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FRANKLIN COUNTY — Today’s police log includes incidents from Waynesboro, Shippensburg and Chambersburg Police Departments. They include hit and run investigations, warrant arrests, stolen bikes and a truck owners manual.


Hit and run: On July 11 Chambersburg police were dispatched to Derbyshire Street and South Second Street for a hit and run that occurred sometime overnight. The caller’s parked vehicle was struck by a red or maroon vehicle. 

The striking vehicle is most likely a passenger car which will have damage to the passenger side front corner. The vehicle will have body damage as well as a broken headlight and turn signal assembly.

Damaged vehicle
Car was hit by another vehicle who fled scene.

Anyone with information regarding the striking vehicle is asked to contact CPD at 717-264-4131. 

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Arrested: On July 11 at 3 a.m., CPD Officers observed a vehicle in the parking lot of a closed business on Wayne Avenue. Contact was made with the individuals inside and Nicholas Crist Gray was found to have an active warrant. During the investigation, Gray was found to be in possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. 

He was charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia.

Drug Arrest
Nicholas C. Gray

Hit and run: On July 10 at 11:40 p.m. the Chambersburg Police Department was dispatched to Edgar Avenue for a Hit and Run. The caller’s parked vehicle was struck by a passing vehicle. The striking vehicle is a white Nissan Murano. The front passenger side window is shattered and the passenger side mirror is damaged.

Hit and run suspect
Police released this surveillance photo of a vehicle that might have been involved in a hit and run crash.

Anyone with information regarding the striking vehicle is asked to contact Chambersburg Police Department at 717-264-4131.


Stolen bicycle: Chambersburg Police Department received a report of a bicycle stolen from Memorial Park on July 11. The stolen bicycle is a black DK brand BMX-style bike. It has blue handlebars, a purple neck and purple sprockets. The bike was placed in the bike rack located near the pool entrance and was stolen sometime between 1 pm and 8 pm. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Chambersburg Police Department at 717-264-4131.


Lost and Found: On July 7, a wallet belonging to Christopher White was brought to the Police Department. White can claim his wallet at the Police Department.


Hit and run: On July 4 at 1:05 p.m. a hit and run occurred on Philadelphia Avenue. The Waynesboro Police Department is attempting to identify the vehicle in the attached photo. The truck struck a gas meter and left the scene.

Hit and run vehicle
Suspect vehicle

Any information please contact the Waynesboro Police Department at (717) 762-2131.


Lost and Found: Shippensburg Police received a found owners manual for a 2006 Ford Five Hundred sedan that was located Friday, July 05, 2019 on the 200 block of East Orange Street.  The manual contained a (Shippensburg) Walmart receipt for the same day which appeared to be for an engine oil filter and motor oil. 

Found owners manual
This owners manual was turned into the Shippensburg Police Department

The owner may claim the property at the Shippensburg Police Department or call 717-532-7361.


Social media posting: Please be advised the Shippensburg Police Department is NOT looking for a blue truck or van with regards to any criminal activity. A photo of the van was recently posted on social media as being sought by police.

Police said the owner has been identified and is not suspected of any criminal activity at this time. 

“We appreciate the public’s help with locating and identifying the owner of the truck and allowing us to perform our duties and responsibilities in accordance with the law,” police said in a CRIMEWATCH® news release.

If anything changes, police said they would seek the public’s assistance again but at this time, the matter regarding the truck is complete.

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