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December 24, 2007

Several injuries are reported in I-81 crash in W.Va.



FALLING WATERS, W.Va. - Several people were taken to the hospital after a vehicle flipped over on Interstate 81 in Berkeley County Sunday night, trapping people inside, an emergency dispatcher there said.

The accident happened at about 10 p.m. near the 23-mile marker, the dispatcher said. The interstate was closed for some time after the accident, but was reopened by about 11 p.m., she said.

Some patients were taken to City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va., while others were taken to Washington County Hospital, the dispatcher said.

No further information was available at press time.




Windows of Chambersburg business shot out



CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Front windows at Sollenbergers Engraving & Awards, 133 N. Main St., were shot between Dec. 18 and 21, Chambersburg police said in a news release.

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The projectile used was either a BB or something similar to a BB, police said.

Anyone with information may call police at 717-264-4131.




Eggs tossed at Chambersburg home



CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police are investigating an incident of criminal mischief at a Chambersburg residence.

Police said someone threw eggs at the home and vehicle of William Lindsay at 112 Highland Circle.

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




Two Chambersburg men charged after traffic stop



CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Two borough men were charged following a traffic stop early Sunday.

Jean Carol Jiminez, 19, and Erick Sayid Vasquez, 19, were charged following a traffic stop about 1 a.m. on Lincoln Way West at Grandview Avenue.

Jiminez, of Chambersburg, was charged with underage consumption; and Vasquez was charged with underage consumption and DUI.




McConnellsburg man faces aggravated assault charge



McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. ? A McConnellsburg man was charged with aggravated assault Saturday after allegedly holding a handgun to a juvenile's head, according to a press release from Pennsylvania State Police.

Jonathan E. Bekstresser, 26, was arrested and charged with one count of aggravated assault in connection with a domestic disturbance that occurred Saturday at about 1:30 a.m.

Bekstresser was arraigned and bail was set at $25,000. Bekstresser is being held at Franklin County Prison.

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