April 16, 2009
Burglar enters through hole in Lurgan Twp. home LURGAN TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Pennsylvania State Police on Thursday were investigating a Wednesday burglary at a home in the 8300 block of McClays Mill Road in Lurgan Township, Pa. Someone made a hole in the wall at the rear of the home and entered the home through the hole, troopers said in a news release. The burglar took jewelry and a laptop computer worth a total of about $9,000, troopers said in a news release. Anyone with information can call police at 717-264-5161.
March 24, 2009
o To contact SALT of Washington County, call Deputy 1st Class James D. Holsinger at 240-313-2194. Senior citizens who are seeking information on how to protect themselves from exploitation and fraud can turn to a local organization for information and advice. The SALT Council of Washington County periodically conducts seminars on elderly exploitation and fraud, said Ronald Wayne Taylor, the organization's president. SALT is an acronym for Seniors and Law Enforcement Together.
September 21, 2008
Combs-N-Clips Beauty Supply The grand opening of Combs-N-Clips Beauty Supply at 34 E. Washington St. will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. Hagerstown Mayor Robert E. Bruchey II and business owners Major and Shakena Warren will be among those attending the event. City of Hagerstown The City of Hagerstown Economic Development Department is offering "Give 'em the Pickle," a free customer service seminar. Sessions will be Monday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and Sept. 29 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and will be at the Center for Business and Training at 14 N. Potomac St. "Give 'em the Pickle" is an interactive workshop that takes a fun, motivational look at customer service.
September 1, 2008
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - The bad news is that authorities report seeing a higher number of identity theft scams targeting more people in increasingly diverse ways. The worse news is that there isn't much they can do about it. "Officers try to work with the postmaster, the attorney general and Federal Trade Commission, but it's almost impossible to track these people down," said Kim Green, a spokeswoman for the Waynesboro Police Department. Recently, a Waynesboro woman received a call saying she won $180,000 in the Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes.
August 20, 2008
Brothers charged in identity theft case fail to appear CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Two brothers charged with identity theft were bound over for court in absentia after they failed to appear for their preliminary hearings Tuesday in Franklin County Central Court. Ulizar Arody Vasquez-Garcia, 24, and Uriel Amilton Vasquez-Garcia, 31, both of 343 E. Liberty St., had been charged with identity theft in an investigation by the Chambersburg Police Department of phony Puerto Rican identity documents, Social Security cards and permanent resident alien cards, police said.