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Police briefs - Feb. 6

February 05, 2011

Police investigating theft of green burial marker

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Police are investigating the theft of a green burial marker for a 16-year-old Fayetteville, Pa., boy who died in a Jan. 16 car accident.

The marker for Zackery Lee Sease was reported missing Friday about 5 p.m. from Strang Cemetery in Franklin County, according to Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg.

Sease died last month after he was thrown from a vehicle on Spring Road near Wilkson Lane in Guilford Township, Pa., police had said.

He was in the 11th grade at Manito Brown's Mill Center, an alternative-education school in Chambersburg, officials had said.

Another teenager, who also was thrown from the vehicle, survived the accident, which a 911 center supervisor said initially was reported as a vehicle into a tree.  

Anyone with information regarding the reported theft may call Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg at 717-264-5161. Trooper Bruno is the investigating officer. Callers should make reference to Incident No. H03-2003799.


Police investigating burglary of St. Thomas thrift store

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CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg are investigating the burglary of a thrift store in St. Thomas Township in Franklin County last week, according to a news release.

The burglary at 7820 Lincoln Way West happened sometime between Wednesday night and Thursday morning, police said.

The owner of the building told police that a glass door was smashed out and authorities discovered that a jar containing $7, a suitcase and a number of compact discs were stolen, according to the release.

Anyone with information about the burglary may contact Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg. Trooper Thompson was the investigating officer, according to the release.

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