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October 13, 2009

Cash and other items stolen from Phillips' Seed and Garden Center



GREENCASTLE, Pa. -- Cash and other items were stolen from Phillips' Seed and Garden Center at 410 S. Antrim Way during a burglary, according to the Greencastle Police Department.

The burglary occurred between Sept. 27 and 28, according to a press release.

Anyone with information about the burglary may call Greencastle Police at 717-597-9506.

Husqvarna cut-off saw stolen from job trailer



McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. -- A gas-powered Husqvarna cut-off saw was stolen from a job trailer at the intersection of U.S. 522 and Pa. 484 in Bethel Township last month, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

The saw was stolen from CH&D Enterprises Inc. after a lock on the trailer was broken, according to a press release.

The burglary occurred between Sept. 25 and 28, the release said.

About $75 stolen from Coca-Cola machine



NEEDMORE, Pa. -- About $75 in change was stolen from a Coca-Cola machine outside Gordon's Ice Cream at 7579 Great Cove Road, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

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The money was stolen when a lock on the machine was smashed between Oct. 9 and 10, according to a press release.

Anyone with information about the theft may call state police at 717-485-3131.

Purse stolen from Sheetz on Philadelphia Avenue



SCOTLAND, Pa. -- A purse was stolen from an unsecured vehicle parked at Sheetz at 5234 Philadelphia Ave. on Oct. 10, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

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

Vehicle hits another vehicle and a mobile home



ZULLINGER, Pa. -- A vehicle ran off the road in Bingaman's mobile home park Tuesday, hit another vehicle and then a mobile home, Washington Township police said in a news release.

The accident occurred at 10:22 a.m. at 12222 Polktown Road, Lot 100.

There were no injuries, police said.

State Line man faces harassment charge



CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- A State Line, Pa., man was charged Monday with public drunkenness and harassment, according to a Pennsylvania State Police press release.

Timothy Ray Stoey, 42, repeatedly called the state police barracks in Chambersburg and used profanity with the police communications operator, troopers said.

Pa. police looking for runaway Guilford Township girl



CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Pennsylvania State Police troopers on Tuesday were searching for a missing teenage girl, according to a state police press release.

Samantha Carbaugh, aka Alexa, 16, last was seen Sunday night or Monday morning in the 2900 block of Country Road in Guilford Township, Pa., troopers said.

Samantha was described as a runaway.

She is black, about 5 feet 2 inches tall, with brown eyes and black hair, troopers said.

She last was seen wearing blue jeans, a T-shirt and tennis shoes, troopers said.

Anyone with information on Samantha's whereabouts may call Pennsylvania State Police at 717-264-5161.

Two charged in theft of computer



MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Two men were charged Monday in the theft of a laptop computer from a church in Martinsburg, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court records.

Taylor Richard Wasson Jr., 24, of no fixed address in Martinsburg, was arraigned by Magistrate Joan V. Bragg on felony charges of grand larceny, transferring stolen goods and conspiracy to commit grand larceny, according to court records.

Vernon Wesley Houseright, 32, of no fixed address in Martinsburg, was arraigned by a magistrate on a charge of obstructing an officer and released on his personal recognizance, according to a Martinsburg Police Department press release.

The police department was contacted at 10:12 a.m. Monday about the theft from Trinity United Methodist Church at 220 W. Martin St., according to the news release.

The church's video surveillance system captured images of two men in a first-floor church office from where the computer was stolen, according to the release.

Police officers found Wasson and Houseright near the church and found the computer in a nearby residence, according to court records.

The church office had been left unsecured, according to court records.

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