2012-05-17 / Police Reports


Coins Taken

A large amount of coins were stolen from 2662 Stoneybreak Road in Union Township between 12:01 a.m. on April 30 and midnight on May 4, state police said. Among the coins missing from the home of the 63- year-old Warfordsburg area man are multiple Susan B. Anthony coins, silver American Eagle proofs, various dates of proof set coins, Eisenhower silver dollars and a 1992 premier silver proof coin set. In addition, the victim also reported a small gold chain with a coin medallion was taken during the burglary.

Anyone having further information related to this break-in is urged to immediately contact state police Trooper Garner by calling 717-485-3131.

Information Sought In Hit-And-Run

Pennsylvania State Police from the McConnellsburg barracks are searching for information linked to a hit-and-run crash that occurred on Friday, May 4.

According to reports, an unknown vehicle turned left from the intersection of Timber Ridge Road onto Great Cove Road at 4:20 p.m. The vehicle spun its tires, causing it to travel off the berm and into a fence. The vehicle left the scene and was last known to have been travelling southbound.

Anyone with information pertinent to this crash should call state police Trooper Garner at 717-485- 3131.

Suspected Heroin Found

A Warfordsburg man was found in possession of suspected heroin and a needle at the Sheetz convenience store in McConnellsburg on April 19, state police reported. Twenty- six- year- old Sean Allen Hoffman was arrested and charged with the Act 64 drug violation in connection the the incident.

Man Flown From Scene

A 49-year-old Harrisonville resident was airlifted following a traffic accident along Mountain House Road on Wednesday, May 9.

According to reports, Glenn Neuder was injured when he went into diabetic shock while operating an eastbound 2006 Mercury sedan. Neuder, police said, passed out at 1:59 p.m., causing his car to cross the roadway and crash into a tree along the berm just west of Summit Road.

Neuder was transported via ambulance to nearby Forbes Road School District and flown from the scene with non-life-threatening injuries.

Woman Accused Of Disorderly Conduct

Forty-nine-year-old Donna Kay Shover of Harrisonville has been accused of disorderly conduct following an incident at 202 Lincoln Way East in McConnellsburg Borough. State police investigators said Shover allegedly used obscene language toward a 44-year-old Harrisonville woman during an argument at the Thrifty Attitude store on Wednesday, May 9, at 11:09 a.m.

Juvenile Cited For Harassment

A 16-year-old male has been cited by state police for harassment following an incident on Sunday, May 6, at the Cardinal Glenn Apartments.

State police reports indicate the juvenile allegedly set off two novelty smoke and sparkler-type devices in the window of an apartment occupied by a 57-year-old McConnellsburg woman. Smoke from the devices reportedly filled the apartment and caused the victim to be alarmed.

The juvenile has been cited through Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott.

One Injured In Crash

An 18-year-old Warfordsburg woman suffered minor injuries in a single-vehicle crash along Great Cove Road on Tuesday, May 8. State police said Kimberly A. Russell was transported via ambulance to Fulton County Medical Center for treatment following the 5:06 p. m. accident in Bethel Township.

According to reports, Russell was travelling southbound at the intersection of the Interstate 70 Warfordsburg exit when she lost control of her 2000 Saturn SL2. The vehicle crossed the oncoming lane of traffic and struck a guiderail.

Russell was wearing a seat belt. She will be cited by state police for driving on roadways laned for traffic.

Charges Pending

Charges of harassment and disorderly conduct are pending further investigation into an incident that occurred in the area of 121 West Walnut Street, McConnellsburg.

According to state police reports, a neighbor called 911 on Thursday, May 10, to report an argument between the 21-year-old female victim and the suspect, Michael Bret Golden, 23, of Mc- Connellsburg. In addition, police determined Golden allegedly struck the woman several weeks prior to this 9:19 p.m. altercation.

Juvenile Accused Of Harassment

A 12-year- old McConnellsburg boy is accused of harassment as a result of a physical altercation at the Central Fulton School District on Monday, May 10.

Pennsylvania State Police from the McConnellsburg barracks said the boy followed a 12-year-old-boy from Big Cove Tannery into the parking area at 2:50 p.m. The actor is believed to have struck the victim in the head and upper body numerous times. The boys were separated by school district staff.

Vehicle Suffers Flat Tires

An eastbound 2005 Ford Explorer suffered two flat tires as a result of a collision along Lincoln Highway last Wednesday evening.

The unidentified female driver reportedly lost control of her vehicle while rounding a curve in the Brush Creek Township roadway at 6:28 p.m., state police said. The vehicle crossed the centerline and travelled onto the berm where it suffered the flat tires.

State police did not report if the driver was injured or if she was wearing a seat belt. Assistance was given at the scene by Interstate Towing.

Harrisonville Driver Cited In Crash

Twenty-six-year-old Ashley M. Johnson of Harrisonville has been cited by state police with a vehicle entering a roadway following a two-vehicle collision in front of the Dollar General Store in McConnellsburg.

State police reports state that Johnson was leaving the parking lot of the Ayr Township based business at 4:48 p.m. when she pulled into the path of a westbound 1994 Chevrolet 1500 driven by Shane W. Speigle, 40, also of Harrisonville.

Johnson, Speigle and Speigle’s passenger, a 6-yearold boy, escaped harm. Only Johnson was not wearing a seat belt when the accident occurred on Friday, May 11.

Car Catches Fire

Three men escaped injury when the vehicle they were riding in caught fire along Interstate 70 on Saturday, May 12, state police stated.

Twenty-year-old Sean G. Beckel of Altoona was heading westbound through Brush Creek Township at 8:50 p.m. when his 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer developed a mechanical problem. Beckel pulled his car onto the berm where it caught fire, according to reports.

Beckel reportedly contacted 911, and the flames were extinguished prior to state police arrival. State police were aided on the scene by the Needmore Volunteer Fire Co., Washington County Engine 53 and Fischer’s Towing.

Beckel and his passengers, Ian L. Richards, 21, of Altoona, and Duane C. Butler, 23, of East Freedom, escaped injury during the fire. All three men were using a seat belt.

Woman Taken To Hospital

A Schellsburg woman was transported to Fulton County Medical Center for treatment of moderate injuries suffered in a single-vehicle crash along Lincoln Highway.

Pennsylvania State Police from the McConnellsburg barracks reported on May 14 Marion V. Feaster, 55, was travelling eastbound in the direction of Harrisonville when she lost control of her 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt. The car spun into an embankment before rolling onto its roof.

Feaster was wearing a seat belt when the crash occurred at 7:48 a.m. She will be cited by state police for driving on roadways laned for traffic.

Bank Account Opened

A 44-year- old McConnellsburg man informed state police investigators an unknown individual opened a bank account using his personal information on Thursday, May 10, at noon. The investigation into this case is ongoing, police said. Anyone having further information linked to this case should contact state police Trooper Doriguzzi at 717- 485-3131.

Two Arrested For Harassment

Two Crystal Spring residents face charges of harassment after an argument escalated into alleged physical contact. Forty-nine-yearold Gerald Theodore Grance and Darlene Rachelle Grance, 45, were cited by state police in connection with the 5:30 a.m. incident on Sunday, May 13, at 11778 Old Route 126 in Brush Creek Township.

Purse Taken

A purse was stolen from a vehicle parked within Mc- Connellsburg Borough on April 16 between 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Victim is a 67-yearold Three Springs woman, state police reported.

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