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SHIPPENSBURG >> Victor Forrester, 33, was arrested after allegedly violating a protection from abuse order while drunk on Monday, after first going to the police station, according to Shippensburg Police. Forrester allegedly went to the police station saying he was drunk and that he was going to walk to the victim’s home, despite protection from abuse orders between the two. Forrester allegedly said he did not care about the orders and insisted he was going to residence, despite being told several times not to go.
Forrester then allegedly asked for a forty …
By Staff Reports
SHIPPENSBURG >> A Stewartstown man was arrested after allegedly stealing a forklift while drunk and running it into a chain link fence on Sunday.
A police officer was traveling in the 300 block of E. Martin Ave., when he noticed a chain link fence laying in the alley, according to Shippensburg Police.. As he approached Walters Ave., he saw a forklift dragging pieces of the fence, traveling north near the intersection of E. Burd St., and Walters Ave. When the officer pulled up behind the forklift, the driver, Frank Fisher, …
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Chambersburg >> Denise and Gary Russell, Shippensburg, who were arrested in November for selling stolen military gear through their army surplus store made their $500,000 bail on Friday. The couple is scheduled to have a pre-trial conference on March 4.
When they were arrested on Nov. 11, bail was initially set for $1 million, but was reduced to $500,00 on Nov. 15, according to online court documents. On Feb. 18, the couple told the court during another bail hearing that they intended to post bail by …
SHIPPENSBURG >> According to Shippensburg Police, an unknown vehicle struck two legally parked cars in the 100 block of East Orange St. on Feb. 23 in between midnight and 6:45 a.m.
Witnesses report hearing a loud collision around 1:30 a.m. and evidence collected at the scene suggests the hit and run vehicle as blue in color and would have passenger side/front corner damage.
The vehicles struck were a 2006 Scion and a 1999 Volkswagen, which was disabled as a result of the accident. The owner of the VW also report that the …
SHIPPENSBURG >> Kelly Weaver, 35, Shippensburg, was stopped on North Gettle Avenue and East King Street when she was witnessed operating a vehicle while her license was suspended for driving under the influence, according to Shippensburg Police.
Weaver was labeled as a habitual offender, police state, revoking her license.
She was charged with operating a motor vehicle while being labeled as a habitual offender and driving while having a license suspended for DUI.
SHIPPENSBURG >> Members of the Shippensburg Fire Department are asking residents to keep fire hydrants clear during the snow and ice.
By adopting a hydrant, or dedicating to keeping it clear, the hydrants must be cleared of snow approximately 3 feet in all directions.
With the recent snow and ice, many of the fire hydrants are not accessible for use in the event of an emergency,” said Chief Randy O’Donnell. “With area residence and business working together this will help us provide a faster response in the event of a fire. Many …
By Staff Reports
SHIPPENSBURG >> Shippensburg Borough Police responded to three complaints of loud parties during the weekend.
Jordan Howard, 19, was hosting an underage drinking party early Sunday while his parents were away at 128 Park Place West, police said Responding to a complaint at 2:38 a.m., police went to the address and saw many people running from the home. While clearing out the house police found a 19-year-old man unconscious in a bedroom. An ambulance took him to the hospital. Howard was charged with underage drinking.
Police also answered a complaint …
SHIPPENSBURG TOWNSHIP >> Two men have been charged with robbery, assault and conspiracy among related charges after they reportedly attacked a Mifflinburg man and took his cell phone and wallet, according to Pennsylvania State Police, Carlisle.
Kenneth Brown, 18, Ardmore, and Connor Marsico, 18, Harrisburg reportedly approached the man as he was walking on North Earl Street on Feb. 1 around 1:30 a.m. and Brown struck him in the face while Marsico kicked him.
Brown was charged with robbery, aggravated assault, simple assault, theft, conspiracy, criminal mischief and harassment.
Marsico was charged with …