Police briefs

April 22, 2008

Sheriff's Department responds to incidents

The Washington County Sheriff's Department responded to the following incidents recently, according to Lt. Mark Knight:


· At 7 a.m., theft was reported in the 18000 block of Villa Terrace. A vehicle was broken into and a Dell laptop computer was stolen.

· At 11:30 a.m., breaking and entering was reported in the 17000 block of Maple Leaf Court. Someone entered a home through an unlocked door.

· At 1 p.m., theft was reported at Blue Seal Feed in the 11000 block of Hopewell Road. Two trees were taken.


· At 3 p.m., theft was reported at K-Mart in the 1700 block of Massey Boulevard. A pair of sneakers was stolen.

Boy charged with assault at high school

GREENCASTLE, Pa. -- A 16-year-old boy was charged with simple assault after a fight in a bathroom at Greencastle-Antrim High School last week, Greencastle police said.

Another 16-year-old boy involved in the fight was injured and required medical attention. He was charged with harassment, police said.

Students has items stolen while in weight room

GREENCASTLE, Pa. -- Several items were stolen from a student at Greencastle-Antrim High School while the student was working out in the weight room, Greencastle police said.

An iPod, cell phone, sweat shirt and set of house keys were taken, although the cell phone was returned the next day, police said.

Anyone with information may call police at 717-597-9506.

Cash stolen from Pa. restaurant

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police believe a thief or thieves stole $282 about a week ago from the Fire and Ice Restaurant in Guilford Township, a press release said.

The culprits entered the business through an unlocked rear door either late April 14 or early April 15, the release said.

The matter is under investigation.

Vehicles damaged at Pa. body shop

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Vandals damaged 10 vehicles that were parked in the lot of Don's Body Shop and Used Cars in Chambersburg, according to a press release from Pennsylvania State Police.

The crimes occurred between April 12 and 14, the release said. The vehicles were scratched with rocks, the interior controls were damaged, and the seats and tires were slashed.

Several juveniles were being investigated, the release said.

Woman charged with stealing money

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police were looking for a woman who allegedly stole $853 from a Quincy Township man's wallet as he cooked breakfast for her April 14, a press release said.

Cheryl Lynn Alexander, 38, of Waynesboro, Pa., allegedly stole the money while the man was preparing breakfast in his home, the release said. Alexander fled in her vehicle after she finished eating, the release said.

Alexander's whereabouts are unknown, the release said.

Anyone with information may call Pennsylvania State Police at 717-264-5161.

Guns reported stolen from W.Va. business

MARTINSBURG, W.Va - The Berkeley County Sheriff's Department reported that several guns were stolen early Monday from Valley Guns in Inwood, W.Va., a press release said.

Upon their arrival at the scene, deputies found that a rear door had been pried open, the release said. Security cameras showed two white males between the ages of 25 and 35 committing the crime. One of the suspects was about 5 feet 7 inches tall with a stocky build. The other was described as weighing about 140 pounds and roughly 5 feet 10 inches tall, the release said.

Anyone with information may call 304-267-7000.

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