2013-08-29 / Police Reports


Mischief Reported

A fiber-optic cable along Pleasant Ridge Road belonging to CenturyLink was damaged at 9 p.m. on Monday, August 26. The cable, state police said, was damaged by shotgun pellets. Anyone with additional information concerning this case is urged to call state police Trooper Hoover at 717- 485-3131.

Two Accused In Harassment

Two McConnellsburg residents face charges of harassment in connection with a domestic dispute at 648 Lincoln Way East in Mc- Connellsburg Borough.

According to state police reports, a 40-year-old female was involved in a verbal dispute with 19-year-old Jason Richard Rodriguez between 7 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. on Monday, August 26. During the argument, police allege Rodriguez grabbed and twisted the woman’s wrist.

Troy James Knepper, 43, then became involved in the argument with the female victim and is accused of striking her in the face and pushing her, police added. Both Knepper and Rodriguez have been charged through the office of Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott.

Vehicle Rear-Ended

A Hustontown woman escaped injury when her 2008 Chevrolet Equinox was struck from behind as she attempted to make a righthand turn into the Hustontown Firehall.

State police reported that when the Equinox driven by Barbara M. Smith, 22, of Hustontown, was rearended at 1:02 p.m. on Saturday, August 24, by a 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier operated by Cody A. Guyer, 22, of Robertsdale, it spun into the firehall’s parking lot.

Guyer’s car was towed from the scene. Neither driver was injured and both were using a seat belt.

State police said Guyer will be charged with careless driving.

Fort Loudon Man Arrested For DUI

A Fort Loudon man was arrested over the weekend for driving under the influence of alcohol following a traffic stop along Aughwick Road.

According to state police, 59-year-old Richard Thomas Foy was pulled over by troopers at Cowans Gap State Park for a 6:56 p.m. traffic violation on Sunday, August 25. Charges against Foy have been filed through Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott.

Woman Accused Of Harassment

Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg have accused a 27-year- old Mc- Connellsburg woman of harassment. Police said the woman, who was not identified in reports, was involved in an argument on Tuesday, August 20, that turned physical. Victim in the 3:40 p.m. incident at the Cardinal Glenn Apartments is a 21- year-old woman, also from McConnellsburg.

Hit-and-Run Investigated

State police in McConnellsburg investigated a hitand run accident along Lincoln Way East in McConnellsburg Borough on Monday, August 26. State police said an eastbound vehicle struck the driver’s side mirror and front corner of a legally parked 2002 Ford Windstar at 3:45 p.m. The unknown vehicle continued eastbound without stopping. Anyone with further information pertinent to this accident should contact state police Trooper Barnett at 717-485-3131.

Trespassing Observed

A 61-year-old Warfordsburg area man told state police investigators he observed an individual riding an all-terrain vehicle on his Bethel Township property The trespassing reportedly occurred at 5:38 p.m. on August 5 on the 2000 block of Pleasant Grove Road. The property is posted with “no trespassing” signs.

Woman Accused Of Mischief

A Franklin County, Pa., woman has been charged with criminal mischief through the office of Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott.

State police in Mc- Connellsburg charged Ebony Nicole Davis, 32, with mischief after she was involved in an argument in the Sheetz parking lot on Saturday, August 17. Davis is accused of kicking the driver’s side door of a vehicle belonging to a 30-year-old male, also from Chambersburg, between 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Post Damaged

Officials with Bi-Valley Girls Softball of McConnellsburg reported to state police a 4-foot fiberglass post used for outfield fencing was damaged at Lions Club Park on Wednesday, August 14. Anyone having further information concerning this act of criminal mischief should contact state police Trooper Carper at 717-485-3131.

Two Charged In Harassment

Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg have filed harassment and criminal mischief charges in connection with an incident at 1065 Black Oak Road on Sunday, August 18.

Reports indicate Samantha M. Bianco, 22, of Martinsburg, W.Va., and Shannon D. Marshall, 27, of Warfordsburg, were involved in an 7:48 p.m. altercation. The duo are accused of striking one another, and Marshall allegedly slashed the rear tire of Bianco’s vehicle. Charges were filed through Magisterial District Judge Tamela Heming.

Threats Made

McConnellsburg resident William Vincent Swisher has been accused by state police of harassment after threats were made against a Fulton County woman. State police alleged Swisher threatened to harm the victim on Friday, August 16. Charges of harassment have been filed through Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott.

Underage Drinker Found

A 20-year-old man was found by family in an unresponsive state and flown to Conemaugh Hospital in Johnstown on Sunday, August 18.

Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg said the man was given alcohol, passed out and was unable to be awakened. The suspect, who supplied the alcohol, reportedly drove the man to his residence and left him there without rendering aid. The man was later found by his family.

State police reported that a suspect has been identified, and the investigation into the case continues.

Toilet Thrown Onto Road

A toilet was thrown onto or across Great Cove Road at the intersection of Buckeye Drive between 10 p.m. August 15 and 5 a.m. on August 16, state police said. Anyone with information regarding this case of mischief should contact state police Trooper Remeikas at 717- 485-3131.

McConnellsburg Man Accused Of DUI

State police have arrested a McConnellsburg man with driving under the influence of alcohol following a traffic stop in McConnellsburg Borough.

Police alleged Stuart Neal Totten was pulled over after he ran a red light at the intersection of Lincoln Way and Second Street at 5:37 a.m. on August 20. Charges against Totten will be filed through Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott.

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