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•Theft. A Stanton Avenue resident told police he had hired a woman to clean his home on Friday. He left for a period of time and returned to find three rifles and a television set missing. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact police at (724) 654-2243.
•Accident. Police said Darlene Cuffman, 55, of Valley Road was traveling on Valley Road near the game lands around 12:30 p.m. Sunday when she crossed into the oncoming lane and collided head-on with an auto operated by Dennis Richards, 72, of Carmela Drive. There were no injuries reported, but both vehicles were towed.
•Harassment. Police cited Donna J. Wojton, 45, of 549 Game Farm Road with harassment after she allegedly shoved another woman Feb. 6 at First Baptist Church, 984 W. Maitland Lane.
•Driving under the influence. Police said they stopped a vehicle for an expired registration about 2:50 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Wilmington Road and Clen-Moore Boulevard. They said they could detect alcohol on the breath of the driver, Tammy Harding, 39, of 305 W. Northview Ave. According to officers, she failed a field sobriety test, was arrested and taken to Jameson Hospital for a blood test. She was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and traffic violations.
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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.
Men riding four-wheelers help catch burglar suspects
Two men on four-wheelers helped New Castle police catch two Remacor burglary suspects. Brian John Scott, 26, and Charles John Mulroy II, 32, both of New Galilee, are accused of breaking in through a hole in Remacor’s fence to steal about 200 feet of wiring, phone line and pipe around 5:45 p.m. Sunday.
Ellwood City club receives citation
An Ellwood City club has been cited for gambling activities. The Pennsylvania Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement has cited the Ellwood City Saxon Club at 901 Millview St.
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