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•Criminal mischief. A window was broken at a residence on Wampum-Mount Air Road, Little Beaver Township, around 1 p.m. Feb. 19.
•Burglary. Numerous items were taken from two sheds between 12:05 and 7:40 a.m. Feb. 20 on the south side of Route 422 near Log House Lane, Mahoning Township. Anyone with information is asked to call state police at (724) 598-2211.
•Criminal mischief. A portable fuel tank was damaged around 8 a.m. Feb. 21 in a mining area along Musser Road, North Beaver Township.
•Accident. At 3:50 p.m. Feb. 25 on Hickernell Road, Perry Township. Police said Ryan E. Mooney, 25, of New Castle was traveling too fast around a left curve in the road when he lost control of his car and struck an embankment.
•Accident. About 5:40 p.m. Feb. 27 on Route 108, North Beaver Township. Police said Brianna M. Young, 22, of New Castle was eastbound when her car slid through the intersection with Route 551 and struck a telephone pole. Police said she will be cited.
•At 7:55 a.m. Friday on Route 108, North Beaver Township. Police said Rita A. Davis, 57, of New Waterford, Ohio, who was westbound, began sliding on the icy road and struck a wooden fence.
•At 8:25 a.m. Sunday on Route 108, Scott Township. Police said Gary F. Sweesy Jr., 39, of Harrisville was eastbound when he failed to negotiate a curve, went off the road and struck a couple mailboxes and a large rock.
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Five injured in school bus crash
Four students and a driver sustained minor injuries in a three-vehicle crash Tuesday morning. According to state police, a line of vehicles was westbound on snow-covered Route 108/Harlansburg Road at 7:50 a.m. when Shannon C. McAnney, 21, of Gibsonia, the second car in the line, lost control of her vehicle.
Ray Street man charged in burglary
An East Side man has been arrested in connection with a Scott Street burglary. Mark Anthony Magusiak Jr., 23, of 613 S. Ray St., was charged with burglary and attempted theft. He is in the Lawrence County jail in lieu of $50,000 bond.
New Castle man jailed in drug case
A New Castle man facing 11 drug-related charges is being held on $25,000 bond. The charges against Theodore Trent McHenry, 20, of 919 Beckford St. followed a raid at his home last week.
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.
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