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Ellwood City PD Issues Fraud Warning

The Ellwood City Police Department issued the following warning to area residents: The Police Department has received inquiries about a possible scam involving local utilities (Electric, Gas, Water and Sewage). A resident reported receiving a call (Red Flag #1) that their utility bill was past due and their utility would be shut off if the individual didn’t WIRE MONEY (Red flag #2) to them in the next 20 minutes (Red Flag #3). The individual made contact with the Utility Company to discover that they would not contact them in such a manner to get payment on a past due account….


Police Reports: Local Man Arrested Last Night, Possessing Several Grams of Cocaine

Local Man Arrested Last Night, Possessing Several Grams of Cocaine According to the police report last night around 3a.m. an Ellwood City officer observed a suspicious vehicle parked on Bridge Street with the headlights on. At this time a female was observed in the drivers seat. Officers observed a male from a neighboring residence walk towards the vehicle which had now been parked and without any headlights on, he entered the drivers seat and started driving. After failing to use proper traffic turn signals while turning onto another road the officer activated the emergency lights as he was turning to…


Ellwood City Man Smashes Front Window of Main Street Bar & Grill

Ellwood City Man Smashes Front Window of Main Street Bar & Grill According to the criminal complaint, earlier this month police were called for a disturbance near the rear parking lot of Main Street Bar & Grill. Michael David Pounds, 28, of Ellwood City, was among several people involved in an altercation, he appeared intoxicated, had a bloody lip and head, and had a large lump on his left cheek. He was yelling racial slurs and told police an African American male had pulled a gun on him and left. Pounds and several others were leaving whenever he decided to…


Police Reports: Shots Fired This Morning on 13th Street

Shots Fired This Morning on 13th Street According to the police report, this morning around 3a.m. police were dispatched to the Pounds residence on 13th Street for a shots fired call. Dispatch gave a description of a white SUV with a loud muffler who shot at the compound. Three neighbors described the vehicle and said the vehicle was stopped in the street and a male was outside walking around when he fired three shots towards the residence, he then tried to get back into the car but the door would not open so he had to hang on to the…


Got Drugs?

The Ellwood City Police Department is sponsoring the Got Drugs event for safe disposal of unused or expired medication on April 29. Official flyer below.


PHOTO: Mayor Court Swears in Second Part Time Officer

It was a great honor for Mayor Court to swear in the second part time Ellwood City Patrolman, Gary Greene, Jr. On Monday, April 3, 2017, Patrolman Greene began his first day as an Ellwood City Police Officer. Mayor Court and the ECPD wish him great success going forward in his new career.