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Police Log: Drug Crimes, Thefts, Assaults, Stalking and Trespassing

Area police have investigated a variety of crimes in Franklin County that include, drugs, theft, assault, stalking and trespassing.

Police Log: Recent Crimes Result in Arrests

Police in Waynesboro report several arrests recently. Just across the border, sheriff’s officers are looking for a man involved in an incident in Hagerstown, Md.

Fight Led to Chambersburg Couple’s Friday Drug Arrest

A fight in which a local came out of bloodied and bruised Friday led not only to her assailants arrest on assault charges, but to a drug bust that netted 418 grams of marijuana.

Local Man Arrested for Interfering With Sunday’s Murder Investigation

A man who interfered with a murder investigation Sunday in Chambersburg is behind bars tonight.

Police Log: In Custody, One Motorcycle Jacket – Owner Please Claim

Area police investigated a number of minor crimes and would like to return a lost motorcycle jacket to its rightful owner.

Police Log: Impersonating an Officer, Assaults, Thefts and Summary Offenses

Local police have been busy this month, investigating a number of crimes. Police blotters include incidents in which a local resident tried to pass herself off as a police officer, several assaults and retail thefts and numerous summary offenses.

CPD Investigate Two Unrelated Stabbings

Three people were injured in two separate stabbing incidents in Chambersburg Saturday.

Police Log for August 1st, 2019

Local police departments were busy with multiple arrests and investigations. CPD thanks Mitigation Technologies for donated equipment, makes arrests and more.

Franklin County Central Court Briefs: Aug. 1st

Several defendants in criminal cases waived their right to preliminary hearings in the county’s Magisterial District Central Court.

Police Log for July 31st, 2019

Local police departments have arrested one person for drugs and issued an arrest warrant for another person for retail theft.

Asti Davison’s Last Words Heard as 911 Call Played in Court

Timothy “Asti” Davison’s last words rang out in Franklin County Court Monday afternoon as a 911 recording was played during the first day of his accused killer’s trial.

St. Thomas Man Charged With Stealing Narcotics From Employer

A St. Thomas man has been charged with stealing narcotic medications from his employer on 63 different occasions, mostly oxycodone.

Police Log: Missing Girl, Accident, Theft, Lost and Found

Police have investigated a number of crimes from accidents to thefts to the apprehension of a minor who ran off with a man and wound up in Franklin County.

Man Attempts Suicide as Police Show up to Arrest Him on...

A local man inflicted life-threatening injuries upon himself Wednesday afternoon when police showed up to arrest him on charges that he molested a child.

Police, Court Briefs: Disorderly Conduct, Plus a Murderer Asks for Compassionate...

In Franklin County, Chambersburg police have reported arrests in a disturbance on Lincoln Way West and Garner Streets Friday.

Four Pagan’s Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Members Arrested

Four members of the Pagan’s Outlaw Motorcycle Gang are free on bail after being arrested and charged with making terroristic threats and other offenses last weekend.

Police Log: Theft, Lost Purse, DUI, Drugs, Hit and Run

Police departments across the county report a variety of incidents investigated to date this month.

Broken Windows Lead to Criminal Charges

New charges have been filed against a woman already facing a number of assorted misdemeanor charges in Cumberland County court.

Warrant Issued for Man Who Took Stepson for Joyride on Stolen...

A warrant has been issued for a man who stole a friend’s motorcycle and took his stepson for a ride that ended when he wrecked the bike last Wednesday.

Alleged Kidnapper Pleads Not Guilty

Thomas Dewald, the 21-year-old Waynesboro man accused of kidnapping a four-year-old child from her Rouzerville home in April, entered a not guilty plea this week in Franklin County Court.

Police Log: DUI, Theft, Firearms Violations, Reckless Endangerment

This police log includes reports from the Chambersburg Police Department.

Police Log: Found Bikes, Trespass

Area police departments investigated a variety of crimes and incidents over the past week.

Police Investigate Possible Child Luring

Police are asking for the public's help in locating a man in a silver car that might have been trying to lure a young girl into his vehicle today.

The Case of the Missing Jewelry

Local police are investigating a case in which a number of pieces of fine jewelry has gone missing from a residence on West Fifth Street.

PSP Looking for Vehicle Which Left Scene of I81 Fatality

Pennsylvania State Police are looking for the driver of a commercial vehicle who left the scene of a fatal crash on Interstate 81 in Cumberland County Wednesday.

Police Log: Theft, Harassment, Public Drunkenness, etc

Waynesboro Police Department reports a variety of criminal incidents in their daily Police Log.

Early Morning Armed Robbery in Local Home.

Early this morning the Chambersburg Police Department was called to the 700 block of Bassett Drive to respond to an armed robbery that occurred at a local residence at about 2 a.m.

Pastor Charged With Child Pornography in AG Investigation

An area pastor and professor at a Church of God seminary is in Franklin County Jail today on child pornography charges.

Vandals Could Have Damaged 3 Cars in Same Neighborhood

Police are investigating damage to three cars parked in the 800 block of South Coldbrook Avenue overnight Monday.

Three Arrested in Cocaine by Mail Bust

Three local residents were arrested this week after postal authorities and Pennsylvania State Police intercepted a package containing a half kilo of cocaine.

Chambersburg Woman Arrested on Weapons Charge

Breanna E. Black, 29, Chambersburg, has been charged with one count each of possession of a prohibited offensive weapon and possession of drug paraphernalia. Both charges are misdemeanors.

CPD Investigates Martin Avenue Burglary

Police hope someone will recognize individuals considered to be "persons of interest" in an overnight burglary on May 27.

Local Woman Charged With Soliciting Murder

A woman accused of talking a man half her age into setting fire to a handicap ramp at a Chambersburg home in April now faces charges that she also tried to get the arsonist to murder an ex-boyfriend.

Brick Through Car Window Is Attention Getter

Police are asking the public for help with any information in finding the person or persons who threw a brick through the rear window of a car.

WPD May Summary and Juvenile Arrests

Today, the Waynesboro Police Department released its monthly summary and juvenile arrests about six adults and three juveniles.

Warrant Issued for Woman Who Failed to Return Rented Property

CHAMBERSBURG -- Police are looking for a woman who leased something from the local Rent-A-Center then didn't make payments or return it.

Woman Cited for Making ‘Unreasonable Noise’ in Middle of Night

A woman who refused to lower her voice after police were called to her residence for a domestic argument early this morning has been cited for disorderly conduct.

Arrest Made in Dora Bounce House Theft

A Chambersburg man is in Cumberland County Prison awaiting a preliminary hearing in the theft of a Dora the Explorer bounce house in April.

Unpaid Bar Tab Could Have Cost Area Man a Lot

A 24-year-old patron of a local bar could be facing criminal charges today if his brother hadn't stepped in and fixed his legal problems.

Police Seek Info on Shoplifting Suspects

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying two women involved in a shoplifting incident at the Norland Avenue Target store earlier this month.
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