New Castle News

October 18, 2012

Police: Reports for Oct. 18

By Staff
New Castle News


•Burglary. Someone broke into an apartment in Skyview Towers at 219 N. Beaver St. between 1 and 7 p.m. Tuesday and stole a laptop computer.

•Fire. Police responded to the Cascade Galleria regarding two dumpster fires within two hours, between midnight Monday and 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. The city fire department also responded. The dumpsters are owned by Allied Waste Services. Police said there was no damage around the outside of the dumpsters.

•Burglary. A Kindle Fire tablet was reported stolen from a home in the 1700 block of Morris Street around 7:50 p.m. Tuesday. There was no sign of forced entry, police said.

Criminal mischief. The mirror of a car was broken and passenger side window scratched by a rock at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in a parking lot in the 500 block of Friendship Street.

•Theft. Jewelry was reported stolen from a house in the 400 block of East Division Street around midnight Tuesday. Police have charged 24-year-old Cory Burick of 1735 Eastbrook Road in connection with the alleged theft, after police learned the jewelry had been sold at two local jewelry stores.

•Theft. A truck cap was reported stolen from a yard in the 100 block of South Mulberry Street between 4 p.m. Monday and 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. A witness told police that a man with a cane had inquired about it and a short time later she saw him driving a red pickup truck that had it on top of his truck’s cap.


•Burglary. Someone broke into a home on West Meyer Avenue between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesday and stole several televisions and other items.


•Criminal mischief. Someone damaged the front door of a house in the 4100 block of Edinburg Road in North Beaver Township between 2 and 9:15 a.m. Sunday.

•Criminal mischief. Someone broke a window of a house in the 4700 block of Ellwood Road in Wayne Township on Sunday.

•Accident. Police said Denise Richman, 51, of Edinburg was driving east on Route 208 in Wilmington Township at 4:51 p.m. Oct. 5 when a vehicle driven by Jerry Meece, 61, of Gainsville, Texas, pulled from Mercer Road without seeing her. Richman’s car struck the side of his vehicle, police said. No injuries were reported. Police cited Meece for a stop sign violation.