2013-09-26 / Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Butter Used In Mischief

Butter was reportedly smeared on the exterior of a vehicle parked on the 600 block of Thompson Road between 11 p.m. on August 27 and 4 a.m. on August 28. Victim is a 52-year-old female from Needmore. Anyone having further information pertinent to this case of criminal mischief is urged to call state police Trooper Doriguzzi at 717- 485-3131.

Businesses Report Mischief

Owners of Parks Service Station and The New Fort Restaurant in Fort Littleton reported they were the victims of criminal mischief between 12:30 a.m. and 5:15 a.m. on Thursday, September 19.

According to state police reports, the service station as well as the restaurant suffered two broken front windows. In both instances, state police said a cigarette butt container was used to break the windows. Anyone having additional information linked to these incidents is asked to immediately contact state police Trooper Doriguzzi at 717- 485-3131.

Window Broken

The passenger-side rear vehicle window was reported broken between 8:30 p.m. on September 17 and 9 a.m. on September 18. The vehicle belonging to a 43-year-old Warfordsburg area woman was parked at 3515 Great Cove Road in Bethel Township when the mischief occurred. Anyone with information in regard to this incident should call state police Trooper Doriguzzi at 717- 485-3131.

Harassment Charges Filed

A Fort Littleton area man faces two counts of harassment in connection with incidents that occurred at Leisure Living Retirement Home in Dublin Township.

State police identified the alleged defendant as Ronald Lee Seylar as well as Ronald Lee Saylor in news reports. The 72-yearold man is accused of striking a 70-year-old female in the chest following a verbal altercation on September 18. Two days later, the man is accused of subjecting an individual to “unwanted physical contact.”

Charges against the defendant have been filed through Magisterial District Judge Devin Horne.

Dog Injured

A 24-year-old Needmore woman informed state police investigators her dog suffered an injury to its leg between 8 p.m. on September 19 and 11:30 a.m. on September 20. The cruelty to animals reported occurred at 285 Back Ridge Road in Licking Creek Township. Anyone with information pertinent to this incident is asked to immediately contact state police Trooper Poole at 717-485- 3131.

Police Make DUI Arrest

A McConnellsburg man faces charges of driving under the influence following a traffic stop along East Poplar Street in McConnellsburg Borough. State police alleged 36-year-old John Daniel Moody was driving a 2004 Chevrolet 1500 under the influence of alcohol on September 1 at 7:38 p.m. Moody was placed under arrest and transported to Fulton County Medical Center for blood testing. Charges have been filed through Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott.

Vehicle Strikes Tree

A Hustontown area woman suffered minor injuries when her eastbound 2004 Saturn Ion ran off North Hess Road and crashed into a tree. According to state police, Candic S. Palmer, 24, was not wearing a seat belt when the accident occurred on Saturday, September 24. The vehicle was damaged in the 8:56 p.m. accident. She will be cited for failure to drive on roadways laned for traffic.

Maryland Woman Involved In DUI Crash

A Hyattsville, Md., woman will be charged with driving under the influence in connection with a singlevehicle accident along Buck Valley Road on September 15.

Alexandra A. Dunbar was travelling eastbound when she became distracted by her radio at 1:51 p.m., state police reported. Dunbar lost control of her 1990 Ford Ranger, which travelled onto the berm, slid counter clockwise and rolled over twice. Dunbar, 32, was wearing a seat belt and escaped injury. Her truck was disabled.

State police were assisted on the scene by Needmore Fire Police.

Local Man Cited For Obscene Language

A McConnellsburg man is being cited for disorderly conduct after he screamed and used foul language during an argument over a parking space in front of 755 East Maple Street in McConnellsburg Borough

According to state police reports, 21-year-old Shane Douglas Singer was yelling and screaming at his neighbors about the parking space at 11 a.m. on Sunday, September 22. During the argument, Singer allegedly used obscene language in front of small children and threatened to instigate a fight. Charges against Singer have been filed through Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott.

Warfordsburg Man Accused Of DUI

Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg have filed charges of driving under the influence against a Warfordsburg man who was found walking along a Bethel Township roadway.

State police alleged they found an intoxicated Roger Lee Black, 46, walking along Pigeon Cove Road on Wednesday, September 11, at 8:18 p.m. Black’s vehicle was identified by state police as a 1997 Saturn.

Black was taken to Fulton County Medical Center where blood testing was conducted. Charges have been filed through Magisterial District Judge Tamela Heming.

Police Make DUI Arrest

Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg arrested a Fulton County man two weeks ago for driving under the influence of alcohol. Police said a traffic stop was initiated at the intersection of Lincoln Highway and Shatzer Road on September 12 at 8 p.m. Forty-sixyear old Nathaniel Edward Brown of McConnellsburg was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and various traffic offenses.

Fugitive From Justice Found

Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg located a fugitive from justice last Wednesday evening in Todd Township.

According to reports, information was received by state police that 42-year-old McConnellsburg resident Harry Edward Lerch was residing at 22907 Great Cove Road. Lerch was taken into custody without incident for outstanding warrants connected to parole violations in Maryland.

Lerch was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Tamela Heming. He was transported to the Franklin County Jail where he awaits extradition to Maryland.

Warfordsburg Man Injured

A 16-year-old Warfordsburg teen was transported to Fulton County Medical Center for treatment of injuries suffered in a single-vehicle accident on September 8.

State police in McConnellsburg reported the teen was travelling too fast for roadway conditions while heading northbound on Saw Mill Road. The juvenile’s 1999 Dodge Ram 2500 spun sideways and travelled onto the berm where it struck a utility pole at 4:56 a.m. Following impact, the truck spun again and came to a rest in a nearby field.

The teen, who was not wearing a seat belt, was taken to the hospital via Needmore Ambulance.

He will be cited for driving without a driver’s license, failure to wear a seat belt and failure to drive on roadways laned for traffic.

Twist And Shake Reports Mischief

Owners of the Twist and Shake in Hustontown reported to state police they were the victims of criminal mischief sometime September 18 or 19. A brick was thrown through the business’s glass window, damaging a sign and a pretzel machine. Total damage has been estimated at $400. Anyone having further information pertinent to this case should contact state police Trooper Hoover at 717-485-3131.

School Vandalized

Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg are investigating a case of mischief and vandalism that occurred at Forbes Road Junior/ Senior High School. Police did not elaborate on what the vandalism included, but stated it is believed to have occurred between September 13 and 16. It is expected the school’s surveillance system will be reviewed as part of the police investigation.

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