NEW CASTLE —
•Criminal mischief. John Crawford, 18, of 323 E. Wallace Ave. is charged with defiant trespass, criminal mischief and harassment for allegedly breaking a laptop computer, pushing his mother and breaking a window around 11:45 p.m. Thursday during a domestic dispute. Police said he also was charged for breaking a Plexiglas window.
•DUI. Police have charged Shelby Nicole Annesi, 21, of Imperial, Pa., with driving under the influence of a controlled substance after they found her in a car in front of the Cathedral on Lincoln Avenue Oct. 1. They said she was parked in the road with her reverse lights on around 10:30 p.m. Police said Annesi was slumped over the console and the car was running and in gear. Officers said Annesi was unconscious and a capped syringe was inside the car. She told police later she had used heroin and submitted to a blood test, which showed morphine in her blood.
•Criminal mischief. Someone threw four rocks at a house in the 1000 block of Agnew Street between 7 p.m. Friday and 12:06 a.m. Saturday, breaking the front window.
•Accident. Police said Matthew James Brommer, 19, of Enon Valley was driving east on Route 108 approaching Montgomery Avenue around 6:15 a.m. Saturday and swerved to avoid a deer. His car hit a guard rail near the intersection and damaged the rail and his car. Brommer refused medical treatment.
•Theft. A cell phone was stolen from a car parked in the 400 block of East Lincoln Avenue around 10 p.m. Saturday.
•Criminal mischief. The passenger side window was broken and a dent put into the door a car parked in an alley behind the 500 block of West Madison Street between 2 and 4 p.m. Friday.
•Burglary. Someone broke into a house in the 500 block of Centennial Street between midnight Thursday and 10:30 p.m. Friday and stole a checkbook and $300.
•Criminal mischief. Glass block, a window and door were broken at Lutton Auto at 1119 Moravia St. between 6 p.m. Thursday and 12:50 p.m. Friday.
•Criminal mischief. Someone shot paintballs at a truck parked at a business on Route 18 at Route 208 in Wilmington Township between 5:30 and 8 a.m. Sunday.
NEW CASTLE —
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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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