2017-05-18 / Police Reports


Access-device Fraud

State police reported that a 41-year-old Big Cove Tannery man’s Community State Bank debit card information was used to make fraudulent transactions on May between 10:39 p.m. and 11:47 p.m.

Drug Charges Pending

Drug possession charges against a 25-year- old Hedgesville, W.Va., man are pending laboratory analysis following a traffic stop April 22 at 2:02 a.m. along the 3100 block of Great Cove Road, Bethel Township. State police said the accused, who was not identified, was found in possession of a small amount of marijuana, suspected heroin and drug paraphernalia.

Single-vehicle Accident

The driver of a 2010 Nissan Sentra southbound on Sipes Mill Road in Licking Creek Township May 10 failed to negotiate a curve at 2:19 p.m. and lost control of the vehicle. State police reported the car hit a utility pole and flipped onto its roof. The driver, Christine A. Blake, 38, Hancock, was wearing a seat belt and refused medical treatment, police said. She was charged with a traffic violation. The car was towed from the accident scene. Assisting police were the McConnellsburg Fire Co. and EMS and Remsburg’s Garage.

Harassment At MHS

State police have charged Cory Harman Hege, 18, for an incident of harassment that took place at McConnellsburg High School on May 9 at 12:30 p.m. Police accused Hege of striking a 15-year-old five times.

Two-vehicle Accident

Destiny F. Kline, 18, Warfordsburg, was driving too fast for conditions on May 10, state police said, and crossed the yellow line while rounding a curve on Mountain Road in Belfast Township. Kline’s 2000 Honda Civic struck an oncoming 2005 Chevy Equinox LT in its front left corner and slid into an embankment. Both vehicles were towed from the 11:34 a.m. accident by Winfield Salvage. The driver of the Chevy, Joan V. Kling, 61, Warfordsburg, was taken to Fulton County Medical Center by Needmore Fire Co. EMS for a foot injury. Kline was not injured and was cited with a traffic violation.

Man Tries To Pick Up Minor

State police reported that they are continuing an investigation into an incident of corruption of a minor that occurred the evening of May 13 at the Sheetz convenience store parking lot on Lincoln Way East in Mc- Connellsburg. Police said a 20-year-old Fayetteville man attempted to pick up a 15- year- old St. Thomas girl, whom he had met online, with the intentions of “corrupting” her.

Package Stolen

A package was stolen from the front porch of a 53- year-old Hustontown woman’s Dublin Mills Road home sometime April 22-May 11, reported state police, who ask anyone with information about this theft to contact them at 717-485-3131.

Md. Man Accused Of Multiple Crimes

Milton Manual Meja, 37, Laurel, Md., was taken into custody by McConnellsburg state police following an incident that took place the evening of May 14 in Bethel Township. State police said that Meja broke the front door of 1722 Quarry Lane Rd., entered the home and stole a purse belonging to a 37-year-old female, also of Laurel, Md. She and Meja, police said, struggled over the purse before he forcibly took it and left, fleeing in a truck. Meja later returned to the home and was taken into custody. He is accused by police of committing burglary, theft, criminal mischief and harassment.

Man Faces DUI, Drug, Hit-and-Run Charges

A 32-year-old McConnellsburg man faces multiple DUI, hit-and-run and drug charges because of three separate occurrences that took place April 27. State police reported that at 3:30 p.m. Mark Joseph Massullo struck two vehicles as he drove along Lincoln Way East, one belonging to Carmella Hockenberry, 56, Three Springs, and the other to Yvonne Hall, 79, Mc- Connellsburg, and failed to exchange insurance information. At 6:30 p.m., police said, Mazzullo, after having been charged 30 minutes earlier with DUI for the 3:30 p.m. incident, was again arrested for DUI at 205 South Seventh St.

Then at 9:07 p.m., while being arraigned on the two DUI charges in District Court 39-4-02, he was found in possession of marijuana, a violation of the Controlled Substance, Drug, Device, and Cosmetic Act (Act 64), for which he was also charged. Police said they are continuing their investigation into these events.


Traci Marie Cole, 124 Woodside Dr., McConnellsburg, has been accused of harassing a 23-year-old Mc- Connellsburg female on May 12 at 3:37 p.m. State police reported that the harassment took place at 412 Woodside Apt. D12.

Simple Assault

State police reported an investigation of simple assault that happened on April 25 at 1 p.m. and involved a 63-year-old male and a 50- year-old female, both of Mc- Connellsburg. Police said the two engaged in a physical altercation at their North Second Street residence and that the male “struck” the female “about the face, causing visible minor injury.”

Package Stolen

A package was stolen from the front porch of a 39- year-old woman’s Shady Grove Drive, Todd Township, home sometime May 6-May 11, reported state police, who ask anyone with information about this theft to contact them at 717-485-3131.

Route 30 Accident Injures Couple

A Greensburg, Pa., couple were taken to Fulton Medical Center the evening of May 12 for treatment of injuries suffered in an accident on Route 30 in Ayr Township. State police said driver James A. Frendy, 74, and wife Joan C. Frendy, 71, were traveling west in a 2014 Chevy Cruze at 10:41 p.m. when the car crossed the eastbound lane into the front parking lot of the Mountain House Bar & Grill and struck the rear of a parked vehicle. Following impact, the parked vehicle hit the bar’s deck, and the Chevy continued through the parking lot, striking a couple of trees before stopping, police reported. James Frendy was charged with a traffic violation. Police were assisted on scene by Mc- Connellsburg EMS.

Union Twp. Burglary

State police reported that the back door of a Harmonia Road, Union Township, location was forced open sometime Oct. 1, 2016-May 4, 2017, and several items removed. Victim is a 48-yearold Warfordsburg woman. Anyone with information about this burglary is asked to contact the police at 717- 485-3131.

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