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•Burglary. Cash was reported missing from a house in the 400 block of East Division Street between 3 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. Saturday.
•Accident. Police said Kaleena C. Lyles, 25, of New Castle was driving south on Route 18 in Wampum around 10:30 a.m. Oct. 3 and as she tried to turn onto Clyde Street, her car was hit by a car driven by John R. Powell, 69, of Wampum. Police said Powell ran the stop sign. Lyles was taken to St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown, according to police. Powell was not injured. He will be cited. Officers said both were wearing seatbelts. The Wampum Volunteer Fire Department assisted at the scene.
•Accident. Police said Ashley Sauer, 27, of Ellwood City was driving south on River Road in Wayne Township at 8 a.m. Saturday and she swerved to avoid a deer. Her car spun on the gravel berm, hit shrubbery and tree debris, then flipped and landed right-side up. Police said Sauer was treated at Ellwood City Hospital.
•Burglary. Various items were reported stolen from a house on South Boulevard in North Beaver Township on Oct. 2.
•Burglary. Cash and medications were reported missing from a Young Road house in Slippery Rock Township between Sept. 7.
•Burglary. Someone broke into a house on Copper Road, Slippery Rock Township on Sept. 20, police said.
•Burglary. Various items were reported stolen from a shed on Route 422 in Mahoning Township on Sept. 22.
•Criminal mischief. Police said someone wrote in permanent marker on the front door of an Edinburg Road house on Oct. 3.
•Accident. Police said Erin Ashley Bell, 27, of West Pittsburg, realizing that she was on the entrance to toll Route 376, at 1:50 a.m. on Oct. 6 veered abruptly and hit a wooden post. Police said her car slid across both lanes and into the grass median. Officers said charges are pending.
•Hit-and-run. Police said a vehicle traveling on West Poland Avenue hit a utility pole around 5:30 a.m. on Oct. 4 as it turned onto State Line Road in North Beaver Township. OThe pole broke and fell into the intersection and the driver fled without reporting the crash, police said. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at (724) 598-2211.
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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.
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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.
Police identify victims in fatal Amish buggy crash
State police say a mother and her daughter died in a fatal collision between a truck and a horse-drawn Amish buggy. Authorities say 34-year-old Mary Byler, of New Wilmington, and her 11-year-old daughter, whose name was withheld, died in the crash Saturday on Pulaski-Mercer Road, Wilmington Township, Mercer County.
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