Police log

January 12, 2004

Cash, electronics stolen from Pa. home

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Approximately $1,500 in cash, along with consumer electronics, were stolen Friday from a home in Guilford Township, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Police said a door was kicked in between noon and 6:30 p.m. to enter the home on Little Mountain Terrace. An XBox video game, combination VCR/DVD, a tape deck, amplifier, two microphones and a digital converter also were stolen.

Anyone with information can call state police at 717-264-5161.

Engagement ring stolen from eatery

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Fulton County, Pa., woman's diamond engagement ring was stolen last week from the Chambersburg restaurant in which she works, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

The ring of Kayla D. Hopkins, 20, of Harrisonville, Pa., was stolen last Tuesday from an employee locker room at the Cracker Barrel at 1162 Wayne Road, police said. The ring, valued at about $1,500, was taken from her purse between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., according to police.

Fire police signs stolen from vehicle

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police say two fire police signs were stolen off a Chambersburg man's vehicle Saturday night or Sunday morning.

The signs, worth about $20, were taken off a 2001 Mazda Protg belonging to Joshua Dorand of 3975 Edenville Road, according to police. The theft took place between 11 p.m. and 9 a.m., police said.

Money, lockbox stolen from Pa. home

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a burglary at a Peters Township home.

Police said the home was entered between Jan. 5 and Saturday.

About $200 in coins, $120 in bills and a lockbox were stolen from the residence in the 3000 block of Lemar Road, police said.

Man stabbed at W.Va. Sheetz

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A 30-year-old man was stabbed during a disturbance early Sunday at the Sheetz on West King Street, a Martinsburg Police Department spokesman said.

The stabbing occurred as a result of a verbal dispute that escalated, Lt. John McMillen said.

The man told police that he was stabbed when about five or six people beat him up.

The man drove himself home to Hedgesville, W.Va., although he later was transported to City Hospital, McMillen said.

McMillen said he could not release the victim's name. McMillen said he did not know how many times the man was stabbed or his condition.

Anyone with information about the stabbing can call city police at 304-264-2100.

Restaurant damaged by grease fire

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - About $25,000 worth of smoke damage was caused to the Market House Grill restaurant Sunday when a grease fire broke out at about 10:30 a.m., said a Martinsburg Fire Department spokesman.

The fire started on a grill, said Capt. David Brining.

Although firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze quickly, there was smoke damage throughout the restaurant, Brining said.

It will cost about $25,000 to clean the restaurant and make possible other needed repairs such as painting, Brining said.

The Market House Grill is at the corner of Queen and Burke streets.

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