New Castle News


July 8, 2011

Daily Record



•Accident. About 4:45 p.m. Wednesday on Route 19 in Scott Township. Police said Hal Bluedorn, 51, of Edinburg, was stopped in the northbound lane, waiting to turn left onto Route 956. Samuel L. Hickok, 54, of Grove City, also northbound, applied the brakes on his motorcycle, police said, but lost control on the wet road, and his bike slid onto its side. Hickock was tossed, according to police, and collided with the rear of Bluedorn’s car as the motorcycle continued sliding past the car. Police said Bluedorn was not injured, but a passenger in his car, Genevieve Bluedorn, 81, of Slippery Rock and Hickok suffered minor injuries. She was transported by ambulance but he was not. Police cited Hickock.


•Accident. Police said cars driven by Marlene Bellotti of Stacie Lane, Edinburg, and Terrence Turney of North Cedar Street, New Castle, collided about 2:20 p.m. Wednesday. Turney told officers he had turned south from Euclid Avenue onto Wilmington Road about the same time Bellotti started to pull out of Maple Drive. No injuries were reported. Turney’s vehicle was towed.

•Cited. Police reported Wednesday that Erin Stone of Fern Street New Castle and Alexis McFerren of Route 158, New Wilmington, were both cited for harassment after they had engaged in a pushing and shoving match just before 1 a.m. June 23 at Tuscany Square Ristorante on Wilmington Road.


•Burglary. A laptop computer and 10 games were reported stolen from a home in the 800 block of North Ashland Avenue between May 31 and June 22.

•Criminal mischief. Someone key-scratched a car parked in a commercial lot in the 1500 block of Moravia Street on Sunday.

•Recovered. A child’s purplish-blue bicycle was found at the New Castle Area Transit Authority transfer point on Croton Avenue Wednesday. The owner may claim it from the city police.

•Theft. An iPod nano, boat knife and a Chocolate cell phone were stolen from one car and two bottles of cologne and a Pokemon card were removed from another car, both parked in a business lot in the 700 block of Moravia Street overnight Tuesday to Wednesday.

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