NEW CASTLE —
•Burglary. Police said they responded to a burglary in progress at a Woodland Hills Home Tuesday. Officer took three people into custody and impounded their vehicle. One, Autumn Rose Hartzell, 20, of 3214 Ellwood Road, was arrested and arraigned on charges of attempted burglary. She was placed in the Lawrence County jail in lieu of $10,000 bond. The other two people were released, but police said their investigation is continuing.
•Burglary. Police are investigating two business burglaries, one on Old Butler Road and other on Ellwood Road, where rocks were thrown through windows to gain entries. The incidents occurred around 4 a.m. Nov. 24.
•Retail theft. Police charged Alice Romona Conti, 55, of 1504 Thorpe St. with attempting to take $305.57 in merchandise from Kmart in Lawrence Village Plaza Nov. 23.
•Retail theft. Police charged Lori Ann Quear, 48, of 401-18 Neshannock Ave. with retail theft after a Nov. 14 incident at Kmart. She was accused of taking $104.17 in merchandise.
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- Police Reports
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.
Man found on roof during drug raid
Police said a man hid on the roof of a house when officers arrived to search for suspected drugs. New Castle police reported they took two Detroit men into custody after finding crack cocaine, heroin, money and drug paraphernalia at 822 Morton St. around 4:50 p.m. Friday.
Police pull man through window during arrest
Police pulled a South Side man through a window to arrest him during a disturbance. New Castle officers reported that John Jay Boots, 29, of 507 Galbreath St., received sutures for injuries he had sustained from allegedly fighting with them as they tried to arrest him.
Man accused of pawning stolen jewelry
A South Side man was jailed last week after police allegedly linked him to two burglaries in Neshannock Township.
On the Record: Today’s births and police reports
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Investigators say truck fire ignited house
Investigators determined a house fire that injured an East Side man started in a truck in a carport. Firefighters rescued Richard Cioffi, 59, from 1421 Wilson Ave. when they entered his family’s burning one-story house just after 9 p.m. Friday and found him unconscious in the living room, about six feet inside the front door.
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