New Castle News

November 26, 2013

On the Record: Today’s police items and district judge reports

By Staff
New Castle News

NEW CASTLE — Police

NEW CASTLE


•Burglary. Someone broke into a home in the 2200 block of Audley Avenue about 6:10 p.m. Tuesday. Nothing was reported missing.

•Burglary. Two pieces of jewelry and $400 were stolen from a home in the 500 block of Waldo Street between 3:30 and 5:20 p.m. Thursday.



District judges

MELISSA A. AMODIE


New Castle police charged the following people:

•Brian Keith Misner, 23, of New Castle, robbery, theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property, firearms not to be carried without a license, possession of firearm prohibited, making repairs to or selling offensive weapons, possession of weapon and terroristic threats.

•Ladonte Sean Scott, 24, of Detroit, two counts each of manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver, intent to possess a controlled substance and one count of use/possession of drug paraphernalia.

•Tanya Lynn Stunkard, 33, of New Castle, use/possession of drug paraphernalia.

•Nanthanael R. Traylor, 23, of New Castle, accident involving damage to attended vehicle or property, reckless driving, failure to stop and give information or render aid, not wearing proper motorcycle headgear, no eye protection device, violation of period requiring lighted lamps, no headlights and operating vehicle without required insurance.

JERRY G. CARTWRIGHT

•Leon Platt, 26, of Rochester, Pa., charged by Ellwood City police with three counts of recklessly endangering another person and one count each of criminal homicide, murder in the first degree, possession of firearm prohibited, firearms not to be carried without a license and giving false identification to a law officer.

JENNIFER L. NICHOLSON

•Eric W. Gowie, 38, of Pittsburgh, charged by Union Township police with retail theft and defiant trespass.

•Matthew Dexter Wedgeworth, 27, of Lincoln Park, Mich., charged by New Castle police with simple assault and harassment.

State police charged the following people:

•Christopher Lee Donofrio, 36, of Bessemer, two counts each of burglary, theft by unlawful taking, theft by deception and six counts of conspiracy.

•Nicola Jean Miller, 26, of Bessemer, two counts each of burglary, theft by unlawful taking, theft by deception and six counts of conspiracy.

DAVID B. RISHEL

•Brian Keith Misner, 23, of New Castle, charged by Shenango Township police with criminal attempt-homicide, robbery, possession of firearm prohibited, firearms not to be carried without a license, aggravated assault and recklessly endangering another person.

State police charged the following people:

•Wyatt Ryan Marks, 19, of New Castle, purchase of an alcoholic beverage by a minor.

•Diana Jo Hannon, 20, of New Castle, purchase of an alcoholic beverage by a minor.

•Olivia DeLane Ott, 20, of Ellwood City, purchase of an alcoholic beverage by a minor.

•Jack Sensanbaugher, 20, of East Palestine, Ohio, purchase of an alcoholic beverage by a minor.

•Cole Krut, 18, of Beaver Falls, purchase of an alcoholic beverage by a minor.

•Evan Michael Richards, 20, of New Castle, purchase of an alcoholic beverage by a minor.



Common pleas

court sentences

Thomas M. Piccione


•Kyle Matthew Bair, 20, New Castle — Eighteen months probation concurrent with any other sentence being served, no contact with victim; $131 restitution to the victim, community service, costs of prosecution, drug and alcohol referral. He pleaded guilty to criminal conspiracy to receive stolen property.

•Brandy L. Robertson, 29, New Castle — Costs of prosecution, $50 fine to be paid within six months. Any evidence seized by law enforcement is forfeited. She pleaded no contest to retail theft.

•Michael L. Delph, 31, Ellwood City — Two to four years in a state prison with credit for 144 days served, costs of prosecution, a Smith and Wesson .38 Special firearm confiscated and in possession of the commonwealth shall be returned to the victim after the appeal period expires. He pleaded guilty to receiving stolen property.

•Christopher Mazzocco, 28, New Castle — Eighteen to 36 months in a state facility, concurrent with any sentence being served, costs of prosecution, $9,000 restitution to victim, evidence seized by law enforcement forfeited. He pleaded guilty to burglary.

•Matthew C. Pruitt, 22, New Castle — Two years in the intermediate punishment program with the first 90 days on house arrest, $1,500 fine, costs of prosecution, $52 restitution to the district attorney’s office, community service, drug and alcohol referral, 18-month license suspension. He pleaded guilty to driving under the influence.

•Christopher Adam Mazzocco, 28, New Castle — Probation revoked and he is sentenced to 1 to 2 years incarceration in a state facility with credit for 167 days served; concurrently with any other sentence being served; costs of prosecution; $572 restitution. He pleaded guilty to theft.

•Christopher Adam Mazzocco, 28, New Castle — Probation revoked and he is sentenced to one to two years in a state correctional institution with credit for 167 days served to be served concurrently with any other sentence being served, costs of prosecution. He pleaded guilty to theft.

•Jacob John Barnes — One year probation and costs of prosecution. Evidence seized by law enforcement is forfeited. He pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance.