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SHIPPENSBURG (Aug. 13, 2019) — Four people have been arrested in connection with a robbery on East King Street last week. 

Shippensburg police were dispatched to the 400 Block of East King Street at 10:10 p.m. Thursday for a report of a robbery.

The victim told police he walked into his house and found four people inside.   The suspects backed the victim into a corner, and one suspect, later identified as Cordell Marpoe, started threatening the victim with a knife. The suspects removed several items from the house. 

By late Friday evening, all suspects had been identified, and all but one were in police custody. The suspects were identified as Marpoe, 18, Shippensburg, TJ Thompson, no age or address given, Kevin Mason, 20, Shippensburg, and Ted Ennis, 41, Hagerstown.  

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Thompson, Marpoe, and Ennis were arraigned before Magisterial District Judge H. Anthony Adams Saturday morning. Bail was set at $100,000 each. Mason was taken into custody in Chambersburg on Sunday. He was arraigned before Adams Monday. His bail was also set at $100,000 but lowered to $25,000 during a preliminary hearing Tuesday.

According to online court records, all were still in jail Tuesday night, unable to post bail.

They were each charged with the following: 

  • F1 – Robbery, 
  • F1 – Conspiracy-Robbery, 
  • F1 – Burglary, 
  • F1 – Conspiracy-Burglary, 
  • F2 – Aggravated Assault,
  • F2 – Conspiracy-Aggravated Assault, 
  • F3 – Criminal Trespass, 
  • M1 -Theft, and 
  • M1 – Conspiracy-Theft

The following agencies assisted in the investigation and apprehension of the suspects:

  • Pennsylvania State Police-Carlisle, 
  • Carlisle Police Department, 
  • Shippensburg University Police Department, 
  • Sheriff’s Department from Franklin and Cumberland Counties
  • Franklin County Adult Probation.
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