New Castle News
NEW CASTLE —
•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.