NEW CASTLE —
Melissa A. Amodie
New Castle police charged the following people:
•Robert Lee Gravatt, 23, of New Castle, robbery, simple assault, disorderly conduct, harassment and theft by unlawful taking.
•Georgia Marie Murphy, 50, of New Castle, two counts of aggravated assault, two counts of simple assault, two counts of recklessly endangering another person, disorderly conduct, public drunkenness and similar misconduct and two counts of harassment.
•Christopher Michael Pagley, 28, of New Castle, burglary, criminal trespass, theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property, loitering and prowling at night, possession of an instrument of crime and criminal mischief.
Jerry G. Cartwright
•James M. Woolheater, 54, of Ellwood City, charged by Ellwood City police with stalking, two counts of driving with a suspended license, failure to comply with registration of sexual offender requirements and failure to verify address or photograph as required.
•April N. Jones, 21, of West Pittsburg, charged by Union Township police with firearms not to be carried without a license, use/possession of drug paraphernalia and disorderly conduct.
•Hunter James Beckinger, 19, of Edinburg, charged by state police with simple assault, recklessly endangering another person and harassment.
David B. Rishel
•Jose Alphonso Miller, 32, of Farrell, charged by Shenango Township police with arrest prior to requisition.
•Clyde Albert Conner, 40, of Ellwood City, charged by state police with three counts of simple assault and three counts of harassment.
Scott A. McGrath
•Justin Lee Griffin, 23, of New Castle, charged by Pulaski Township police with manufacture of a controlled substance, intent to possess a controlled substance by person not registered and use/possession of drug paraphernalia.
NEW CASTLE —
Melissa A. Amodie
Man charged in South Side break-in
A South Side man accused of breaking into a neighbor’s vacant house is facing charges. Alex John Benkosky, 21, of 821 S. Mercer St. faces one count each of burglary, criminal trespass, flight to avoid apprehension and criminal mischief.
Police use Taser in wanted man’s arrest
New Castle police say they used a Taser to arrest an Ellwood City man who was wanted on warrants. Police on Wednesday took 21-year-old Colby James Marshall of 5213 Ellwood Road into custody when they learned he was at a New Castle pharmacy.
Police: Man facing fourth DUI rams Shenango cruiser
Two weeks after a Shenango officer was killed during an attempted traffic stop, another fleeing driver rammed another township cruiser. A Scott Township man smashed into a cruiser early Friday while allegedly fleeing police.
Police: texting led to fatal accident
Police claim a woman’s texting on a cell phone contributed to a fatal accident earlier this month in Hickory Township. Laura E. Gargiulo, 42, of 2662 State Route 956, Volant, faces homicide by vehicle and other charges in connection with the May 7 death of Daniel E. Gallatin of Scott Township.
Hillsville man dead following shooting
A Mahoning Township man involved in a weekend shooting has died. Joseph Lupo, 50, of 4812 W. Main St. in Hillsville was pronounced dead Thursday by the Mahoning County, Ohio, coroner’s office.
Woman charged in fatal accident
A woman involved in a fatal accident in Hickory Township has been charged. Laura E. Gargiulo, 42, of 2662 State Route 956, Volant, faces charges of homicide by vehicle and others in the crash that led to the death of Daniel E. Gallatin of Scott Township.
On the Record: A listing of today’s police items and district judge reports
On the Record is a periodic update of public information coming out of the Lawrence County Government Center and local police departments. Look inside for the latest listing of police items and district judge reports.
Broken jaw leads to assault charge
A Pittsburgh man has been charged with aggravated assault for allegedly breaking another man’s jaw in New Wilmington. Matthew Vincent Wagner, 22, was charged by New Wilmington police as the result of an incident early May 5 at the Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity house on Waugh Avenue.
South Side robbery being probed
New Castle police are investigating a robbery on the South Side. A 22-year-old woman told police she had been walking in the alley between Hamilton Street and Pennsylvania Avenue around 3:30 a.m. May 8 when someone grabbed her from behind and punched her numerous times in the left side of her face.
Man reports being robbed on East Side
New Castle police are investigating a report of robbery on Arlington Avenue. A 24-year-old man told police he had been in the 800 block, walking to a friend’s house, around 12:50 a.m. Saturday, when he was jumped by a man who stole his wallet and cell phone.
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