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 —
- 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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