NEW CASTLE —
•Accident. Police said William H. Stiles, 73, of 202 E. Maitland Lane, was descending Painter Hill Thursday and moved toward the shoulder of the road when a truck driving in the opposite direction hugged the center line. Stiles’ vehicle entered an area where snow and ice had been pulled away, police said, and was pulled into the ditch line, crossed over a driveway and came to rest against a concrete storm sewer inlet. No injuries were reported.
•Accident. Police said Holley L. Houk of Edinburg struck a deer Jan. 7 as she was westbound on Route 108 in Mount Jackson.
•Criminal mischief. Police said a resident of New Castle Estates, North Beaver Township, reported all four tires on a vehicle had been slashed.
•Criminal mischief. Two windows of a Copper Road, Slippery Rock Township, residence were broken open between Jan. 3 and Jan. 8, police said.
•Accident. Police said Caitlyn M. Mendel, 18, of New Castle swerved to avoid striking another car that was trying to pass her on Old Mercer Road, Wilmington Township, and struck an embankment about 4:30 p.m. Friday. Moderate damage to the front end was reported.
•Accident. Police said Frank Gigliotti, 68, of New Castle, was southbound on Route 65, attempting to make a left turn onto Kolch Lane, Wayne Township, when he lost control on the icy road and struck a guard rail about 10 a.m. Wednesday.
NEW CASTLE —
- 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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