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•Burglary. Someone broke into a home on Rose Stop Road Monday and broke the screens on two televisions. Police said their investigation is continuing.
•Driving under the influence. Police said they stopped a vehicle at 11:55 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of East Washington Street and Schenley Avenue for traffic violations. They said the driver, Caleb Daniel Rider, 22, of 709 Line Ave., Ellwood City, was under the influence and subsequently arrested. They also said he had a small amount of marijuana in his possession.
•Retail theft. Police were called to Kmart at Lawrence Village Plaza about 2:50 p.m. Tuesday, where security had detained Jennifer DeSalvo, 35, of 1144 Parkwood Court for allegedly concealing $66.96 worth of merchandise in her purse. DeSalvo was taken into custody and police said when they searched her, they also found drug paraphernalia. She was charged with retail theft and possession of drug paraphernalia.
•Accident. Police said Patricia Iwanejko, 69, of Volant was walking across Wilmington Avenue at Leasure Avenue around 1 p.m. Tuesday and Nicholas Klein, 22, of Hazelcroft Avenue, was turning from Leasure Avenue south onto Wilmington Road in his sport utility vehicle and hit her. Klein told police he didn’t see Iwankejo, and she told police she didn’t see his vehicle. She was treated for minor injuries at Jameson Hospital, police said. No other injuries were reported.
•Criminal mischief. The driver’s side window of a sport utility vehicle was broken between 7 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. Monday while it was parked in the 400 block of Neal Street. The inside was ransacked, police said.
•Theft. A purse was stolen from a car parked in a lot in the 100 block of Long Avenue between 7 and 8 p.m. Dec. 20.
•Accident. Ruth McEvoy, 70, of 1525 Young Road, drove over the sidewalk at Dollar General on Butler Avenue and hit the ice machine next to the building around 4:30 p.m. Monday, police said. The machine had minor damage.
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Four students and a driver sustained minor injuries in a three-vehicle crash Tuesday morning. According to state police, a line of vehicles was westbound on snow-covered Route 108/Harlansburg Road at 7:50 a.m. when Shannon C. McAnney, 21, of Gibsonia, the second car in the line, lost control of her vehicle.
Ray Street man charged in burglary
An East Side man has been arrested in connection with a Scott Street burglary. Mark Anthony Magusiak Jr., 23, of 613 S. Ray St., was charged with burglary and attempted theft. He is in the Lawrence County jail in lieu of $50,000 bond.
New Castle man jailed in drug case
A New Castle man facing 11 drug-related charges is being held on $25,000 bond. The charges against Theodore Trent McHenry, 20, of 919 Beckford St. followed a raid at his home last week.
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.
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