New Castle News


October 11, 2012

Police: Reports for Oct. 11


•Prowling. Police are investigating reports of a man seen near a home along Route 19 in Scott Township.

•Accident. A vehicle operated by Robert L. Smith, 35, of Butler was traveling east on Covert Road about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday when it ran off the right side of the road and rolled into its side. There were no injuries reported.

•Accident. Police said Kristin A. Rummel, 23, of Slippery Rock was stopped in the eastbound lane of Route 108 in Hickory Township, waiting for traffic ahead to turn, when her car was struck from behind by Nicole M. Barthel, 25, of New Castle. The accident occurred at 4:30 p.m. Monday at the entrance to Laurel High School. There were no injuries, but both vehicles were towed. Police said Barthel was cited for careless driving.

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