NEW CASTLE —
•Hit-and-run. Police cited Chastity Lynn Isabella, 29, of 1436 Chewton-West Pittsburg Road, Wampum, after she allegedly hit a tree while driving on Chewton-West Pittsburg Road Dec. 2 and left without notifying authorities.
•Accident. Police said Cheryl Anne Norris, 56, of Center Church Road crashed into a tree in Parkside Cemetery on Old Pittsburgh Road at 8:40 a.m. Wednesday. Norris told police she was distracted when her dog jumped into her lap.
•Arrest. Police said they picked up William Henry Owens, 21, of 501 Uber St. on an outstanding warrant Wednesday. After Owens was arrested, officers said, they found seven grams of marijuana on him. Drug charges are pending.
NEW CASTLE —
Jail gets third bomb threat
The Lawrence County jail received a bomb threat about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday — the third since Saturday. Prison board chairman David Gettings noted the caller said the same thing as the previous two times, that he was going to “come and blow the place up.”
Divers fish stolen truck from river
A stolen truck was fished out of the Mahoning River following a tip from a fisherman. North Beaver Township police and volunteer fire department, the New Castle Fire Department dive team and Brandon Rishel of the Lawrence County Dive Team were called in after a fisherman had seen a submerged vehicle Monday.
Man accused in rock beating
A New Castle man is accused of beating another man with a rock in an elevator. Police have charged David Joseph Perrine, 29, with aggravated assault in connection with the incident, which occurred around 8 p.m. June 12 in an apartment building on Wallace Avenue.
Teen to get mental health evaluation
A 17-year-old who threatened suicide has been taken into custody by Neshannock Township police. Officers were called at 2 p.m. June 12. The teen’s mother told officers her son had a handgun and was “really acting up.”
Teen arrested after demanding car keys
A teenager who demanded a couple turn over their car to him is now in police custody. Neshannock Township police said a 17-year-old New Castle resident entered a home in Lightner Place at 4 a.m. Saturday and demanded the keys to a vehicle parked in the driveway.
Jail gets second bomb threat
For the second time in four days, the Lawrence County jail received a bomb threat. New Castle fire and police departments were summoned just after noon Tuesday and stood guard while the jail was searched.
Robbery charges withdrawn
Charges against Justin Anthony Barry, who was accused in a robbery, have been withdrawn. New Castle police had arrested Barry, 25, of Apt. F, 1214 Highland Ave., earlier this month and charged him with robbery, aggravated assault, terroristic threats, recklessly endangering another person, theft and receiving stolen property.
Three more plead guilty in oxycodone ring
Three more New Castle residents pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of violating the federal drug laws.
Christopher Klingensmith, 38, of Vine Street, James Cracraft, 39, of Randolph Street and Thomas Klingensmith Jr., 40, of Bellair Drive, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy before U.S. District Judge Arthur J. Schwab.
U.S. Attorney David J. Hickton made the announcement Tuesday.
South Side man faces gun, drug charges
A South Side man was arrested on gun and drug charges following a traffic stop on the city’s North Hill. Martel Lamar Webb, 19, of 199 Hamilton St. had been wanted by police on charges in a domestic assault case in May when police caught up with him.
Woman charged for assaulting 1-year-old
A New Castle woman was arrested and charged with the assault of a year-old child in Scott Township. Nicole Martin, 26, of New Castle was arraigned before District Judge David Rishel on a charge of simple assault. She was lodged in the Lawrence County jail on $1,000 bond.
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