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Two men arraigned in Pa. burglary spree

June 19, 2008|By DON AINES

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Two of four men charged with participating in a series of burglaries and thefts earlier this year in Franklin and Cumberland counties were arraigned Wednesday in Franklin County Court and had their cases scheduled for the September trial term.

Tylor Rosenberry, 20, of 1174 Sollenberger Road, Chambersburg, is charged with six counts of burglary, 11 counts of theft and additional charges of criminal conspiracy to commit burglary, criminal conspiracy to commit theft, receiving stolen property and criminal mischief, according to court records.

Thomas Edward Settlage Jr., 19, of 28 S. Church St., Waynesboro, Pa., is charged with burglary, attempted burglary, theft, attempted theft, receiving stolen property, criminal conspiracy to commit burglary and two counts of criminal mischief, according to court records.

Also charged in connection with the burglaries and thefts are James R. Williams, 18, of 43 W. Madison St., Greencastle, Pa., and Seth Pfannebecker, 18, of 3724 Hazel Drive, Greencastle. The District Attorney's Office said both Pfannebecker and Williams have been arraigned and had their cases listed for the September trial term.

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The crimes began Jan. 22 with thefts from vehicles on Leitersburg Road and Sherwood Drive in Antrim Township, Pennsylvania State Police said.

One Shot Paintball on Social Island Road in Guilford Township was broken into on Jan. 26 with thousands of dollars in paintball guns, supplies and equipment being stolen, police said.

On Feb. 8, a laptop computer was stolen from Ron's Auto Sales, 4760 Main St., Marion, Pa., police said. The same night a concrete block was used to smash a window at Mayhem Auto, 6120 Molly Pitcher Highway, Chambersburg, and $550 in cash was stolen, police said.

Also on Feb. 8, police investigated a break-in at Blazin' Auto, 855 Buchanan Trail East, Greencastle, Pa., in which $4,000 in cash was stolen.

On March 1, state police in Cumberland County investigated a break-in at Blume's Gun Shop in Upper Frankford Township and an attempted burglary at Shuman's Gun Shop in Newville, Pa. A window was smashed at Blume's and the business entered, but an alarm was tripped and nothing was stolen from inside, police said.

A GPS device and a flashlight were stolen from a vehicle parked at Blume's. At Shuman's, an attempt was made to enter the business through the roof, police said.

A construction trailer burglary and other thefts from vehicles also were listed in the affidavits.

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