New Castle News


May 23, 2014

On the Record: Today's police reports



•Accident. Ryan David DeSalvo, 24, of Hazen Street, driving a New Castle public works pickup truck, told police he had been eastbound on Croton Avenue about noon Monday when a pickup truck driven by Anthony L. Olbrych, 52, of Alveretta Boulevard pulled from a stop sign at Fern Street, striking his vehicle. No injuries were reported.

•Accident. Matthew Smock, 35, of West Cherry Street, told police his 2006 Ford Mustang was damaged when it was hit by an unknown vehicle between midnight Monday and 10 a.m. Tuesday while it was parked at his residence.

•Theft. Police said someone ransacked a car parked in the 300 block of Northview Avenue at 11:30 p.m. Friday and 12:45 a.m. Saturday. The owner told police the only thing missing was $20 in change and her registration and insurance cards.

•Theft. Police said a Yamaha YZ250 dirt bike was taken from a garage in the 300 block of North Cascade Street between Dec. 1 and 9 p.m. Friday.

•Criminal mischief. A second-floor bedroom window in the 300 block of south Walnut Street was broken about midnight Sunday. A neighbor reported seeing three people running from the scene.

•Theft. Police said $10 was taken from an unlocked vehicle parked in a driveway of a house in the 1000 block of North Mercer Street at 12:15 a.m. Monday. The owner said he had seen a stranger inside his car, parked behind his house. He said he confronted the man but was pushed to the ground and the intruder ran away.

•Hit-and-run. Police said a vehicle, parked in the 1400 block of Hamilton Street, was hit by an unknown vehicle before 9:30 p.m. Friday.

•Burglary A cellphone and an Xbox and its controller and charger were taken from a house in the 600 block of Etna Street between 10 a.m. and 6:45 p.m. Sunday.

•Theft. An old-style white radiator was taken from the 100 block of East Wallace Avenue. The owner told police he had placed the radiator in his yard as a decoration. He said he left his house about 11 a.m. Sunday and when he returned at 3 p.m. it was gone.

•Criminal mischief. Police said a car, parked at a North Liberty Street business, was vandalized May 8.

•Burglary. A 50-inch flat-screen television, stereo system, cellphone and 56 tablets of prescription medication were taken from a residence in the 300 block of East Division Street between 1 p.m. May 13 and 12:30 p.m. May 14.

•Theft. A purse, leather card holder, driver’s license, bank and credit cards, three rings, a video recorder and $1,050 were taken from a vehicle parked in the 1000 block of Beckford Street between 8:30 and 11 p.m. Monday.

•Theft. A purse and wallet containing a driver’s license, identification and debit cards were taken from a vehicle parked in the 200 block of East Clen-Moore Boulevard between 5 and 10 p.m. Monday.

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