Police log for Dec. 1

December 01, 2000

Police log for Dec. 1

W.Va. woman charged with drug possession

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A West Virginia woman was charged with drug possession after she left her purse in a Guilford Township restaurant Sunday, Pennsylvania State Police report.

Danielle M. Wood, 26, of Charleston, W.Va., was charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana, police said.

The manager of the Bob Evans at 1131 Wayne Ave., found the purse around 9 p.m. Sunday and looked through it to find a phone number to contact the owner. The manager found a baggy that appeared to contain marijuana and she called police.

Police determined the substance was marijuana and charged Wood, police said.

No further information was available.

Academy offers look at being a trooper

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police Troop H will offer a Citizens' Police Academy for residents interested in learning more about criminal justice.

The academy will run Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 9 p.m. from Feb. 14 through April 18 at Troop H in Harrisburg.


Troop H covers Franklin, Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Perry and York counties.

There will be 10 sessions concerning the traffic unit, crime unit, identification unit and community service.

The interactive academy gives the community an opportunity to experience what is involved in being a Pennsylvania State Police trooper.

Applications are available at any state police office, including the Chambersburg barrack on Franklin Farm Lane.

The application deadline is Jan. 24. Space is limited and state police will notify those applicants accepted into the program.

Applicants must be at least 21 years old, can not be seeking employment with the Pennsylvania State Police and no more than two members from the same family will be permitted to attend at the same time.

For more information, those interested may contact Tpr. Richelle Berrian at 717-671-7500 or Tpr. Linette Quinn at 717-671-7646.

Man charged with public drunkeness

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Pennsylvania man was charged with multiple offenses Thursday morning after he caused a disturbance and shattered a window when leaving a Chambersburg bar, Chambersburg Police said.

Steven R. Oller, 29, of Chambersburg, was charged with criminal trespass, possession of drug paraphernalia, criminal mischief and public drunkenness, according to police.

Police were called to the Cabbage Patch Bar, 460 Grant St., at 12:14 a.m. after a customer caused a disturbance and refused to leave. The man finally left, but punched out a glass window in the front door, police said.

Police said they found the man heavily intoxicated with a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Oller was placed in Franklin County Prison and was still there Thursday.

Police searching for armed bank robbers

SCOTLAND, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police are looking for two men who robbed a Greene Township, Pa., bank Thursday morning.

Two armed men entered M & T Bank at 3626 Scotland Main St., at 11:15 a.m. Thursday and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.

The suspects were armed with a handgun and were seen leaving the area in a small, light-colored, late-model minivan, police said.

Anyone with information on the robbery may call Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg at 717-264-5161.

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