January 29, 2009 RSS feed / Police Reports

Woman Waives Preliminary Hearing

Twenty-seven-year-old Sarah Elizabeth McGahan of Burnt Cabins waived a preliminary hearing last Wednesday in neighboring Bedford County on charges of theft by unlawful taking and criminal mischief. More...

Vehicle Sideswiped

A 2006 Nissan Murano became disabled along Route 30 in Todd Township after it was recently sideswiped by an oncoming, unknown vehicle. More...

Harrisonville Man Arrested For DUI

William Eugene Schriver, 23, of Harrisonville faces charges of driving under the influence after he was stopped for traffic violations by state police in Chambersburg. Schriver was stopped at 1:52 a.m. last Thursday at the intersection of St. More...

Two Collide In Licking Creek

Two vehicles collided along Route 420 in Licking Creek Township on Monday, January 19, leaving one driver with a small laceration to the head. Fortyfour year-old James A. Laughlin Jr. More...

Area Man Arrested For Public Drunkenness

Fifty-four-year-old Warfordsburg resident James Melvin Booth was cited last week by state police for being publicly intoxicated at the car wash just west of McConnellsburg Borough. The incident occurred on Wednesday, January 21, at 7:52 p.m. More...

Change Taken From Unlocked Vehicle

Approximately $3 in loose change was stolen from an unlocked Plymouth Voyager belonging to Diane Lynn Cutchall, 37, of McConnellsburg. The theft occurred on Thursday, January 15, between 4:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. More...

Liquor Law Violations Found

The state police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement recently filed liquor law violations against Fulton Overseas Veterans Association in McConnellsburg for awarding more than $5,000 in cash or merchandise in a seven-day period. More...

Drug Possession Charges Filed

Park rangers at Cowans Gap State Park filed charges on Monday against two Franklin County residents in connection with an incident that occurred at Buchanan's Birthplace State Park earlier in the month. More...

Shade Gap Woman Cited

Shade Gap resident Amanda Marie Robinson was cited for driving without insurance and operation of a vehicle with suspended registration in connection with a traffic stop along Aughwick Road on Sunday, January 18. More...

Theft, Forgery Charges Filed

Nineteen-year-old Shawn P. More...

Texas Man Escorted From Home

Fifty-year-old Eugene Theodore Clipp of Austin, Texas, was charged with trespassing after he was escorted from a 69 Hillsides Estates, McConnellsburg, home on Monday, January 26. More...

Police: Angry Customer Rammed Pa. Bank With Pickup

HARMONY, Pa. (AP) - A western Pennsylvania man had several figurative run-ins with his local bank before police said he had a literal one: purposely driving his pickup truck through the bank's front door, causing nearly $100,000 damage. More...

Hit-And-Run Vehicle Sought

State police in Bedford are currently searching for the whereabouts of a vehicle responsible for a hit-and-run collision outside Denny's restaurant in Breezewood last Tuesday. Warfordsburg resident Nancy E. More...

Mailbox Damaged

A mailbox along Schriever Road in Bethel Township belonging to Warfordsburg area resident James Schetrompf was damaged on Thursday, January 22. The mailbox has been valued at $25. More...

Vehicle Flips Onto Roof

A Mt. Airy, Md., man will be charged with careless driving after his eastbound 2006 Saturn Vue flipped onto its roof after striking an embankment along Interstate 70 in Union Township. Driver Guenther E. More...

Wagon Wheels Reported Stolen

Warfordsburg resident Alan L. Sigel informed state police three steel wagon wheels were stolen from his property at 5651 Flickerville Road between January 19 and January 23. The wheels were painted black, said Sigel, 44. More...

Car Travels Over Embankment

A Fort Loudon man escaped harm when his northbound 1992 Chevrolet Prism ran off Aughwick Road, went over an embankment and collided with two trees on Thursday, January 22. State police reported charges are pending against 72-year-old Gerald J. More...

Charges Pending After Crash

Charges are pending in connection with a crash that occurred along Union Church Road in Ayr Township last Wednesday evening. State police reported 44-year-old McConnellsburg resident Craig J. More...

Two Cited For Harassment

Two 18-year-old McConnellsburg area residents were cited following a verbal argument that turned physical on Monday, January 19, at 6:45 p.m. More...

Cookie Jar Broken

Ellen Elizabeth Crouse of Mc- Connellsburg told state police burglars entered her 205 South Seventh Street residence through an unlocked door on Tuesday, January 20, between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. More...

Three Cited For Mischief

Three area residents were cited for defiant and simple trespassing as a result of an incident that occurred at the Bethel Township residence of Thomas Robinson on Friday, January 16, at 1:30 a.m. More...

Rangers Make Vehicle Stop

Rangers at Cowans Gap State Park filed various traffic citations against Orbisonia resident Cory Nathan Scott for driving with a suspended license and operation of a vehicle with a suspended registration. More...

DUI Checkpoint Scheduled

State police at the McConnellsburg substation will conduct a driving under the influence checkpoint within the county between January 30 and February 1. Residents are reminded to drink responsibly and to utilize a designated driver. More...

Driver Charged For I-70 Accident

Andrew W. Lang of Falls Church, Va., will be charged with careless driving after he wrecked his westbound 2001 Honda Accord along Interstate 70 in Brush Creek Township. More...

DUI Charges Filed

Charges of driving under the influence were filed against 33- year-old Gregory Lee Banks of Mapleton Depot after state police were alerted by a Needmore area resident of an erratic driver heading northbound on Route 522. More...