Police briefs

July 20, 2009

Toddler pulled from decorative pond at Fulton County home

WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - A toddler was pulled from a decorative pond in Fulton County, Pa., on Sunday and flown to Washington County Hospital for treatment.

The boy was conscious and breathing when the helicopter took off around 8 p.m., Pennsylvania State Police trooper K. Falkosky said.

Falkosky said at 10:30 p.m. that he had not heard any updates on the child's condition.

The small ornamental pond was on a wraparound porch at a home on Fairview Road in Union Township, Falkosky said.

The trooper said it was not clear how long the boy was in the water. The incident is being treated as an accident, he said.

Maryland State Police, Allegheny and Washington counties emergency medical services, Little Orleans Fire Department and Pennsylvania State Police responded.

Leather seats and shifter lifted from 1967 Chevelle

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Two leather seats and a shifting console were taken from a 1967 Chevelle in the 6900 block of Horst Road between July 4 and 14, according to a Franklin County (Pa.) Crime Solvers news release.


The car parts were original and valued up to $2,500, the news release stated.

Pennsylvania State Police are investigating, and Crime Solvers is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest.

Anyone with information can call Crime Solvers at 717-263-3000. Calls can be anonymous.

Pa. man charged with public drunkenness in Antrim Twp.

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - A Chambersburg man was charged Saturday after police say he was nearly hit by two vehicles after allegedly passing out at the base of a small hill on an Antrim Township, Pa., road.

Christopher D. Farley, 33, address unavailable, was charged with public drunkenness after he was found passed out near 10580 Antrim Church Road, according to a Pennsylvania State Police news release.

Police said Farley was walking on Antrim Church Road before passing out. Police responded to the scene at 6:51 p.m.

He was taken to Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital, police said.

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