Police log

May 03, 1999

SOUTH MOUNTAIN, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police said a New Oxford, Pa., man was injured Sunday night when he crashed his car trying to avoid deer in the roadway.

Lee Edward Bingaman, 36, of 287 Oxford Road, suffered injuries to his ribs, chest and back in the 8:20 p.m. accident, according to police. The report said he was traveling south on Old Forge Road about two miles south of South Mountain Road.

The report said Bingaman swerved to avoid two deer in the road and hit a tree. Information on Bingaman's condition, or where he was treated, was unavailable.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Borough police are investigating the theft of a car that occurred Friday night or Saturday morning.

The report said the 1982 light blue Buick Riviera was stolen from the home of Samuel and Jenny Sheppard, 129 E. Vine St., between 5 p.m. and noon.


The car had Pennsylvania registration ANV-7915, a white vinyl roof and a "For Sale" sign in the back window.

NEEDMORE, Pa. - A Fulton County man told Pennsylvania State Police his car was stolen early Monday morning at the Amarath Exit of Interstate 70 on Union Township.

According to the report, Roy Scott Wertman, 21, of Needmore, was at the exit at 1:30 a.m. when he was approached by two Hispanic men. Police said the men took his 1980 Chevy Citation and were last seen heading west on I-70.

The car is dark blue with Pennsylvania registration BRT-9957, according to police.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police are investigating vandalism to a car that occurred Sunday night or Monday morning at the Wal-Mart store in Guilford Township.

The report said that between 9:30 p.m. and 2:30 a.m. someone smashed three windows on a car belonging to Antonio Brown of Chambersburg. The vandalism also included scratched paint, a broken gas cap and sugar poured into the gas tank.

STATE LINE, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police are seeking information on the sale of a firearm on Saturday, April 24, outside the Mason-Dixon Auto Auction, 12876 Molly Pitcher Highway.

The report said the sale may have been legal, but they want to talk to the buyer, described as white, between 18 and 25 years of age, 6 feet tall and 175 pounds with sandy brown hair. Police said the man purchased a rifle or shotgun outside the auction.

The report said the weapon was sold to the man from the trunk of a Nissan Sentra but did not name the seller. A gun show was going on inside the auction at the time, police said.

Anyone who would like to report information about the incident may call state police at 717-264-5161.

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