2008-12-18 / Police Reports


Mailbox Struck

A mailbox along Route 301 just west of Black Oak Road was struck by an unknown vehicle on Saturday, December 6, at 11 p.m. The driver of the vehicle then fled the scene of the crash in Bethel Township.

Drugs Found During Traffic Stop

Approximately 13 grams of marijuana as well as drug paraphernalia were found during a traffic stop along Interstate 70 in Brush Creek Township. Owen T. Evans, 23, of Pittsburgh was charged by state police as a result of the stop on November 28 at 5:06 p.m. Charges against Evans have been filed through the office of Magisterial District Judge Carol Jean Johnson.

Money Stolen

An undisclosed amount of money was stolen from Kee-Ta- Quay Construction of Hustontown during a burglary that occurred between 4:30 p.m. on December 7 and 8 a.m. on December 8. Anyone having information related to this break-in is asked to call Fulton County Crime Solvers at 717-485-5771 or Trooper Hibner at 717-485-3131.

Vehicle Stolen

A silver 1996 Dodge Avenger belonging to 54-year-old Lana Group of McConnellsburg was stolen from the Daljcon parking lot in Ayr Township between noon on December 9 and 4:30 p.m. on December 10. The vehicle has damage to the front-end driver's side as a result of a prior crash. Anyone with additional information linked to this case is urged to contact Fulton County Crime Solvers at 717-485-5771 or Trooper Remeikas at 717-485- 3131.

Change Missing

Loose change was stolen from an unlocked vehicle that was parked at 123 West Walnut Street in McConnellsburg Borough between noon on December 13 and 11 a.m. on December 14. Victim was 31-year-old McConnellsburg resident April Burch. Anyone having further information pertinent to this theft from a motor vehicle should contact Fulton County Crime Solvers by calling 717-485-5771 or Trooper Cohen at 717-485-3131.

Burglars Spotted

A McConnellsburg woman spotted two burglars running from her 1111 Rock Hill Road home and into an adjacent wooded area on Tuesday, December 9. Thirty-two-year-old Tracy Lynn Sipes informed state police she heard a thumping noise and a door slam in her basement after arriving at her Ayr Township home at 6:33 a.m. Sipes reportedly grabbed a gun and went to investigate when she saw two people running into the woods. Minutes later, Sipes and a friend observed the headlights of an automobile turn on down the roadway. The car then sped away.

Anyone having additional information concerning this burglary should immediately call Fulton County Crime Solvers at 717- 485-5771 or Trooper Bartlett at 717-485-3131.

Tools Stolen

Tools and construction equipment valued at $3,200 were stolen from a shed located at 854 South Hess Road in Thompson Township between 6 p.m. on December 3 and 1:30 p.m. on December 6. Victim is Patrick Lee Bard, 43, of Needmore. Anyone having further information related to this burglary should call Fulton County Crime Solvers at 717-485-5771 or Trooper Bartlett at 717-485- 3131.

Cow Shot

A Texas Longhorn heifer belonging to Kevin Randal Strait of 1263 Stahle Rd., Warfordsburg, was fatally shot on November 22 between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Anyone with further information concerning this crime of cruelty to animals is asked to contact Fulton County Crime Solvers at 717- 485-5771 or Trooper Sheffield at 717-485-3131.

Vehicle Window Broken

A vehicle owned by Virgil James Pittman of McConnellsburg suffered a broken rear window during an act of criminal mischief at 112 South Second Street between 10:30 p.m. on December 11 and 8 a.m. on December 12. Anyone having additional information pertinent to this case should call Fulton County Crime Solvers at 717-485-5771 or Trooper Falkosky at 717-485- 3131.

Money Stolen From Automobiles

Money was stolen from automobiles belonging to Joann Sheffield, Todd Ulsh, Kim Sipes and Michael Sowers in Mc- Connellsburg Borough between 7:30 p.m. on December 9 and 6:30 a.m. on December 10. Anyone with further information related to this theft from a motor vehicle is asked to contact Fulton County Crime Solvers at 717-485-5771 or Trooper Sheffield at 717-485- 3131.

Distributor Charged With Liquor Law Violation

Clevenger's Beverage Connection Inc. of McConnellsburg has been charged with a liquor law violation in connection with an incident on October 15. According to reports issued from the Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement, an individual at the distributor issued checks or drafts on that date for the purchase of malt or brewed beverages with insufficient funds in their account.

Two Charged With Damaging Bathrooms

Twenty-year-old Joshua Breeden and David Stotler, 21, both of the Warfordsburg area have been charged as a result of an incident that occurred at Widmeyer Park in Hancock on October 27. The duo were allegedly caught on video entering the bathrooms at the park where several toilet handles were damaged. Surveillance cameras also taped the men walking out of the bathrooms carrying the handles. Both men have been charged with malicious destruction of property under $500 and theft less than $100.

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