New Castle News

May 17, 2013

On the Record: A listing of today’s police items and district judge reports

By Staff
New Castle News



•Assault. A cleaning crew member said he had been punched by a man found inside the medical arts building at 2602 Wilmington Road after hours May 8. The victim told officers the suspect began to run when told he shouldn’t be in the building. When the worker gave chase, he was punched and had his shirt torn. The suspect is a white male with long hair, scars on his face and teardrop tattoos near his left eye.


•Burglary. Someone broke into a home on Mud Bridge Road in Little Beaver Township May 10 and took items valued at $638.

•Criminal mischief. A man reported someone threw an object at his vehicle while he was westbound on Route 108 near Laurel High School Sunday. The object damaged the vehicle’s hood.

•Harassment. Police charged Megan Taylor Agnone, 21, of Bessemer with harassment for allegedly spitting on another woman May 5 in Bessemer.

•Accident. Police said Martha J. Simmons, 38, of Wampum lost control of her vehicle on Wampum Road near Jockey Moore Road in Wayne Township at 11:35 p.m. April 20. The vehicle went off the road and hit an embankment. Simmons suffered moderate injuries and was taken to St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown.

•Recovered stolen vehicle. A motorcycle stolen from Beaver Falls was found in a wooded area near the intersection of Routes 18 and 288 in New Beaver Borough May 6.

•Criminal mischief. Someone removed a panel from a building on Harlansburg Road in Plain Grove Township between April 22 and May 12.

District judges

Melissa A. Amodie

New Castle police charged the following people:

•Alvin Larica Perkins Jr., 19, of New Castle, two counts each of criminal attempt/burglary, criminal mischief and corruption of minors.

•Christina Jones, 32, of New Castle, harassment.

•Colby James Marshall, 21, of Ellwood City, flight to avoid apprehension, trial, or punishment, resisting arrest and use/possession of drug paraphernalia.

•Maximillian E. Knechtel, 35, of New Castle, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.

New Castle’s code enforcement department charged the following people:

•Jamie Stanley of New Castle, sanitation of exterior property areas violation, failure to cut weeds or grass and two counts of failure to remove dog feces.

•Kenneth Stanley of New Castle, sanitation of exterior property areas violation, failure to cut weeds or grass and two counts of failure to remove dog feces.

•Jerry Wolfe Jr. of Cabot, Pa., failure to remove dog feces and sanitation of exterior property areas violation.

Jerry G. Cartwright

Ellwood City police charged the following people:

•Jeffrey Michael Stelter, 34, of Ellwood City, simple assault and harassment.

•Cheryl A. Henry, 45, of Ellwood City, use/possession of drug paraphernalia.

•Nigel C. McClain, 18, of Ellwood City, intent to possess a controlled substance and use/possession of drug paraphernalia.

•Lindsay Sue Ostrom, 26, of Ellwood City, endangering the welfare of children, failure to have dog or cat vaccinated, failure to apply for dog license and harboring a dangerous dog.

David B. Rishel

•Danielle L. Stoner, 20, of New Castle, charged by state police with three counts of driving under the influence and one count each of purchase of an alcoholic beverage by a minor, minor prohibited/operating with alcohol, restrictions on alcoholic beverages and not using low beam lights.

Scott A. McGrath

•Matthew Vincent Wagner, 22, of Pittsburgh, charged by New Wilmington police with aggravated assault, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, disorderly conduct and harassment.