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Police log: Something Lost, Something Found

Chambersburg Police Department often doubles as a community lost and found office.

Police log: Aug 19 – Chief Sets Town Hall Meeting With...

On Wednesday, September 18, 2019, Chief Ron Camacho will host a town hall-style meeting at 6 p.m. at the Chambersburg Recreation Center, 235 S. Third Street.

Man Wanted on Felony Warrant Now in Custody

A Waynesboro man wanted on a felony warrant in connection with an early morning strong-arm robbery last week turned himself into police Sunday.

Police Log: Waynesboro Runaway Located, Safe and Sound

Police reports include news that a runaway teen has been found safe, and a report of an arrest for resisting arrest and punching a police officer.

One Arrested in Early Morning Robbery, Another Suspect Sought

A Waynesboro teen is in custody in connection with an early morning robbery today. Police have an arrest warrant for a second man.

Police Log and Court Briefs: August 15th, 2019

Area police are investigating a variety of incidents, including the case of a missing man with health problems.

Arrests Made in Shippensburg Armed Robbery

Four people have been arrested in connection with a robbery on East King Street last week.

Police Log: Aug 13th – Runaway, Stolen Bike, Found Wallet

Area law enforcement agencies are looking for a runaway, investigating the theft of a bike and other crimes this week.

Adams County Fugitive Octavian Perez Captured in Virginia

Fugitive Octavian Perez was taken into custody at noon today in Virginia, according to police.

Court Hearing Set for Man Who Tried to Commit Suicide During...

A local man who tried to commit suicide by stabbing himself when Chambersburg police came to his house to arrest him last month will have a preliminary hearing next week.

Police Log: Vehicle Crashes, DUIs, High Speed Chase

Police agencies across the county investigated vehicle crashes and criminal incidents ranging from DUIs and high speed chases to child abuse this week.

Police Log for August 7th, 2019

Today's police log includes the arrest of two Maryland women on warrants, one almost a year old.

Jury: Strawser Guilty of Murdering Timothy ‘Asti’ Davison

John Wayne Strawser was found guilty by a Franklin County jury this afternoon of murdering Timothy Davison in 2014.

Missing Juvenile Wanted for Attempted Criminal Homicide

Pennsylvania State Police in Adam's County are looking for a Gettysburg youth who was originally reported to be a missing person less than 24 hours ago.

Police Log for August 4th, 2019

Area police have made several recent arrests, including DUI, hit and run, a home break-in and an assault.

CPD Investigate Two Unrelated Stabbings

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

Police Log for August 2nd, 2019

In today's Police Log area police have made several recent arrests, including DUI, hit and run and drug possession.

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.

Testimony Continues in Strawser’s Murder Trial

Both the prosecution and defense in the John Wayne Strawser Jr. trial wanted answers to the same question Wednesday.

Police Log for Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

Area police departments are investigating a stolen wallet from a parked car and have made arrests for DUI, Possession, Public Drunkenness and Harassment.

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.

Police Log for Monday, July 29th, 2019

Area police departments are investigating a hit and run incident, criminal mischief complaint and have a found bicycle that is ready to be claimed by the owner.

Murder Trial Begins Tomorrow for Man Accused in 2014 Killing on...

More than 5 1/2-years after Timothy “Asti” Davidson was murdered, and almost four years after a West Virginia man was charged in his death, a trial in the case finally begins this week.

Police Log for Saturday, July 27th, 2019

Area police departments charged one person with simple assault, accepted lost and found bike and investigated a hit and run incident.

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.

Guilford Woman Arrested in Child Porn Case, Child Victim Located, Safe

A Guilford Township woman was arrested today and charged with distributing child pornography using a social media chat program.

Four Charged With Rioting in ER Brawl

Four local women were charged this week with rioting and disorderly conduct in connection with a brawl last week at Chambersburg Hospital.

Police Log: Arrests Made, Warrants Issued

Area police departments made arrests, accepted lost and found keys and investigated thefts and robberies in the last week.

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.

Hearing Delayed for Local Man Accused in Fatal Drug Overdose

Defendant Andre Weeks is being held without bail in Franklin County Jail.

Police Log: Theft, Criminal Mischief and Community Notification

Chambersburg Police Department reported a theft at a convenience store and a criminal mischief case this week.

Judge Turns Down Dying Killer’s Request for ‘Compassionate’ Release

Murderer Warriner Bass’s plea for a compassionate release from prison so he could spend his last days with his family was denied Tuesday.

Police Log: Thefts From Cars, Parked Vehicle Damage

Today’s police log includes a warning from Pennsylvania State Police about leaving cars unlocked in light of recent thefts from vehicles throughout the region

Shippensburg Woman Reported Missing

Shippensburg Police are seeking information about a woman that was reported missing Saturday.

Chambersburg Police: Security Camera Registration Helps Fight Neighborhood Crime

Chief Ron Camacho has announced a new Camera Registry Form for local residents and businesses.

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.

Connecticut Man Arrested in Connection With Logan Starliper Drug Overdose Death

Authorities in Connecticut have arrested a man wanted in Franklin County in connection with the drug overdose death last year of a Greencastle child.
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