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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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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