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July 02, 2010

Rouzerville woman injured when car strikes pole

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - A Rouzerville, Pa., woman had minor injuries this morning when the car she was driving struck a utility pole on Manheim Road in Quincy Township, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Lorna Reely, 54, was driving a Hyundai Accent west on Manheim Road at 6 a.m. when she lost control on a curve, police said. The car struck the utility pole and rolled onto its roof, police said.

Reely was treated at Waynesboro Hospital for her injuries, police said.

N.C. woman injured in crash on I-81

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A North Carolina woman had minor injuries in a Thursday afternoon collision between a tractor-trailer and a sedan on Interstate 81, Pennsylvania State Police said.

The accident happened at 3:14 p.m. near Exit 14 when a southbound tractor-trailer driven by Orlen Hess, 51, of Martinsburg, W.Va., attempted to move from the right to the left lane, police said. The rig's trailer hit a southbound Buick Riviera driven by Reginald Harding, 53, of Allentown, Pa., police said.


Harding's passenger, Gertrude Harding, 75, of Pleasant Hill, N.C. , was treated at Chambersburg Hospital, police said.

Items stolen in Greencastle burglary

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - A purse, cigarettes and a steak knife were stolen in a residential burglary that occurred between 4 p.m. Monday and 7 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Greencastle Police Department.

The apartment on the 100 block of North Allison Street was unlocked when it was entered, police said. The purse was later found outside, with $16.65 in cash missing, police said.

Anyone with information about the burglary can call police at 717-597-9506

Three men charged following traffic stop in Jefferson County

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Three men were charged with various offenses following a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon, according to West Virginia State Police.

State police were sent to Sulphur Springs Lane about 12:46 p.m. as part of an investigation into another case and found the vehicle, according to a news release.

The occupants inside the vehicle were identified as Donnie Lindsay, 34, of Millville, W.Va., Milton Dorr, 47, of Bunker Hill, W.Va., and Clinton Dorr, 36, of Kearneysville, W.Va., state police said.

Various prescription drugs and paraphernalia were found in the vehicle, state police said.

Lindsay was charged with driving revoked, improper registration, and possession of a controlled substance, Milton Dorr was charged with possession of a controlled substance and Clinton Dorr was charged with transferring and receiving stolen property, police said.

Crews battle brush fire Washington Township

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Firefighters spent almost 2 1/2 hours Thursday night putting out a brush fire in Washington Township that charred about two acres off of Orchard Road, said Waynesboro Deputy Fire Chief Jody Sanders..

The fire was called in at 8:10 p.m. and the last units cleared the scene at 10:35 p.m., according to a Franklin County 911 dispatcher. The cause of the fire on the 11000 block of Orchard Road was not known as of Friday morning, Sanders said.

Firefighters from Mont Alto, Blue Ridge Summit, Greencastle and New Franklin assisted at the scene and a Waynesboro ambulance was also on hand, although no one was injured, Sanders said.

The fire was in a former orchard that had been cleared of trees some time ago, Sanders said.

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