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Police log

September 28, 1998

Teen injured in 2-vehicle wreck

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police said a Fayetteville teenager was flown to York (Pa.) Hospital following a two-vehicle accident Friday afternoon in Greene Township, Pa.

Kabby Everly, 16, was in serious condition Sunday afternoon, according to a nursing supervisor.

According to police, the accident happened at 2:50 p.m. on Pa. 997 about four-tenths of a mile south of U.S. 30. Everly was driving north when his 1991 Ford Tempo crossed the center line and collided with a southbound 1991 Ford Explorer driven by Lincoln Shank, 62, of Waynesboro, Pa.

Everly had to be freed from the wreckage by Fayetteville Volunteer Fire Co. personnel, the police report said.

Shank was treated at the scene for a minor injury, police said.

Woman charged in homicide attempt

ORRSTOWN, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police last week charged a woman with criminal attempt to commit homicide after a man was poisoned with antifreeze.

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The police report said Linda F. Reasner, 54, of Orrstown, was also charged with two counts of aggravated assault in incidents that occurred last Tuesday, and on Aug. 22, 1997.

Police said James Richard Reasner, 54, of Orrstown, was poisoned with antifreeze in a drink in the 1997 incident and was treated at a hospital. The report said he was taken to Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital following the Sept. 22, poisoning.

A nursing supervisor said James Reasner was in fair condition Sunday afternoon.

Linda Reasner was arraigned before District Justice Larry Meminger and taken to Franklin County Prison on $150,000 bond. A prison official said on Sunday that she was no longer being held.

The report said a preliminary hearing will be scheduled at a later date.

Four facing drug charges

ST. THOMAS, Pa. - Three people were charged with drug possession and a fourth was being sought after Pennsylvania State Police searched a room Saturday morning at the Travel Inn Motel, 4840 Lincoln Way West.

Johnny B. Thomas, 41, and Barbara Juanita Slaughter, 55, both of whom were listed as residents of the motel, were charged with possession of cocaine and jailed in Franklin County Prison on $25,000 bond, according to police.

Dale Evans, no age available, of Harrisburg, Pa., was charged with possession of marijuana and was taken into custody by the Dauphin County (Pa.) Sheriff's Office on an outstanding warrant, the report said.

Lawrence E. "Curffy" Evans, 33, also listed as a resident of the motel, was still being sought Sunday, according to the report. Police issued a warrant for his arrest on a charge of delivery of cocaine.

According to police, room 18 of the motel was searched after police obtained a search warrant. The report said police conducted a lengthy investigation involving undercover personnel, the state police Bureau of Narcotics and the Franklin County Drug Task Force.

Police said Lawrence Evans fled the scene. The 7:26 a.m. search turned up an undisclosed quantity of cocaine and marijuana and $2,000 in cash, police said. A vehicle was also seized.

Evans is black, about 6 feet tall and 220 pounds, according to police. He has black hair cut very short and brown eyes.

No one hurt in 3-car collision

ST. THOMAS, Pa. - No injuries were reported in a three-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon at the intersection of U.S. 30 and Hade Road in St. Thomas Township, Pa., according to Pennsylvania State Police.

The report said the accident happened at 3:48 p.m. as Leslie Lee Peck, 51, of 12656 Shimpstown Road, Mercersburg, Pa., was traveling east at a high speed in the center turn lane of U.S. 30. Robert D. Craig, 55, of 4362 Gary Way, Chambersburg, Pa., was stopped in the turn lane facing west, police said.

Peck, who was towing a log splitter, swerved into the east lane to miss Craig's pickup, according to the report. The rear bumper of his truck hit a car stopped at the Hade Road intersection, ripping off the front bumper, the report said. That car was driven by Lewis A. Layton Jr., 20, of 5315 Race Track Road, St. Thomas, police said.

Peck continued east and his truck hit Craig's, according to the report. The log splitter broke loose and also hit Craig's truck, the report said. Peck's truck went another 500 feet before coming to a stop in a field, the report said.

A total of nine people were in the three vehicles, including three children, according to the report.

Burglary probed

The Washington County Sheriff's Department is investigating a burglary at a Sharpsburg home Saturday or Sunday.

The 16208 Woburn Road residence is owned by John Augustine, according to police.

Police said the burglar entered the home through an unlocked sliding glass door between 5 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

The burglar then went into the dining room and stole a Sony 8mm palmcorder with attached case and eight 8mm cassette tapes, police said.

Police estimate the items to be worth $732.

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