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SOUTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> Police are looking for two suspects in connection with the armed robbery of a Shippensburg area pharmacy on Tuesday.
Troopers from Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg, responded to the Rite Aid at 300 S. Fayette St. at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday for a report of an armed robbery.
Police said two suspects entered the store and forced all employees to the pharmacy area at knife point.
The suspects obtained prescription medication and fled out the front door in an unknown direction.
One suspect is approximately 5′ 6″ to 5′ 8″ and the second …
SHIPPENSBURG >> According to Pennsylvania State Police, Carlisle, Sean D. Varner, 21, Amberson reportedly shot handgun rounds into the air at a Shippensburg man’s residence on July 7.
Police say the incident occurred in the 900 block of Ritner Highway around 11:30 p.m.
Charges are pending, according to police.
By Becky Metrick
CHAMBERSBURG >> John Louis Arout will face aggravated assault and other charges at a preliminary hearing on Tuesday. Arout, 33, allegedly beat a woman and tried to confine her to a Shippensburg home on June 24, according to charging documents.
Arout had allegedly argued with the unidentified woman while at a bar earlier in the evening, according to court documents. The woman left and went to bed, she told Shippensburg Police.
Soon after, Arout allegedly arrived at the residence and turned off the circuit breakers in the apartment, according to charging …
SHIPPENSBURG >> Shippensburg Police report that they are looking into the theft of multiple packages from a residence in the 300 block of North Fayette Street between 3 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. on June 11.
The packages contained telecommunications equipment.
Anyone with information about the theft is asked to call police at 532-7361.
SHIPPENSBURG >> Kathaleen Dennis, 23, Shippensburg was arrested and charged with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct after police were called to an East Orange Street residence for reports of a domestic disturbance, according to Shippensburg Police.
Upon arrival, police report that Dennis could be hear screaming and cursing inside the residence and when they made contact with her, she refused to stop screaming.
While attempting to arrest her, Dennis resisted and went back into her residence in an attempt to get away.
After a struggle with two officers, she was finally arrested and …
A Shippensburg man was charged with DUI after a crash in the McDonald’s drive-through.
Shippensburg Police were called to a report of crash at 333 East King St. on June 6.
Police said Jeffrey Stine, 50, Shippensburg, hit the vehicle in front of him in the drive-through.
Police allege he was highly intoxicated and charged him with DUI. He refused to submit to a blood test, according to police.
Someone stole four inflated balloons from a mailbox on East Orange Street, according to police.
The incident took place 2:36 p.m. May 4 at 621 E. Orange St.
Police said the suspect is described as a young white male, short, and wearing a hat. After stealing the balloons, he entered a white older-model Dodge Durango, with rust on the right rear of the vehicle.
The vehicle was last seen heading east on East Orange Street.
The total value of the balloons is approximately $4.
SHIPPENSBURG – A man was tied up with AV cables and gagged in an armed robbery Sunday in Shippensburg.
Shippensburg Police are looking for the two suspects in the armed robbery at 3 a.m. Sunday at 33 North Penn Street.
According to police, the victim was sitting on his front porch when he was approached by two men. One displayed a semi-automatic handgun and demanded money.
The victim did not have any money on him and was forced to make a withdrawal from a nearby ATM. He gave them $40 in cash.
By LAUREN CAPPUCCIO
SHIPPENSBURG >> Police have released the name of the individual charged in the stabbing death of a Shippensburg man on Saturday.
Nolan Michael Burke, 25, Chambersburg was charged with criminal homicide after police found Christian Paffos, 22, Shippensburg dead in the 300 block of East Neff Avenue Saturday around 9:55 p.m.
Cumberland County Coroner Charles Hall said he was called to the scene, where he declared Paffos dead.
Shortly after the stabbing, Burke voluntarily walked to the Shippensburg Police Station to be interviewed and was charged, according to police.
An official autopsy …
SHIPPENSBURG >> Police have a suspect in custody after a fatal stabbing Saturday night.
At around 9:55 p.m. Saturday night, police were called to the 300 block of East Neff Avenue for a reported stabbing and they found a man lying on the roadway with a stab wound.
Cumberland County Coroner Charles Hall was called to the scene and declared Christian Paffos, 22, Shippensburg dead at the scene, he said.
The suspect, whose name has not been released, arrived at the Shippensburg Police Department voluntarily to be interviewed, according to police, and was …