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by JENNIFER FITCH | June 7, 2006
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - A 16-year-old Waynesboro teen has been charged in connection to the pellet-gun shooting of a 55-year-old Waynesboro man as the man drove on Pa. 16 last month, Waynesboro police said in a news release. The 16-year-old was charged with two counts of propulsion of missiles into an occupied vehicle, one count of criminal mischief, two counts of reckless endangerment and one count of aggravated assault. Charges have been filed in the Franklin County Juvenile Probation Department stemming from that incident and a second one from June 3, police said.
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by JENNIFER FITCH | May 26, 2006
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - A Waynesboro man was taken to Hershey Medical Center on Thursday after he was shot in the face with a pellet as he drove on Pa. 16 through the town's square late Wednesday. The 55-year-old, who was not identified by Waynesboro police, was conscious while he was airlifted from Waynesboro Hospital to Hershey Medical Center, Police Chief Ray Shultz said. The man's injuries are not life-threatening, Shultz said. The man was driving west on Pa. 16 with his vehicle's window down.
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March 30, 2006
Teen's death ruled accidental FREDERICK, Md. - A 15-year-old Frederick boy died March 14, the victim of an apparent self-inflicted choking. Frederick County Sheriff's deputies said the boy, William Charles Bowen Jr., was found about 10:30 p.m. with a cloth belt tied around his neck in his home on Thurston Road. The belt had a type of safety mechanism that was supposed to release. Police said the safety mechanism did not release, and the boy died of asphyxiation.
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by JENNIFER FITCH | March 22, 2006
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - "Which one is real?" Sgt. Mike Bock asked, waving his hand over a pair of guns on his desk in the Waynesboro Police Department headquarters. Both were black and similar in size. One had silver accents. The other had chunky, metal components and a removable clip. "Trick question," Bock said. "Neither. " Both were pellet guns that had been confiscated from people who used them for intimidation after hiding the elements that distinguish them from firearms, Bock said.
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April 25, 2005
Robbery reported at local McDonald's An armed robbery was reported Sunday at the McDonald's restaurant on East Washington Street, according to a Hagerstown Police Department news release. Police said three men entered the business, one showing a handgun, and demanded money. After being given the money, the men left the area on foot, police said. The incident was reported at 6:50 p.m., according to the release. Additional information, including a description of the men wanted in connection with the incident, was not available this morning, Sgt. Paul Kifer said.
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by DON AINES | May 18, 2004
chambersburg@herald-mail.com CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A man charged with assaulting an employee with a stun gun and attempting to rob the Wayne Avenue Kmart Sunday night left several clues, including a fishing license with his name on it, Chambersburg police said. Aaron M. Boynton, 19, of 235 Linden Ave., was arraigned Monday morning before District Justice David Hawbaker on charges of attempted robbery, burglary, criminal trespass, aggravated and simple assault and unlawful restraint, police said.
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January 6, 2004
Man charged with prescription fraud CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - A Summit Point, W.Va., man has been charged with attempting to obtain prescription medication by fraud, a Charles Town Police spokesman said Monday. Roy Jenkins III, 25, of 95 Walnut Knoll Lane, was being held in the Eastern Regional Jail Monday night, a jail spokesman said. The charge against Jenkins stems from a call police received from a pharmacist at the CVS Pharmacy on Augustine Avenue on Jan. 2, said Detective Mark Spessert.
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by CANDICE BOSELY | November 8, 2003
STATE LINE, Pa. - Police spent several hours Friday night searching for a man who tried to rob a couple outside a restaurant and shot at them with what officers believe was a pellet gun. The attempted robbery happened outside Black Steer Family Steakhouse Restaurant in State Line around 7:30 p.m. Cpl. Chris Howard of the Washington County Sheriff's Department said the gunman approached a couple in a Chevrolet pickup and demanded money....
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by DAVE McMILLION | July 23, 2002
charlestown@herald-mail.com MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The Martinsburg City Police Department has received about 50 complaints from residents of the west end of the city who had their car windows shot out early Monday. It appears the car windows were shot out with a pellet gun or a BB gun, police said. Most of the car vandalisms started after midnight Monday and occurred on Porter Avenue, Kentucky Avenue, Stephen Street and John Street, said Detective George Swartwood of the Martinsburg City Police Department.
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