Police briefs - Jan. 4

January 03, 2011

Train hits car in Pa.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — A vehicle crash involving a train occurred on Alleman Road Monday afternoon in Guilford Township, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Police said Carmen Chavez-Lozoya, 31, the driver of a Ford Explorer, did not completely stop at a stop sign before crossing railroad tracks.

Chavez-Lozoya started to cross the tracks about 1:30 p.m. while a train was traveling south on the tracks, state police said.

The operator of the train pulled an emergency brake when he saw the Explorer, but he could not stop the train before impact, state police said.

Chavez-Lozoya and a 3-year-old female in the Explorer suffered minor injuries, state police said. Another passenger in the vehicle was not hurt.

Cash stolen from vehicles

GREENCASTLE, Pa. — Wallets and cash were stolen from multiple vehicles on Joy Drive, Dallas Drive and Daybreak Lane in Antrim Township over the weekend, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Access was gained to the vehicles by breaking windows, state police said.

The thefts occurred between 1 a.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday, state police said.

Anyone with information about the thefts can call state police at 717-264-5161.

Cash box reported stolen


FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. — A cash box containing $300 was stolen from Taormina’s Restaurant at 8228 Lincoln Way East Dec. 31, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

The box was stolen after a large rock was thrown through a drive through window about 4:06 a.m., state police said.

The person who stole the box fled east on foot on Pa. 30, state police said.

The box was later found empty at Black Gap Road and Goetz Road, police said.

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

Man sought by Pa. police

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania State Police were looking for a man wanted on drug charges and believed to have ties to the Harrisburg, Pa., and Shippensburg areas.

Police said Monday they were seeking information about the whereabouts of John Caldwell, 26.

Online court documents show Caldwell is charged with selling a non-controlled substance as a controlled substance and criminal use of a communication facility.

He is described as a black male about 5 feet, 11 inches tall and 155 pounds.

Anyone with information can call police at 717-249-2121.

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