Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: HeraldMail HomeCollectionsState Prison
IN THE NEWS

State Prison

NEWS
November 27, 2001
Man sentenced to prison for electronics theft By STACEY DANZUSO chbbureau@innernet.net A Chambersburg, Pa., man involved in the theft of thousands of dollars of electronics and audio equipment from several stores and vehicles earlier this year will serve at least one year in state prison. Peter Franklin already pleaded guilty in Franklin County Court to one count of theft and two counts of receiving stolen property and was sentenced to one to 12 years in jail on Wednesday.
Advertisement
NEWS
August 4, 2000
Former Pa. attorney sentenced By DON AINES / Staff Writer CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A former Waynesboro, Pa., attorney who stole $192,000 from clients before disappearing in 1998 was sentenced Friday in Franklin County Court of Common Pleas to 18 to 54 months in what Senior Judge J.W. Myers called "an appropriate county facility. " "You've embarrassed yourself personally and professionally ... and you've embarrassed the whole legal profession," Myers said when he sentenced Todd A. Dorsett, 40, of 128 W. Main St., to concurrent jail terms on four counts of theft by failure to make required disposition of funds, all third-degree felonies.
NEWS
By DON AINES | August 19, 1998
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Chambersburg man who pleaded guilty but mentally ill to a near-fatal assault last year was sentenced Wednesday to spend 41/2 years in Franklin County (Pa.) Prison. Judge John R. Walker sentenced Robert N. Rapp, 48, to five to 12 years in state prison, then suspended that sentence, giving him a dozen years on probation with the local jail sentence. He was also fined $300 and ordered to pay restitution to the victim, Shawn Murray. Although diagnosed with chronic schizophrenia, Rapp entered the guilty plea on June 24, according to court records.
NEWS
December 20, 2000
Man sentenced in connection with jail escape By STACEY DANZUSO / Staff Writer, Chambersburg CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Franklin County judge said he wasn't handing out any Christmas specials Wednesday before sentencing a Maryland man 36 to 150 months in the state prison following the man's escape from the county jail this year. "This is not K-Mart on Christmas running a Christmas special where you get a group discount on several crimes," said Franklin County Court of Common Pleas Judge John Walker.
NEWS
By DAN DEARTH | dan.dearth@herald-mail.com | March 27, 2013
Maryland State Police have released the name of an inmate who died after a correctional officer discovered him bleeding Tuesday night at Maryland Correctional Institution-Hagerstown. Deavel M. Johnson, 22, was noticed standing near a bunk bed with blood on him at about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday during a head count in a dormitory unit at the prison, according to a state police news release. Troopers said correctional officers gave Johnson first aid after he collapsed and took him to the MCI-H dispensary.
NEWS
August 13, 2009
CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) -- The trial of a former correctional officer charged in the beating of inmates at a state prison in Cumberland is under way. The trial of 36-year-old Richard Robinson of Cumberland began Wednesday in Allegany County Circuit Court and is expected to last four days. Robinson is the third former officer to be tried on inmate brutality charges stemming from an attack on six inmates at the maximum-security North Branch Correctional Institution in March 2008.
NEWS
by STACEY DANZUSO | March 27, 2003
chambersburg@herald-mail.com CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Chambersburg man accused of following two women home, forcing his way inside and assaulting one of them, will spend a minimum of 46 months in state prison. As part of a no contest plea, Jeffrey Keith, 39, of 7 S. Federal St., Chambersburg, was sentenced on charges of simple assault, criminal trespass and terroristic threats earlier this month in Franklin County Court. A no contest plea means a defendant is not admitting guilt, but will offer no defense.
NEWS
April 15, 2012
A person with minor injuries was taken to Meritus Medical Center on Sunday morning after a vehicle hit a utility pole in front of The Feed Bin, an agricultural supplier on Lappans Road, authorities said. The pole was broken, Maryland State Police said. The incident in front of 18642 Lappans Road was reported at 6:55 a.m. Sunday, according to Washington County Emergency Services. That stretch of Lappans Road is south of the state prison complex. - Julie E. Greene
NEWS
by STACEY DANZUSO | February 21, 2003
chambersburg@herald-mail.com CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Harrisonville, Pa., man who did not show up at his sentencing in Franklin County Court despite multiple postponements was sentenced in absentia Wednesday to serve a minimum of nine months in state prison on drug- and alcohol-related charges. Philip B. Roberts, who lived in Waynesboro, Pa., and Chambersburg at the time of the incidents, previously pleaded guilty to one count of possession of drug paraphernalia and two counts of driving under the influence, according to court records.
NEWS
By DON AINES | April 28, 1999
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Carlisle, Pa., man on Wednesday pleaded guilty to robbing a bank in Franklin County almost four years ago. Oscar Timothy Robinson, 56, of 1075 Harrisburg Pike, agreed to a sentence of five to 10 years in state prison as part of the plea agreement. He remains out on $50,000 bond until his Aug. 4 sentencing. According to court records, two gunmen entered the Unitas National Bank branch at 1720 Lincoln Way East on Sept. 29, 1995. The robbers got away with $24,550.
The Herald-Mail Articles
|