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
Jail gets third bomb threat
The Lawrence County jail received a bomb threat about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday — the third since Saturday. Prison board chairman David Gettings noted the caller said the same thing as the previous two times, that he was going to “come and blow the place up.”
Divers fish stolen truck from river
A stolen truck was fished out of the Mahoning River following a tip from a fisherman. North Beaver Township police and volunteer fire department, the New Castle Fire Department dive team and Brandon Rishel of the Lawrence County Dive Team were called in after a fisherman had seen a submerged vehicle Monday.
Man accused in rock beating
A New Castle man is accused of beating another man with a rock in an elevator. Police have charged David Joseph Perrine, 29, with aggravated assault in connection with the incident, which occurred around 8 p.m. June 12 in an apartment building on Wallace Avenue.
Teen to get mental health evaluation
A 17-year-old who threatened suicide has been taken into custody by Neshannock Township police. Officers were called at 2 p.m. June 12. The teen’s mother told officers her son had a handgun and was “really acting up.”
Teen arrested after demanding car keys
A teenager who demanded a couple turn over their car to him is now in police custody. Neshannock Township police said a 17-year-old New Castle resident entered a home in Lightner Place at 4 a.m. Saturday and demanded the keys to a vehicle parked in the driveway.
Jail gets second bomb threat
For the second time in four days, the Lawrence County jail received a bomb threat. New Castle fire and police departments were summoned just after noon Tuesday and stood guard while the jail was searched.
South Side man faces gun, drug charges
A South Side man was arrested on gun and drug charges following a traffic stop on the city’s North Hill. Martel Lamar Webb, 19, of 199 Hamilton St. had been wanted by police on charges in a domestic assault case in May when police caught up with him.
Bomb threat locks down jail
The Lawrence County jail was locked down Tuesday afternoon because of an apparent bomb scare.
Truck found in Mahoning River
Crews from the North Beaver Township Volunteer Fire Department responded to a truck found in the Mahoning River Monday night.
Woman charged for assaulting 1-year-old
A New Castle woman was arrested and charged with the assault of a year-old child in Scott Township. Nicole Martin, 26, of New Castle was arraigned before District Judge David Rishel on a charge of simple assault. She was lodged in the Lawrence County jail on $1,000 bond.
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