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FRANKLIN COUNTY (Sept. 13, 2019) — Local authorities are looking for a Heather Keppley reported missing on Sept. 9th. Local police are looking for information about a stolen bike battery, vandalism of a mailbox, investigate a pedestrian accident and recover a lost ID.


MISSING: Heather Keppley, 37, has been reported missing in Shippensburg. She was last seen Monday afternoon, September 9.

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Heather Keppley

Anyone with information or knowledge of her whereabouts is asked to contact Shippensburg Police at 717 532-8878 or 717 532-7361 


THEFT: Sometime between midnight and 3 a.m. Sept. 9, someone took the battery pack off the victim’s bicycle. 

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His battery driven bicycle was parked behind Denny’s Restaurant, 1071 Wayne Ave., when the theft took place.  The blue 48v lithium battery in a black nylon case was attached to the frame of the bicycle. 

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact the Chambersburg Police Department at 717-264-4131.


PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT: Chambersburg police responded to 335 E. Washington St. Thursday at 4:42 p.m. for a pedestrian accident.  Upon arrival, officers found that a 12-year-old girl was riding a bike on Wood Alley, towards East Washington Street. She rode into East Washington St. and struck an eastbound PT Cruiser.  The child was transported to Chambersburg Hospital for precautionary reasons.  Police said the girl was at fault in the accident.  Charges will not be filed. 


VANDALISM: On September 7 at about 10 p.m., three people were walking south in the 800 block of Stouffer Avenue, arguing loudly. One was hitting mailboxes with his hands as he walked along.

Several of these mailboxes were dented, several had pieces knocked off of them, and some were knocked down entirely.

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Damaged mailbox on Stoufferstown Avenue in Chambersburg

The person damaging the mailboxes was described as a white male, about 20 years old with short brown hair, wearing light shorts and a dark t-shirt. Another white male and a white female were also walking with him, but neither of them were seen damaging anything.

Anyone with information that can assist the police in identifying or locating the person responsible is asked to contact the Borough of Chambersburg Police Department at 717-264-4131.


FOUND ID: Shippensburg Police received a found PA ID card issued to Yeico Colon-Montanez.  If anyone knows how to reach him, he may pick up his ID card at our station, 60 West Burd Street or call 717-532-7361.

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