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Police log for 7/15

July 16, 2002

Driver avoids injury when dump truck collides with train

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The driver of a dump truck whose vehicle drifted into the side of a moving train along Lighthouse Road Monday afternoon escaped injury, said Pennsylvania State Police.

Keith Rosenberry failed to bring his truck to a complete stop at the U.S. 11 stop sign at 1:50 p.m., police said. The truck collided with the left side of the southbound Norfolk Southern freight train.

Rosenberry, 25, of St. Thomas, Pa., was unhurt, police said. His heavily damaged 2000 Western Star dump truck was towed from the scene.

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Neither the conductor nor the engineer of the four-engine, 101-empty coal car train was injured, police said.

The investigation is continuing.




Pa. residents hospitalized following Interstate 81 crash

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Two Franklin County residents injured when their vehicle rolled over on the Interstate 81 median Sunday night remain hospitalized Monday.

Earl Gibson Wood, 31, of 10935 Antrim Court, Greencastle, and Misti L. Nicarry, 33, of 344 S. Park Ave., Mercersburg, Pa., were flown to York (Pa.) Hospital following the 7:45 p.m. accident, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Wood was listed in serious condition in the trauma-surgical intensive care unit, and Nicarry was in satisfactory condition Monday night, according to a hospital spokeswoman.

Wood and Nicarry were traveling north on the interstate near mile marker 3 in a Ford Explorer when the vehicle went into the grass median for an unknown reason and rolled, ejecting both occupants, police said.

Police said it is not clear who was the driver, and don't believe either person was wearing a seat belt.

Police closed the northbound lanes of I-81 for about two hours to investigate the accident scene.




Pa. resident faces gun, assault charges following fight

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Chambersburg man is in Franklin County Prison after reportedly threatening another man with a handgun Sunday evening, Chambersburg Police said.

Police were called to 420 Black Ave. at 6 p.m. for a fight involving a gun. Anthony White told police another man pointed a gun at him.

Police saw the suspect enter 12 W. Catherine St., where they found a handgun inside and took Jean R. Dorremil into custody, police said.

Dorremil was charged with altering or obliterating marks of identification, carrying a firearm without a license, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person and terroristic threats, police said.

He was arraigned before District Justice Larry Meminger and was in Franklin County Prison Monday in lieu of $5,000 bail, according to police and prison officers.




Single-car accident sends area woman to hospital

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Chambersburg woman suffered minor injuries Sunday morning when her car struck both sides of a bridge crossing the Conococheague Creek, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Bonnie Brechbill, 47, was eastbound on Siloam Road at 10:50 a.m. when she entered the opposite lane of travel and struck the bridge rail on the north side, police said. The 1989 Mercury Sable station wagon then crossed back into the eastbound lane and hit the south side of the bridge rail, police said.

Brechbill, who was wearing a seat belt, was transported by Chambersburg Fire Department emergency services personnel to Chambersburg Hospital, where she was treated for minor injuries, police said.




Hagerstown cops arrest three in task force drug raid

In the latest effort to target residents who allow their homes to be used for illegal drug transactions, the Washington County Narcotics Task Force has charged a Hagerstown woman with two counts of maintaining a common nuisance.

Malisa Lynn Parris, 29, of 734 W. Washington St., first floor, was also charged with possession of illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia, task force agents said Monday.

Parris, who was released on $7,500 bond, was taken into custody earlier this month after a raid of her apartment. That raid was the result of a narcotics investigation at the home, which included the purchase of crack cocaine from there, said Sgt. Mark Holtzman, NTF director.

Of the seven people in the residence at the time of the July 3 raid, Parris and two others were charged.

Walter Thomas Anderson, 29, of 552 Essex Place, Frederick, Md., was charged with possession with intent to distribute illegal drugs, possession of illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia, agents said.

A search of Anderson turned up two plastic bags of suspected cocaine in his pants pocket and two more bags in his shoe, agents said. Anderson was released after posting $20,000 bond.

Vincent Wilroberto Hernandez, 20, of 421B Sumans Ave., was also charged with possession with intent to distribute illegal drugs, possession of illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia, agents said.

Found near a bag of suspected cocaine at the residence, Hernandez was jailed on $100,000 bond and is now being held for New York authorities, who have outstanding charges against him, agents said.




Complaint leads to discovery of 2-foot marijuana plants

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