2010-01-14 / Police Reports


Drug Charges Filed


Charges of possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia were filed January 6 by state police against former Hustontown resident Justin V. Sward, 20, currently of Shirleysburg, and a 16-year-old Hustontown girl. State police added the arrests were made following a traffic stop along Davis Lane in Taylor Township on October 25, 2009, at 9:20 p.m.

SUV Strikes Tree

A southbound 2005 Ford Explorer struck a tree before travelling down an embankment off Big Cove Tannery Road and hitting a rock. Driver Ronald T. Carson, 62, of Thomasville, was not injured during the 11:27 a.m. accident in Ayr Township last Saturday. He was not wearing a seat belt. He will be charged with driving on roadways laned for traffic.

New Enterprise Man Charged In Crash

A New Enterprise man was charged with driving a vehicle at safe speeds following a singlevehicle collision along Route 30 on Saturday, January 9. Twentyeight year-old Steven H. Bupp was heading eastbound when he lost control of his 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier, which spun clockwise and eventually struck a tree. Bupp was wearing a seat belt and escaped harm during the 2:15 a.m. accident in Brush Creek Township.

Digital Cameras Stolen

Two digital cameras and four gold wedding bands were stolen from 1710 Quarry Road, Warfordsburg, between 12:01 a.m. on December 20 and midnight on January 6. Victims were a 33- year-old Warfordsburg man and a 34-year-old woman from Warfordsburg. Anyone having additional information pertinent to this case of burglary should contact Fulton County Crime Solvers at 717-485-5771 or Trooper Garner at 717-485-3131.

Warfordsburg Man Cited For Harassment

Sixty-five-year-old Warfordsburg area resident Robert Hendershot has been cited for harassment after he allegedly pulled his vehicle in front of a vehicle belonging to a 47-year-old Needmore man. The victim’s vehicle was blocked during the Tuesday, January 5, case of harassment along the 6000 block of Buck Valley Road in Bethel Township.

Car Overturns

The driver of a 1999 Pontiac Grand Am sustained moderate injury when the car struck an embankment and overturned along Route 30 in Brush Creek Township. Eighteen-year-old Bruce W. Barker of Chambersburg was transported to UPMC Bedford Memorial following the Tuesday, January 5, accident. Passenger Angela N. Bailey, 18, from Orwell, Ohio, escaped harm. Barker was charged by state police with driving on roadways laned for traffic.

Bad Check Written

A bad check in the amount of $150 was allegedly written to the Southern Fulton School District on September 18, 2009. Accused of writing the check was Ronda Kay Knable, 35, of Needmore. Knable has been charged through the office of Magisterial District Judge Carol Jean Johnson.

Garbage Scattered

Canned food, old moving boxes and garbage was scattered on the Log Cabin Road property of an 85-year-old Fort Littleton woman on Friday, January 8, between 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The property is located just off Sheep Skin Hollow Road. Anyone having additional information related to this incident should call Fulton County Crime Solvers at 717-485-5771 or Trooper Garner at 717-485-3131.

Md. Men Charged With Drug Possession

Two Gaithersburg, Md., men face charges of possession of a small amount of marijuana in connection with a traffic stop along the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70. On Sunday, January 10, at 3:30 a.m., state police found Aaron Michael Haynes, 24, and 23-year-old Sean Jordan Rideout allegedly in possession of drugs.

Marijuana Found


A small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia were found during a traffic stop by state police at the intersection of Lincoln Way East and Third Street in the McConnellsburg Borough. During the 12:47 a.m. vehicle stop on Sunday, January 10, passenger Brian Keith Hartman, 25, of Warfordsburg, allegedly told state police the items were his. Charges will be filed against Hartman pending the results of an analysis to be performed at the state police crime lab in Harrisburg.

Crime Of The Week

Burglary Is Crime Of The Week


Fulton County Crime Solvers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for additional information linked to a case of burglary that occurred last month in southern Fulton County.

State police, McConnellsburg stated the burglary at the 4918 Great Cove Road, Warfordsburg, residence of Curtis Melton Jr. occurred between between December 1, and December 10, 2009. Approximately $1,570 in currency was stolen from three different piggy banks.

Anyone having additional information relevant to this crime is asked to contact 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 provide their name or appear in court.

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