NEW CASTLE —
Melissa A. Amodie
New Castle police charged the following people:
•Shelly Denise Anderson, 43, of New Castle, two counts each of acquiring or obtaining possession of a controlled substance by misrepresentation and criminal attempt and one count each of intent to possess a controlled substance and receiving stolen property.
•Jason Alan Burkett, 26, of New Castle, use/possession of drug paraphernalia.
Jerry G. Cartwright
•Charles W. Kennedy Jr., 25, of Koppel, charged by Ellwood City police with two counts of driving under the influence and one count each of failure to stop at stop sign, failure to yield at yield sign and use/possession of drug paraphernalia.
•Randy T. Johnston, 50, of Ellwood City, charged by state police with two counts of driving under the influence and one count each of possession of marijuana, driving at an unsafe speed and careless driving.
Union Township police charged the following people:
•Krystal Dawn Heckart, 33, of New Castle, retail theft.
•Heather R. Nelson, 19, of New Castle, retail theft and use/possession of drug paraphernalia.
•Josiah Wallace Beck, 35, of New Castle, theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and theft of property lost, mislaid or delivered by mistake.
•Kelly Patricia Currie, 53, of New Castle, terroristic threats and retail theft.
David B. Rishel
•Rose A. Quick, 36, of New Castle, charged by New Castle police with cruelty to animals and failure to apply for dog license.
Scott A. McGrath
•Jodi Lynn Dicken, 44, of New Castle, charged by Neshannock Township police with disorderly conduct.
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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