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Broken jaw leads to assault charge
A Pittsburgh man has been charged with aggravated assault for allegedly breaking another man’s jaw in New Wilmington. Matthew Vincent Wagner, 22, was charged by New Wilmington police as the result of an incident early May 5 at the Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity house on Waugh Avenue.
South Side robbery being probed
New Castle police are investigating a robbery on the South Side. A 22-year-old woman told police she had been walking in the alley between Hamilton Street and Pennsylvania Avenue around 3:30 a.m. May 8 when someone grabbed her from behind and punched her numerous times in the left side of her face.
Man reports being robbed on East Side
New Castle police are investigating a report of robbery on Arlington Avenue. A 24-year-old man told police he had been in the 800 block, walking to a friend’s house, around 12:50 a.m. Saturday, when he was jumped by a man who stole his wallet and cell phone.
Men riding four-wheelers help catch burglar suspects
Two men on four-wheelers helped New Castle police catch two Remacor burglary suspects. Brian John Scott, 26, and Charles John Mulroy II, 32, both of New Galilee, are accused of breaking in through a hole in Remacor’s fence to steal about 200 feet of wiring, phone line and pipe around 5:45 p.m. Sunday.
Police arrest South Side burglar suspects
A South Side man and a male juvenile are facing charges for allegedly trying to break into two houses. New Castle police reported the incidents occurred around lunchtime Tuesday.
Service will honor fallen officers
All fallen law enforcement officers from Lawrence County will be remembered during Police Week services Thursday. The local service will begin at noon in front of the New Castle police station, 303 E. North St.
Three city residents admit to drug ring role
Nearly two years ago, eight people accused in an oxycodone ring with New Castle ties were arrested. This week, three of them pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of violating federal drug laws.
Skyview resident accused of burglary
A Skyview Towers resident is facing charges for allegedly burglarizing another apartment in the building. Police arrested James R. Napolitano, 52, after finding him in a stairwell, bleeding from a cut above his eye around 3:30 p.m. Sunday.
Man reported dead still alive
Joseph Lupo, who was shot Sunday night, did not die, according to state police, who initially said he had. In an update provided about 7:30 p.m. yesterday, police said the hospital has reported Lupo has been upgraded to critical condition.
Suspect leads police on East Side chase
A Shenango Township man is accused of fleeing New Castle police Sunday night and leading them on a pursuit. The chase ended in Shenango Township when officers lost sight of his car. Colby James Marshall, 21, of 5213 Ellwood Road, is now wanted on a warrant. New Castle police filed 25 charges against Marshall yesterday.
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