New Castle News


October 9, 2012

Police: Reports for Oct. 9


•Retail theft. Police charged Patricia Favorite, 64, of 1247 Old State Road with retail theft after she was accused of taking three cans of beer from Giant Eagle on New Butler Road. The arrest was made Thursday, the second time Favorite was charged with taking beer from the store last week. She was arraigned by District Judge David Rishel on the two counts and placed in the Lawrence County jail in lieu of a $5,000 bond.

•Public drunkenness. Police were called to the intersection of Routes 422 and 388 at 11:40 p.m. Saturday for a report of a man lying in the road. Officers said they found Mark Anthony Quear, 23, of North Crawford Avenue lying along Route 388 north. He was arrested for public drunkenness.


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Penguins, in five games or fewer. Too much firepower for the Blue Jackets, especially if Evgeni Malkin is ready to go.
Penguins, in six or seven games. It’s a pretty even matchup on defense, but Pittsburgh will grind it out.
Blue Jackets, in five games or fewer. Sergei Bobrovsky in goal for the Blue Jackets spells trouble for the Pens.
Blue Jackets, in six or seven games. Bobrovsky gives Columbus the edge, but it won’t be easy.
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