NEW CASTLE —
•Theft. A license plate was stolen from a car parked in the 600 block of South Ray Street between midnight Monday and 8 p.m. Tuesday.
•Theft. A yellow two-door car was stolen from the 100 block of Patterson Avenue at 6 a.m. Monday.
•Theft. A silver Volkswagen Jetta was stolen from the 400 block of Norwood Avenue around 12:45 p.m. Sunday.
•Accident. Police said William A. Callahan, 30, of 102 Wilder St., hit a stop sign around 10 a.m. Sunday in the 1200 block of West Washington Street. Callahan told police his car slid on a curve in the road. No injuries were reported.
•Accident. Police said Juan Searcy, 30, of 526 W. Washington St., went off the road and hit a fence at 405 E. Grant St. around 9:30 p.m. Friday. No injuries were reported.
•Accident. A Silverado pickup truck owned by the New Castle public works department went into a ditch around 1:50 p.m. Saturday in the 800 block of South Ray Street. The driver, Donald Eugene Cade Jr., 42, of 321 E. Euclid Ave., told police he was trying to put the truck in reverse on Rear Franklin Avenue and did not see the ditch. No injuries were reported.
•Accident. Someone hit the bumper of a car parked in a driveway in the 1500 block of South Jefferson Street during the night Dec. 27 to 28 and left the scene, police said.
•Accident. Someone ran over the bushes in front of 543 E. Long Ave., around 4:45 a.m. Sunday. The damage extended to an overgrown empty lot and ended at 529 E. Long Ave. A red car also was damaged. Police later found a silver Jeep parked in a business lot on the South Side with pieces of a bush stuck in it and damage consistent with the damage to the red car. The Jeep’s registration information was unavailable, police said.
•Theft. Electronic games were stolen from a home in the 100 block of Phillips Place between 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Dec. 27. Police charged Samantha Stoner, 22, of 109 Phillips Place, and Kevin Cross, 30, of 3412 Ellwood Road with theft and receiving stolen property, and Nicole Arnold, 26, of 916 Mount Jackson Road, with receiving stolen property.
•Criminal mischief. The owner of a car parked behind the New Castle Public Library reported key scratches made between 8 a.m. and 4:50 p.m. Dec. 27.
•Hit-and-run. A green truck hit an aluminum light pole in the area of Neshannock Village around 4:45 p.m. Dec. 26.
•Burglary. Someone broke into a home in the 300 block of South Ray Street between 4 p.m. Dec. 20 and 11 a.m. Dec. 21 and stole tools, lighting fixtures, plastic pipe, a generator and four bathroom exhaust fans still in packaging. The intruder also cut a padlock off the garage door and stole an all-terrain vehicle and mini-bike.
•Burglary. A laptop computer and a camera were stolen from a home in the 500 block of Seventh Street in West Pittsburg between 2 p.m. Dec. 20 and noon Dec. 21.
•Burglary. Someone broke into a home in the 1600 block of East Washington Street around 11:30 a.m. Dec. 21. Nothing was reported missing.
•Theft. Police said $520 was withdrawn from a Bank of America credit card account to purchase two GPS systems. The owner, a resident of North Cascade Street, said she never made such purchases. The matter was reported Dec. 26.
•Attempted burglary. The keys to a house in the 100 block of North Ray Street were reported stolen Dec. 25 and someone tried to use them to get into the house Dec. 26. The resident told police his alarm system sounded.
•Theft. A GPS, an EZ pass, $500 and various gift cards were stolen from a truck parked in the 100 block of South Ray Street Dec. 25. The owner said he awoke to a vehicle alarm.
•Burglary. Electronic games were stolen from a house in the 1800 block of Morris Street during the day Dec. 11.
•Burglary. Copper pipe was stolen from a house in the 500 block of Spruce Street Dec. 12.
•Burglary. An electronic game system and a laptop computer were stolen from a house in the 900 block of Marshall Avenue Dec. 12.
•Burglary. A flat-screen television and Sony PlayStation were stolen from a home in the 1300 block of East Washington Street Dec. 18.
•Criminal mischief. The front and rear tires were punctured on a van parked in the 1000 block of Pollock Avenue Dec. 16.
NEW CASTLE —
- Police Reports
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.
Woman charged with child endangerment
A New Castle woman has been charged with endangering the welfare of children because of alleged deplorable living conditions.
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