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To Staci L Dougherty of Wampum and Sean Kirkpatrick of Wampum, a son on Aug. 22, 2013.
To Phillip and Kayla Douglass of New Castle, a daughter on Aug. 22, 2013.
To Andrew and Maria Gonzales of New Castle, twin son and daughter on Aug. 21, 3013.
OUT OF TOWN
To Valerie Salvatore of New Castle and Richard Brown of New Castle, a son on Aug. 20, 2013, in Horizon Hospital, Farrell.
•Accident. Police said Jeremy J. Schultz, 20, of Freedom, was driving north on Houston Road in Little Beaver Township, at 11:33 a.m. Monday and failed to stop at the intersection at Beaver Dam Road. Schultz’s car went off the road during a turn and hit a concrete culvert. Police said neither Schultz nor his 15-year-old passenger reported injuries. Schultz was cited for traveling at an unsafe speed.
•Accident. Police said Craig A. Morrow Jr., 30, of 123 Park Ave., was driving north on Hickernell Road in Perry Township, at 2:50 a.m. Sunday and failed to negotiate a curve and hit a tree. Police said his car had minor damage. No injuries were reported. Morrow was cited for DUI and other traffic violations.
•Prostitution. New Castle police arrested Ciara Rachelle Bailey, 19, of 309 Phillips St. 2, around 11:25 p.m. Sunday. Officers reported that they were working undercover on the South Side and Bailey got into their unmarked car and rode with them to Mahoningtown, where she solicited them for sexual favors. She is charged with prostitution.
•Theft. Siding was reported stolen from a house in the 1400 block of East Washington St. around 4:40 p.m. Monday.
•Burglary. A television and computer were reported stolen from a home in the 900 block of Temple Avenue between 7 p.m. Sunday and 9:50 p.m. Monday.
•Burglary. A drill press, 80-gallon compressor, kerosene furnace, circular saw, hammer drill, reciprocating saw and miter saw with a table were reported stolen from a shed in the 900 block of Temple Avenue around 1:30 p.m. Monday, and a car parked inside was scratched on both sides.
MELISSA A. AMODIE
New Castle police charged the following:
•Shelly Anderson, 44, of New Castle, acquiring or obtaining possession of controlled substances by misrepresentation.
•Ciara R. Bailey, 19, of New Castle, promoting prostitution.
•Zoyie Shevitz, 20, of New Castle, public drunkenness and similar misconduct.
•Desiree Marie Thompson, 24, of New Castle, disorderly conduct.
•Krystal J. Miller, 28, of New Castle, disorderly conduct.
•Richard D. Hitchcock, 36, of Detroit, Mich., two counts each possession with intent to deliver and possession of a controlled substance, and one count each of possession of firearm prohibited and possession of drug paraphernalia.
JERRY G. CARTWRIGHT
Ellwood City police charged the following:
•N'agapa Bumpus, 20, of Ellwood City, two counts of simple assault and one count of harassment.
•James R. Kazora, 40, of Ellwood City, harassment.
•Tonia A. Kazora, 36, of Ellwood City, harassment.
•John E. Cornelius Jr., 41, of Ellwood City, public drunkenness and similar misconduct and disorderly conduct.
•James T. Hammerly, 30, of Ellwood City, public drunkenness and similar misconduct.
•Mark James Decesare, 45, of Youngstown, Ohio, charged by Mahoning Township police with two counts of driving under the influence and one count of illegal parking.
•Eugena Russo, 30, of New Castle, charged by Union Township police with retail theft.
•Christian Allen-John Fry, 20, of Edinburg, charged by state police with harassment.
DAVID B. RISHEL
•Octavius Andre Tipper, 34, of New Castle, charged by New Castle police with two counts of cruelty to animals and one count each of abandoning a dog within the commonwealth and scattering rubbish on land or stream.
State police charged the following people:
•Sarah Beitel, 44, of Slippery Rock, two counts of driving under the influence and one count each of possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to keep right and restrictions on alcoholic beverages.
•Ann Lynne Parenti, 57, of Forestville, Pa., harassment.
SCOTT A. MCGRATH
Neshannock Township police charged the following:
•Stefany Ann Iorio, 21, of New Castle, four counts of theft and three counts each of forgery, access device fraud and receiving stolen property.
•Ronald E. Micco, 48, of New Castle, disorderly house.
•Debra F. Micco, 45, of New Castle, disorderly house.
•Phillip A. Micco Jr., 20, of New Castle, disorderly house.
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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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