New Castle News

February 25, 2014

On the Record: Today’s births and police reports

Debbie Wachter
New Castle News



To Alicia and Ken Rogers of New Castle, a daughter on Feb. 21, 2014.

To Gina Marie and Scott M. Shoaff of Bessemer, a daughter on Feb. 24, 2014.



•Accident. Police said a 16-year-old, westbound on Mohawk School Road, North Beaver Township, about 7:50 a.m. Friday, was traveling too fast for conditions and lost control. He left the road and hit a utility pole. Police said both the driver and his 16-year-old passenger, who were not named, sustained minor injuries. Neither was wearing a seat belt, according to police. The driver was cited for driving at an unsafe speed and for a seat belt violation.

•Burglary. Police said tools were taken from a garage on Knoll Drive, North Beaver Township, between 1 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday.

•Accident. Police said two vehicles were involved in a hit-and-run crash on Route 376 in Union Township between 12:05 and 6:30 a.m. Sunday. One of the vehicles, a Toyota, was disabled and parked on the right berm of the eastbound lane of 376 between Route 422 and 224. The other vehicle, officers said, was eastbound on Route 376 when the driver collided with the Toyota. Police said the driver left the scene without reporting the crash or leaving information.

•Theft. Police said a license plate was taken from a vehicle parked on Old Route 422, Slippery Rock Township, before 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

•Burglary. Police said six commercial batteries were taken from vehicles parked inside the garage of HJ Storage on Route 422, Slippery Rock Township, between 5 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Officers said the batteries are valued at $100 each. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at (724) 598-2211.

•Accident. Police said Rosemarie Perrotta, 51, of New Castle, westbound on East Poland Avenue, Bessemer, about 8:45 a.m. Feb. 15, swerved off the road and hit a utility pole. No injuries were reported. She was cited for a summary vehicle violation.

•Criminal mischief. Police said a white substance was put in the gas tank of a vehicle parked on Robin Street at Whieldon Avenue, Perry Township, between 4 p.m. Feb. 13 and 2:30 p.m. Saturday.