NEW CASTLE —
•Theft. An iPod valued at $385 and other items worth $450 were stolen Saturday from a vehicle parked in a lot on New Butler Road.
•Accident. Police said Catherine Roser, 18, of Enon Valley, was driving on Friendship Road in Big Beaver Borough, Beaver County, around 1:15 a.m. Sunday when she failed to negotiate a curve and slid sideways off the road. Her car rolled several times down an embankment and landed on its roof, according to police. Roser sustained moderate injury, police said, but her passenger was not injured. Roser was cited for driving at an unsafe speed.
•Accident. Police said Brian T. Damon, 42, of Ellwood City, was driving east on Route 488 in Perry Township around 6:30 a.m. Nov. 26 when he hit a deer. He was not injured, according to police.
•Accident. Police said Ronald H. Crawford, 65, of New Castle, was traveling on Route 65 in Wayne Township around 5:15 a.m. Nov. 20 when he went off the road and hit a sign and a tree. No injuries were reported. Crawford was cited for careless driving.
•Accident. Police said Zachary Beahr, 18, of New Castle, was westbound on Bowden Road around 1 a.m. Saturday when he lost control and drove onto a dirt berm for about 50 feet, then hit an oak tree. His car traveled 60 more feet and spun counter-clockwise after impact, landing in a ditch on Lakewood-Neshannock Falls Road, police said. He suffered minor injury, police said, adding he was cited for driving at an unsafe speed.
•Accident. Police said Cristina O’Neill, 42, of Slippery Rock was traveling on Route 19 in Slippery Rock Township around 1:20 p.m. Wednesday when she hit a truck from behind driven by Steven E. Connell, 52, of Slippery Rock. Police said Connell had stopped for construction. No injuries were reported. O’Neill was cited for following too closely.
•Accident. Police said Tallisa L. Johnson, 47, of Sharon, sustained minor injury while driving on Interstate 376 in Neshannock Township around 9:30 a.m. Nov. 25. Police said she lost control of her car, went off the road, hit a guide rail, then a car driven by Anthony J. Garuccio, 48, of Aliquippa, then hit another guard rail. No other injuries were reported. Johnson was cited for driving at an unsafe speed.
•Burglary. Someone broke into a home in the 200 block of Bowden Road in Hickory Township between 8:30 a.m. Friday and 1:45 a.m. Saturday. A plastic container filled with change was taken.
•Theft. About nine commercial batteries were stolen from three tractor-trailers parked in a lot in the 100 block of South Main Street in Bessemer, between Nov. 22 and 27. Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police at (724) 598-2211.
•Accident. Police said Christopher M. DeCaprio, 35, of New Castle, sustained moderate injuries when his car hit a cement abutment on a bridge on Route 422 over Pennsylvania Avenue around 5 p.m. Nov. 26. Police said DeCaprio was westbound and was passing a vehicle and moving from the passing lane into the right lane while text messaging on his cell phone. The Shenango Township police assisted at the scene. He is to be cited for careless driving.
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- Police Reports
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.
Police identify victims in fatal Amish buggy crash
State police say a mother and her daughter died in a fatal collision between a truck and a horse-drawn Amish buggy. Authorities say 34-year-old Mary Byler, of New Wilmington, and her 11-year-old daughter, whose name was withheld, died in the crash Saturday on Pulaski-Mercer Road, Wilmington Township, Mercer County.
Father, son stabbed during argument
A father and son were stabbed during an argument Wednesday afternoon on New Castle’s South Side. Police Chief Robert Salem said in a press release that during an argument at 528 E. Long Ave. Joseph Bohizic stabbed his son Terry Kohlmetz in the buttocks area.
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