New Castle News

January 10, 2013

Police: Reports for Jan. 10

By Staff
New Castle News


•Burglary. Someone broke into a home on Rose Stop Road Monday and broke the screens on two televisions. Police said their investigation is continuing.

•Driving under the influence. Police said they stopped a vehicle at 11:55 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of East Washington Street and Schenley Avenue for traffic violations. They said the driver, Caleb Daniel Rider, 22, of 709 Line Ave., Ellwood City, was under the influence and subsequently arrested. They also said he had a small amount of marijuana in his possession.

•Retail theft. Police were called to Kmart at Lawrence Village Plaza about 2:50 p.m. Tuesday, where security had detained Jennifer DeSalvo, 35, of 1144 Parkwood Court for allegedly concealing $66.96 worth of merchandise in her purse. DeSalvo was taken into custody and police said when they searched her, they also found drug paraphernalia. She was charged with retail theft and possession of drug paraphernalia.


•Accident. Police said Patricia Iwanejko, 69, of Volant was walking across Wilmington Avenue at Leasure Avenue around 1 p.m. Tuesday and Nicholas Klein, 22, of Hazelcroft Avenue, was turning from Leasure Avenue south onto Wilmington Road in his sport utility vehicle and hit her. Klein told police he didn’t see Iwankejo, and she told police she didn’t see his vehicle. She was treated for minor injuries at Jameson Hospital, police said. No other injuries were reported.

•Criminal mischief. The driver’s side window of a sport utility vehicle was broken between 7 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. Monday while it was parked in the 400 block of Neal Street. The inside was ransacked, police said.

•Theft. A purse was stolen from a car parked in a lot in the 100 block of Long Avenue between 7 and 8 p.m. Dec. 20.

•Accident. Ruth McEvoy, 70, of 1525 Young Road, drove over the sidewalk at Dollar General on Butler Avenue and hit the ice machine next to the building around 4:30 p.m. Monday, police said. The machine had minor damage.