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July 4, 2013

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



To Jason T. and Jennifer Kmick of New Wilmington, a daughter on July 2, 2013.

To Stephanie Rodriguez of New Castle and Brandon Johnson of New Castle, a son on July 2, 2013.

To Carrie Smith of New Castle and Charles Stalloosky of New Castle, twin sons on July 3, 2013.


To Julen Marie and Brian Joseph Ippolito of New Castle, a son on June 1, 2013, at Magee-Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh.



•Burglary. Between 7 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. Sunday on Big Run Street. A television was taken from a living room and a television was knocked over on a kitchen table. A child’s bedroom was ransacked and a camera was missing. The rear door was open and the dead bolt damaged, police said.

•Burglary. In the 900 block of Maryland Avenue between Friday and Sunday. Two bicycles were taken from a detached garage.

•Criminal mischief. In the 1000 block of Dewey Avenue overnight Saturday. Porch furniture was stolen and a yard damaged. Multiple eggs were thrown at the victim’s car, police said.

•Theft. A cell phone, wallet, cash and an ESB bank card from a a purse in the 500 block of Waldo Street on Saturday.

•Theft. A .380-caliber handgun from the trunk of a car in the 200 block of West Moody Avenue. According to police, the gun owner discovered the theft Monday, but last saw the firearm two months ago.

•Theft. Cash and lottery tickets from four unlocked vehicles parked in the 600 block of Sixth Street, West Pittsburg, the night of June 26.

•Criminal mischief. Police said the hood and windshield of a car were covered in a paint–like substance on Boyles Avenue overnight Friday.


•Accident. About 7:20 p.m. Tuesday on Interstate 376, Union Township. Police said Shelly R. Smith, 39, of New Castle was negotiating a right curve when she lost control of her motorcycle and hit a guard rail. Police said she had moderate injury and was taken to St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown.


•Accident. At 11:40 a.m. Tuesday on Route 18, just north of Maitland Lane. Police said Tawna Millerleile of 3216 Lexington Drive was traveling south and traffic was stopped. When traffic began moving, Millerleile struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Diane A. Snyder of 3530-1 Hunters Woods Blvd., pushing her vehicle into the rear of one operated by Ann S. Plonka of 3520-1 Hunters Woods Blvd. No injuries were reported.

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  • Police.jpg Man, 61, accused of raping girl

    A Wayne Township man is lodged in the Lawrence County jail, accused of raping a 14-year-old girl. Steven Louis Haynes, 61, of 4626 Ellwood Road was charged by state police in an alleged incident that occurred in February or April of last year at his home.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • fire.jpg Fire marshal probes cause of blaze

    A city police fire marshal said he hasn’t ruled yet on a blaze that ravaged two Taylor Street houses. Chris Fabian, who was at the fire scene for the duration Monday morning, said the blaze that displaced three families started in the back of a yellow, two-story duplex at 602 Taylor St.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wilson.jpg Man accused of making bomb threats

    A Sheep Hill man is in the county jail after allegedly threatening to kill a woman with a pipe bomb. New Castle officers and three members of the Pittsburgh police bomb squad went to the tan and brick two-story house at 116 W. Balph Ave. Monday to look for Daniel William Wilson, 36, who lives there.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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

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