NEW CASTLE —
•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.
NEW CASTLE —
- Police Reports
South Side man faces gun, drug charges
A South Side man was arrested on gun and drug charges following a traffic stop on the city’s North Hill. Martel Lamar Webb, 19, of 199 Hamilton St. had been wanted by police on charges in a domestic assault case in May when police caught up with him.
Bomb threat locks down jail
The Lawrence County jail was locked down Tuesday afternoon because of an apparent bomb scare.
Truck found in Mahoning River
Crews from the North Beaver Township Volunteer Fire Department responded to a truck found in the Mahoning River Monday night.
Woman charged for assaulting 1-year-old
A New Castle woman was arrested and charged with the assault of a year-old child in Scott Township. Nicole Martin, 26, of New Castle was arraigned before District Judge David Rishel on a charge of simple assault. She was lodged in the Lawrence County jail on $1,000 bond.
Jail receives bomb threat
The Lawrence County jail received a bomb threat over the weekend. New Castle police reported a call was received at 7:40 p.m. Saturday from a man who said he “was coming up to blow up the jail.”
Child says man tried to kidnap him
A 6-year-old playing in his yard Saturday night said a man tried to abduct him. Pennsylvania State Police said the child, playing on his swing set on Line Street, Perry Township, about 8:30 p.m. Saturday, was approached by a blond, bearded, tattooed man who tried to talk to him.
Y Zone evacuated in power outage
The Y Zone in Neshannock Township was evacuated Friday afternoon out of concern for fire. An electrical box at the facility reportedly exploded, cutting power and creating smoke.
Two arrested in East Side drug raid
Narcotics officers arrested two men and seized heroin in a raid of a house on New Castle’s East Side. New Castle Police Chief Bobby Salem said city police and Lawrence County District Attorney’s detectives served a sealed search warrant at Apartment D, 502 Florence Ave., around 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Police probe alleged overdose
New Castle police are investigating a reported drug overdose of a woman found in a car on the city’s West Side. The woman, 29-year-old Misty Blu McKim of Youngstown, was reported to have been in cardiac arrest and had two children in car seats in the back of the car.
Police arrest 15 in drug roundup
Police in Lawrence County arrested 15 people Thursday as part of an ongoing sweep of accused drug dealers. Lawrence County District Attorney Joshua Lamancusa said the detail, dubbed “Operation Spring Cleaning,” began around 10 a.m.
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