Police briefs - Aug. 8

August 07, 2012

Items stolen from Antrim Township home

GREENCASTLE, Pa. — Cash, a camera and cologne were stolen from four vehicles on Harold Place and Heiple Court in Antrim Township over the weekend, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

About $80 was stolen in the incidents, which were reported Saturday and Sunday, state police said.

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

Tax records reported missing from Pa. home

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. — Tax records and statements were stolen from a residence on Keefers Dairy Lane in Big Cove Tannery, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

The tax records and statements were taken from the victim’s farm in Ayr Township in Fulton County, Pa., and were for the years 2002 and 2003, state police said.


The burglary, which occurred between Aug. 1 and Friday, occurred when a jamb was broken on a porch window, police said.

Man remains in critical condition after crash

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — A Fayetteville, Pa., man remained hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday night at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pa., following a Friday accident on Interstate 81 Friday, according to a Pennsylvania State Police news release.

Ryan Michael Benshoff, 18, of Fayetteville, was driving a 2000 Honda Accord south on I-81 near Chambersburg at around 1 p.m. Friday when the car hit the driver’s side passenger door of a 2006 Nissan Murano that also was heading south, state police said.

Then the Honda went through the center median and entered the northbound lanes of I-81, where the Honda was hit in the area of the passenger side door by a 2009 Chevrolet Impala, state police said.

The Chevy was heading north on I-81 in the area of Greene Township, police said.

Benshoff was flown to Hershey Medical with severe injuries, state police said.

The Chevy’s driver, Thomas A. Palmeri, 26, of New York, was taken to Chambersburg Hospital with minor injuries, police said.

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