NEW CASTLE —
•Criminal mischief. Someone broke a wooden garage door and a glass window on a trailer around 4:45 p.m. Thursday in the 1400 block of Gibson Avenue.
•Theft. About 60 rims and tires were stolen from 17 vehicles parked at Car Solutions, 702 Croton Ave., between 6 a.m. Wednesday and 4 p.m. Thursday.
•Theft. About $113 was stolen from a purse in an employee locker room at Edison Manor, 222 W. Edison Ave., between 2 and 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
•Burglary. Someone tried to break into a home in the 100 block of Richelieu Avenue around 11 p.m. Thursday. The resident saw two men standing at the side door trying to break into the house and they ran when they saw the resident.
•Burglary. Someone broke into a house in the 1800 block of East Washington Street between Oct. 20 and Wednesday and stole medications.
•Theft. Donald Ray D’Ambrosia, 51, of 719 Cleveland Ave., was charged with theft and receiving stolen property for allegedly stealing a truck cap from a house in the 100 block of Mulberry Street.
•Theft. A PS3 game console was stolen from a house in the 1500 block of Hamilton Street between midnight Wednesday and midnight Thursday.
•Theft. Someone broke into a car in the 100 block of East Walnut Street shortly after 7 p.m. Friday and stole a purse, a clutch bag, numerous bank and credit cards, a driver’s license and about $300.
•Theft. About 10 different types of medication were stolen from a car parked in the 200 block of North Liberty Street around noon Friday.
•Theft. An aluminum extension ladder and step ladder were stolen from the side of a house in the 900 block of Vogan Street around 10 p.m. Oct. 29.
NEW CASTLE —
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Five injured in school bus crash
Four students and a driver sustained minor injuries in a three-vehicle crash Tuesday morning. According to state police, a line of vehicles was westbound on snow-covered Route 108/Harlansburg Road at 7:50 a.m. when Shannon C. McAnney, 21, of Gibsonia, the second car in the line, lost control of her vehicle.
Ray Street man charged in burglary
An East Side man has been arrested in connection with a Scott Street burglary. Mark Anthony Magusiak Jr., 23, of 613 S. Ray St., was charged with burglary and attempted theft. He is in the Lawrence County jail in lieu of $50,000 bond.
New Castle man jailed in drug case
A New Castle man facing 11 drug-related charges is being held on $25,000 bond. The charges against Theodore Trent McHenry, 20, of 919 Beckford St. followed a raid at his home last week.
City man charged with making threats
A New Castle man is facing charges that he threatened to harm a woman. City police arrested John A. Adamo, 34, of 211 E. Leasure Ave. after he allegedly tried to kick in the door of another Leasure Avenue home and threatened a woman inside Wednesday evening.
Drunk driving suspect tied to double fatal
A man charged with drunk driving in New Wilmington was the driver in a 2009 double-fatality crash. New Wilmington police said they learned Austin J. Ewers, 20, has a record that includes homicide by vehicle after they arrested him in the borough Nov. 24.
Second body this week found at Moraine
The body of a New Castle man was found at Moraine State Park. Jake Weiland, assistant park manager, said someone who had been boating and fishing from a kayak on Lake Arthur saw something on the shore at 10:30 a.m. Thursday and contacted park officials.
Shop with a Cop makes 116 children happy
All Mason Work wanted for Christmas was a basketball. But when the 8-year-old New Castle boy left Walmart Thursday, he was the excited owner of a new scooter, a toy equalizer gun and a pair of Spiderman boots, in addition to a blue and white Wilson basketball.
Council OKs agreement with DA’s office
New Castle City Council has approved an agreement that details city narcotics officers to the Lawrence County district attorney’s office.
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