NEW CASTLE —
•Theft. An electronic game set and oxycodone pills were reported missing from a home in the 2700 block of Mercer Road Dec. 4.
•Accident. Police said Theodore Landegger, 17, of Oakville, Pa., approached a stop sign on Route 208 at Main Street in Washington Township around 11:30 p.m. Friday and his van hit a car from behind that had been stopped at the intersection. The driver of that vehicle was Stephanie Sumner, 25, of New Castle. No injuries were reported. Landegger was cited for careless driving.
•Accident. Richard J. Hake, 51, of Warren, Ohio, was driving east on Interstate 376 in Neshannock Township around 8:30 p.m. Dec. 5 when he hit a deer. No injuries were reported.
•Accident. Police said Duane Arisman Jr., 52, of Enon Valley, was westbound on Enon Road in Darlington Township, Enon Valley, when he went off the road and hit a pole around 11 p.m. Saturday. No injuries were reported. He was cited for careless driving.
•Accident. Police said Dustin R. Jacobs-Jordan, 21, of Ellwood City, was on Portersville Road in Perry Township around 2 a.m. Saturday when he went off the road and hit a guard rail. He was charged with driving under the influence. Police said he sustained minor injury.
•Accident. Police said Jared L. Kaufman, 18, of New Wilmington, was driving south on Route 956 in Wilmington Township around 7:40 p.m. Dec. 2 when his car went into a ditch and overturned. No injuries were reported. He was cited for driving at an unsafe speed.
•Criminal mischief. Someone used blue paint on four sections of aluminum siding on a white house in the 300 block of Beaver Dam Road in New Beaver Borough overnight Friday to Saturday.
•Arrest. Thomas Anthony Joseph III was arrested for driving under the influence around 1:30 a.m. Nov. 24 on Route 224 at Winter Road in Union Township. Police said he had refused a blood alcohol test and while at the hospital he allegedly used obscene and vulgar language despite being warned to stop several times. He also is charged with disorderly conduct and multiple traffic violations.
•Accident. Police said Robert L. Sedgwick, 64, of Wampum, was westbound on Vine Street around 9:15 p.m. Friday when his car went across the lane and hit the left side of a car driven by Brian Fransain, 61, of Ellwood City. Sedgwick then left, police said. No injuries were reported. Sedgwick was cited.
•Criminal mischief. Someone shot a hole in the outside wall of a house in the 400 block of Burns Road in Slippery Rock Township between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday.
•Accident. Police said Daff Gardner, 18, of Hubbard, was northbound on Martin Kelly Speer Road in Mahoning Township around 4:30 p.m. Saturday when his car went off the road into a ditch, back onto the road, spun counterclockwise, then hit a concrete drainage pipe. Gardner was not injured, according to police. He was cited for driving at an unsafe speed.
NEW CASTLE —
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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.
Girl hurt as vehicle slides
A 7-year-old girl suffered what police described as major injuries when she was hit by a car Tuesday. Kristina Ritenour of New Castle was injured in the accident just after 4 p.m. Tuesday on Columbiana Road in North Beaver Township.
City man facing drug charges
New Castle police charged Steven Kornard Houston, 21, 509 E. Lutton St., with possession and delivery of a controlled substance. Police filed the charges with District Judge Melissa A. Amodie.
Police gearing up for Shop With a Cop
Police in Lawrence County are getting ready to go Christmas shopping. They’re not buying for themselves. They are using thousands of dollars collected from the community to take lesser fortunate children on their annual “Shop With a Cop” spree at Walmart in Union Township.
Double stabbing on South Side
New Castle police were responding to a double stabbing on the South Side Wednesday afternoon. Few details were available, but the stabbings occurred at a home in the 500 block of East Long Avenue.
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