New Castle News


October 22, 2013

On the Record: Today’s births and police reports



To George and Nebal Asaad of New Castle, a son on Oct. 21, 2013.

To Aaron and Gretchen Lewis of New Castle, a son on Oct. 21, 2013.



•Accident. At 2:20 a.m. Sunday on Route 208, Washington Township. Police said Donte L. Calhoun, 24, of New Castle, was westbound and hit a deer that ran into his path. No injuries were reported to the driver or his passenger.

•Theft. Three checks from the home of a 73-year-old  Hickory Township man sometime before Oct. 13.

•Accident. At 8:30 p.m. Saturday on Interstate 376, Neshannock Township. Police said  Mona L. Bays, 49, of North Bloomfield, Ohio, was westbound and struck a deer, disabling her vehicle. No injuries were reported to the driver.

•Theft or mislaid property. Police said a Kel-Tec .389 caliber pistol, valued at $270, was reported missing from a Wayne Township home on Oct. 14.


•Identity theft. Police said more than $300 worth of unauthorized purchases was placed on the credit card of a North Mercer Street resident sometime before Oct. 1. The victim told police his computer had been hacked several weeks prior to the incident.

•Accident. At 1 p.m. Thursday in the 2300 block of Route 18. Police said Ralph Martone of Orlando Avenue pulled from a business and struck the side of a vehicle operated by Diana Nicely of Moravia Street, a wooden planter box in the parking lot of 2309 Wilmington Road and a parked vehicle owned by Diane Snyder, no address provided. Officers said the car came to rest at Orlando Avenue. No injuries were reported. Martone’s vehicle was towed from the scene.


•Burglary. A chain saw and a reciprocating saw were reported taken from the 1400 block of East Washington Street between 6 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. Saturday.

•Assault. Police said a woman was assaulted in the 600 block of Etna Street about 11:30 p.m. Friday following a domestic disturbance.

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