New Castle News

January 15, 2013

Police: Reports for Jan. 15

By Staff
New Castle News


•Accident. Police said William H. Stiles, 73, of 202 E. Maitland Lane, was descending Painter Hill Thursday and moved toward the shoulder of the road when a truck driving in the opposite direction hugged the center line. Stiles’ vehicle entered an area where snow and ice had been pulled away, police said, and was pulled into the ditch line, crossed over a driveway and came to rest against a concrete storm sewer inlet. No injuries were reported.



•Accident. Police said Holley L. Houk of Edinburg struck a deer Jan. 7 as she was westbound on Route 108 in Mount Jackson.

•Criminal mischief. Police said a resident of New Castle Estates, North Beaver Township, reported all four tires on a vehicle had been slashed.

•Criminal mischief. Two windows of a Copper Road, Slippery Rock Township, residence were broken open between Jan. 3 and Jan. 8, police said.

•Accident. Police said Caitlyn M. Mendel, 18, of New Castle swerved to avoid striking another car that was trying to pass her on Old Mercer Road, Wilmington Township, and struck an embankment about 4:30 p.m. Friday. Moderate damage to the front end was reported.

•Accident. Police said Frank Gigliotti, 68, of New Castle, was southbound on Route 65, attempting to make a left turn onto Kolch Lane, Wayne Township, when he lost control on the icy road and struck a guard rail about 10 a.m. Wednesday.