2010-07-15 / Police Reports


Underage Drinking Charges Filed

Eighteen-year-old Anthony E. Sheldon of Burnt Cabins and a male juvenile have been charged with underage drinking by state police in McConnellsburg. In addition to the underage drinking charges, Sheldon has also been charged with public drunkenness. State police reported Sheldon was allegedly found in an unresponsive state at the intersection of Pleasant Hill and Hollow roads in Dublin Township at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 3.

Window, Light Damaged

The window and a light at 616 Lincoln Way East, Mc- Connellsburg, were damaged by a BB gun between 10 p.m. on June 23 and 7 a.m. on July 5. The victim of the criminal mischief is a 75- year-old man from Mc- Connellsburg. Anyone with further information linked to this case is asked to call Trooper Wadsworth at 717- 485-3131.

Mountain House Site Of Disorderly Conduct

The Mountain House Bar and Grill was the location of an incident involving disorderly conduct on Tuesday, July 6. According to state police, Darren Stewart Woodring of McConnellsburg allegedly used obscene language toward the bartender and threatened patrons of the Ayr Township business on Tuesday, July 6, at 8:40 p.m. Woodring, 37, will be charged through Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott.

Money Stolen

Sixty-five dollars was stolen from a metal box used to keep admission fees collected at Great Cove Golf Course swimming pool. The theft occurred at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 6. Anyone having additional information concerning this case should contact Trooper Wadsworth by calling 717-485-3131.

McConnellsburg Man Faces DUI Charges

Forty-seven-year-old Mc- Connellsburg resident Richard Strayer will be charged with driving under the influence and various traffic offenses in connection with an incident along Oliver Drive. State police reported Strayer failed to negotiate a turn in the Ayr Township roadway on Tuesday, July 6, at 6:30 p.m., causing his 2003 Chevrolet truck to travel down an embankment.

One Cited For Retail Theft

Twenty-eight-year-old Misty Souders of McConnellsburg has been accused of retail theft for attempting to take several items from Giant Food Store without paying on Thursday, July 8, at 12:05 a.m., state police in Mc- Connellsburg reported last week.

Fight Leads To Charges

A physical altercation at a location along Knobsville Road in Todd Township has led to harassment charges against two men. Twentyeight year-old John Martz of Waynesboro and Roy Martz Jr., 31, of McConnellsburg have been cited by state police in connection with the Saturday, July 3, incident. John Martz has also been cited for criminal mischief. Victim in the case was a 29- year-old man from Mc- Connellsburg.

Drug Charges Filed Against Needmore Man

Twenty-two-year-old Andrew Lee Anderson of Needmore faces charges of possession of a small amount of marijuana and the use or possession of drug paraphernalia. Anderson was charged by state police in Mc- Connellsburg after he was allegedly found in possession of the items outside the Carplus dinal Glenn Apartments in Ayr Township on Friday, July 9, at 12:44 a.m. Charges against Anderson have been filed through Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott.

Car Hits Deer

An eastbound 2008 Toyota Prius hit a white-tailed deer along Interstate 70 in Brush Creek Township on Saturday, July 3. Driver Robert A. Smith, 64, and passenger Mary J. Stanley, both of Sheperdstown, W.Va., escaped harm in the 8:10 p.m. accident, state police reported.

Tensile Fence Stuck In Haybine

A 73-year-old Waterfall area woman informed state police a strand of high tensile fence became lodged in a haybine belonging to her family at a Coldwater Road property in Wells Township on Thursday, July 1, at 7 p.m. Anyone having additional information pertinent to this case of mischief is asked to call Trooper Sheffield at 717- 485-3131.

License Plate Stolen

A license plate was removed from a vehicle belonging to a 29-year-old Warfordsburg area woman on July 2. The theft occurred at 6302 Old 126 in Brush Creek Township. Anyone with further information linked to this incident is urged to immediately contact Trooper Sprague by calling 717-485- 3131.

Mailboxes Damaged

A 62-year-old Warfordsburg area man reported to state police troopers his mailbox located at 7929 Old 126, Warfordsburg, was damaged between 2 p.m. on July 3 and 3:30 p.m. on July 4. In addition, a mailbox found at 1630 Deneens Gap Road was also damaged between 2 p.m. on July 3 and 4 p.m. on July 5. Owner of the mailbox is a 63- year-old man from Warfordsburg. Information regarding these cases should be given to Trooper James Lupey at 717-485-3131.

Needmore Woman Escapes Harm

A Needmore woman was not injured when her northbound 2009 Nissan Cube struck a white-tailed deer on Wednesday, July 7, before travelling off the Timber Ridge Road and hitting a mailbox and several trees. Forty-six-year-old Teresa D. Leese was wearing a seat belt when the crash occurred at 7 p.m. in Belfast Township. State police added her vehicle was removed from the trees by Bard’s Towing.

Police Investigate DUI Crash

State police in McConnellsburg investigated a driving under-the-influence collision along Interstate 70 on Wednesday, July 7. John Michael Conley, 42, from Washington, D.C., was taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence in connection with the 5 p.m. accident in Bethel Township.

State police reported Conley was attempting to change lanes when his 2007 Honda Accord struck a Wolf’s box truck driven by John L. Brother, 44, Revloc, Pa. Neither driver or Brother’s passenger Robert Shaffer, 40, of Clover, Pa., were injured in the crash. All were using seat belts. Damage to both vehicles was minor.

Charges Pending Further Investigation

Charges of harassment are pending further investigation into an incident at 21 Cloverleaf Court, McConnellsburg. State police reported that on Tuesday, July 13, at 12:30 a.m. a 36-yearold McConnellsburg man allegedly struck a 38-year-old woman from McConnellsburg during a verbal confrontation.

Criminal Charges To Be Filed

State police investigators reported criminal charges will be filed against five suspects responsible for breaking into more than 20 different storage sheds along Route 16 near Peck’s Trailer Court. The break-ins occurred between 11 p.m. on July 2 and 5 a.m. on July 3. The names of the five individuals were not released.

Pa. Baseball Coach Accused Of Punching Ejected Son

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A Pennsylvania youth baseball coach is facing a simple assault charge for allegedly punching his 9-yearold son in the face after the boy was ejected from a game.

Police charged Ray Boudreau of suburban Harrisburg after he allegedly struck his son twice with a closed fist at Monday’s game.

Defense lawyer Brian Perry says Boudreau handled the situation poorly but struck the boy on the back. Boudreau has a hearing scheduled for July 27.

Court papers say the umpire and scorekeeper called police, who arrested Boudreau at his Enola home. An officer says he observed redness on the boy’s face.

Perry says Boudreau spent Monday night in jail. He says the boy was ejected for throwing his helmet after being thrown out at third base.

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