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•Domestic violence. William Carter Knight, 27, of 104 Richlieu Ave., is charged with simple assault and harassment after a woman claimed Knight had assaulted her, grabbing her by the throat and striking her face about 6 p.m. Wednesday. She said he then took both of her cell phones and fled.
•Charged. Police charged Zachary Mazurek, 22, of Sharpsville with simple assault and harassment. Officers were told Mazurek punched a man at the hockey rink on Phelps Way on Sept. 30. Police said the victim, a participant in a hockey team, had gotten into an argument with Mazurek’s brother, another hockey player.
•Charged. Abraham Izzo, 53, of 1101 W. Clayton St., was charged with theft by deception after police said he agreed to do construction work for someone in the 800 block of Dushane Street and received $680, but did not provide the service.
•Charged. James P. Vitale, 42, 607 Newell Ave., was charged with eight counts of access device fraud and one count each of theft and receiving stolen property. Police were told Vitale had fraudulently obtained a bank card and used it to withdraw money between Oct. 21 and Oct. 25, racking up charges and fees totaling $450. Police said a surveillance video identified Vitale using the card at a Mahoningtown business.
•Charged. Rudolph M. Aldridge Jr., 39, of 414 Young St. was charged with theft, receiving stolen property and public drunkenness after allegedly taking a case of malt liquor from a Hamilton Street business about 12:20 a.m. Thursday.
•Charged. Ashley Hedglin, 21, of 1808 Tony St., was charged with theft after allegedly taking three pairs of tennis shoes, valued at $380, and a $100 gift card when she moved out of a home on Vine Street Oct. 22.
•Charged. Vickie Lawson, 53, of 219 N. Beaver St., charged Thursday with causing false alarms and disorderly conduct for allegedly making multiple 911 calls and pulling the fire alarm.
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- Police Reports
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.
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.
Service will honor fallen officers
All fallen law enforcement officers from Lawrence County will be remembered during Police Week services Thursday. The local service will begin at noon in front of the New Castle police station, 303 E. North St.
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