2009-06-18 / Police Reports


Alarm System Deters Burglars

Burglars attempting to break into the concession stand at Lions Club ballpark in Todd Township may have been deterred when an alarm system went off on Tuesday, June 9, at 3:21 a.m. Nothing was reported missing from the interior of the building. Anyone having additional information related to this case should contact Fulton County Crime Solvers at 717-485- 5771 or Trooper Horton at 717- 485-3131.

Deer Struck

An Oshkosh, Wis., man escaped harm when his northbound 2009 Toyota Corolla struck a white-tailed deer and a mailbox along Route 522 in Todd Township. Twenty-five-year-old Adam W. Gilmour was wearing a seatbelt when the crash occurred. The car was towed from the Tuesday, June 9, 9:27 p.m. accident scene by Lilley's Towing.

Two Women Charged With Harassment

Two McConnellsburg women have been charged with harassment as a result of an argument that turned physical on Sunday, June 7, at a location along Woodside Drive. Charges against Amber Renee Mason, 23, and 27- year-old Christy Marie Marshall were filed through Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott. Mason and Marshall reportedly pushed and punched one another during the 11 p.m. incident.

Prescription Meds Reported Stolen

A variety of prescription medication, including Voltaren, Bystolic and Lasix, was reported stolen from a 2001 Chevrolet Astro van that was parked at 315 Horton Meadow Lane in Dublin Township. Victim of the June 11 4 a.m. theft from a motor vehicle was a 70-year-old Hustontown woman. The medication has been valued at $400. Anyone having further information concerning this case is urged to contact Fulton County Crime Solvers by calling 717-485-5771 or Trooper Wadsworth at 717- 485-3131.

Laundromat Victim Of Mischief

Owners of the Burnt Cabins Grist Mill laundromat informed state police an unknown individual attempted to pry open the money exchange on a washer and dryer, thereby damaging the machines. Anyone having additional information pertinent to this incident of mischief that occurred between 9 p.m. on June 8 and 9 a.m. on June 9 should call Fulton County Crime Solvers at 717-485-5771 or Trooper Sheffield at 717-485-3131.

Woman Cited For Mischief

Forty-nine-year-old McConnellsburg resident Cindy Sue Naugle has been accused of harassment and criminal mischief following an incident at 819 Promise Land Road in Todd Township. Naugle allegedly threw a rock at a passing vehicle driven by a 45-year-old woman on Monday, June 8, at 4:24 p.m. Naugle, state police added, then told the woman she was going to assault her if and when she got out of jail.

SUV Rolls Onto Roof

A southbound 1997 Mercury Mountaineer struck a utility pole along Route 522 before sliding off the Ayr Township roadway and rolling onto its roof. State police, McConnellsburg, reported 18-year-old Needmore resident Kent D. Anderson was not injured during the 6:35 a.m. crash on Saturday, June 13. He was wearing a seat belt.

State Police Make DUI Arrest

State police in McConnellsburg made a driving-under-theinfluence arrest along Route 522 in Ayr Township early Sunday morning. Connie Jo Skiles, 21, of McConnellsburg was pulled over for a traffic violation at 3:25 a.m. and proceeded to fail field sobriety testing. Skiles was also transported to Fulton County Medical Center for blood alcohol testing. Charges against Skiles are pending through the office of Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott. Warfordsburg Man Charged In DUI Crash

A Warfordsburg man currently faces charges of driving under the influence after he allegedly crashed his vehicle and then proceeded to flee the accident scene with his passenger. Charges against 32-year-old Glen Robert Bishop are set to be filed through Magisterial District Judge Carol Jean Johnson in connection with the single-vehicle accident on Saturday, June 13.

Bishop, according to state police, lost control of his 1996 Dodge Dakota on Route 3009, sliding off the Bethel Township roadway at 7 p.m. Bishop and passenger William Abner McCuster, 32, of Hancock, Md., reportedly fled the scene before state police arrived. Both Bishop and McCuster were wearing seat belts. Only Bishop sustained injuries.

State police were assisted on the scene by Bard's Towing, which removed the disabled truck, and the Needmore Volunteer Fire Co.

Man Cited For Harassment Following Argument

Thirty-two-year-old Glen Robert Bishop of Warfordsburg will be charged with harassment as a result of a verbal argument that turned physical on Sunday, June 14. At 9:54 p.m., Bishop allegedly argued with and shoved a 55-year-old Warfordsburg woman at 1154 Black Oak Road in Bethel Township. Charges against Bishop will be filed through Magisterial District Judge Carol Jean Johnson.

12-Year-Olds Disrupt School Presentation

State police, McConnellsburg, have filed charges of harassment against two 12-year-old boys for inappropriate conduct that was allegedly displayed during an awards presentation at Southern Fulton Elementary School on Friday, June 5, at 12:10 p.m. The boys are from Needmore and Warfordsburg and will be charged through Magisterial District Judge Carol Jean Johnson.

Prescription Pills Stolen

Prescription medication was stolen from the vehicle of Mindy Lee Felty of McConnellsburg on Sunday, June 14, at 2 p.m. The vehicle was parked at Cowans Gap State Park at the time of the theft. Anyone having additional information relevant to this incident should call Fulton County Crime Solvers at 717-485- 5771 or Trooper Ely at 717-485- 3131.

Drug Charges Pending

Charges of possession of marijuana, cocaine and drug paraphernalia against two Franklin County men are pending results from the Pennsylvania State Police Crime Lab. Kevin Tyler Rideout, 18, of Fayetteville and 19- year-old Chambersburg resident Steffawn Alexander Spriggs were stopped by state police on Saturday, June 13, for multiple traffic violations at the intersection of Lincoln Way East and Cito Road at 3:15 a.m. A search of the vehicle revealed two baggies of suspected cocaine, a bag of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The suspected drugs have been sent to the crime lab for further analysis.

One Injured In Head-On Collision

A Bedford County woman sustained minor injuries during a head-on collision along Route 30 in Ayr Township last Friday afternoon, according to state police. Susan Courter Higgins, 39, of Schellsburg was wearing a seat belt but still suffered injuries when she failed to make a righthand curve in the Ayr Township roadway at 4 p.m.

Higgins westbound 2009 Subaru Forester crossed the centerline and collided with an oncoming 2006 Ford 3500 truck driven by Kerri Ann Gsell, 34, Waynesboro.

Gsell, her passenger, Gregory Brian Kerdeman, 41, of Chambersburg, and Higgins' passenger, Carol Whitfield, 63, also of Schellsburg, were all wearing seat belts and escaped injury. Both vehicles were disabled as a result of the damage incurred and were removed from the scene by Scott's Towing. Stolen Vehicle Damages Lawn

A black Chevrolet Blazer was moved from its parking place at 1326 Pleasant Ridge Road in Belfast Township and utilized to damage the home's lawn before being returned to its original location, a 41-year-old Needmore woman told state police investigators. The mischief occurred on Friday, June 12, at 9 p.m. and also resulted in the vehicle suffering damaged transmission lines. Anyone having additional information linked to to this case should immediately contact Fulton County Crime Solvers at 717- 485-5771 or Trooper Wadsworth at 717-485-3131.

Hustontown Man Cited For DUI

Thirty-nine-year-old Keith Allen Keebaugh of Hustontown has been cited for driving under the influence through the office of Magisterial District Judge Devin Horne. Keebaugh, state police reported, was charged after he was stopped for a traffic violation on Sunday, June 14, at 1:45 a.m. at the intersection of Route 30 and Little Egypt Road.

Crime Of

The Week

Mischief Is Crime Of The Week

Fulton County Crime Solvers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for additional information leading to the arrest of individuals responsible for an incident at 582 Grist Mill Road in Burnt Cabins.

According to state police reports, coin exchangers on commercial washers and dryers at the Burnt Cabins Grist Mill laundromat were damaged between June 8 and 9. Damage has been estimated at $200.

Anyone having information concerning this crime should immediately call the 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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