New Castle News
NEW CASTLE —
•Accident. About 1 a.m. Jan. 9 on Route 488, just north of VanGorder Mill Road, Perry Township. Police said Chas R. Boots, 26, of Portersville was traveling south, lost control of his car and struck an embankment. The car then rolled on to its roof and came to rest, police said. Police said Boots had a minor injury and is facing charges of driving under the influence and related traffic offenses.
•Burglary. On Rosepoint Harlansburg Road, Slippery Rock Township, between 7:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Police said a 37-inch TV, Blu Ray DVD player, an aluminum ladder, a Craftsman 16-inch electric chain saw, a Craftsman electric blower/vac, a Black & Decker trimmer and edger, a Eureka vacuum cleaner, two extension cords and a red toobox with assorted tools were taken from a residence.
•Burglary. On Fifth Street in Bessemer, between noon and 9 p.m. Jan. 1. Police said two shotguns and two video games were taken from a garage.
•Drug possession. A juvenile was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia at Mohawk High School on Jan. 14.
•Burglary. On Cathcart Drive on Tuesday. Police said someone entered a trailer by breaking out the front door window, then ransacked the trailer.