NEW CASTLE —
MELISSA A. AMODIE
New Castle police charged the following:
•Samuel Lee Lowry III, 30, of New Castle, defiant trespass.
•Marcell Dashon Kelly, 22, of Virginia Beach, Va., firearm not to be carried without a license.
•Kenneth Lee Foster, 30, of New Castle, simple assault, defiant trespass and harassment.
•Allison Marie Ruttinger, 21, of New Castle, arrest prior to requisition.
•Maurice C. Moore, 29, of New Castle, possession of firearm prohibited, firearms not to be carried without a license, manufacture, delivery, or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver, intent to possess a controlled substance and driving while operating privilege suspended or revoked.
•Tyrell Lyles, 20, of New Castle, receiving stolen property, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, careless driving, reckless driving, not wearing proper headgear on motorcycle and not wearing an eye protection device.
•Eagles Lodge No. 455, of New Castle, control of alarm devices violation.
JERRY G. CARTWRIGHT
•Ryan Scott Kelly, 39, of Ellwood City, charged by Ellwood City police with driving under the influence, driving an unregistered vehicle, driving while operating privilege suspended or revoked and fraudulent use or removal of registration plate.
State police charged the following:
•Anthony James Hoover, 23, of New castle, criminal attempt-burglary and criminal mischief.
•Ivy S. Yeager, 40, of Wampum, two counts of cruelty to animals.
•Sonia Russ, 67, charged by state police with robbery, theft, giving false identification to a law officer and harassment.
DAVID B. RISHEL
•April Lin Brightshue, 41, of New Castle, charged by New Castle police with dogs at large.
The Laurel tax collector charged the following:
•Brian Kirkwood, of New Castle, wage taxes violation.
•Jesse Maitland, of New Castle, wage taxes violation.
•Wade Michaels, of Portersville, wage taxes violation.
•Derek Pelligrene, of Ellwood City, wage taxes violation.
•Kimberly Richie, of New Castle, wage taxes violation.
•Stacy L. Staples, 42, of Ellwood City, wage taxes viiolation.
•Jean M. Steele, of New Castle, wage taxes violation.
•Jason Whisel, 34, of New Castle, wage taxes violation.
•Robert Williams, of Portersville, wage taxes violation.
•Jason Williams, of Ellwood City, wage taxes violation.
•Thomas L. Thomas Jr., of New Castle, wage taxes violation.
SCOTT A. MCGRATH
•Paul M. Druschel, 40, of New Castle, charged by Neshannock Township police with retail theft and receiving stolen property.
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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