NEW CASTLE —
•Burglary. Someone broke into the Country Fair Food Mart on Croton Avenue between 10 and 11:30 p.m. Tuesday and stole packs of Newport cigarettes. A witness reported he saw a man breaking into the store. He said the man then ran up the Ray Street hill. Police found a broken window and a brick on the floor inside the store, along with a steel claw hammer. Multiple packs of cigarettes were on the floor and in the parking lot. No suspect was found.
•Burglary A break-in was reported at Macri Sports, 835 Moravia St., between 5 and 10:30 p.m. Sunday. Police were called when an alarm sounded in the building and officers found a front door open. Nothing was reported missing.
•Burglary. Numerous copper wires were reported stolen from a house in the 900 block of Winslow Avenue between midnight Friday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday.
•Burglary. Numerous pieces of copper pipe were reported stolen from the basement of a house in the 400 block of Martin Street between 2:30 p.m. March 20 and 9:45 a.m. March 21. The house also had a strong smell of natural gas. Police collected samples of blood found at the scene and found footprints through several back yards.
Melissa A. Amodie
New Castle police charged the following people:
•Latima Daniels, 32, of New Castle, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property.
•Mary Marie Cole, 35, of New Castle, corruption of minors.
•Daniel Christopher Gould, 38, of Sharon, access device fraud, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property.
Sharp Collections charged the following people:
•Heather L. Mahoney, of New Castle, failure to make required return.
•Kathleen Minerd, 22, of New Castle, failure to make required return.
•Ashlee M. Moore, 24, of New Castle, failure to make required return.
•Michael T. Oczkowski of New Castle, failure to make required return.
•Christina R. Skaggs of New Castle, taxation/violation of ordinance.
•Maurice S. Bailey, 40, of New Castle, taxation/violation of ordinance and failure to make required return.
•Brenda Ann Meanor, 37, of New Castle, taxation/violation of ordinance and failure to make required return.
•David Allen Meanor, 39, of New Castle, taxation/violation of ordinance and failure to make required return.
•Anthony A. Moss Sr., 44, of New Castle, taxation/violation of ordinance and failure to make required return.
Mahoning Township police charged the following people:
•Thomas S. Duncan, 84, of Edinburg, disturbing the peace.
•Richard E. Kauffman IV, 28, of Columbiana, Ohio, two counts of driving under the influence.
David B. Rishel
State police charged the following people:
•Michael William List, 28, of New Castle, simple assault and harassment.
•Michael A. Silvester, 24, of New Castle, simple assault and harassment.
Shenango Township police charged the following people:
•Elizabeth R. Helle, 22, of New Castle, retail theft.
•Ronald Joseph Martin, 29, of New Castle, burglary, forgery and theft by unlawful taking.
•Wesley Allen Newton Jr., 34, of New Castle, two counts of driving under the influence and one count each of driving while blood alcohol level is .02 or greater with license suspended, reckless driving and disregarding traffic lane.
Scott A. McGrath
•Jennifer L. Hamett, 29, of New Castle, charged by Nee’s Nails with bad checks.
•Morris W. Haas, 50, of New Castle, retail theft, receiving stolen property and theft by deception.
NEW CASTLE —
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Man jumps into Shenango River
New Castle police and fire departments were dispatched Wednesday morning after a man jumped into the Shenango River. Police were called at 11:35 a.m. and the fire department was notified about 10 minutes later.
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Pair assists woman in escape from smoky bedroom
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Father, son stabbed during argument
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Girl hurt as vehicle slides
A 7-year-old girl suffered what police described as major injuries when she was hit by a car Tuesday. Kristina Ritenour of New Castle was injured in the accident just after 4 p.m. Tuesday on Columbiana Road in North Beaver Township.
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