November 18, 2012
Vehicle used to ram gate at Wilson College CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A vehicle was used to ram a metal gate to the soccer and softball fields at Wilson College Sunday morning, according to Pennsylvania State Police. It appears a vehicle was used to repeatedly ram the gate on Philadelphia Avenue until the gate broke from its hinges, state police said. The incident occurred between 3:40 and 7 a.m., state police said. Anyone with information about the incident may call state police at 717-264-5161.
August 26, 2007
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police are investigating an armed robbery Thursday night at Choice Cigarette Discount Outlet at 975 Lincoln Way West. On Thursday about 10 p.m., a man entered the store and pointed a handgun at the lone employee inside, demanding money, police said. After getting the money, the man fled the store, police said. The employee described the robber as a white male, about 5 feet 8 inches tall with a slim build, wearing dark pants, white sneakers and a dark gray or black pullover hooded sweat shirt, police said.
March 9, 2009
WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - A runaway teenager who had been missing since Tuesday was in Pennsylvania State Police custody on Sunday night, troopers in Fulton County said. Brieanne Rank, 13, appeared on foot, unaccompanied and apparently unharmed, at the Hancock Fire & Rescue Co. at about 8:45 a.m., Pennsylvania State Police said in a news release. Rank did not return home from Southern Fulton High School on Tuesday, police said. On Saturday night, officers from the Hancock Police Department, Morgan County (W.Va.
April 3, 2009
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. --Â A man wanted in connection with a Baltimore murder was arrested Friday in Chambersburg. Members of the Pennsylvania State Police and the Baltimore County Police Department arrested Edward Allen Harris, 28, of 653 Heintzelman Ave. in Chambersburg at 9:45 a.m. on charges of first-degree murder for his alleged involvement in the crime, according to state police. Police said Harris was taken into custody without incident. The Baltimore County Police Department contacted Pennsylvania State Police for help when it learned Harris was living in Franklin County, Trooper Angel Garcia said.
April 14, 2013
A 12-year-old girl reported missing from her Franklin County home has been found, according to a Pennsylvania State Police news release Sunday morning. Dakota Moon Turner, 12, of Orrstown, Pa., was found by the Buffalo Police Department, police said. She had been missing since Friday at 4:53 p.m., troopers said. Dakota's mother left the house to pick up her children at a day-care facility on Friday at 4:53 p.m. When her mother returned home about 20 minutes later, Dakota was not there, troopers said.
May 14, 2006
HUSTONTOWN, Pa. - Fire officials are investigating the cause of a blaze that destroyed two Fulton County businesses early Thursday, according to a press release from Pennsylvania State Police. Old West Family Restaurant and Tice's Country General Store, both at 7611 Waterfall Road in Taylor Township, were destroyed in the fire, according to the release. The Hustontown Fire Department, with the assistance of 12 other agencies, responded to the fire about 3 a.m., according to the department.