Articles in the Police & Fire Category
SHIPPENSBURG — The Shippensburg Police Department received a report of a theft of a package between Friday and Monday at an apartment building on South Prince Street.
A package, delivered by UPS, had been reported stolen and according to police, the empty box was found in the hallway of a neighboring apartment building with its contents missing.
Anyone with information may call police at 532-7361 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
SHIPPENSBURG – An 18-year-old who wasn’t supposed to be at prom was cited by police after allegedly causing a disturbance.
Pennsylvania State Police, Carlisle, said Colin Mitchell Ocker, 18, showed up at the Shippensburg prom Saturday at Beistle Plaza even though he was not allowed to because he was placed on social probation for detention, which was not served.
Police said when he was not allowed to enter, he became loud and belligerent, allegedly tapping on windows, threatening to break the back door, and swearing at school officials.
Ocker will receive …
GREENE TOWNSHIP — A 76-year-old Shippensburg woman is dead Saturday after being struck by a vehicle while trying to cross Route 11, according to Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg.
Caroline V. Croft, 76, Shippensburg, was reportedly trying to return to her vehicle from a yard sale on the east side of Route 11 near Pinoak Court at 10:27 a.m., according to police.
Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg report that her vehicle was parked off the road on the south shoulder and she was struck while close to her vehicle where she was killed instantly.
SHIPPENSBURG — Shippensburg police are investigating several incidents of diesel fuel theft from vehicles parked in the borough.
The latest incident occurred between Friday and Monday at Kittantiny Manufacturing Service, 160 Reading Road.
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SHIPPENSBURG — Police said a man jumped out of a second-story motel window while intoxicated to avoid being arrested.
Pennsylvania State Police, Carlisle, were called to Theo’s Motel, 30 Walnut Bottom Road, around 2:30 a.m. Sunday for a disturbance.
Police said David C. Shauf, 40, jumped out of a second-story window to avoid police. There was a warrant for his arrest, according to police.
Shauf was taken to Cumberland County Prison. He was also cited for disorderly conduct and public drunkenness.
SHIPPENSBURG — The 16th Shippensburg Fire Department’s Child’s Dream is on June 9 at Vigilant Hose Company, 20 Walnut Bottom Road. Deadline for the receipt of applications is Friday.
A joint effort between all three Shippensburg fire stations — Vigilant, Cumberland Valley Hose Company and West End Fire and Rescue — it promotes enthusiasm in recruiting young members of the community into fire service.
Activities will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and are open to area boys and girls, ages 11 to 13. There is no charge, and each participant …
Shippensburg Area Emergency Medical Services will host two American Red Cross blood drives this month.
The blood drives are scheduled 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 18, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 27. Both will take place in the Community Room of the Shippensburg Area Emergency Services Building, at the corner of Walnut Bottom Road and Orange Street.
Shippensburg Area EMS and the Advanced Wound Healing Center of Shippensburg are sponsoring the first blood drive. The second is hosted by EMS and Servpro of Shippensburg.
The staff of …
SHIPPENSBURG – Police said a man jumped out of a second story motel window while intoxicated to avoid being arrested.
Pennsylvania State Police, Carlisle, were called to Theo’s Motel, 30 Walnut Bottom Rd., around 2:30 a.m. Sunday for a disturbance.
Police said David C. Shauf, 40, jumped out of a second story window to avoid police. Shauf had a warrant, according to police.
Shauf was arrested and taken to Cumberland County Prison. He was also cited for disorderly conduct and public drunkenness.
By AMBER SOUTH@ShipNewsGirl
SHIPPENSBURG — Shippensburg’s emergency service organizations will make money when people test drive a new Ford vehicle.
Parson’s Ford will host a Drive 4 UR Community fundraiser Saturday to benefit Shippensburg Fire Department, which includes Vigilant Hose Company No. 1, Cumberland Valley Hose Company, and West End Fire and Rescue. The event is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Weis Market, 1075 W. King St.
Ten new car, SUV and truck models will be available. For every person who takes one on the three-mile test drive, Ford will …
By AMBER SOUTH
SHIPPENSBURG– Shippensburg Police can now take action against people driving under the influence outside the Shippensburg borough boundary in Franklin County.
That ability developed Tuesday when Shippensburg Borough Council voted to enter into a municipal agreement that makes Shippensburg Police part of Franklin County DUI Task Force. It already includes the boroughs of Chambersburg, Greencastle, Waynesboro and Mercersburg and Washington Township.
The agreement allows police to aid each other across municipal lines for DUI-related purposes, mainly for sobriety checkpoints.
Police Chief Fred Scott hopes his department’s participation will encourage …