John Black, 33, was charged with simple assault and endangering the welfare of children after a domestic dispute at 10:39 p.m. Wednesday, police said.
John Black allegedly struck Paula Black, 30, of Chambersburg, in the face twice with closed fists, causing open bleeding wounds, police said.
After assuming care for his two young children, John Black abandoned them, leaving them alone and sleeping in an unlocked apartment, police said.
Man reports being robbed at knifepoint
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Chambersburg man told police a Hispanic male held a knife to his throat and robbed him early Thursday morning at his apartment, Chambersburg Police said.
Florentino Chavez, 31, of 23 N. Main St., told police the male took his wallet from him and then fled on foot, police said.
The incident is under investigation.
Holiday decorations stolen from homes
The Grinch apparently moved through a Smithsburg neighborhood over the weekend and Wednesday, stealing holiday decorations from two homeowners.
At 102 Sherri's Way, thieves took two 10-inch Christmas wreaths from the garage and one 18-inch wreath from the front door, according to Washington County Sheriff's deputies.
Damage was also done to a brass outdoor light fixture.
A papier mache Santa Claus and a mailbox huggie ornament, valued at $120, were taken from 110 Sherri's Way sometime Wednesday, the homeowner told deputies.
Deputies investigate theft, tire slashing
Washington County Sheriff's deputies went out on a number of calls Wednesday.
Someone broke into 1234 B W. Washington St., and stole some toys and a red jacket.
A tire was slashed at 16903 Harbinger Court in the Lakeside Trailer Park.
A counterfeit $10 bill was passed at the AC&T Service Station at 16504 Virginia Ave. in Williamsport.
Woman pleads guilty to embezzlement
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A 21-year-old Berkeley Springs, W.Va., resident pleaded guilty Nov. 20 to embezzlement in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia in Martinsburg before Judge W. Craig Broadwater.
Chantel Durene, of 801 Johnson Mill Road, was charged with embezzling approximately $7,881 on April 18 in Berkeley Springs. She is free on bond pending sentencing and faces a maximum sentence of 30 years imprisonment and a $1 million fine.
Woman pleads guilty to giving false info
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A Martinsburg resident pleaded guilty Nov. 20 to making a false statement on a loan application to the IRS Federal Credit Union in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia in Martinsburg before Judge W. Craig Broadwater.
Patricia A. Goldberg, of 420 S. Georgia Ave., was charged with making the false statement on Oct. 26, 1993.
She is free on bond pending sentencing and faces a maximum sentence of 30 years imprisonment and a $1 million fine.
Man charged with drug possession
WHEELING, W.Va. - A Summit Point, W.Va., man was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury in Wheeling for possession with intent to deliver crack.
William Christopher Allen Underwood, 21, was charged in a June 14 incident in Summit Point.
If convicted, he faces a maximum of 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine.