2009-05-14 / Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Alleged Bail Bondsman Receives Money Transfer

McConnellsburg resident Carol Moats informed state police she wired $2,850 to an alleged Canadian bail bondsman who claimed to have her son in custody and needed the money to make bail. Moats later determined, state police reported, her son had never been arrested. Anyone having additional information regarding this case of theft by deception that occurred on Monday, May 4, is urged to call Fulton County Crime Solvers at 717-485-5771 or Trooper Wadsworth at 717-485-3131.

Two Cited For Harassment

Harassment charges are scheduled to be filed against two McConnellsburg residents in connection with a verbal argument that occurred at 21095 Great Cove Road, Todd Township. Charges against William Clevenger and Beth Rezzetano will be filed through Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott.

Clevenger and Rezzetano argued on Monday, May 4, at 1:45 p.m. State police added the argument escalated when Clevenger reportedly rose from his chair in a threatening manner. Rezzetano then allegedly struck Clevenger in the chest.

Police Release Crime, Patrol Statistics

State police, McConnellsburg, recently released a criminal and patrol report detailing activity occurring in Fulton County during the month of April. A total of 65 criminal offenses were reported to criminal investigators, who cleared 36 of the incidents and made 46 criminal arrests. In addition, the patrol unit responded to 30 accidents, five hit-and-run collisions and one fatal crash. One person died as a result of injuries sustained, and 15 people sustained injuries. State police also issued 460 traffic citations, 510 written warnings, seven seat-belt citations, two child-seat citations and two drunk-driving citations.

One Cited Following Altercation

Eighteen-year-old Joseph E. Martz of Hustontown faces charges of harassment through Magisterial District Judge Devin Horne as a result of a physical altercation at 1817 Iron Bridge Road in Taylor Township. On Tuesday, May 5, Joseph Martz allegedly struck Cassaundra K. Martz, 19, and threw a 14-yearold male into a wall at 4:30 p.m.

ATM Card Used Fraudulently

An ATM card was fraudulently used to withdraw $70 from the bank account of Kursty Lynn Campbell, 19, of McConnellsburg on March 13 at 5:53 a.m. Anyone having additional information regarding this incident of access-device fraud should call Fulton County Crime Solvers at 717-485-5771 or Trooper Sprague at 717-485-3131.

DUI Charges Pending

Charges of driving under the influence are pending the results of a blood alcohol content testing that was conducted following a traffic stop at the intersection of First Street and Lincoln Way West in McConnellsburg Borough. Thirty-one-year-old Mc- Connellsburg resident David Wayne Wood Jr. was initially stopped on Wednesday, May 6, for a traffic violation and was reportedly determined to be under the influence of alcohol.

Altercation Results In Charges

Needmore resident Ryan Waid Smith, 35, has been charged with harassment after he allegedly struck Bobbi-Jo Chilcote, 32, also of Needmore, in the mouth. The incident occurred during a verbal argument on Saturday, May 2, at 10:22 a.m. at 8053 Great Cove Road in Belfast Township.

Man Cited With Retail Theft

Nicholas Adam Sheffield, 19, of Hustontown was cited with retail theft in connection with an incident at True Value Hardware in Ayr Township. According to state police, Sheffield allegedly stole a Kwikset entry lock from the store on Friday, May 1, at 12:35 p.m. Cited in Theft From Family Dollar

A man and woman from Saxton, Pa., were cited for retail theft last Thursday after they allegedly attempted to steal various items valued at $45.25 from the Family Dollar Store. Charges against Richard Lee Cain Jr. and Krista Ann Zdrosky were filed through Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott.

Cain and Zdrosky, according to state police, allegedly tried to steal a a blue Bugle Boy shirt, a girl's baby outfit, four sets of hair bands, two packs of cough and cold medicine, two scented oil air freshners, three candles, an air freshner, a Dora The Explorer watch and shampoo on May 7 at 1:17 p.m.

Man Threatens Woman With Pipe

Twenty-three-year-old Mc- Connellsburg resident Nathan Ray Clark was charged with harassment after he allegedly retrieved a metal pipe from his parked vehicle and threatened to harm a 47-year-old Mc- Connellsburg woman. The woman was stopped at the intersection of Lincoln Way East and Third Street on Saturday, May 9, at 8:19 p.m. when Clark reportedly shouted obscenities and threatened her. Clark was charged through Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott.

Two Charged In Domestic Dispute

An 18-year-old male and female have both been charged in connection with a domestic dispute that occurred at 7026 Cito Road, Apt. 4, on Saturday, May 9. The two McConnellsburg residents were arguing at 6:40 p.m. when the man allegedly pushed the female. State police said the female reportedly bit the male, who in turn slapped her in the face. Charges against the duo were filed through Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott.

Road Sign Hit With Paint Balls

A road sign along Plum Hollow Road in Dublin Township was struck with paint balls on Monday, May 11, at 6:07 p.m. Anyone having additional information related to this case of criminal mischief should call Fulton County Crime Solvers at 717- 485-5771 or Trooper Horton at 717-485-3131.

Two Drivers Escape Injury

Two Needmore area women escaped injury during an incident along Route 655 in Thompson Township Monday morning. State police reported Carolyn Adams, 60, attempted to pull onto Route 655 from a private driveway and crossed the path of an oncoming, southbound 2001 Mitsubishi operated by Natasha McFadden. McFadden swerved to avoid the collision causing her vehicle to travel into a field. Both Adams and McFadden were wearing seat belts during the 7:23 a.m. crash on May 11. Theft Is Crime Of The Week

Fulton County Crime Solvers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of thieves responsible for an incident along Big Cove Tannery Road between May 1 and 2. Pennsylvania State Police, Mc- Connellsburg barracks, reported thieves stole several PennDOT signs, including a stop sign ahead sign. The signs are valued at $50 each.

Anyone having additional information regarding this case should call Fulton County Crime Solvers at 717-485-5771. Anyone providing information leading to the arrest of a suspect is eligible to receive a reward of up to $1,000 but will not have to give their name or appear in court. Crime Solvers will also pay for information leading to arrests in connection with any other crimes committed in Fulton County.

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