NEW CASTLE —
Melissa A. Amodie
New Castle police charged the following people:
•Gregory Lamar Brown, 30, of New Castle, loitering and prowling at night and public drunkenness and similar misconduct.
•Edward Rodriguez, 52, of New Castle, simple assault and harassment.
•Brandy Davis, 19, of New Castle, disorderly house.
•Scott A. Gough, 20, of New Castle, disorderly house.
•Edwin A. Koch, 48, of New Castle, disorderly house.
•Mary F. Maggio, 47, of New Castle, disorderly house.
•Rifaat A. Bassely Jr., 29, of New Castle, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness and similar misconduct.
•Anthony L. McGeachy, 37, of New Castle, theft by unlawful taking, theft by deception and receiving stolen property.
•Michael A. Taylor, 20, of New Castle, resisting arrest and loitering and prowling at night.
•Matthew D. Salamon, 26, of New Castle, two counts of criminal attempt, escape, possession of weapon and resisting arrest.
•Tony Angelo Pittrell, 29, of New Castle, simple assault, harassment, criminal mischief and disorderly conduct.
•Burnell Williams, 48, of New Castle, driving while license is suspended.
•Patrice S. Pinkins, 32, of Farrell, driving an unregistered vehicle.
•Romar Dupree Watts, 30, of New Castle, defiant trespass.
•Joseph Camden Dane Sanchez, 28, of New Castle, possession of marijuana.
New Castle schools have charged the following people:
•Jaylynn Dean of New Castle, compulsory school attendance.
•Gwynne Smith-Hoffman, 16, of New Castle, compulsory school attendance.
•Addison Gardner of New Castle, compulsory school attendance.
•Christina Fosnought, of New Castle, compulsory school attendance.
•Kenneth Weston, 14, of New Castle, compulsory school attendance.
•Annette Gardner, 14, of New Castle, compulsory school attendance.
•Phillip James Catron, 34, of New Castle, charged by state police with simple assault and harassment.
•Heather R. Zahniser, 40, of New Castle, charged by Union Township police with accumulation of rubbish and garbage.
•Terry Lee Kohlmetz, 23, of New Castle, charged by state police with retail theft.
David B. Rishel
•Jerome Lee, 54, of New Castle, charged by New Castle police with dogs at large.
Shenango Township police charged the following people:
•George Graham, 26, of New Castle, nine counts of use/possession of drug paraphernalia.
•Anthony Hoover, 22, of New Castle, disorderly conduct.
•Paul Ashworth, 18, of Wampum, disorderly conduct.
•Dawn C. Dittmer, 38, of Ellwood City, retail theft.
•Kevin Michael Kirchell, 47, of New Castle, harassment.
•Edward J. Cook, 29, of New Castle, disorderly house.
•Leonard Russell Rohde, 31, of Ellwood City, two counts of driving under the influence, failure to use required signals, driving at an unsafe speed, disregarding traffic lane, careless driving, violation of restrictions on alcoholic beverages, public drunkenness and similar misconduct, two counts of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.
Jerry Cartwright Jr.
•Kenneth Rudolph Knechtel, 48, of West Pittsburgh, charged by Wampum police with disorderly conduct.
Ellwood City police charged the following people:
•Alyssa Ann Dismuke, 14, of Ellwood City, disorderly conduct.
•Taylor Marie Hartle, 14, of Ellwood City, disorderly conduct.
•Trevor S. Phillippi, 20, of Ellwood City, marijuana and use/possession of drug paraphernalia.
NEW CASTLE —
Melissa A. Amodie
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.
Police arrest South Side burglar suspects
A South Side man and a male juvenile are facing charges for allegedly trying to break into two houses. New Castle police reported the incidents occurred around lunchtime Tuesday.
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