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November 15, 1996
11/15/96 By STEVEN T. DENNIS Staff Writer, Waynesboro CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Four days before his criminal homicide trial was due to begin, Norman Charles Round pleaded guilty Thursday to voluntary manslaughter in the bludgeoning death of his neighbor during a deer-hunting dispute last year, according to court records. The Newburg, Pa., man faces 5 to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $25,000 pending a pre-sentence investigation, according to court records. Round, 38, of 14336 West Creek Road, Lurgan Township, Pa., had been charged with criminal homicide in the Nov. 30, 1995, death of George P. Roman, 49, of 5627 McClays Mill Road.
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NEWS
November 14, 1996
11/14/96 By LAURA ERNDE Staff Writer CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Newburg, Pa., man will stand trial Monday on charges he bludgeoned his neighbor to death with a rifle during a deer-hunting dispute last year, officials said. Norman Charles Round, 38, of 14336 West Creek Road, Lurgan Township, is charged with criminal homicide in the Nov. 30, 1995, death of George P. Roman, 49, of 5627 McClays Mill Road. Jury selection is set for Monday before Franklin County President Judge John Walker.
NEWS
May 31, 1997
By DAVE McMILLION Staff Writer, Martinsburg MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Police believe a man was shot in the foot with a rifle while being chased from a house with several other people in the Millpoint subdivision Thursday night, according to police. Hector Soto, age unavailable, of Martinsburg, was treated and released from City Hospital following the shooting, which occurred about 11:30 p.m., officials said. Max Oglesbee Oates III, 19, who lived in the house, was charged with wanton endangerment with a firearm and brandishing, Berkeley County Magistrate Court records said.
NEWS
July 31, 2012
A Mercersburg man was flown to York (Pa.) Hospital on Monday after he accidentally shot himself at his Peters Township home, Pennsylvania State Police said. Police said Robert E. Pine, 40, of Dickies Road, went into his laundry room to grab a 22-caliber rifle to shoot a groundhog that was on his property about 11:20 a.m. While grabbing the loaded rifle, it discharged and struck Pine in the left shoulder, police said. The injury was considered nonlife-threatening, and he was flown out as a precautionary measure, police said.
NEWS
By MARLO BARNHART | January 22, 1999
A Hagerstown teenager who admitted he pointed a rifle at a 43-year-old woman in her home last August was sentenced to serve 18 months in jail Thursday in Washington County Circuit Court. Darren Elwood Reeder Jr., 17, of 1105 W. Church St., had been charged as an adult with armed robbery, felony theft, first- and second-degree assault. He pleaded guilty to charges of second-degree assault and felony theft on Thursday. "When you take a weapon and you assault someone, you go to jail," said Judge Donald Beachley.
NEWS
December 22, 2003
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Borough police Saturday night apprehended two juveniles who allegedly attempted to steal 38 handguns and a rifle worth more than $26,000 from a sporting-goods store. The boys, both 14, were turned over to the Franklin County Probation Department and then placed in detention at the Cornell Abraxas facility in South Mountain, Pa., on burglary and theft charges, according to police. Police said patrol units responded to a 10:36 p.m. burglar alarm at Blue Mountain Sporting Goods, 763 S. Second St. As officers were checking the business, two juveniles ran out the front door and discarded two large bags containing a variety of what were described as high-powered handguns and a lever action rifle.
NEWS
May 19, 2009
HAGERSTOWN -- A 16-year-old male and a 17-year-old male were charged as delinquent juveniles after police responded to Noland Village on Tuesday afternoon for a house burglary. Police initially responded to the scene at 1:25 p.m. after a report of shots being fired, according to the Hagerstown Police Department. Police said they determined the gunshots might have occurred in the area of Court 1 in Noland Village, and they later spotted two males at a construction site at the end of Sweeney Drive.
NEWS
September 20, 2000
Man turns himself in after W.Va. shooting By BOB PARTLOW / Staff Writer, Martinsburg MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A man wanted in connection with a shooting Saturday near Hedgesville, W.Va., turned himself in Wednesday and was arraigned on a charge of malicious wounding. Keith Samuel Herald, 29, of 203 Spur Cap Trailer Park in Martinsburg, had been sought by police in the shooting of Alan Jerrell, of Gore, Va. Jerrell was shot with a rifle early Saturday on 4-H Camp Frame Road.
NEWS
August 9, 1997
Greencastle man charged following incident at motel CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Greencastle, Pa., man was arrested Saturday morning after he allegedly pointed a rifle at a motel clerk, Pennsylvania State Police said. Larry Harold Poffenberger Jr., of 13790-47 Molly Pitcher Highway, was charged with one count of making terroristic threats and six counts of recklessly endangering another person, police said. He was being held Saturday on $50,000 bond. Poffenberger went to at the Econo-Lodge at 735 Buchanan Trail East on Saturday morning and told a clerk he was looking for his wife, according to police.
NEWS
by DAVE McMILLION | February 22, 2006
charlestown@herald-mail.com CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - David Ellis Ferrebee of Charles Town has been charged with grand larceny in connection with a stolen 30.06 caliber rifle that was found in a truck he was driving following a wreck Saturday afternoon in Clarke County, Va., police said Tuesday. But police said it is too early to say whether it was the gun that discharged at the scene, killing Virginia State Police Trooper Kevin C. Manion. "We're not ready to make that leap," said Clarke County Sheriff Tony Roper.
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