NEW CASTLE —
Melissa A. Amodie
New Castle police charged the following people:
•Antyne Lerelly Johnson, 22, of New Castle, giving false identification to a law officer.
•Ciara Lavonne Latham, 20, of New Castle, contraband-controlled substance and intent to possess a controlled substance.
•Samuel Lee Lowry III, 30, of New Castle, theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property, possession of firearm prohibited and firearms not to be carried without a license.
•Mark Lee Moore Jr., 24, of New Castle, defiant trespass.
•Heather Renay Nelson, 29, of New Castle, forgery, access device fraud, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property.
•Nathaniel McKnight Jr., 19, of New Castle, possession of marijuana, driving while operating privileges suspended or revoked and operating vehicle without valid inspection.
•Jeremiah G. Baker, 32, of West Pittsburg, receiving stolen property.
•Freeman M. Bankston IV, 41, of New Castle, possession of marijuana.
•Freddie Lee Page Jr., 29, of Greenville, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, and two counts of criminal mischief.
•Duane Germane Evans, 20, of New Castle, possession of marijuana.
•Jeremy Perkins, 22, of New Castle, disorderly conduct.
•Ronald Horrell, 52, of Ellwood City, harassment.
•Donna Louise Fitch, 43, of New Castle, retail theft.
•James E. Lytle, 43, of New Castle, public drunkenness and similar misconduct.
•Sean E. Nixon Jr., 20, of New Castle, disorderly conduct.
•Derrick Brian Waters, 46, of New Castle, driving under the influence.
•Christine Louise Mefford, 42, of New Castle, use/possession of drug paraphernalia.
•Jonathan Bradley Malinchak, 24, of New Castle, burglary, criminal trespass, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property.
Jerry G. Cartwright
Ellwood City police charged the following people:
•Devin A. Foley, 20, of Ellwood City, two counts of simple assault and one count of harassment.
•Andrew Pounds, 42, of Ellwood City, harassment.
•Ian Pitts-Williams, 22, of Hillsville, charged by state police with terroristic threats and harassment.
David B. Rishel
•John Pounds of Ellwood City, charged by the Lawrence County Career and Technical Center with compulsory school attendance violation.
•Clyde Albert Conner, 41, of Ellwood City, charged by the Lawrence County district attorney with two counts of failure to apply for dog license and one count each of failure to have dog or cat vaccinated and failure to keep dog licensed.
Scott A. McGrath
•Nicholas Joseph Harris, 20, of Washington, Pa., charged by New Wilmington police with two counts of driving under the influence and one count each of restrictions on alcoholic beverages, failure to keep right and failure to cooperate with investigating officer.
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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