NEW CASTLE —
•Accident. A 2003 Chrysler sedan driven by Barbara J. St. Denis of 323 E. Edgewood Ave. hit a Pontiac Grand Am driven by Lisa Heasley of 537 S. Main St., then a phone pole in the 300 block of East Edgewood Avenue around 7:50 p.m. Tuesday. St. Denis told police it was dark and she did not know what happened. Both cars were towed. No injuries were reported.
•Accident. A truck hit a cable wire in the 200 block of East Cherry Street around 2:50 p.m. Tuesday and ripped part of the siding on a house.
•Attempted theft. Someone tried to steal a BMW sedan from the 300 block of East Winter Avenue between 2:30 p.m. Sept. 19 and 2:30 p.m. Sept. 20. The steering column was damaged.
•Burglary. Someone broke into a house in the 200 block of North Crawford Avenue around 9:45 p.m. Monday and damaged copper plumbing in the basement. Police said the basement was fillng up with water. A neighbor said he heard glass break around that time but did not see anyone.
•Criminal mischief. A window was broken on a house in the 227 block of Crawford Avenue around 9:45 p.m. Monday.
•Burglary. A flatscreen television was stolen from a home in the 900 block of Dewey Avenue between noon and 5 p.m. Monday.
•Theft. Money and other items were reported stolen from the glove compartment of a car parked in the 1200 block of Route 551 in Little Beaver Township between 10:30 p.m. Monday and 12:30 a.m. Tuesday.
•Accident. A truck driven by Paul Copple, 66, of Pulaski hit a tree that had fallen across both lanes of Route 108 in Scott Township around 12:10 a.m. Sunday. His vehicle went through the tree branches. Hew as not injured.
•Burglary. Someone broke into a home on Valley Road in Neshannock Township between 9:40 a.m. and 5:50 p.m. Tuesday and stole jewelry. Anyone who has information about suspicious activity in the Mercer Road and Valley Road area is asked to contact the Neshannock police at (724) 656-9300.
NEW CASTLE —
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City man charged with making threats
A New Castle man is facing charges that he threatened to harm a woman. City police arrested John A. Adamo, 34, of 211 E. Leasure Ave. after he allegedly tried to kick in the door of another Leasure Avenue home and threatened a woman inside Wednesday evening.
Drunk driving suspect tied to double fatal
A man charged with drunk driving in New Wilmington was the driver in a 2009 double-fatality crash. New Wilmington police said they learned Austin J. Ewers, 20, has a record that includes homicide by vehicle after they arrested him in the borough Nov. 24.
Second body this week found at Moraine
The body of a New Castle man was found at Moraine State Park. Jake Weiland, assistant park manager, said someone who had been boating and fishing from a kayak on Lake Arthur saw something on the shore at 10:30 a.m. Thursday and contacted park officials.
Shop with a Cop makes 116 children happy
All Mason Work wanted for Christmas was a basketball. But when the 8-year-old New Castle boy left Walmart Thursday, he was the excited owner of a new scooter, a toy equalizer gun and a pair of Spiderman boots, in addition to a blue and white Wilson basketball.
Council OKs agreement with DA’s office
New Castle City Council has approved an agreement that details city narcotics officers to the Lawrence County district attorney’s office.
Man jumps into Shenango River
New Castle police and fire departments were dispatched Wednesday morning after a man jumped into the Shenango River. Police were called at 11:35 a.m. and the fire department was notified about 10 minutes later.
Man facing drug charges
Charges filed against a city man stem from a July arrest, when police allegedly found him with marijuana. Dorian Allen Cullen, 31, of 209 E. Pearson St., is wanted for one count each of disorderly conduct, public drunkenness, criminal trespass, manufacture of a controlled substance and possession or distribution of a small amount of marijuana, and four counts of possession of drug paraphernalia.
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Stabbing victims out of hospital, charges pending
A father and son stabbed on the South Side last week are out of the hospital. New Castle Police Chief Bobby Salem said the men are being interviewed and he expects charges to be filed later in the week.
Pair assists woman in escape from smoky bedroom
A woman was rescued Friday evening after reporting smoke in her mobile home. Cindy Zarlingo of 275 Dominick Lane, Mahoning Township, called 911 at 8:54 p.m. stating there was smoke in her bedroom and she was unable to get out.
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