Police log

June 07, 2000

Three charged with helping Pa. escapee

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police said three people have been charged with hindering the apprehension of an inmate who walked away from a work-release assignment in May.

Police said Michelle Kint, 37, of Blue Ridge Summit, Pa.; David Ditch, 18, of Waynesboro, and a 17-year-old Waynesboro juvenile have been charged with helping Scott T. Kint avoid apprehension after he failed to return to the Franklin County Prison from a work-release job in Thurmont, Md.

Michelle Kint and Ditch were both arraigned before District Justice Larry Pentz and jailed, but were later released, according to a county prison officer. A petition was filed against the youth with the Franklin County Juvenile Probation Department, police said.


The report did not say when the charges were filed.

Scott Kint was recaptured May 22 in Washington Township, police said. The report alleged that Michelle Kint gave him money, Ditch supplied him with transportation and the juvenile harbored Kint in his home and gave false information to police.

The report did not say if there is any relationship between Michelle Kint and Scott Kint.


Pa. woman charged in robbery

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Chambersburg police are investigating a Saturday robbery in which $50 was stolen from a borough man.

The report said a woman stole the money from a 39-year-old man who is mentally handicapped. The robbery occurred at about 10 p.m. in Room 125 of Carson's Motel, 414 Loudon St. Police said the woman fled the motel before police arrived.

The report said robbery and theft charges have been filed against Michelle Moore, 27, of Chambersburg, as a result of the investigation.


Bicyclist hit with dart

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police said a boy on a bike was hit with a dart Saturday afternoon in Guilford Township, Pa.

The report said the unidentified boy was riding a bicycle near the intersection of Wilkenson Lane and Pine Drive at 4:30 p.m. when a silver and black Ford Ranger pickup drove past. Police said the boy was hit in the back with a dart fired from the pickup.

Police said there were three or four people in the truck, but no other description was available.


Building supplies litterbug sought

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police were looking for the person who dumped tar paper, shingles and wood in the Michaux State Park on Sunday.

Police said the debris was dumped off Stillhouse Hollow Road in Greene Township at about 4:30 p.m. The report said police were looking for a maroon Ford F-150 extended cab pickup towing a single-axle trailer.


Teens take money from cab driver

Four teenage boys overpowered a cab driver early Wednesday and stole $75, according to Hagerstown City Police.

The boys, described as white, in their mid- to late teens and wearing sweat clothes, directed the cab driver to the Sheetz store at Huyetts, where they all went into the store.

After leaving the store, they told the cab driver to take them back to Hagerstown, police said. The attack occurred on West Washington Street at East Place.

One boy held the man while the other three got the money, police said. They left the cab and ran.

Surveillance cameras in the Sheetz store will be checked to see if the boys' identities can be obtained.


Break-ins, thefts reported

Washington County Sheriff's deputies responded to a number of calls Tuesday and early Wednesday.

* Someone broke into a residence on Reckord Avenue on the Fort Ritchie complex around 3 a.m. Wednesday. A back door was pried open and the house was ransacked but apparently nothing was taken.

* An internal theft of several hundred dollars was discovered at the Williamsport Exxon station and an investigation has begun.

* A wallet left in a rental vehicle at Hagerstown Ford was reported stolen. It contained credit cards and cash.

* Two high-powered rifles, valued at $1,400, were reported stolen from a home on Corner Road near Hancock.

* A 1992 Pontiac Transport with West Virginia tags 4AB 364 was reported stolen Tuesday.

The owner told deputies that the vehicle was loaned a week ago to a friend but an anonymous phone caller Tuesday said the vehicle had been stolen and was disabled in New Jersey.


Car vandalized

A car was vandalized while parked in the 1000 block of Valley Brook Road Wednesday evening, Hagerstown City Police said.

Police said the vandal threw a rock at the car.

911 center receives 3 false fire alarms

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Three false fire alarms were phoned in early Monday to the Franklin County 911 Center, Chambersburg Police said.

The report said the calls were made from outside the borough. The calls were made at 1:41, 1:57 and 2:09 a.m., police said.

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