NEW CASTLE —
To Jack D. and Samantha S. Alwardt of New Castle, a daughter on Aug. 19, 2013.
•Burglary. A 12-gauge shotgun, nine boxes of ammunition, a television and two remotes, a digital camera, a cast iron griddle, loose change, three soft-point dart sets, an ammunition can with black powder accessories and a trail camera were taken from a house on Mud Bridge Road, Little Beaver Township. Police said someone broke into the home during the day on Thursday. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the state police at (724) 598-2211.
•Burglary. Someone broke into a home on Lafayette Street between Aug. 5 and 8, but nothing was reported missing.
•Burglary. Two televisions, a surround sound system, a laptop computer, an electronic game set with controllers, two gold rings, two television mounts, headphones and two Nintendo games were reported stolen from a home on East Terrace Avenue overnight Aug. 9 to Aug. 10. A window had been broken with a rock and the house was ransacked.
•Arson. Fire was set to a shed on the east side of the West Side Mini Mart on West Washington Street around 3 a.m. Aug. 11.
•Burglary. Two televisions were reported stolen from a home on West Balph Avenue during the night of Aug. 9.
•Burglary. Several tools and motorcycle parts were reported stolen from a garage in the 400 block of Laurel Boulevard on Aug. 9.
•Burglary. Two dirt bikes and a four-wheeler were reported stolen from a garage in the 600 block of Spruce Street Aug. 9 to Aug. 10.
•Accident. About 3 p.m. Thursday on Route 18 near Call’s Plaza. Miranda Dess, no address provided, told police her foot slipped from the brake of her pickup truck, causing it to hit the back of a vehicle driven by Morgan Lynch, no address provided, who was stopped at the traffic light in the northbound lane. Police said a third vehicle driven by Amy Dugan, no address given, also was hit in the accident. Her car sustained minor rear bumper damage. Police said Dess sustained minor injury. No other injuries were reported. Dess was cited.
MELISSA A. AMODIE
New Castle police charged the following:
•Cherrelle Rice, 25, of New Castle, disorderly conduct.
•Tina Napier, of New Castle, theft and receiving stolen property.
•James Edward Strayer, 35, of New Castle, four counts of intent to possess a controlled substance, two counts of possession with intent to deliver and one count each of use/possession of drug paraphernalia, tampering with or fabricating physical evidence, scattering rubbish, depositing waste on highway and driving without a license. •James Kevin Vukich, 50, of New Castle, use/possession of drug paraphernalia.
•Keith Anderson, 53, of New Castle, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.
•Wayne A. Jentgens II, 48, of New Castle, burglary, criminal trespass, theft, receiving stolen property and criminal mischief.
JERRY G. CARTWRIGHT
•Craig Antonio Morrow Jr., 30, of New Castle, charged by state police with two counts of simple assault and one count each of recklessly endangering another person, harassment, driving under the influence, driving without a license, failure to keep right, driving at an unsafe speed, careless driving and failure to use safety belt.
Ellwood City police charged the following:
•Douglas A. Lample, 39, of Ellwood City, disorderly conduct.
•Dawn Catherine Dittmer, 40, of Ellwood City, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness and similar misconduct.
•Shawn L. Knechtel, 44, of Ellwood City, public drunkenness and similar misconduct.
•Timothy Curtis Patterson, 24, of Ellwood City, public drunkenness and similar misconduct.
•Justin Ray Morgan, 30, of New Castle, public drunkenness and similar misconduct.
DAVID B. RISHEL
•Shawn Holmes, 18, of Slippery Rock, charged by the Pennsylvania Game Commission with violation of federal laws.
Shenango Township police charged the following:
•Edward Mark Palmer, 49, of Edinburg, aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person, resisting arrest, fleeing or attempting to elude officer and driving with license suspended.
•Miranda Lee Cornman, 26, of Brackenridge, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property.
NEW CASTLE —
- Police Reports
Jeep flips onto roof in Falls Street accident
A Pulaski woman was injured when her car collided with a van and flipped onto its roof, trapping her inside. The accident occurred around 11:15 a.m. Thursday on Falls Street at the intersection of Lowry Street.
Felon arrested for drugs on Halco Drive
Narcotics investigators found cocaine and marijuana while serving a sealed search warrant on Halco Drive Thursday. They also confiscated oxycodone pills and a loaded .38-caliber pistol.
Chimney fire damages home
A chimney fire caused damage to a North Beaver Township home this week. The North Beaver Township Volunteer Fire Department was called to the home of Joe Procopio at 325 Reed Road.
Man jailed for assault facing drug charges
A man jailed Wednesday in connection with an alleged burglary and assault is now facing drug charges, too. New Castle police said that when they arrested Glenn David Samuels III, 22, of 304 E. Lutton St., at his home just before noon Wednesday, they found him to be in possession of about 8 grams of heroin and 3 grams of crack cocaine, all broken down into individual packages for sale.
Man charged after hitting Capitol Grille
An East Side man is facing charges after a December accident when his truck allegedly hit the Capitol Grille building. On Wednesday, New Castle police charged George A. Stevens, 58, of Apt. 412, 814 W. Washington St., in connection with the accident that occurred around 1:50 p.m. Dec. 31.
Police arrest woman wanted in Florida
An East Side woman whose car was stopped by New Castle police is wanted on felony charges in Florida. New Castle police have charged Vivian Lynn King, 54, of 1819 E. Washington St., as a fugitive from justice.
McGrath Manor raid leads to man’s arrest
One person was charged following a drug raid at New Castle’s McGrath Manor. Daymond Waller, 20, of 814 W. Washington St. was charged after the raid by New Castle police and the Lawrence County District Attorney’s Drug Task Force Wednesday morning.
Man charged with break-in
A New Castle man is facing 15 charges stemming from a break-in on the city’s West Side. Glenn David Samuels, 22, was charged with burglary, aggravated and simple assault, criminal trespass, prohibited possession of a firearm, robbery, carrying a concealed firearm without a license, endangering the welfare of children, theft, receiving stolen property, terrroristic threats, recklessly endangering another, defiant trespassing, criminal mischief and harassment.
Sex offender jailed on escape charge
A Neshannock Township man was jailed on $100,000 bond after being charged with escape Wednesday. David Wayne Talbert, 19, of 259 Cathcart Drive was arrested after he allegedly cut off the electronic monitoring device he had been wearing as he awaited sentencing on sex charges.
‘Person of interest’ interviewed in fatality
Police have a lead in a deadly hit-and-run accident last week. According to Shenango Township police, officers have interviewed someone they described as a “person of interest.” The name of that person was not released.
- More Police Reports Headlines
- Jeep flips onto roof in Falls Street accident