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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.
Police pull man through window during arrest
Police pulled a South Side man through a window to arrest him during a disturbance. New Castle officers reported that John Jay Boots, 29, of 507 Galbreath St., received sutures for injuries he had sustained from allegedly fighting with them as they tried to arrest him.
Man accused of pawning stolen jewelry
A South Side man was jailed last week after police allegedly linked him to two burglaries in Neshannock Township.
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Investigators say truck fire ignited house
Investigators determined a house fire that injured an East Side man started in a truck in a carport. Firefighters rescued Richard Cioffi, 59, from 1421 Wilson Ave. when they entered his family’s burning one-story house just after 9 p.m. Friday and found him unconscious in the living room, about six feet inside the front door.
Hit-and-run victim identified
Information is being sought about a hit-and-run accident that killed a man on Route 422. Shenango Township police said Charles Walter Bobro, 55, whose last known address is 20 E. North St., was found dead near the Red Apple Convenience Store, 2985 New Butler Road at 10:35 p.m. Friday.
Man hospitalized after fire
A New Castle man remains in critical condition after being pulled Friday from his burning home by New Castle firefighters. The man was rescued after firefighters responded to a call at 9:06 p.m. Friday at 1421 Wilson Ave. and found him trapped inside.
Police say match found to burglary fingerprints
A North Hill man’s fingerprints, allegedly left behind at the scene of a home break-in, have resulted in his arrest. New Castle police Friday took Michael R. Williams, 26, of 112 W. Garfield Ave. into custody, charging him in connection with a burglary reported Wednesday in the 1300 block of Wilmington Ave.
Fire destroys Ellport residence
A fire destroyed a house in Ellport Thursday night. The family and pets occupying the dwelling at 115 Martin Ave. was able to get out of the house without incident, according to Perry Township Fire Chief Mark McDevitt.
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