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To James and Sara Schoonmaker of New Castle, a son on June 30, 2013.
•Harassment. Police said John Samuel Dryfuse Jr., 58, of Wampum pushed a 50-year-old New Castle woman to the ground following a dispute about coffee at 9:20 p.m. Thursday. Dryfuse was charged with summary harassment, reports stated.
•Accident. A vehicle operated by Shirley Bell, 80, of New Castle was eastbound on Route 327 at the intersection of Mount Jackson Road about 2:45 p.m. Saturday when she failed to stop at a red traffic light and struck the side of a vehicle driven by Bradley D. Leslie, 49, of Butler, police said. No injuries were reported.
•Disorderly conduct/resisting arrest. Lanette Suzanne Wagner, 38, and Paul Edward Wagner, 39, both of 335 Mercer St., Volant, were charged following an incident early Saturday morning. Police said officers were called to the residence following complaints of loud music. Upon arrival, Lanette Wagner became argumentative, began using obscene language and was ordered to desist several times, officers said. She was arrested for disorderly conduct and Paul Wagner was arrested for resisting arrest when he attempted to prevent officers from taking Lanette Wagner into custody. Both parties were arraigned before District Judge Melissa Amodie and released on their own recognizance.
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- 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.
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