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February 26, 2002

Disc jockey equipment stolen from parked car

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Someone stole thousands of dollars of disc jockey equipment from a car parked outside of a Chambersburg restaurant Sunday, Chambersburg Police said.

Someone cut into a 1998 Jeep owned by Joel McLaren, 40, of Chambersburg, while it was parked outside of the Cabbage Patch, 460 Grant St., at 1:35 a.m., police said.

Anyone with information can call Chambersburg Police at 717-264-4131, ext. 315.

Four men charged in 12-hour party at motel

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Four men were charged last week in connection with a December party that Chambersburg Police allege involved sexual activity, alcohol and two female juveniles.

The charges stem from a party that began at 6 p.m. Dec. 14 and ended at 6 a.m. Dec. 15 at the Travel Lodge Motel, 565 Lincoln Way East, police said.


Kevin L. High, 24, of 270 Ramsey Ave., Chambersburg, Cornell T. McGuigan, 28, of Washington, D.C., and Donald M. Shaffer, 25, of 5400 Lincoln Way East, Lot 21, Fayetteville, Pa., each were charged with statutory sexual assault, corruption of minors and furnishing alcohol to minors, police said.

A fourth man, Kenneth R. High, 19, of 230 Ramsey Ave., Chambersburg, was charged with corruption of minors, police said.

The victims are listed as a 14-year-old girl and a 16-year-old girl.

W.Va. men charged with setting off explosives

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Two local men were jailed after what appeared to be an explosive device damaged a windshield on a pickup truck at 204 Lambert St. Sunday night, court records said.

Martinsburg Police responded to the address to speak to a man who said he heard a loud bang which he thought was a gunshot, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court records.

The man went outside, where he saw damage to his truck, heavy smoke in the area and an odor of sulphur, according to court records.

Patrolman George Manning said he saw part of the truck's windshield wiper blade lying about 10 feet from the truck.

Manning then went to 1304 Echo St., where two other police officers found debris in the road that appeared to have been caused by an explosive device, said court records.

Police went to a house at the location and spoke to a man who told police he set off a "Red Devil" firecracker inside a punching bag in front of his house.

Another man came out of the house and told police that he was with the other man when the firecracker was set off, said court records.

Daniel M. Holler, 19, of 1304 Echo St., was being held in the Eastern Regional Jail Monday night on charges of explosives - use of destructive devices, underage consumption and second offense shoplifting, said court records.

Jeremiah Ryan Windsor, 20, of 2783 Mountain Lake Road, Hedgesville, was being held in the jail Monday night on charges of explosives-use of destructive devices, shoplifting, obstructing, and underage consumption, said court records.

Nine departments battle Pa. barn fire

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Firefighers from nine departments were battling a large barn fire on Pine Stump Road in Greene Township Monday night, said dispatchers.

The fire in the 900 block of Pine Stump Road was reported at 8:29 p.m., said dispatchers.

The fire had spread from the barn to another building and to some nearby grass, said dispatchers.

Fire officials could not be reached for comment Monday night because they were still at the scene, dispatchers said.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The owner of a tree that had been moved decided not to press charges against two 14-year-old boys who police said did the replanting, Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg said.

Police said Jason Eugene Warren, 27, of Waynesboro, Pa., noticed a blue spruce tree on his property on Coral Ridge Road had been removed between Feb. 9 and Feb. 23 and replanted on adjoining property.

The tree was returned to Warren, police said.

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