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To Erica Fiore of New Castle and John Warren of New Castle, a son on Feb. 17, 2014.
To Amy and Jeff Smith of New Castle, a son on Feb. 17, 2014.
•Accident. Police said Steven A. Crisci, 56, of 207 Blanchard St. was traveling east on Route 422 at 8 a.m. Saturday when he attempted a right turn into the Eldorado Motel. His car was struck on the passenger side by another eastbound auto, operated by Javier Delgado, 32, of Port Richey, Fla. No injuries were reported. Police said Delgado was cited for driving with an expired vehicle registration.
•Hit and run. Police said someone scraped the side of a vehicle parked at Giant Eagle on New Butler Road around 12:30 p.m. Friday. Damage was estimated at $1,000. Police are asking any witnesses to contact them at (724) 654-2243.
•Accident. Police said Carl C. Ritter, 21, of Ellwood City, was driving too fast for conditions on Camp Allegheny Road, Wayne Township, at 4 p.m. Monday. Officers said Ritter’s pickup truck left the road, struck an embankment and rolled onto its roof. Police said he sustained a minor injury and was taken to Ellwood City Hospital. He was cited for driving at an unsafe speed.
•Accident. Police said an unnamed 16-year-old female from Volant was traveling east from Potter Run Road to Black Road in Washington Township about 9 a.m. Saturday. Officers said she pulled into the path of Judith A. Steele, 71, of Volant, northbound on Route 19. Police said Steele sustained a minor injury and was taken to Jameson Hospital. Officers said the teen was not injured, but they cited her for stop sign violations.
Jennifer L. Nicholson
•Gary Clark of New Castle, charged by dog law enforcement with two counts of pet confined within the premises of the owner violation and one count each of failure to apply for dog license and vaccination against rabies required violation.
Union Township police charged the following people:
•James R. Scott Jr., 37, of New Castle, forgery, theft by deception, receiving stolen property and bad checks.
•Silver Moon Seminara, 29, of New Castle, two counts each of driving under the influence and endangering the welfare of children and one count each of careless driving and disregarding traffic lane.
•Paul S. Hill, 47, of Sharon, retail theft.
•Dawn M. Wallace, 32, of New Castle, theft by deception and retail theft.
•Alexandria Nicole Rouzzo, 22, of New Castle, making a false report and retail theft.
•Floyd M. Hunter, 29, of New Castle, criminal attempt and conspiracy.
Dylan Thomas Johnston, 21, of New Middletown, Ohio, and August Lee Ferlan, 33, of Edinburg
Edward William Lutz, 48, of Ellwood City and April Lee Illig, 46, of Ellwood City
Vincent Michael Esposito, 25, of New Castle and Alison Diane Chappell, 24, of New Castle
Lloyd Matthew Harlan, 43, of New Castle and Angela Diane Osborne, 38, of New Castle
Calvin Leon Waters Jr., 33, of New Castle and Melody Louise Waters, 30, of New Castle
Ryan Christopher Wallace, 41, of Ellwood City and Shannon Michaele Manz, 37, of Ellwood City
Paul Michael Yohman, 53, of Pulaski and Kellie Marie Chalmers, 35, of Pulaski
Nicholas Anthony Matsook, 26, of New Castle and Kayla Leigh Hunter, 26, of Ellwood City
Terrance Bradley Swanberg, 35, of New Castle and Nichole Marie Farris, 30, of New Castle
Thomas Anthony Swogger Sr., 55, of New Castle and Cynthia Lee Campanale, 46, of New Castle
Kenneth Charles Dunham Jr., 42, of Boardman, Ohio, and Michele Louise Palmer, 32, of Wampum
Marshal Anselmo Todman II, 21, of Fort Campbell, Ky., and Kristalyn Nicole Smeltzer, 20, of New Castle
Eric Damar Owens, 26, of New Castle and Katherine Ann Favillo, 31, of New Castle
Andrew B. Byler, 19, of Volant and Nancy J. Byler, 20, of New Wilmington
Martin Charles Davis, 56, of Enon Valley and Ruth Helen Simpson, 49, of Enon Valley
Thomas R. Hobel, 34, of New Castle and Tara Anne Snider, 31, of Ellwood City
Kenneth Elmer Shaner, 61, of Ellwood City and Helen Christine Yoho, 67, of Ellwood City.
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- Police Reports
Former vo-tech employee charged with theft
A former employee of the Lawrence County Career and Technical Center has been charged with stealing money from the school.
Mobile home fire under investigation
A fire that destroyed a mobile home in Little Beaver Township Monday morning is under investigation. Enon Valley Volunteer Fire Chief Ben Hostetler said the state police fire marshal has been called in to determine the cause of the blaze on Valley View Drive.
Hikers found safe
Two hikers who had been reported missing Monday night in McConnell’s Mill State Park were found safe and uninjured. The hikers, Cole L. Ransom, 23, of New Castle and Katherine G. Tester, 25, of New Galilee were found at 11:31 p.m. Monday.
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.
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