New Castle News

September 10, 2013

On the Record: Today’s births, police items court sentences and marital reports

By Staff
New Castle News

NEW CASTLE — Births

JAMESON HOSPITAL


To Scott and Nicole Hudach of New Castle, a daughter on Sept. 8, 2013.

OUT OF TOWN

To Samuel R. and Marissa L Cepro Blakley of New Castle, a son on Sept. 5, 2013, at Horizon Hospital, Farrell.

To Mark R. and Kelly S. Nord of New Wilmington, a daughter on Sept. 6, 2013, at Horizon Hospital, Farrell.

Police

STATE


•Theft. An eight-foot, one-half inch around section of copper cable, from inside a metal fence surrounding a communications tower on Game Farm Road, Scott Township, between May 1 and Sept. 3. Police said the metal fence surrounding the tower was cut.

•Theft. Police said someone opened an online account to deposit Social Security checks of an elderly Ellwood City resident sometime before Thursday. Police said the account was closed before any transactions occurred.

•Burglary. Someone entered a house along Route 488 in Perry Township on Sunday. Police said nothing appeared to have been taken.

NEW CASTLE

•Hit and run. Police said the passenger side of a 1995 Ford Crown Victoria, parked in the 1700 block of Carlisle Street between 2:45 and 5:20 p.m. Thursday was damaged after being hit by an unknown passing vehicle.

•Gunshots fired. Police located five spent 9 mm Luger shell casings in the middle of Pearson Street on Friday morning. Officers were contacted at 5:41 a.m. by a resident reporting that he heard shots fired.

•Cited. Mary Niglio, 52, of Altman Road, cited with endangering welfare of children for allowing children to ride a battery-powered toy car — unsupervised — on  a city street on Aug. 18.

•Hit and run. Police said Jennie V. Zarella, 87, of 1424 Johnson St., was traveling the wrong way on Falls Street, apparently ran a red light and hit the car of Lacy Jo Brogan, 23, of Fourth Street, southbound on Jefferson Street about 10 p.m. Aug. 31. Police said Zarella did not stop.

•Attempted burglary. Police said someone apparently tried to enter a house in the 1800 block of Pennsylvania Avenue before 5 a.m. yesterday. Police said an air conditioning unit from the dining room window was found on the ground outside the house and screens had been moved in an apparent effort to enter.



Common pleas

court sentences

J. Craig Cox


•Jesse Paul Myers, 30, New Castle — Four years probation, costs of prosecution, $429.97 restitution to Walmart. He pleaded guilty to retail theft.

•Jesse Paul Myers, 30, New Castle —Two years probation, costs of prosecution, $39.99 restitution to Kmart. He pleaded guilty to retail theft.

•Jesse Paul Myers, 30, New Castle — Four years probation, costs of prosecution. He pleaded guilty to retail theft.

•Jesse Paul Myers, 30, New Castle — One year probation, costs of prosecution, $299.39 restitution to the victim. He pleaded guilty to theft by deception.

•Jesse Paul Myers, 30, New Castle — Four years probation, costs of prosecution. He pleaded guilty to retail theft.

•Jesse Paul Myers, 30, New Castle — Four years probation, costs of prosecution, $132.32 restitution to Walmart. He pleaded guilty to retail theft.

•Jesse Paul Myers, 30, New Castle — Four years probation, costs of prosecution. He pleaded guilty to receiving stolen property.

•Jesse Paul Myers, 30, New Castle — One year probation, costs of prosecution, $1 restitution to the victim. He pleaded guilty to criminal mischief.

•Anthony Hoover, 24, New Castle — Costs of prosecution, $150 fine, $10 restitution to victims. He pleaded guilty to criminal mischief.

•Nicholas A. Martinkovich, 20, West Sunbury, Pa. —Nine days in the Lawrence County jail with credit for nine days served, costs of prosecution. He pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct.

•Michael D. Stunkard, 38, New Castle — Two years in the intermediate punishment program with the first 90 days on house arrest with electronic monitoring and the remaining 21 months on probation, $1,500 fine, costs of prosecution, 18-month license suspension, Lawrence County Drug and Alcohol assessment. He pleaded guilty to driving under the influence.



Marriage licenses

Michael William Rex, 47, of East Palestine, Ohio, and Tammy Jo Louthan, 44, of East Palestine

Frank William Powell, 53, of New Castle and Cassandra Schleich, 53, of New Castle

Jeremy Jerome Edwards, 26, of New Castle and Arvenia D. McFall, 25, of New Castle

Mont Raymond Book, 54, of Volant and Dawna Marie Falzone, 53, of Volant

Steven Robert Smeltzer, 28, of New Castle and Tiffany Dawn Maxwell, 32, of New Castle

Bradley Scott Dando, 34, of Hillsville and Jordi Ann Conner, 35, of Hillsville

William Michael Cunning, 26, of Beaver Falls and Jacquelyn Lynne Audino, 29, of Beaver Falls

Alex Benjamin Arnold, 25, of Stow, Ohio, and Samantha Lynn Wilson, 23, of Stow

Richard Vernon Harvey III, 24, of New Castle, and Joanna Dawn Adams, 19, of Edinburg

Eric Matthew Wagner, 37, of New Castle and Mackenzie Jo Maggie, 32, of New Castle

Joseph Rudolph Knechtel III, 58, of Ellwood City and Dongmei Lin, 43, of Ellwood City

Tynan Clark Hudson, 25, of North Olmsted, Ohio, and Samantha Rachel Wilson, 25, of North Olmsted

Michael James Hice, 20, of New Castle and Nicole Ray Custer, 18, of New Castle

James Paul Liptak, 45, of Lowellville, Ohio, and Toni Marie Harvey, 43, of West Middlesex

Craig Allen List, 44, of New Castle and Heather Lynn Ludwig, 37, of New Wilmington

Justin Eugene Knight, 24, of Edinburg and Rebecca Jean Grotzinger, 34, of Edinburg

Jesse James Altman, 27, of Ellwood City and Tiffany Marie Stefura, 29, of Ellwood City

Sean Jeremy Hicks, 37, of New Castle and Patrice Lachelle Lewis, 41, of New Castle

Scott Patrick Hamilton, 43, of New Wilmington and Lisa Marie Emery, 43, of New Wilmington

Cory Robert Crum, 25, of New Castle and Michele Brittany Keller, 19, of New Castle

Eric James Klamut, 32, of New Castle and Lisa Marie Gentsy, 31, of New Castle

Andrew Wesley Heaton Sr., 33, of New Castle and Amanda Rachelle Shaner, 24, of New Castle

Devin Joseph Thomas II, 37, of New Castle and Susan Jane White, 34, of New Castle.



 Divorces

Susan Kehna, 54, of New Castle from Ronald E. Morris, 56, of New Castle. They were married Oct. 9, 2001.

Edward J. Sklenchar, 64, of New Castle and Rose J. Sklenchar, 45, of New Castle. They were married July 22, 2006.

Amy Bartley, 35, of New Castle from Joshua Bartley Sr., 33, of New Castle. They were married Sept. 25, 2004.

Tina L. Donofrio, 42, of New Castle from David W. Donofrio, 52, of West Middlesex. They were married Oct. 26, 1991.

Jeanne E. Park, 60, of Portersville from Phillip Park, 59, of Clearwater, Fla. They were married June 21, 1986.