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•Accident. Police said Catherine M. Roser, 18, of Enon Valley was westbound on Friendship Road at 1:15 a.m. Dec. 2 when she lost control on a sharp curve. The vehicle slid and left the road, rolling over several times down an embankment. Roser and a passenger, Shanelle C. Denes, 20, of Enon Valley, suffered what police called moderate injuries. Roser was cited for failing to drive at a safe speed.
•Criminal mischief. Someone scratched two vehicles with a sharp object while they were parked on Rocky Springs Road in Scott Township Dec. 2 or 3. Damage to each vehicle was listed at $1,000.
•Driving under the influence. Police said they stopped a vehicle on East Lincoln Avenue after several traffic violations were observed at 2 a.m. Nov. 24. The operator, Leigha Ann Carr, 25 of Norwood Avenue, showed signs of alcohol impairment, police said. She was placed in custody and taken to Jameson Hospital for testing.
•Driving under the influence. Police said Ryan Wright, 27, of Heckathorne Road was stopped on Route 388 at Currie Lane in Slippery Rock Township about 11:50 p.m. Nov. 23 for several traffic violations. Officers said Wright showed signs of alcohol impairment, was placed in custody and taken to Jameson Hospital for testing.
•Theft. Someone entered an unlocked vehicle on Clark Road in Little Beaver Township overnight Nov. 28 to 29 and took a pack of cigarettes.
•Accident. A 2008 Ford F350 hit two guard rails, a trash container and a street sign on Lawrence Avenue in Wayne Township about 12:15 a.m. Nov. 25. Police said the unknown operator got out of the truck and fled on foot.
•Hit-and-run. A vehicle hit a concrete flower bed in a parking lot on Portersville Road in Perry Township at 8 p.m. Dec. 3 and left.
•Driving under the influence. Police said they were investigating an accident along Dutch Ridge Road in Wayne Township at 5:40 a.m. Nov. 25 when they were approached by Eric Alan Sulkowski, 22, of Heinz Camp Road, Portersville. Officers said Sulkowski was under the influence of alcohol and they charged him.
•Driving under the influence. Police Brian Glenn Weber, 50, of Enon Valley was traveling on Old Enon Road about 2:30 a.m. Nov. 25 when he nearly struck a state police cruiser. Officers said they observed other traffic violations as well. Weber was stopped and police said he showed signs of alcohol impairment. He was taken into custody and taken to Jameson Hospital for testing.
•Identity theft. Someone made purchases via the Internet in July using the credit card number of a Wayne Township resident.
•Driving under the influence. Police said they stopped a vehicle traveling erratically along Route 224 near Winter Road in Union Township at 10:45 p.m. Nov. 26. They said the driver, Christinea Alanie Dunman, 47, of Dominick Lane, Edinburg, was determined to be impaired. She was taken into custody and taken to Jameson Hospital for testing.
•Criminal mischief. Someone wrapped feces in aluminum foil and threw it into the yard of a home on Maple Drive in Ellwood City between Dec. 1 and 3. Police said they also filled the victim’s mailbox with feces. Anyone with information about the incident has been asked to call state police at (724) 598-2211.
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- Police Reports
Flight from police yields suspected cocaine
A Youngstown man who police said fled from them Monday morning remains in the Lawrence County jail. New Castle police said Jamal I. Turner, 21, of 56 Garfield St., was arraigned before District Judge Melissa Amodie on charges of manufacture, delivery or possession of a controlled substance, flight to avoid apprehension, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and disorderly conduct.
Man charged with drug possession during school visit
A Meadville man visiting a local school is facing drug possession charges. New Castle police said a summons has been issued to Jeremy Smith, 35, of Liberty Street. He is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.
Jeep flips onto roof in Falls Street accident
A Pulaski woman was injured when her car collided with a van and flipped onto its roof, trapping her inside. The accident occurred around 11:15 a.m. Thursday on Falls Street at the intersection of Lowry Street.
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.
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