2009-04-23 / Local & State


Arrest In Dollar General Parking Lot

State police made an arrest in the parking lot of the Dollar General Store in Ayr Township last Tuesday afternoon after they received a call about a suspicious vehicle. Upon arriving at 2:45 p.m., troopers were able to identify the occupants of the vehicle, including driver Zachary Michael Pittman of Mc- Connellsburg, who was found in possession of drug paraphernalia.

Pittman, 19, is currently under probation. As a result, a detainer was issued for his arrest and Pittman was remanded to the Franklin County Prison. Charges of possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia are pending.

Woman Injured In Rollover

A Harrisonville woman suffered moderate injuries when her vehicle struck a building along Waterfall Road and rolled over. State police reported 21-yearold Jessica Lynn Anderson lost control of her westbound 2001 Chrysler Sebring, which travelled off the Dublin Township road and collided with a garage owned by Frances Hoover of Hustontown. She was wearing a seatbelt during the April 15 1:30 p.m. collision. Charges against Anderson are pending further investigation.

State police were assisted on the scene by the Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. and Scott's Towing.

One Cited For Harassment

Big Cove Tannery resident John M. Hamil will be charged with harassment through Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott in connection with an incident at 3677 Cito Road. John Hamil, 51, allegedly struck Jody A. Hamil, 22, also of Big Cove Tannery, in the face following an argument on Thursday, April 16, at 6:24 a.m., state police said.

Two Teens Injured

Two teenagers from southern Fulton County suffered injuries when their eastbound 1988 Ford Escort struck a tree along Route 325 and rolled over. The 17-yearold male driver from Needmore and his 15-year-old female Warfordsburg passenger were transported to Fulton County Medical Center by Hancock emergency personnel following the April 19 8:32 a.m. crash. Both were wearing seat belts, and the severity of their injuries is unknown. The driver will be cited for driving on roadways laned for traffic.

Vehicle Towed From Accident Scene

A 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan was towed from an accident scene after it ran over a rock lying along the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 on Monday, April 20. Driver Folley Agana Tarley, 26, of Clinton, Md., escaped harm, as did her five passengers, who were all wearing seat belts or secured in child safety seats. State police were assisted on the 8:57 p.m. accident scene by Townhill Towing.

Vehicle Damaged

Forty-nine-year-old Stephen William Dubree Jr. told state police the driver's side mirror on his vehicle was damaged between 5 p.m. on April 17 and 12:13 p.m. on April 18. The vehicle was parked at 68 Hillside Estates in Todd Township when the mischief reportedly occurred. Anyone having additional information related to this case should contact Fulton County Crime Solvers at 717-485-5771 or Trooper Stasko at 717-485-3131.

Mischief Investigated

McConnellsburg resident Lisa M. Goshorn is accused of criminal mischief after a window at the 414 Woodside Drive, Mc- Connellsburg, home of Amanda J. Black, 22, was damaged on Saturday, April 18, at 1:05 a.m. Goshorn, 44, is being charged through Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott.

The previous day between 8:30 p.m. and 11:45 p.m., Black told state police a juvenile entered her residence through a window without permission. Charges against the juvenile are being taken care of through the Fulton County Juvenile Probation Office. Three Cited For Trespassing

Two area men and a Bedford County woman are being charged with criminal trespassing in connection with an incident at 2569 Back Run Road, McConnellsburg, on Friday, April 17. McConnellsburg resident Beth A. Rezzetano, 46, told state police Kevin M. Hinkle, 20, Fort Littleton; Lacey R. Clark, 21, Bedford; and Shane M. DeShong, 20, Harrisonville, trespassed on her posted property at 10:55 p.m. and remained there without her consent. Charges against the trio will be filed through Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott.

Teen Cited For Underage Drinking

A 17-year-old male from Warfordsburg is being cited by state police for underage drinking after troopers observed a group of people walking along the roadway at the Crystal Spring exit of Interstate 70 on Sunday, April 19, at 4:13 a.m. The individuals fled the scene, but the teen was apprehended and determined to have alcohol in his system. Charges against the 17-year-old will be filed through Magisterial District Judge Carol Jean Johnson.

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