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  • Police seek help in identifying theft suspect at Chambersburg gun shop

    FRANKLIN COUNTY — State Police and the Bureau of Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives are continuing to investigate a June burglary at a Chambersburg firearms store in which eight guns were taken. According to police, the pictured suspect entered Cavalry Firearms on the 1700 block of Lincoln Way East at 3:35 a.m. on June 14 and stole the firearms. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect is asked to contact State Police (717-264-5161), Franklin County Crime Solvers (717-264-3000), or […]

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    Lancaster County man nearly hits joggers while trying to shoot groundhogs on his family’s land

    WEST COCALICO TOWNSHIP, Lancaster County — A 21-year-old Lancaster County man was charged with recklessly endangering another person after allegedly nearly hitting two joggers with a bullet while attempting to shoot groundhogs on his family’s land. According to Ephrata Police, Ronald M. Ringler, of Denver, will receive a court summons in the incident, which occurred on July 11 in the area Windy Mansion Road and Swamp Bridge Road. The joggers told police they heard several shots in a nearby field […]

  • Man fleeing from attempted traffic stop strikes and kills motorcyclist in Harrisburg, police say

    HARRISBURG — A Harrisburg man fleeing from an attempted traffic stop struck and killed a motorcyclist Thursday night while traveling the wrong way down N. 15th Street, Harrisburg Police say. Maurice Phillips will be charged with vehicular homicide and other offenses in the incident, which occurred shortly after 8 p.m. According to police, officers attempted to stop a vehicle at N. 16th and Walnut Streets at about 8:04 p.m. Thursday. The vehicle failed to stop and fled, police say. Officers […]

  • Lancaster County man accused of threatening partygoers, police with shotgun

    CHRISTIANA, Lancaster County — A 19-year-old Christiana is facing multiple charges after threatening several people — including a police officer — with a shotgun during a drunken outburst at a party last month, according to Christiana Borough Police. Joseph Erie Depew, of West Slokom Avenue, was charged earlier this month with two counts of aggravated assault, two counts of terroristic threats, and one count each of possessing the instruments of crime, recklessly endangering another person, disorderly conduct, simple assault, harassment, […]

  • Fulton Bank accuses ex-Worley & Obetz CEO of carrying out ‘massive bank fraud’ in lawsuit

    LANCASTER — The former CEO of Worley & Obetz illegally pocketed more than $1 million while perpetuating a “massive bank fraud” over a four-year period, Fulton Bank alleged Tuesday in a lawsuit filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court. The Lancaster County financial institution filed the lawsuit to block Jeffrey B. Lyons and his wife from withdrawing a $155,000 certificate of deposit from the bank. The news was first reported by LancasterOnline. READ: Fulton Financial lawsuit Fulton Bank’s parent company, Fulton Financial, […]

  • Police: York County man threatened to cut his father ‘into small pieces’ with two steak knives during fight

    HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, York County — A Hopewell Township man angry over being kicked out of his father’s home is accused of threatening to use a pair of steak knives to cut his family “into small pieces,” police say. Eric Ryan Barber, 27, is also accused of threatening to burn the house down while his father was inside during the incident, which occurred Sunday morning, according to a criminal complaint affidavit filed by State Police. According to police, troopers were dispatched […]

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    Shippensburg Police are searching for a stolen fire hydrant

    SHIPPENSBURG — Shippensburg Police are on the lookout for a fire hydrant that went missing from the scene of an accident overnight. According to police, the hydrant was damaged in a traffic accident Tuesday afternoon at East Garfield and South Prince Streets in Shippensburg. Because of the time of day and the weight of the hydrant, it was pushed to the curb and left there, police say; a repair was scheduled for Wednesday morning. But when repair crews showed up […]

  • Franklin County duo accused of selling drugs to victim of deadly overdose

    CHAMBERSBURG — Two Franklin County residents are accused of supplying to a 21-year-old man who died of a drug overdose in 2015, according to Chambersburg Police. Charles William “Billy” Lynch, 30, and Kathleen Weaver, 51, were both charged in the death of the victim, who suffered a fatal overdose on Sept. 7, 2015 on the 100 block of East Queen Street. Lynch is charged with one count of drug delivery resulting in death and one count of delivery of a […]

  • Police seek help in identifying East Pennsboro Township theft suspect

    ENOLA, Cumberland County — East Pennsboro Township Police are seeking help in identifying a male suspect accused of trying to withdraw money from an ATM with a stolen debit card earlier this month. According to police, the man approached an ATM at 17th and Derry Streets at 3:46 a.m. on July 6, and attempted to use a stolen debit/credit card to withdraw funds. Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to contact East Pennsboro Township Police Officer Lynn Reichwein […]