2012-09-06 / Police Reports


Gun Stolen

A Rossi 357 Mag revolver (Model R462) was stolen from 867 Lions Park Drive, McConnellsburg, between 2:30 p.m. on August 15 and 2:30 p.m. on August 23. The revolver was described by the 22-year-old male victim as having a black, rubber rip and a 2-inch stainless steel barrel. Furthermore, the gun was loaded prior to it being stolen. Anyone having further information pertinent to this burglary and theft is asked to contact state police Trooper Bartlett at 717- 485-3131.

Woman Charged With DUI

A 35-year- old Breezewood woman faces charges of driving under the influence following a single-vehicle crash at 11467 Old 126. Pennsylvania State Police in Mc- Connellsburg reported Jennifer Ann Rhodes was involved in the 10:20 a.m. crash on Tuesday, August 28, in Brush Creek Township. Additional details regarding the accident were not available. Rhodes has been charged through the office of Magisterial District Judge Tamela Bard.

Vehicle Damaged

Twenty-seven-year-old Mc- Connellsburg resident Amanda Jo Souders has been charged by state police in connection with an act of criminal mischief that occurred in McConnellsburg Borough.

Souders is accused of pounding the hood of a 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe belonging to a 20-year-old Hustontown man. The vehicle sustained $ 1,3131.81 in damage. Charges have been filed through Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott.

Tobacco Found In School

A 17-year-old boy from McConnellsburg was allegedly observed using smokeless tobacco at Mc- Connellsburg High School on Wednesday, August 29, at 12:30 p.m. Charges against the juvenile, state police said, have been filed through Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott.

Window Broken

Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg investigated an incident involving criminal mischief that occurred at 477 Heritage Drive in McConnellsburg last Thursday.

Reports state a 24-yearold McConnellsburg woman and Terrell Dawon Bass, 23, of Hagerstown, Md., were involved in a verbal dispute at 5 p.m. During the altercation, Bass allegedly broke the rear window of the woman’s car with his arm. Bass is being charged through Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott.

Needmore Man Arrested For DUI

According to state police reports, 23-year-old Scott Adam Myers was arrested on Saturday, August 11, for driving under the influence of alcohol. The arrest occurred at 3:23 a.m. on Buck Valley Road near the Interstate 70 crossover in Bethel Township.

Mailboxes Damaged

Two mailboxes were damaged during an act of criminal mischief that occurred on the 2200 block of Heavenly Acres Ridge Road in Thompson Township. State police said one mailbox was damaged by a bottle, and another suffered dents and missing street address numbers between 10 a.m. on August 25 and 12:30 p.m. on August 27. Victims include a 65-year-old male and an 84-year-old female, both from Mercersburg. Damage has been estimated at $40 per box.

Fire Erupts In Vehicle

Thirty-four-year-old Craig A. Long of Cassville, Pa., told state police investigators his westbound 2009 Ford Fusion began to smoke along Route 30 on Wednesday, August 29. The vehicle’s dashboard erupted in flames, Long said in reports.

The car sustained disabling damage during the 2:50 p.m. incident in Brush Creek Township. The vehicle came to a rest facing northbound on Valley Hi Road. State police were assisted on the scene by Breezewood Volunteer Fire Co. and Painter’s Garage.

Checkpoint Conducted

Five troopers from the Pennsylvania State Police barracks in McConnellsburg recently conducted a traffic safety checkpoint along Fulton Drive in Ayr Township. Troopers stopped 50 vehicles along the Ayr Township roadway between 5 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 29. Twenty warnings were issued for observed violations.

Two Charged With Harassment

A 64-year-old man and a 51-year-old man, both from McConnellsburg, were involved in a physical dispute at 413 Woodside Drive in Ayr Township on Tuesday, August 28. Both individuals, state police said, refused to press charges in the matter that occurred at 12:26 p.m.

Assault Reported At Cowans Gap

Pennsylvania State Police were dispatched to Cowans Gap State Park on Tuesday, August 28, for a report of a domestic dispute.

Police said a 58-year-old female from Mechanicsburg and David Michael Shaver, 39, of Lemoyne, Pa., were involved in an argument in the park’s campgrounds at 11:30 p.m. The dispute reportedly escalated when the woman took Shaver’s truck keys because he had been consuming alcohol.

Shaver allegedly grabbed the woman by the arm and held an open pocket knife to her neck. She fled to a campground restroom when she was released.

Shaver was arrested for simple assault and arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott. Bail was set at $25,000.

Burglary Reported

A 42-year- old McConnellsburg woman reported to state police investigators that $1,800 was stolen from her residence after burglars ransacked the bedroom of her home at 320 North Fourth Street. The burglary is believed to have occurred between noon and 8:30 p.m. on Monday, September 3. Anyone with further information concerning this break-in is asked to call state police Trooper Piasecki at 717-485-3131.

Sugar Placed In Gas Tank

Sugar was put in the gas tank of a blue Toyota Camry belonging to a 25-year-old Mercersburg area man on August 21. The mischief occurred between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. at 2585 Tollgate Ridge Road in Thompson Township. Anyone having additional information pertinent to this incident is urged to contact state police Trooper Hibner at 717-485-3131.

DUI Charges Filed

Charges of driving under the influence have been filed against a McConnellsburg man following a traffic stop along Breezy Point Road on Sunday, September 2. According to state police retarnished ports, Timothy Marvin Mellott, 52, was pulled over by troopers for a traffic violation at 9:28 p.m. Police allege Mellott was driving under the influence. Charges were filed through Magisterial District Judge Devin Horne.

Nothing Stolen In Burglary

Burglars came up emptyhanded during a break-in at 110 Brick Road in Ayr Township over the weekend.

Pennsylvania State Police from the McConnellsburg barracks reported burglars entered the McConnellsburg area home between 9 p.m. on September 2 and 1 p.m. on September 3. The female victim told police nothing appeared to be missing from the residence.

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