New Castle News

October 15, 2012

Police arrest woman on North Hill

By Staff
New Castle News

NEW CASTLE — A Moody Avenue woman has been charged following vehicle break-ins on the city’s North Hill.

Police said most of the items reported missing have been recovered.

New Castle police charged Kaley Merk, 28, of 221 E. Moody Ave. with two counts of receiving stolen property. She remains in the Lawrence County jail on two $2,500 bonds.

Officers were called Saturday to the 1500 block of Blaine Street by residents who said their cars and a garage had been broken into, and that someone was seen taking bicycles from the garage. They reported that change and a GPS were taken from their cars. Police said the bicycles were found behind the garage.

Officers said they also recovered a silver ashtray, change, a battery and battery charagers, sunglasses, a phone charger, a GPS, a cigar, a black and gray lunchbox and other items.