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Police Reports

July 3, 2013

On the Record: Today's births, police items, and district judge reports



•Burglary. Between June 22 and 25 on Route 18, New Beaver. Police said some coins were taken from a business and damage was done to an antenna and paint on a truck and a door and jamb on the property.


•Accident. About 5:30 p.m. Friday at Ellwood and Willowbrook roads. Police said Daniel Jay Kegarise, 60, of 1504 Cameron Ave. was driving south on Ellwood Road and was stopped at a traffic signal. A car driven by Nicole Victoria Ambrosini, 30, of Heckathorne Road struck Kegarise’s vehicle from behind, according to police. Eleanor Kegarise, 59, a passenger, was treated at Jameson Hospital and released.

District judges

Melissa A. Amodie

New Castle police charged the following people:

•Michael Murphey, 29, of New Castle, robbery, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property.

•Michael S. Data, 45, of New Castle, harassment.

•Ronald Gene Aeschbacher, 52, of New Castle, disorderly house.

•Octavius Clark, 24, of New Castle, criminal trespass.

•Donna Rose Salomon, 26, of New Castle, two counts of harassment.

•Johnathan Joseph Scrim, 27, of New Castle, use/possession of drug paraphernalia, disorderly conduct and driving while operating license suspended or revoked.

•James Hill III, 25, of Edinburg, defiant trespass and disorderly conduct.

New Castle’s code enforcement department charged the following:

•Opportunity Inc. of New Castle, failure to cut weeds or grass.

•Whitney Nicole Cross, 23, of New Castle, disposal of garbage violation.

•James Craig of Reidsville, N.C., failure to cut weeds or grass.

•Derek J. McCracken of New Castle, failure to cut weeds or grass and weeds, trees and ornamental shrubs violation.

Jerry G. Cartwright

Ellwood City police charged the following people:

•David J. Bosh III, 20, of Ellwood City, burglary, criminal trespass, theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and criminal mischief.

•Alan Wayne Patterson, 43, of Ellwood City, two counts of aggravated assault and one count each of simple assault and harassment.

•Ian Daniel Greene, 36, of Beaver Falls, public drunkenness and similar misconduct.

•Travis Bratt, 24, of Ellwood City, disorderly conduct.

Municipal animal control charged the following people:

•Luke Richard Proya, 29, of New Galilee, pet confined within the premises of the owner violation.

•Pamela S. Stanley, 43, of Enon Valley, pet confined within the premises of the owner violation.

Jennifer Nicholson

•Kimberly A. Kelly, 36, of New Castle, charged by Union Township police with retail theft.

David B. Rishel

•Gary Michael Morini, 48, of New Castle, charged by state police with retail theft.

Scott A. McGrath

•John L. Dierfield, 22, of New Castle, charged by Pulaski Township police with receiving stolen property.

State police charged the following people:

•Paul E. Wagner Jr., 38, of Volant, resisting arrest.

•Lanette Suzanne Wagner, 37, of Volant, three counts of disorderly conduct.

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Police Reports
  • Police.jpg Home invasion suspect out of hospital, in jail

    A man shot during an alleged home invasion has been released from the hospital and jailed. Richard Andrew Javens, 43, of 3063 McClelland Ave. was discharged from Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh Saturday and immediately taken into custody on a warrant.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Police.jpg City man to answer Wyoming drug charges first

    A North Hill man arrested for allegedly having guns and drugs in his house is being extradited to Wyoming. After that, Michael Antonini IV, 21, will face multiple drug charges in Lawrence County, according to New Castle Police Chief Bobby Salem.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Fire.jpg Photo, Video, Story: Three families homeless after fire ravages two houses

    Bronte Baxter was at home with her two babies Monday when she saw flames at the back of her house. “I was in the living room and saw fire in the kitchen,” the resident of 602 Taylor St. said. “I thought, ‘Oh my gosh,’ and I went upstairs to get my phone.”

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Uncle of boy hurt at park lauds rescuers

    An uncle of the boy who fell at McConnell’s Mill State Park lauded rescue workers for their efforts. The Rev. Keith Karns said he arrived to find crews in the midst of a grueling, three-hour effort.

    April 15, 2014

  • fire.jpg VIDEO: City blaze ignites neighboring home

    A fire that started in a duplex at 532 Taylor St. today ignited a neighboring home. Three families were displaced by the blaze that broke out around 9:30 a.m. and destroyed both two-story structures.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • fire.jpg Teen injured at McConnell’s Mill

    A teenage boy was listed in fair condition yesterday at a Pittsburgh hospital after a fall Saturday at McConnell’s Mill State Park.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Police.jpg Official: New fad drug found in search

    Marijuana butter, an up-and-coming fad, was among the suspected drugs police seized Friday, along with guns and money.

    April 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • City man arrested on drug charges

    A West Side man is in jail after police allegedly found suspected marijuana in his apartment. New Castle police arrested Robert Lee Gordon Jr., 39, of Apt. 601, McGrath Manor, at his home after executing a sealed search warrant there Wednesday.

    April 12, 2014

  • Police.jpg Police seek man in car-truck crash

    New Castle police are seeking information about an accident in which a truck hit a car on Highland Avenue Thursday afternoon.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • More gunshots reported at Crestview

    For the second time in two days, residents of Crestview Gardens were plagued by the sound of morning gunfire.

    April 11, 2014

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