• Mady L. Wade, 31, of 112 Orangeville Road, West Salem Township, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and speeding after police found tweezers with burn marks on them, a pipe, a bag with marijuana residue in it and other items at 8:44 p.m. Friday at Route 7 and Strimbu Drive, police said. A passenger, Richard M. Woods, 28, of the same address, was arrested on a warrant from the Trumbull County sheriff for failing to appear in court for a hearing on a charge of drug abuse, and turned over to sheriff’s deputies, police said.

• Charlotte E. Bender, 42, of 26 Cathedral Drive, Farrell, was arrested on a charge of possession of marijuana after the drug was found in her pocket when she was pulled over for traffic violations at 2:52 p.m. Saturday on Route 82, near Warner Road, police said. She was turned over to Trumbull County sheriff’s deputies on a Trumbull County warrant for failing to appear in court for a hearing on a charge of driving under suspension and an unknown warrant from Barberton, Ohio, police said.

• Daniel R. Law, 57, of 401 Mesabi St., Sharon, was arrested at 9 a.m. Tuesday at 624 Collar Price Road on charges of driving under the influence of harmful intoxicants, abusing harmful intoxicants, reckless operation and no seat belt after his vehicle hit a parked vehicle, police said. Law had two cans of toluene, a solvent, in his truck, police said.

Hempfield Township

• A pile of catalytic converters was stolen from outside a home on Mercer Road, said police, who received the report June 26.

• Someone used a sharp object to write obscenities in the finish of a vehicle parked on Hadley Road, said police, who received the report Monday.


• Marissa S. Venable, 20, of 1429 Parke Drive, Hermitage, was charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia for having the drugs and plastic bags throughout her apartment at 11:05 a.m. June 25, police said.

• John F. Zucco, 29, of Youngstown, has been charged with forgery, access device fraud, theft and identity theft for stealing a camera, a Nintendo game system, Playstation and Xbox games and a credit card June 5 from an apartment at 1530 Parke Drive, Hermitage, police said. Zucco used the card to buy $105 in gasoline and merchandise from a gas station, a convenience store, a pharmacy and a fast food restaurant in Youngstown, police said. Zucco visited the victims as the friend of one of their relatives, police said.


• Emily Broadbent, 29, of 350 N. Sharpsville Ave., has been cited with harassment for swearing at a neighbor and slapping him in the back at 7:32 p.m. Tuesday in the 300 block of North Sharpsville, police said.

• Tyler Morton, 19, of 309 N. Oakland Ave., Sharon, has been charged with harassment and terroristic threats for punching a 30-year-old Sharon man in the face twice, hitting him in the hand and arm with an aluminum broom handle and pulling a knife and threatening to stab him a 5:15 p.m. June 27 in the 500 block of Robinson Place, police said.

• Someone stole about 60 feet of copper pipe and a water meter from a vacant home between 7 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of Sherman Avenue, police said. A basement window was forced open, police said.

SW Mercer County Regional

• Richard V. “Dicky” White, 43, of 707 Lee Ave., Farrell, has been charged with burglary, criminal trespass and theft for ripping a screen to enter a home at 705 Lee and steal $1,200, police said.

• Joseph Hadgkiss, 22, of New Castle, has been charged with simple assault for grabbing a nurse by the throat, throwing her onto a bed and choking her at about 8:30 p.m. Sunday at UPMC Horizon, Farrell, where he was a patient, police said.

• Barry J. Bochert, 48, of 1104 Emerson Ave., Farrell, has been charged with theft and receiving stolen property for stealing a television, a .22-caliber handgun, and air compressor and a weed trimmer from a home he was house sitting May 20 at 1049 Hamilton Avenue, Farrell, police said. Bochert tried to sell the TV to a neighbor, police said.



• Chester Kloss, 65, of 296 Ormond Ave., Sharon; at 12:30 a.m. Saturday on Smith Avenue near the Shenango Valley Freeway.

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