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Drug sting catches Waynesboro man selling cocaine, police say

Justin Ruckman, 41, was charged Aug. 7 with manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver and criminal use of a communication facility, both felonies, according tocourt records.He remains in Franklin County Jail on $200,000 bail.

PUBLIC OPINION - 2018-08-18 20:48:00

Two men accused of distributing large amounts of marijuana in Franklin County

Paul Tucker-Bennette, Philadelphia, and Irvin Franklin, 27, Shippensburg, were each charged after the Franklin County Drug Task Force and Shippensburg Police executed a search warrant Wednesday at 415 W. King St. as a part of an ongoing narcotics investigation, according to court documents filed in

PUBLIC OPINION - 2018-08-18 20:43:00

Police in Chambersburg searching for driver involved in a hit-and-run

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. —Chambersburg Police need help solving a hit and run in a K-Mart parking lot.AdvertisementPolice said it happened Wednesday at the store on Wayne Avenue.The victim reported being hit by the driver of a jeep who helped the victim into a wheelchair from K-Mart and then drove off.

WGAL - 2018-08-18 01:58:00

Greencastle furrier cleans up business property

GREENCASTLE, Pa. — More than a year after a neighbor complained about burning and odors at Antrim Township's only furrier, officials have ruled the business now complies with ordinances.Paul Strausner has operated Paul's Fur Shed at 446 Buchanan Trail West in Greencastle for the past 40 years.Early

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2018-08-17 23:34:00

Hagerstown woman accused of violating probation related to robbery

A Hagerstown woman convicted of assault and theft in the 2017 robbery of a man on Dual Highway was back in court Friday for violating the terms of her probation.Brittany Anne Yeakle, 28, was found guilty earlier this year of second-degree assault and theft under $1,000, according to online court doc

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2018-08-17 23:43:00

Police log: Elderly woman paid $43,000 after being told she won $900K and a Mercedes

GREENE TOWNSHIP - An 85-year-old Fayetteville woman fell victim to a scam and sent $43,000 to an unknown person between June 14 and Aug. 14, according to Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg. Someone contacted the woman and told her she won $900,000 and a Mercedes vehicle, but would need to send

PUBLIC OPINION - 2018-08-18 18:00:00

Ex-owner of Chambersburg restaurant made fraudulent charges on customers' cards, police say

Martina Lebo, 50, is charged with two felony counts of access device fraud, according tocourt records.She is in Franklin County Jail, unable to post $75,000 bail.

PUBLIC OPINION - 2018-08-17 21:44:00

Male touched himself while asking female how to get to Chambersburg library, police say

The female, no age provided, told Chambersburg Police she was walking on Montgomery Avenue at about 1 p.m. when a male in a white sport utility vehicle asked her for directions to Coyle Free Library.

PUBLIC OPINION - 2018-08-17 15:13:00

Police log: After several attempts, man successfully breaks into Sunoco and steal cash

SOUTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP - An unidentified man broke into Sunoco, Olde Scotland Road, and stole about $400 at around 4 a.m. Aug. 8, according to Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg.


Woman accused of using restaurants company card to spend $13,000

A Shippensburg woman is accused of using a company credit card to spend more than $13,000 in addition to another $5,000 from a second card.


More bears, whacked, stacked on Maryland roads

According to an unofficial count maintained by theCumberland Times-News, 42 bears have perished on roadways this year, including two recent fatalities.


Repairs scheduled for I-81 in Pa. this weekend postponed

GREENCASTLE, Pa. — Road work on Interstate 81 planned for this weekend in the area of the Mason-Dixon line in Antrim Township, Pa., has been postponed because of predicted wet weather.A pavement-repair operation to replace concrete pavement on northbound I-81 near the Pennsylvania Welcome Center jus


Entire district delays start of school over mold concerns

The Fairfield Area School District Superintendent says the first day of school will now be Tuesday, Sept. 4. Graduation for the school year has been moved to June 12, 2019.


Sunoco burglarized on Olde Scotland Road

A man stole about $400 in cash after he forced his way into a gas station last week in Southampton Township, Pennsylvania State Police said.The incident happened on the morning of Aug. 8, when a black male driving a burgundy sedan pulled into a Sunoco gas station on Olde Scotland Road, according to


Woman charged with using parking lot as a bathroom

A woman who failed to show up in court for 19 months after she was photographed using a business's parking lot as a bathroom had a bond hearing on Wednesday.Jacqueline D. Poffenberger, 26, of Woodbridge, Va., was recently arrested on a bench warrant, according to court records. She was charged by th


Greencastle Livestock Monday Auction - 8/13/18

Compared to last Monday slaughter steers sold steady-1.00 lower. Slaughter holsteins sold 1.00-2.00 higher. Slaughter heifers sold 2.00-3.00 higher. Slaughter cows sold 1.00-2.00 higher. Supply included 126 steers and heifers, 266 slaughter cows, 10 bulls, and 176 feeder cattle. All prices per cwt.


Mont Alto man angry over Facebook page strangled and hit woman, police say

MONT ALTO - A neighbor called 911 late last week on the request of a woman who claimed her partner, John Blakely, had strangled and hit her after he got angry over something on her Facebook page.


Man charged with home invasion; second intruder still at large

A man was charged with home invasion and first-degree burglary after he allegedly broke into a home Tuesday night on Hagerstown's West End.Robert Michael Smith, 37, also was charged with second-degree assault, according to a news release from the Hagerstown Police Department.He is being held without


Greencastle slows down rezoning initiative

Buy NowGreencastle (Pa.) Borough Council President Steve Miller, left, discusses the borough's proposed zoning map with businessman Bill Hudson, center, and Ed Wine, chairman of the borough's planning commission. Greencastle officials have set up a series of public meetings through November to consi


Hagerstown-area man faces sexual abuse charges involving several girls

A Hagerstown-area man is accused of having sexual contact with several teenage girls in exchange for cash, marijuana, alcohol and other favors.Matthew Mark Biser Jr., 39, of Old Forge Road is charged with six counts each of sexual abuse of a minor, sexual solicitation of a minor, and third- and four