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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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- 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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