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Five face burglary charges in Pa.

June 16, 2005

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Five men - four from Hagerstown and one from Baltimore - were charged with burglary following an incident at a Washington Township business, according to Washington Township Police Wednesday.

The incident occurred shortly before 1 a.m. Tuesday at the Hunter's Den at 11779 Buchanan Trail East, police said.

Charged with burglary, criminal trespass and conspiracy were Hagerstown residents James R. Burke of 312 E. Washington St., Stephen D. Land of 60 E. Washington St., Wilvon E. Raleigh of 136 Broadway, Apt. 3FW, and Bryan Travers Huffman of 17902 Daisy Drive; and Justin D. Nelson of 2925 Oakly Ave. in Baltimore

All five were arraigned before Magisterial District Judge David Hawbaker and ordered held on $15,000 bond, police said.

According to police, the men stopped at the 7-Eleven in Rouzerville, Pa., and asked for and received directions to the gun shop. The person they spoke with called police, according to the report.

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Police went to the shop and spotted a vehicle leaving the establishment. At the same time, the alarm in the shop sounded, police said.

The vehicle was stopped near Knepper's Auto Sales and Repair at 11429 Buchanan Trail East. Police said one or more of the men had entered the gun shop and set off the alarm.

Police did not say whether anything was taken from the store.

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