Police arrest 15 in drug roundup
Police in Lawrence County arrested 15 people Thursday as part of an ongoing sweep of accused drug dealers. Lawrence County District Attorney Joshua Lamancusa said the detail, dubbed “Operation Spring Cleaning,” began around 10 a.m.
Man faces charges in stabbing
A lower North Hill man has been arrested following a stabbing. New Castle police reported that a West Side resident suffered slash wounds to the arm around 1 a.m. Saturday.
Car strikes, injures pedestrian on North Hill
A North Hill man was injured when he was hit by a car on Park Avenue. New Castle police said William Zeiger, 69, of 510 Reis St. was taken to Jameson Hospital with a cut on the back of his head following the incident that happened just before 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Cyclist suffered ‘major’ injuries
A motorcyclist whose bike crashed on Highland Avenue Tuesday night suffered major injuries, New Castle police reported. Steven G. Addy, 62, of 135 E. Hillcrest Ave., was attempting to round a downhill curve in the area of Stewart Place and Grant Street around 7:45 p.m. when his left running board hit the road, according to police.
Street crimes unit nabs three on first day
The first day reaped success for the New Castle Police Department’s new street crimes unit. Police Chief Bobby Salem said the team effort Monday resulted in the arrest of two men on gun and drug charges and the arrest of a third man for an alleged robbery.
Croton man faces gun charges
A Croton man was jailed after an incident involving a gun. New Castle police said Joseph R. Phillips, 19, of 735 Croton Ave., fought them as they arrested him.
On The Record: Today’s births and district judges
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 births and district judge reports.
Man arrested after shots fired
A South Side man arrested after allegedly firing shots in the Big Run projects is free on bail. New Castle police arrested 34-year-old Robert Brown of 415 Lyndal St. in connection with the gunfire around 3 a.m. Friday.
On The Record: Today’s births and police items
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 births, police items and district judge reports.
‘Heroic act’ by firefighters saves woman
A Perry Township woman was hospitalized Friday morning after a fire broke out at her home on Portersville Road. Brian Partridge, assistant chief of the Perry fire department, said the woman was taken by ambulance to Ellwood City Hospital, then transferred to Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh.
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