NEW CASTLE —
To Brittany Flickner of New Castle and Daniel Watt of New Castle, a son on Oct. 14, 2013.
To Jessica Spiecher of Slippery Rock and Chad Gumpp of Slippery Rock, a son on Oct. 14, 2013.
OUT OF TOWN
To Matthew Scott and Angela Vereb Fowler of New Castle, a son on Oct. 10, 2013, in Horizon Hospital, Farrell.
To Kayla M. McDanel of Mercer and Tom L. Filer of Mercer, a daughter on Oct. 11, 2013, in Horizon Hospital, Farrell.
•Theft. Jewelry was taken from a home on Frew Mill Road between Oct. 6 and 9. The value of the loss was set at $1,550.
•Accident. Police said Roger A. Monaco, 27, of New Castle, was eastbound on Route 422 in Pulaski Township at 9:30 p.m. Oct. 12 and hit a Ford Explorer driven by Michael J. Lynch, 35, of New Castle, also eastbound. No injuries were reported. Police said Monaco’s car sustained moderate damage and was towed. Monaco was charged with driving under the influence and following too closely.
•Theft. An iPod was taken from an unlocked vehicle parked in the driveway of a house in the 100 block of Worthington Avenue about 4:45 a.m. Sunday.
•Assault. Samuel Adam Tanner, 34, of 1917 Prospect St., is accused of punching a woman in the face several times. Police said she blacked out during the alleged assault and later sought hospital treatment. The incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. Saturday at Tanner’s home, police said. He has been charged with aggravated and simple assault.
•Assault. Police said Jonathan Paul Cunning, 22, of Youngstown allegedly fought police and had to be stunned with a Taser following an incident around 8:20 p.m. Friday on Fifth Street, where police said he kicked in the front door of a house. Police in Bessemer later arrested Cunning and he allegedly tried to kick the window out of the cruiser and was taken to jail.
•Threats. Jason J. DiSalvatore, 37, of 109 Angela Lane, was arrested for allegedly harassing a couple by text messages Oct. 7 and 8 and posting threats on Facebook. Police said he also posted pictures of a handgun on Facebook. He is charged with terroristic threats and two counts of harassment.
•Possession. Antonio DeShawn Gardner, 29, of 1106 Delaware Ave., formerly of Detroit, is charged with possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop around midnight Saturday. Police said he was a passenger in a pickup truck and was wanted on a bench warrant and two felony arrest warrants for drug and firearms-related charges in New Castle. Police reportedly found $1,370 in his possession, along with a digital scale that had suspected cocaine residue.
Melissa A. Amodie
•Scott Alan Nicolls, 43, of New Castle, charged by the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General with seven counts of child pornography, three counts of dissemination of photos or films of child sex acts and one count of criminal use of a communications facility.
Jennifer L. Nicholson
•Jonathan P. Cunning, 22, of Youngstown, Ohio, charged by Bessemer police with resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, criminal mischief and harassment.
David B. Rishel
•Samuel Adam Tanner, 34, of Frametown, W.Va., charged by Shenango Township police with aggravated assault and simple assault.
NEW CASTLE —
- Police Reports
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.
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.
Man facing drug charges
Charges filed against a city man stem from a July arrest, when police allegedly found him with marijuana. Dorian Allen Cullen, 31, of 209 E. Pearson St., is wanted for one count each of disorderly conduct, public drunkenness, criminal trespass, manufacture of a controlled substance and possession or distribution of a small amount of marijuana, and four counts of possession of drug paraphernalia.
- On the Record: Today’s births and police reports
Stabbing victims out of hospital, charges pending
A father and son stabbed on the South Side last week are out of the hospital. New Castle Police Chief Bobby Salem said the men are being interviewed and he expects charges to be filed later in the week.
Pair assists woman in escape from smoky bedroom
A woman was rescued Friday evening after reporting smoke in her mobile home. Cindy Zarlingo of 275 Dominick Lane, Mahoning Township, called 911 at 8:54 p.m. stating there was smoke in her bedroom and she was unable to get out.
- More Police Reports Headlines
- City man charged with making threats