NEW CASTLE —
To Kendra Rawl of New Castle and Jason Shepherd of New Castle, a daughter on March 11, 2013.
OUT OF TOWN
To Amy and Bret Cox of West Middlesex, a daughter on March 8, 2013, at Horizon Hospital, Farrell.
•Burglary. Someone broke into a house in the 800 block of South Mercer Street between 1 and 4 p.m. Sunday and stole a Wii system, $75 in assorted change and $25 worth of silver coins.
•Burglary. A PlayStation set was reported stolen between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Wednesday from an apartment in the 1100 block of Parkwood Court at Crestview Gardens.
•Accident. At 4:07 p.m. Saturday on East Washington Street at Cascade Street. Police said Kyleigh Dawn Dominelli, 17, no address provided, was traveling south on East Washington Street when her vehicle crashed into the rear of a car driven by Angela Christine Masters, 23, no address provided. Masters was stopped waiting for traffic to clear to make a left turn, police said.
•Theft. A Nintendo DS gaming system and a credit card were reported taken from a vehicle on Morris Street between 7 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 a.m. Friday. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Shenango police department at (724) 654-2243.
MELISSA A. AMODIE
•Rhonda Tarnaski, 42, of New Castle, charged by the Lawrence County district attorney with bad checks.
New Castle police charged the following people:
•Justin John Jackson, 37, of New Castle, two counts of simple assault and one count each of possession of firearm prohibited, firearms not to be carried without a license, terroristic threats, recklessly endangering another person and harassment.
•Jauan Marcus Searcy, 31, of New Castle, two counts of aggravated assault, and one count each of criminal attempt-homicide, possession of firearm prohibited, recklessly endangering another person, simple assault, and receiving stolen property.
•Contrina Denise Holmes, 37, of New Castle, theft by unlawful taking.
Union Township police charged the following people:
•Michael Paul Ayersman, 28, of New Castle, burglary, criminal trespass, theft by unlawful taking and criminal mischief.
•Kathy A. Kwiat, 33, of New Castle, intent to possess a controlled substance, use/possession of drug paraphernalia, simple assault and harassment.
•Kiley Lynette Searcy, 34, of New Castle, disorderly conduct.
•Reginald Anderson Murphey, 25, of New Castle, disorderly conduct.
•Leo Delfosse III, 38, of New Castle, defiant trespass.
DAVID B. RISHEL
Shenango Township police charged the following people:
•Jason Monroe Norris, 32, of New Castle, three counts of driving under the influence and one count of driving while operating privileges suspended or revoked.
•Carmen V. Venezie, 53, of Ellwood City, two counts of driving under the influence and one count each of adulterating or misbranding any controlled substance, careless driving and disregarding traffic lane.
•Margaret Ann O'Loughlin, 49, of New Castle, retail theft.
•Douglas Eugene Pegg Jr., 31 of New Castle, burglary, theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and criminal mischief.
SCOTT A. MCGRATH
•Leo Delfosse, 38, of New Castle, charged by Neshannock Township police with four counts of intent to possess a controlled substance, and one count each of retail theft and adulterating or misbranding any controlled substance.
NEW CASTLE —
- Police Reports
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.
Man jumps into Shenango River
New Castle police and fire departments were dispatched Wednesday morning after a man jumped into the Shenango River. Police were called at 11:35 a.m. and the fire department was notified about 10 minutes later.
Man facing drug charges
Charges filed against a city man stem from a July arrest, when police allegedly found him with marijuana. Dorian Allen Cullen, 31, of 209 E. Pearson St., is wanted for one count each of disorderly conduct, public drunkenness, criminal trespass, manufacture of a controlled substance and possession or distribution of a small amount of marijuana, and four counts of possession of drug paraphernalia.
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Stabbing victims out of hospital, charges pending
A father and son stabbed on the South Side last week are out of the hospital. New Castle Police Chief Bobby Salem said the men are being interviewed and he expects charges to be filed later in the week.
Pair assists woman in escape from smoky bedroom
A woman was rescued Friday evening after reporting smoke in her mobile home. Cindy Zarlingo of 275 Dominick Lane, Mahoning Township, called 911 at 8:54 p.m. stating there was smoke in her bedroom and she was unable to get out.
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