2012-12-12 / Police Reports


Domestic Assault Repor ted

A McConnellsburg man was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Devin Horne last Tuesday and remanded to the Franklin County Prison in lieu of $50,000 bail.

Pennsylvania State Police said the charges against 22-year-old Hakeem Lowery Jefferson stem from a domestic assault that occurred at Cloverleaf Court in Mc- Connellsburg. At approximately 4:30 p.m. Jefferson is accused of assaulting a 21- year- old McConnellsburg woman. The woman suffered minor injuries. Police added a newborn boy was also a victim in the incident.

Man Accused Of Reckless Endangerment

A 26-year-old Chambersburg man has been accused of recklessly endangering another person in connection with a recent incident in the parking lot of Fulton County Medical Center.

According to state police, Timothy Wayne Spoonhour and a 26- year- old Mc- Connellsburg woman were involved in an argument in the parking area at 10:51 p. m. on November 27. Spoonhour allegedly hit the woman, struck her vehicle with a crutch and pulled the emergency brake on her vehicle while she was driving.

In addition to charges of reckless endangerment, Spoonhour also faces charges of harassment, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief.

Needmore Woman Sentenced in W.Va.

Needmore resident Leana Michelle Whitson, 35, was recently recently sentenced by Magistrate Kermit Ambrose, according to a report in The Morgan Messenger. Whitson has been ordered to pay $486 in fines and fees for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Theft Reported

A 28-year-old Needmore man informed state police investigators he was the victim of a theft from a motor vehicle between December 1 and December 8.

The man reported that Monster Tach was stolen from inside his vehicle parked at 278 Black Bear Road in Belfast Township. In addition, the thieves also removed four Rally wheel center caps from the vehicle. The loss has been estimated at $490. Anyone having further information linked to this case should immediately contact state police Trooper Piasecki at 717-485-3131.

SUV Rear-Ended

A northbound 2001 Ford Explorer was rear- ended along Great Cove Road on Thursday, December 6, according to state police. Police said the Explorer driven by Andrew W. Cook, 55, of Pottstown, was struck from behind by a 1997 Chrysler Town & Country driven by Sharlene E. Fagley, 26, of Needmore, at 8:23 a.m. just south of the intersection of Flickerville Road.

Both drivers, police said, complained of pain but turned down medical service. They were wearing seat belts, while Fagley’s passengers, a 2-year-old girl and a juvenile girl, were in child safety seats.

Fagley will be cited for following too closely.

Christmas Lights Cut

Christmas lights illuminating the bushes in front of 526 Lincoln Way West in Todd Township were cut between 12:01 a.m. on December 1 and midnight on December 6. Victim is a 69-yearold McConnellsburg woman. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call state police Trooper Garner at 717-485- 3131.

Hit-And-Run Investigated

Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg investigated a hit-and-run accident along Pleasant Ridge Road on Sunday, December 9. Police said a black or dark grey, northbound vehicle veered into a paved parking area along the Dublin Township roadway at 5:30 a.m. and struck the driver’s side of a parked 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt. After impact the unknown vehicle continued northbound.

DUI Arrest

A 2004 Volkswagen Passat was towed from the scene of a driving-under-the-influence related accident along Timber Ridge Road on Wednesday, December 5. State police said the car driven by 34-year-old Needmore resident Gary Bradshaw struck a tree at the intersection of Tollgate Ridge Road. Bradshaw was arrested for driving under the influence, and charges are pending further investigation.

Local Man Waives Hearing

A Crystal Spring man waived his right to a preliminary hearing on November 28 in Bedford County Central Court. Forty-eight-yearold Edward Mack faces charges of criminal conspiracy, possession of a controlled substance and other related charges. Mack is accused of being in possession of items used to manufacture methamphetamines on November 19 at a pull-off along Mowery’s Mill Road.

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