New Castle News


February 16, 2013

Police: Reports for Feb. 16


•Shots fired. Someone reported hearing gunshots in the area of Halco Drive around 11 p.m. Tuesday. Police found no evidence in the area.

•Theft. A DVD, an electronic game set and groceries were stolen Feb. 7 from a woman who had left them at the New Castle Area Transit Authority bus terminal in Mahoningtown.

•Theft. An electronic game set was stolen Feb. 8 from an apartment in Crestview Gardens.

•Burglary. Copper pipe was stolen Feb. 8 from a house in the 1000 block of North Jefferson Street.

•Burglary. Copper pipe was stolen Sunday from a house in the 400 block of East Sheridan Avenue.

•Burglary. Copper pipe was stolen Sunday from a house in the 1000 block of Rose Avenue. Police said a man had been seen walking around the house outside.

•Theft. A hot water heater and copper pipe were stolen Saturday from the 1100 block of North Liberty Street. Police found two large cabinets with fluorescent lighting inside they said appeared to have been used for growing marijuana. Police have charged Glenn Lewis Hedrick III, 54, of 1145 N. Liberty St. with theft in connection with the incident.

•Theft. Angel Lee Samuels, 31, of 211 W. Moody Ave. and 717 N. Mercer St., is charged with theft for allegedly stealing items from Walgreen’s, then returning them. Police said she was seen putting several items into her purse inside a buggy.


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