NEW CASTLE —
To Battista Montgomery of New Castle and Justyn Kitt of New Castle, a daughter on May 21, 2013.
OUT OF TOWN
To Rosalind Smith of New Castle and E. Adrian Currie of New Castle, a daughter on May 20, 2013 at Horizon Hospital, Farrell
•Theft. About $42 was stolen from a vehicle parked off Cunningham Avenue around 11:15 p.m. Sunday. The passenger side window was smashed and blood was found inside the car, police said.
•Burglary. Someone broke into a home in the 300 block of Bell Avenue between 1 p.m. Saturday and 12:40 p.m. Sunday and stole numerous items.
•Theft. A computer tablet, a camera and a video camera were stolen from a house in the 400 block of East Lutton Street April 29 or 30. Charges of theft and receiving stolen property were filed Monday against James Hammonds, 47, of Pittsburgh.
•Burglary. Someone entered a home in the 800 block of Almira Avenue April 30, stole several items, including a .45-caliber handgun, and ransacked the house. The residents found a white sheet in the backyard with many of the items that had been taken. Police have charged Joseph Robert Hernandez, 27, of 818 McGrath Ave., with burglary, criminal trespass, theft and receiving stolen property.
•Theft. A purple Jeep Grand Cherokee was stolen from a home in the 400 block of Reynolds Street around 10:30 p.m. Friday. Police were called around 11 p.m. to Falls Street where the car was found with blown-out tires. Police said the car was involved in an accident in Harbor Heights and it allegedly struck a parked Jeep on Altman Road. Police arrested Taylor Nicole Palombaro, 21, of Apt. 3, 417 Bartram Ave., and charged her with theft, receiving stolen property and driving while her license is suspended.
•Burglary. An electronic game set, 40 DVDs, 15 games and an amplifier were stolen from a house in the 400 block of East Garfield Avenue between 5:30 p.m. Friday and 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
•Accident. A tractor-trailer going north on Jefferson Street around 1:10 p.m. Monday hit a light pole as it turned onto East Washington Street. The lamp was broken and the base of the pole shifted. The tractor-trailer then left the scene.
•Burglary. Someone broke into a home in the 100 block of East Sheridan Avenue last week and stole copper pipe from the basement.
•Theft. An iPod, a GPS unit and a set of golf clubs were removed from a vehicle parked in a lot in the 900 block of South Mill Street around 3 a.m. Sunday. The passenger side front window was smashed out.
Melissa A. Amodie
New Castle police charged the following people:
•Taylor Nicole Palombaro, 21, of New Castle, theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and driving while operating privileges suspended or revoked.
•Jasper J. Williams, 48, of New Castle, simple assault and harassment.
•Jessie Lauderbaugh, 23, of New Castle, flight to avoid trial, apprehension or punishment, theft from a motor vehicle, disorderly conduct and loitering and prowling at night.
•James Hammonds, 47, of Pittsburgh, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property.
•Dennis James Altenburg Jr., 34, of New Castle, simple assault and harassment.
•Kenneth Lee Foster, 30, of New Castle, harassment.
•Aaron Parchman, 23, of New Castle, burglary, criminal trespass, simple assault, defiant trespass, disorderly conduct and harassment.
•Dolores Graham, 38, of New Castle, cruelty to animals.
•Melissa M. Lyles, 32, of New Castle, disorderly house.
•Erwin Andrew Tarasyuk, 55, of New Castle, retail theft.
•Deandrea Lynn Postway, 23, of New Castle, public drunkenness and similar misconduct.
•James E. Lytle, 43, of New Castle, public drunkenness and similar misconduct.
•Alex John Benkosky, 21, of New Castle, receiving stolen property and three counts of conspiracy.
•Martel Lamar Webb, 18, of New Castle, simple assault and harassment.
•Joseph Robert Hernandez, 27, of New Castle, burglary, criminal trespass, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property.
New Castle’s code enforcement department charged the following people:
•Carrie Mellot of Edinburg, failure to cut weeds or grass.
•Holly Hampe of New Brighton, Pa., failure to cut weeds or grass.
•Jody Madison, 41, of New Castle, failure to cut weeds or grass.
•Khristina Foreshu of New Castle, exterior paint violation and failure to cut weeds or grass.
•Shawn Foreshu of New Castle, exterior paint violation and failure to cut weeds or grass.
•April Fisher of New Castle, accessory structures violation.
•Jesse C. Horton of New Castle, failure to obtain or renew residential rental property permit.
•Charles Farris Jr., 31, of New Castle, prohibited use violation and failure to display street numbers on dwelling.
•Wells Fargo of New Castle, failure to display street numbers on dwelling and vacant land and structure violation.
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- Police Reports
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.
Woman charged with child endangerment
A New Castle woman has been charged with endangering the welfare of children because of alleged deplorable living conditions.
Man found on roof during drug raid
Police said a man hid on the roof of a house when officers arrived to search for suspected drugs. New Castle police reported they took two Detroit men into custody after finding crack cocaine, heroin, money and drug paraphernalia at 822 Morton St. around 4:50 p.m. Friday.
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