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Police log

December 20, 1997

Police log

A Williamsport man was arrested Saturday after allegedly assaulting his wife, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

In addition to a second-degree assault charge, George Frederick Vandruff, 37, of 30 N. Vermont st. also faces drug charges, according to a Sheriff's Department report.

On Saturday morning deputies responded to Washington County Hospital in reference to a domestic violence report. Lisa Ann Vandruff, 33, told deputies she was attacked Friday night and then again Saturday morning by her husband at the couple's home .

She then drove herself to the hospital, where she was later released with no injuries, the report said.

Deputies went to 30 N. Vermont St. and arrested George Vandruff, the report said. While arresting Vandruff, deputies charged him with posession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

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Vandruff was being held Satuday night at the Washington County Detention Center on a $15,000 bond.




CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A deceased male calf was found with a thin metal chain wrapped around its neck in Antrim Township Saturday, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

The animal was found by a roadside gravel shoulder on Grant Shook Road.

It is unknown how the animal died, but police said it was dragged for some distance, possibly by a vehicle. The animal had no indentifying marks, so the owner is unknown, police said.

Police said several incidents of this type have occured recently in the same area. Witnesses and persons with any information regarding this type of incident are encouraged to call Trooper Phillip M. Payes at 717-264-5161.




CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Three people were injured in a two-car accident Saturday afternoon, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

According a police report, a 1988 Chevrolet Beretta pulled in front of a 1992 Mercury Grand Marquis at the intersection of Ragged Edge Road and Brindle Road at 12:40 p.m.

The driver of the Mercury, David Suders, 50, of Chambersburg, and his only passenger were not injured. Both were wearing seat belts.

But the driver of the of the Chevrolet, Betty Short, 45, of Chambersburg, suffered a chest injury and was being evaluated at Chambersburg Hospital Saturday evening.

In addition, two of Short's passengers were injured. Crissy Short, 17, also of Chambersburg suffered a hand injury and Cherith Yoder, 16, of Waynesboro, Pa., suffered a fractured pelvis and was listed in stable condition at Chambersburg Hospital.

No one on the Chevrolet was wearing a seat belt, including a 23-month-old child who was not in a child seat, the report said.

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