Police briefs

January 07, 2008

Juvenile charged with disorderly conduct at gas station

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. ? A juvenile was charged with disorderly conduct after an incident Sunday afternoon at Maxx Exxon at 3322 Black Gap Road.

Police said they were called at 8:55 p.m. about a possible robbery at the gas station. When they arrived, Ifran Abdul Salam, 35, of Chambersburg, told them the juvenile had knocked over a condiment stand and spat on him, police said.

The juvenile was found at his home behind the gas station.

Youths charged with throwing lighted gas bottles

GREENCASTLE, Pa. ? Two youths were charged with tossing lighted bottles of gas into a field Sunday morning, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Andrew D. Musick, 18, address unavailable, and a 16-year-old were charged with disorderly conduct in the 9:33 a.m. incident, which occurred in the 15000 block of Cedar Brook Drive, police said.


Two hurt in two-vehicle crash on U.S. 15

EMMITSBURG, Md. ? A Frederick, Md., woman was flown to Washington County Hospital after a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 15 in Emmitsburg Sunday morning, Maryland State Police said in a news release.

Nicole Miller, 27, was in fair condition Monday morning, a hospital spokeswoman said.

Jeffrey Jones, 47, of Ellicott City, Md., also was injured in the accident, police said.

Jones was attempting to cross the northbound lanes of U.S. 15 to enter Motters Station Road when his Honda collided with Miller's Nissan, police said.

Jones' condition was unavailable.

Police investigate robbery at Chambersburg business

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. ? Pennsylvania State Police Monday were investigating a robbery Sunday at Lemoyne Sleeper, 1363 Lincoln Way East in Chambersburg, troopers said.

A man entered the store and demanded money from an employee, troopers said in a news release. The man was described as black, about 5 feet 10 inches tall, and between 20 and 30 years old, with a slim build, troopers said. The man had been wearing a brown, hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

He left the scene with another man in a burgundy or maroon sedan, troopers said.

Anyone with information can call troopers at 717-264-5161.

Three Pa. churches vandalized

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. ? Troopers were investigating vandalism that occurred early Monday morning at three Pennsylvania churches, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Three people went to the churches just after midnight, troopers said. They removed a grave marker, smashed signs and windows and damaged several light fixtures, troopers said in a news release.

Someone saw the activity and confronted the men, who fled in a vehicle, troopers said.

The vandalism occurred at State Line United Methodist Church, Mid Valley Mennonite Church and Trinity United Church of Christ.

Youth League phone used to call sex line

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. ? Someone broke into the Green Village Youth League twice last month to call a sex hot line, charging $253 to the Youth League phone bill, Pennsylvania State Police said in a news release.

The first call took place at 8:34 a.m. Dec. 9 and the second took place at 6:09 a.m. Dec. 14. The caller apparently broke a door to gain access to the building, which is between ball fields at 499 Green Village Road in Chambersburg, police said.

Anyone with information may contact Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg at 717-264-5161.

Teen driver hits pole after falling asleep

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. ? A 17-year-old driver fell asleep on Molly Pitcher Highway Saturday and struck a utility pole, Pennsylvania State Police said in a news release.

No one was injured in the crash, police said.

After running off the east side of the road near 4141 Molly Pitcher Highway (U.S. 11) in Guilford Township at about 6:25 p.m. and striking the pole, the pickup truck rolled over and came to rest near the railroad tracks, police said.

Cable box stolen in Greene Township

SCOTLAND, Pa. ? A Comcast cable box was reported stolen Saturday afternoon from the 600 block of Mickey Inn Road in Greene Township, Pennsylvania State Police said in a news release. Anyone with information may contact Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg at 717-264-5161.

No one hurt in feed truck accident

WAYNESBORO, Pa. ? A pickup truck was severely damaged in a collision with a feed truck on Pa. 316 Saturday morning, Pennsylvania State Police said in a news release.

The pickup truck was making a left turn onto Pa. 316 from Nunnery Road at about 10:32 a.m. when it collided with the feed truck, which was northbound on 316, police said.

There were no injuries reported, and police were investigating the accident.

Waynesboro woman faces DUI charges

WAYNESBORO, Pa. ? A Waynesboro woman was charged with driving under the influence after a traffic stop early Saturday, Pennsylvania State Police said in a news release.

Eugena L. Kauffman, 37, of Windy Hill Road, was stopped at about 2:35 a.m. on Pa. 316 near Manheim Road, police said.

Pickup strikes tire, then runs into tree

GREENCASTLE, Pa. ? A pickup truck struck a tree early Friday after hitting a tire on the road, Pennsylvania State Police said in a news release.

The driver was not injured, police said.

The driver was traveling south on Horst Road in Antrim township when he struck the tire and swerved off the road at about 5:45 a.m., police said.

Greencastle man faces drug charges

GREENCASTLE, Pa. ? A Greencastle man faces drug charges after he was hospitalized for a suspected overdose early Friday, Pennsylvania State Police said in a news release.

Walter Osenbaugh Jr., 32, was found unconscious at about 3 a.m. in a room at Rodeway Inn in Antrim Township and taken to Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital, police said.

He was charged with possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia, police said.

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