NEW CASTLE —
•Theft. Someone took 50 bales of hay from a farm on Cotton School Road over the past week.
•Burglary. Someone broke into a house in the 600 block of East Reynolds Street and stole about 250 feet of copper pipe. The incident was reported Wednesday.
•Theft. A blue 2009 Honda Odyssey mini-van was stolen from a parking lot downtown around 10 a.m. Thursday. The owner told police she went into a store and left her van running and returned less than 15 minutes later and it was gone. An officer said he found the van in front of 1007 Beech St. The owner said $60 was missing from it. A witness said a male wearing a leg brace locked the vehicle with a remote and left.
•Burglary. Someone broke into a house in the 600 block of Countyline Street between 10 p.m. and midnight Wednesday and stole numerous pieces of copper pipe, connectors and faucets.
•Theft. Two catalytic converters were stolen from cars parked in the lot of Cascade Auto Sales, 4031⁄2 Cascade St., between 9:15 a.m. Thursday and 10:30 a.m. Friday.
•Theft. A purse was stolen from the front porch of a house on Mahoning Avenue around 3:30 p.m. Saturday while the owner was a taking her dog outside.
•Theft. Fifty dollars was stolen from the purse of a woman who had given a man a ride to a local motel on Saturday. She did not know the man’s identity.
•Burglary. Electronic games and a television were stolen from an apartment in the 300 block of Halco Drive between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. Sunday.
•Burglary. A wrist watch, two antique dimes and a Bible were stolen from a house in the 200 block of North Vine Street between 8 a.m. Jan. 2 and 9 a.m. Sunday.
NEW CASTLE —
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Police: Man tackles, robs woman
A man who robbed a woman in a convenience store stole $5 from her, New Castle police reported. The 29-year-old woman reported the incident to the police around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday from Jameson Hospital, saying she had been mugged in a side lot of an East Washington Street food store that afternoon.
Firefighters called for plant blaze
New Castle firefighters responded Tuesday morning to a burning coil cover at Hill Railroad Car Co. in Mahoningtown.
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Five injured in school bus crash
Four students and a driver sustained minor injuries in a three-vehicle crash Tuesday morning. According to state police, a line of vehicles was westbound on snow-covered Route 108/Harlansburg Road at 7:50 a.m. when Shannon C. McAnney, 21, of Gibsonia, the second car in the line, lost control of her vehicle.
Ray Street man charged in burglary
An East Side man has been arrested in connection with a Scott Street burglary. Mark Anthony Magusiak Jr., 23, of 613 S. Ray St., was charged with burglary and attempted theft. He is in the Lawrence County jail in lieu of $50,000 bond.
New Castle man jailed in drug case
A New Castle man facing 11 drug-related charges is being held on $25,000 bond. The charges against Theodore Trent McHenry, 20, of 919 Beckford St. followed a raid at his home last week.
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.
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