Police log for July 24

July 23, 2000

Police log for July 24

Police look for truck driver in Pa.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police are looking for the driver of a pickup truck that eluded them in a pursuit Friday morning in Guilford Township.

The report said police tried to stop a late-model maroon Chevy pickup on Pa. 316 at about 5 a.m. The pickup turned on to Garber Road. The driver then led police on a chase covering about six miles. The driver repeatedly left the roadway in the pickup truck before getting away, authorities added.

Woman, child are treated after wreck

FORT LOUDON, Pa. - A woman and a child were treated and released from Chambersburg Hospital after receiving minor injuries Friday in a one-vehicle accident on U.S. 30 in St. Thomas Township.

Police said the accident happened at 5:30 p.m. just west of Pa. 416. Tonya L. Brown, 23, no address given, was westbound when her 1998 Chevy Cavalier went out of control during a rain storm.


Police said she and Hunter D. Brown, 3, were injured when the car ran off the road into a ditch and flipped end over end.

Amplifier, discs stolen in Guilford

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - A Pioneer amplifier and 20 compact discs were stolen from a car sometime Friday in Guilford Township, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

The items, worth $525, were stolen from the vehicle of Timothy A. Smith, 25, of Greencastle, sometime between 6:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., police said. The vehicle was in a parking lot on 2700 block of Molly Pitcher Highway South, according to the report.

Police said there was about $200 damage to Smith's vehicle.

Washers, dryers are damaged in Pa.

ST. THOMAS, Pa. - Two commercial washers and two clothes dryers were damaged in an attempted theft over the weekend, Pennsylvania State Police said.

The report said the machines at 7402 Lincoln Way West were damaged between 11 p.m. Friday and noon Saturday. The machines belong to Clyde White, 40, of St. Thomas. Police said no money was removed from the coin boxes.

Man injured in ATV accident in W.Va.

BACK CREEK, W.Va. - A 25-year-old man was injured when he was thrown from an all-terrain vehicle Sunday afternoon, according to Brad Bennett, chief of the Back Creek Volunteer Fire Company.

The man, who Bennett declined to identify, was riding a four-wheeler at about 2:25 p.m. off Buck Hill Road in the Shanghai area when he hit a bank, Bennett said.

The man flew off the ATV before it hit a tree, he said.

Bennett said the man had a cut on his head and other minor cuts and scrapes, but was not seriously hurt.

Back Creek's rescue unit was assisted by a Berkeley County medic unit, which transported the man to Winchester Medical Center in Virginia.

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