley, was arrested for DUI following an incident on Thompson Run Road, a half mile east of Route 8 in Hydetown, at 1:06 a.m. May 19. According to police, Wakefield was observed making a traffic violation in a 2000 Volkswagen GTI GLX. Police said it was determined that he was under the influence of a controlled substance. Police said Wakefield will face charges in front of District Justice Amy Nicols.