Truck hits Market Street tree

November 24, 2015

 Times Observer

A southbound pickup truck crossed the northbound lane of Market Street in Warren and crashed into a tree Monday morning.

According to City of Warren Police, the driver of the truck  was transported by City of Warren ambulance to Warren General Hospital  for treatment of unknown conditions or injuries. Tracks in the grass in front of Pennsylvania General Energy show that the truck moved in a straight line from the curb to the tree, taking out a sign post and  grazing a parking meter in its path to the tree. The truck left the road just south of Second Avenue.

The truck was not traveling at a high rate of speed when it struck the tree, according to police. Air  bags did not deploy although the left side of the front bumper of the vehicle hit the tree.

City police and fire responded to the crash at about 11:30 Monday. Traffic was slowed for about 30 minutes, but not detoured nor stopped.

Conewango Twp.

Retail theft. Conewango Township Police reported that at 2:52  p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, Robyn Jayne Means-Smith was arrested after using a self-checkout register at WalMart where police said she intentionally  failed to scan $27.12 worth of merchandise and left the store without  paying for the items. She was charged with retail theft.

Theft by unlawful taking. Conewango Township Police reported that at 1 p.m.  Sunday, Nov. 22, Vanessa Renee Stivers, Warren, was arrested for allegedly stealing $220 from the cash registers over her six-month  employment. She was charged with one count of misdemeanor theft by unlawful taking.

Mead Twp.

Harassment. State police report that at 3:30 a.m.  Saturday, Nov. 21, Gregory Charles Markham, 31, Mead Twp. entered into a verbal argument with a known victim at a private residence in Wilderness Park. Police said the argument escalated when Markham hit the victim and punched a hole in the victim's wall. Markham was charged  with harassment and criminal mischief through District Justice Laura Bauer's office.

Pine Grove Twp.

Theft. State police report that sometime between noon Friday, Nov. 6, and noon Friday, Nov. 20, someone cut a tree on Collins Company property on Big four Road. Anyone  with information is asked to contact Warren County Crime Stoppers at  800-832-7463.

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