New Castle News
NEW CASTLE —
•Criminal mischief. Someone damaged the gas tank of a truck while it was parked at the corner of Reed and Gilmore roads in North Beaver Township between Saturday and yesterday. The damage caused the loss of about a half tank of gasoline.
•Theft. Someone cut a chain and removed an all-terrain vehicle from a property on Mount Jackson Road in North Beaver Township late Sunday or early Monday. The vehicle was described as a green and black 1988 Honda EX 300 with a DG racing exhaust, a red chain and push-button ignition. The value was listed at $1,000.
•Burglary. Someone entered a home in the 1600 block of the Eastbrook-Harlansburg Road in Scott Township through a window and took a 42-inch television and jewelry. The burglary occurred Monday, police said.
•Driving under the influence. Police said they stopped a vehicle at the corner of Taylor and Pearson streets in New Castle at 2 a.m. Aug. 25 after it was observed traveling erratically. The driver, Jermaine Lagene Flamer, 35, of New Castle, was taken into custody on suspicion of driving under the influence of marijuana and transported to Jameson Hospital for chemical testing, police said.
•Criminal mischief. A woman reported she heard shots fired around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of Stewart Place and went out to find the back window of her van shattered.
•Gunshots. Police received multiple calls about shots fired on Park Avenue at Blaine Street around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. Other callers said about three gunshots were heard at an apartment building on Boyles Avenue and a green Pontiac Sunfire was driving away at high speed. No gun shells were found.