Two people were jailed on gun and drug charges following an incident around midnight Saturday in Dean Park.
New Castle police arrested Lee Marvin Denman, 21, of 3062 McClelland Avenue, and Sunshine Lyskowka, 19, of 503 Walnut St. Officers seized a .25-caliber Colt automatic pistol, .40 mm rounds from Lyskowka’s purse and a bag of 22 foil-wrapped packages of suspected heroin that had been dropped on the ground, along with drug paraphernalia.
The gun had been in Denman’s possession and later was in Lyskowka’s car, according to police.
Denman is charged with a firearms violation, possession with intent to deliver and possession of a controlled substance.
Lyskowka faces charges of carrying a firearm without a license, use or possession of drug paraphernalia and drug possession. They are being held on $10,000 bond each.