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Teen injured when struck by vehicle

April 27, 2005

Teen injured when struck by vehicle

A teen was taken to Washington County Hospital after he was struck by a car Monday on Hebb Road, the Washington County Sheriff's Department said.

Deputies said the 13-year-old Hebb Road resident rode his skateboard into the road and was struck by a 2001 Dodge at about 7:30 p.m. His injuries did not appear to be life-threatening, deputies said.

Deputies said no charges were filed Monday against the driver, whose identity was not released.

Additional information, including the boy's condition, was not released by deputies Monday evening.

Vehicle damaged in Williamsport

A driver's side mirror to a motor vehicle was reported broken off with a brick Monday while it was parked in the 200 block of South Artizan Street in Williamsport, Washington County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Mark Knight said.

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The incident was reported at 2:30 p.m. Monday, he said.

Man tries to rob convenience store

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police are investigating an attempted robbery Sunday night at Rutter's Farm Store, 4030 Lincoln Way East.

Police said a man with a handgun attempted to rob the store at approximately 9 p.m., but fled without any money. No one was injured, police said.

Police gave no detailed description of the robber.

Police said several customers either were leaving or entering the store during the time the man was inside. Anyone who was in the store between 8:50 and 9:10 p.m. may call state police at 1-717-264-5161.

Rifles reported stolen from home

FANNETTSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a burglary on Tuesday, April 19, in which two rifles were stolen from a Metal Township home.

Police said the house in the 17000 block of East Fannettsburg Road was entered through a rear door between 6:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. A Remington Model 760 pump-action rifle and a Marlin .22 Magnum rifle were stolen, along with a PlayStation and several PlayStation games.

Anyone with information about the burglary may call state police at 1-717-264-5161.

Man charged in gas station robbery

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - A Fayetteville man has been charged by Pennsylvania State Police after a gas station was robbed Friday morning.

Jeremy Robert Smith, 27, of 7051 Brownsville Road, was charged with robbery and theft and was in Franklin County Prison Monday, according to a prison official and records at Magisterial District Judge Kelly Rock's office.

Police said the Sunoco station at 4650 Lincoln Way East was robbed at about 2 a.m. by a man who demanded cash from the clerk. Police said the man fled with a small amount of cash.

Police said Smith was taken into custody without incident in Fayetteville a short time after the robbery.

Pa. man faces firearms charges

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Chambersburg man was charged with terroristic threats and firearms violations after an incident Thursday at Razzle's, 1110 Sheller Ave., according to borough police.

Police said John J. Diego Jr., 33, no fixed address, was charged with carrying a firearm without a license, having a firearm with an altered serial number, simple assault, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness. Charges against Diego, also known as Steven Joseph Davidor, were filed with Magisterial District Judge Larry Pentz's office, according to Franklin County Prison records.

Diego was in jail Monday on $35,000 bail, according to prison records.

Police said a man in Razzle's pulled a handgun, pointing it at patrons and employees while making threats. Diego was taken into custody near the intersection of Fourth Street and Wayne Avenue. A search by a K-9 unit found a handgun buried nearby under bushes and mulch, police said.

Pickup catches fire in turnpike tunnel

AMBERSON, Pa. - A pickup truck loaded with hay caught fire in the eastbound Kittatinny Tunnel of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Monday night, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Police said the fire occurred at about 7:15 p.m. and the eastbound tunnel was still closed at about 11 p.m. Police said the tunnel would remain closed until the tunnel was inspected by turnpike authorities.

Police were preparing to divert the eastbound traffic into the westbound tunnel and allow traffic to go in both directions until the tunnel was re-opened, police said.

Motorcycle stolen off transport trailer

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the theft Saturday of a motorcycle from 1334 Pine Stump Road.

Police said the 1999 CR250R motorcycle was stolen off a transport trailer between 1 and 8 a.m. The cycle belongs to James Eichenlaub, 25, of Chambersburg, police said.

In a separate report, police said two all-terrain vehicles were stolen Saturday from a storage shed at 6926 Rice Road in Southampton Township. The ATVs belong to Ted W. Jr. and Corey Allan Scheaffer of Shippensburg, Pa., and were reported stolen at 1:52 a.m., police said.

A 12-year-old boy was charged with placing a bomb threat at Thomas Johnson Middle School Monday, the Frederick Police Department said in a written release.

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