New Castle News


September 15, 2012

Police: Reports for Sept. 15


•Domestic/terroristic threats. Mark Elmstrom Jr., 26, of 109 Phillips Place, was cited for terroristic threats, disorderly conduct and harassment for allegedly making threats against the mother of his children on Sunday.

•Burglary. A computer, laptop, generator, safe, floor model fan, jewelry and vacuum cleaner were reported taken from two houses in the 400 block of Fourth Street, West Pittsburg, before 9:15 p.m. Sept. 6.

•Burglary A Wii game system with 28 games, valued at $1,500, a watch, a Nintendo DS and four games and various power and cable cords were taken from a house in the 400 block of Boyles Avenue between 2:15 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

•Burglary. A 50-inch flat screen television, valued at $800, a 42-inch flat screen television, valued at $400, and car keys were taken from a house in the 600 block of Arlington Avenue between 9 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. Tuesday. The house was ransacked.

•Burglary. A safe and car keys were taken and a glass window pane in a door was damaged in a house in the 600 block of Arlington Avenue between 3 and 4 a.m. Monday.

•Hit-and-run. A white Chevrolet, parked in the 800 block of Harrison Street, was hit by a black Chevy truck that left the scene. The incident is believed to have occurred Wednesday.

•Shots fired. Police were called to the 400 block of South Ray Street at 11:20 p.m. Wednesday for reports of shots fired. Officers said they found evidence the house was hit by bullets at least 10 times — four went through to the interior of the house, three were lodged in wood trim on the front porch, two hit the concrete steps at the front of the house and one hit an upstairs bedroom window, lodging in the ceiling. Police said one round was located on steps inside the house. No shell casings were found outside. Police said this was the third time the house had been fired upon, and a brick had been thrown through a window days earlier.


•Theft. Police said a transmission was taken from the driveway of an East Maitland Lane house about 10:40 a.m. Thursday. The resident said the item was taken by a man driving a burgundy pickup truck with a black stripe on each side. Anyone with information is asked to contact the police at (724) 656-9300


•Criminal mischief. Police said a golf ball hit through an open window broke a water cooler jug in a house in the 4000 block of Edinburg Road, North Beaver Township, about 5 p.m. Aug. 31.

•Criminal mischief. Police said two potted plants were thrown through a window in a home on Poplar Drive, Hermitage Hills Mobile Home Park in Pulaski Township before 3:40 a.m. Wednesday. The window is valued at $50 and the plants, $20.


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