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•Criminal mischief. The driver and passenger side door lock cylinders were damaged on a car parked in the 200 block of Second Street between midnight Monday and midnight Tuesday.
•Criminal mischief. Someone threw a block through the window of a door at a home in the 1200 block of Huron Avenue Tuesday. The resident said someone knocked on the door a couple of times before the incident occurred.
•Burglary. A purse was stolen from a house in the 1700 block of East Washington Street around 10 p.m. Tuesday. The resident heard a noise inside and found the lights on in the upstairs hallway and bedroom, and two men rifling through items. The resident yelled and they ran out, police said.
•Trespassing. Alonzo Shaquille Fitzpatrick, 30, of 1134 Parkwood Court is charged with defiant trespass for being at Crestview Gardens while on the no-trespassing list.
•Criminal mischief. Someone smashed windows on a car parked in the 200 block of North Cascade Street between 6:30 p.m. Monday and 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.
•Theft. A .45-caliber handgun was reported stolen from a car parked in the 500 block of South Walnut Street between 8:30 and 9:15 a.m. Tuesday.
•Assault. Police charged Jason Paul Jenista, 30, of 725 Altman Road, with simple assault, harassment and terroristic threats and recklessly endangering another person. He allegedly grabbed a woman by the throat, punched her in the face, breaking her nose, and threatened to kill her.
•Theft. A car was stolen and other vehicles entered and items stolen from them on Route 168 in Hickory Township between 1:30 and 5 a.m. Oct. 31. New Castle police found the stolen car later on North Mercer Street in the city.
•Criminal mischief. A sign was damaged on Main Street in Hillsville between 11:30 p.m. and midnight Saturday.
•Accident. Police said Zachery J. Howarth, 27, of New Galilee, was northbound on Route 168 around 2 a.m. Saturday when his right front tire went flat. His car went off the road, hit a guard rail and continued about 50 feet into a driveway. Howarth then left, police said. He was not injured, police said, adding charges are pending.
•Burglary. Someone broke into a house in the 1500 block of Wampum-Mount Air Road in Little Beaver Township between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Electronic items and jewelry were reported stolen. Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police at (724) 598-2211.
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- Police Reports
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.
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.
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