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Tri-State police briefs - Sept. 4

September 04, 2013

Martinsburg man charged in burglary at Queen St. business

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Martinsburg police said they charged a city man with breaking and entering after he was taken into custody during a burglary in progress Tuesday night.

Officers responded to an alarm at JR’s Things and Stuff, 108 N. Queen St., at 9:15 p.m., police said. The rear door had been forced open and during a search of the business a man was found inside and taken into custody without incident, police said.

The man was identified as Patrick James Cave, 28, of West Burke Street, police said., Police alleged they found a backpack containing what they described as burglary tools.

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Cave was taken to Eastern Regional Jail to await arraignment, police said.

Chambersburg man faces assault, harassment charges

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. — A Chambersburg, Pa., man was charged with aggravated and simple assault and harassment following a Sunday night incident in which one person was struck with a car, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Verrol Boone, 22, address not given, was charged in the 10 p.m. incident on West Main Street, police said. 

The charges stem from an incident in which a 54-year-old woman ws pushed to the ground and a 37-year-old man was struck with a car, police said.


Pa. State Police plan sobriety checkpoint in Franklin County

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania State Police say they will conduct at least one sobriety checkpoint on Franklin County roads during September.

Roads to be targeted are those with a history of a high volume of driving under the influence arrests and crashes, police said.

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