Police log for Oct. 26

October 25, 2000

Police log for Oct. 26

Fire in corn drier is extinguished

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - The Mount Alto Fire Department put out a fire in a corn drier at 8410 Wayne Road Wednesday evening.

"It took us a long time because we had to get out all the corn before we could get to the corn that was burning," said Bob Blizzard, captain of the fire department.

He estimated damage as minor. No one was hurt.

Assault in apartment reported in borough

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Chambersburg man was charged with breaking into an apartment and assaulting its occupant Tuesday, Chambersburg Police said Wednesday.

Chambersburg Police responded to a call of a man breaking into the apartment on Lincoln Way West around 4 p.m. Tuesday, police said.


Upon their arrival, police said the man attempted to flee, but they apprehended him.

The victim, whose name was not released, was treated at Chambersburg Hospital for head injuries and released, police said.

The man was charged with burglary and aggravated assault and placed in Franklin County Prison in lieu of $500,000 bond, police said.

Houses entered in Antrim Township

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Two neighboring homes were broken into in Antrim Township this week, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

A garage in the 7000 block of Ruritan Drive was entered between 7:30 p.m. Monday and 6:15 a.m. Tuesday and tools were taken, including a trim gun, a framing gun, a circular saw, a drill, a light and batteries, police said.

During the same time period, someone broke into a nearby garage on Ruritan Road and took a garden flag from outside, police said.

Trailer leveled by fire in West Virginia

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A trailer was destroyed by fire late Tuesday in Shenandoah Junction.

The Shepherdstown Volunteer Fire Department responded at about 11:15 p.m. to a fire at the Shasta Trailer Court, said Fire Chief Leon Catrow.

The trailer was vacant and the owner is uncertain, he said.

"There was nobody injured and nobody in the trailer," he said. "It was heavily involved" by the time firefighters arrived, he said.

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