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Police log

July 26, 1998

SCOTLAND, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police are investigating an incident Thursday in which a person brandished a handgun on Main Street.

The victim was traveling on Main Street at about 11:30 a.m. when a passenger in another vehicle was seen with the handgun, according to police.

The victim, who asked not to be identified, told police the two people were in a blue 1989 to 1991 Pontiac Grand Prix. They were both white males and appeared to be 15 to 18 years old. Both had dark hair and dark eyes, the report said.




CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A borough man was charged with corruption of a minor after being found with a runaway early Friday on North Main Street.

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The borough police report said Tony Lehman, no age available, 272 E. Catherine St., and the unnamed juvenile were taken into custody at 3:47 a.m. in a parking lot next to Wogan's Uniform Center, 56 N. Main St.

Police said the juvenile was a runaway from a children's home on North Franklin Street.




CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - One of two teenagers charged in a June 4 robbery at a Chambersburg-area home has waived his preliminary hearing, according to District Justice Gary L. Carter's office.

The hearing of Albert Martinez, 17, of Chambersburg, was scheduled for Friday, but the case will go directly to Franklin County Court for arraignment.

Thomas Johnston, 16, of Chambersburg, also was scheduled for a preliminary hearing Friday, but it has been postponed with no new date set, according to Carter's office.

Both had been charged by Pennsylvania State Police as adults with robbery and related offenses and bail for each had been set at $300,000. Carter's office said bail had been reduced to $100,000 each.

On Friday, a Franklin County Prison spokesman said Johnston had been released and Martinez was still being held.

According to state police, two masked gunmen entered the Maribeth Drive home of Todd and Kimberly Kopp in the Laurich Hills development west of Chambersburg. Todd Kopp was pistol-whipped and one of the gunmen took Kimberly Kopp to a nearby automatic teller machine to withdraw money.

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