Crime, Patrol Report Released
Pennsylvania State Police at the McConnellsburg substation recently released a crime and patrol activity report for the month of July during which criminal investigators responded to a total of 58 offenses. Twenty-three of those offenses were cleared, and 18 arrests were made.
In addition, the patrol unit responded to 42 crashes, seven hit-and-runs, one fatal crash and three collisions related to driving under the influence. Two individuals suffered fatal injuries that were related to driving under the influence, while another 31 individuals suffered injuries ranging from minor to moderate. Police also issued 431 traffic citations, 183 written warnings, nine seat belt citations, two child safety seat citations and five drunk-driving citations.
A child’s wallet was found at the Gettysburg Battlefield and turned over to Pennsylvania State Police at the Mc- Connellsburg barracks. Anyone wishing to claim the wallet can do so by contacting Trooper Horton at 717-485- 3131.
A 47-year-old Fort Littleton man reported to state police investigators a picnic table and swing set were stolen from 540 White Deer Drive in Brush Creek Township between July 14 and July 28. Anyone having further information linked to this theft is asked to contact state police Trooper Sprague at 717-485-3131.
Four tires on a red 2000 Nissan Frontier were damaged during an act of criminal mischief that happened between 11 p.m. on July 31 and 5 a.m. on August 1. Victim in this case is a 52-yearold McConnellsburg man who had his vehicle parked at 2 Cloverleaf Court. Anyone with additional information concerning this case is urged to call state police Trooper Watkins at 717-485- 3131.
Farm Gate Stolen
A farm gate was stolen from 202 Haven Lane in Bethel Township between 6 p.m. on July 30 and 5 p.m. on July 31, state police reported. Victim is a 54-yearold Warfordsburg area man. Information pertinent to this case can be directed to state police Trooper Poole at 717- 485-3131.
Four handguns were stolen from a Sipes Mill Road resident on Tuesday, July 31, according to state police reports. The burglary reportedly occurred between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The weapons belonging to a Harrisonville man have been valued at $2,600. Anyone having additional information related to this break-in is asked to call state police Trooper Carper at 717-485-3131.
Prescription Pills Taken
Two bottles of prescription medication were stolen from a vehicle parked at 45 Hillside Estates, Mc- Connellsburg, between 8:30 a.m. and noon on Tuesday, July 31. The victim, a 50-yearold McConnellsburg man, valued the pills at $340. Anyone with further information concerning this theft from a motor vehicle is urged to contact state police Trooper Piasecki by calling the Mc- Connellsburg barracks at 717-485-3131.
A flat-screen LG television valued at $ 500 was stolen from 113 Lincoln Way East in the McConnellsburg Borough between 1:30 p.m. on July 27 and 1:45 p.m. on July 31. The television belongs to a 72-year-old Mc- Connellsburg man. Anyone with further information linked to this commercial burglary is urged to call state police Trooper Piasecki at 717-485-3131.
A 22- year- old Mc- Connellsburg woman has accused Derek Ray Long, 24, also of McConnellsburg, of shoving her into a sliding glass door. The 4:45 a.m. harassment allegedly occurred on Saturday, August 4, at 101 Estate Drive in Todd Township. Charges against Long will be filed through Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott.
Tax Records Taken In Break-In
Tax records and statements dating back to 2002 and 2003 were stolen from 1046 Keefers Dairy Lane, Big Cove Tannery, between 8 a.m. on August 1 and 4:33 p.m. on August 3. Burglars entered the residence after breaking a porch window jamb. Anyone having further information concerning this burglary is asked to contact state police Trooper Hibner at 717-485-3131.
Police Investigate Mischief
Pennsylvania State Police at the McConnellsburg barracks investigated a case of criminal mischief that occurred at 111 Lincoln Way East, McConnellsburg, on Thursday, August 2. Police said at 5:50 p.m., a 71-yearold male spotted a white substance, which appeared to be ice cream, on his office door. Anyone with additional information pertinent to this case is asked to contact state police Trooper Doriguzzi at 717-485-3131.
The driver’s side of a vehicle belonging to a 32-yearold Hustontown woman was intentionally damaged between 4 p.m. on July 28 and 1 p.m. on July 29. The vehicle had been parked at the victim’s residence located at 967 North Clear Ridge Road in Taylor Township when the mischief occurred. Anyone having further information related to this incident is urged to call state police Trooper Doriguzzi at 717- 485-3131.
Accused Of Taking Vehicle Without Permission
Charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle are pending further investigation into an incident that occurred at 2861 Big Cove Tannery Road in Thompson Township.
According to state police reports, a blue 2004 Dodge Neon was allegedly taken from the Big Cove Tannery residence on Thursday, August 2, by 27-year-old Mc- Connellsburg residence Eric Ann Lund. The owner of the vehicle, a 37-year- old Big Cove Tannery man, discovered his car was missing at 1:30 p.m. It was returned by Lund several hours later.
Identity Theft Repor ted
A 21-year-old female from Orbisonia told state police investigators her personal information was used to open a residential Internet account in the state of Michigan on April 12. Information pertinent to this case can be directed to state police Trooper Piasecki at 717-485- 3131.
Mischief Occurs In Thompson Twp.
Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg investigated a case of criminal mischief that occurred at 218 Heavenly Acres Ridge Road between 6 p.m. on August 1 and 10:45 a.m. on August 2. Unknown individuals reportedly damaged the driveway drain pipe and driveway of the Thompson Township home belonging to a 74-yearold Mercersburg area man. Anyone with additional information linked to this mischief is urged to contact state police Trooper Hibner at the McConnellsburg substation at 717-485-3131.
Harassment At Hillside Estates
Nineteen-year- old Mc- Connellsburg resident Ryan Matthew Little is being accused of harassment in connection with an incident at 68 Hillside Estates in Todd Township. On Friday, August 3, at 4:19 p.m. Little allegedly pushed a 40-year-old female during a domestic argument. The woman reportedly fell into porch railing.
Hit-And-Run Vehicle Sought
Pennsylvania State Police investigators are currently searching for the whereabouts of a vehicle responsible for a hit-and-run accident along West Market Street in the McConnellsburg Borough.
According to reports, between July 11 and July 17 the vehicle struck the passenger side door of a parked 1994 Chevrolet Caprice belonging to a 69-year-old Mc- Connellsburg. The parked vehicle sustained minor damage during the incident.
Tire Detaches From Vehicle
A tire became detached from a southbound 1992 Chevrolet Tracker and struck an oncoming 2006 Chevrolet Colorado driven by Dennis G. Richards, 66, of McConnellsburg, on July 23 on Sheepskin Hollow Road in Dublin Township.
The operator of the Tracker, 58-year-old Grace A. Hammond, of Spring Run, was not injured nor was Richards. Both drivers were wearing seat belts.
An autopsy was scheduled to be completed in Allentown Tuesday in the death of a Hancock, Md., man. Pennsylvania State Police from the McConnellsburg barracks reported 33- year-old Jeremy Omega Ensor was found in the area of Black Oak Road and Clement Road in Bethel Township on Monday, August 6. Following his discovery at 1:30 p.m., Ensor was pronounced dead at the scene by Fulton County Coroner Berley Souders. Cause of death is pending the results of the autopsy.