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[ 21 Apr 2014 | No Comment ]

By JIM HOOK
@JHookPO
SHIPPENSBURG >> A man fired a handgun three times around 3 a.m. on April 13 after he was denied admittance to a private party at College Park Apartments.
Dejuan Thompson, a Shippensburg University student who was shot in the arm, told police he did not know the person shot him, according to court documents. Thompson, 23, of Philadelphia was hospitalized in Penn State Hershey Medical Center.
Court documents detail the police investigation into the shooting that led to the arrest of Malcolm Apranise Staten, 20, of Chambersburg.
Staten has been charged …

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[ 1 Apr 2014 | No Comment ]

SHIPPENSBURG >> According to Pennsylvania State Police, Carlisle, a 16-year-old juvenile male from Chambersburg was charged on March 29 after he reportedly threatened people in Shippensburg by waving a fake gun around.
Police report he had an airsoft replica modeled to look like a .45 caliber handgun and threatened a group of individuals in the area of Richard Avenue and Queen Street around 12:08 a.m.
He was taken into custody on the charged of terroristic threats, simple assault and disorderly conduct. The replica was recovered at the scene.

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[ 31 Mar 2014 | No Comment ]

SHIPPENSBURG >> The Shippensburg Police Department, Shippensburg EMS and the Drug Enforcement Administration will be holding a drug take back event April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Shippensburg Police Department at 60 W. Burd Street.
Expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs can be disposed free and anonymously with no questions asked.
Last October, American turned in 324 tons (over 647,000 pounds) of prescription drugs at 4,114 sites operated by the DEA and its thousands of state and local law enforcement partners. Last year’s numbers combined in its seven …

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[ 27 Mar 2014 | No Comment ]

SHIPPENSBURG >> Police are looking for the man who fled after an alleged assault on Front Street earlier this month. Shippensburg Police allege that Jean Gardy Innocent, formerly of 325 E. Fort St., assaulted someone at that address on March 11 and then fled when police were summoned.
Police said the locks were changed to the apartment, but while the victim and his ex-girlfriend were at the hospital later that day, he broke into the building to get his belongings, breaking a window, door frame and lock.
He is charged with criminal …

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[ 26 Mar 2014 | No Comment ]
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Harrisburg >> Five Shippensburg area residents have been arrested on federal charges of drug trafficking, with three also charged in drug offenses that led to the death of 21-year-old Lurgan Township man Andrew Kyle Golter. According to a release from the U. S. States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, Ashley Gries, 19, Danny Guy Forrester, 48, Michael Anthony DeCarlo, 31 Jeffrey Lynn Wright, all of Shippensburg, and Gabriel John Stouffer, 30, Newburg, were arrested and arraigned in Harrisburg on Wednesday.
Gries, Forrester, Stouffer, DeCarlo and Wright were charged by …

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[ 24 Mar 2014 | No Comment ]

SOUTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> A Shippensburg man was charged in a stabbing incident early Saturday in Southampton Township.
Pennsylvania State Police, Carlisle, said Robert Lee Allen III, 22, was arrested Sunday afternoon in South Middleton Township following the alleged stabbing around 12:56 a.m. Saturday on Walnut Bottom Road near Strohm Road
Police said that the victim, Joshua Miley, 26, Shippensburg, heard Allen and his girlfriend verbally arguing and tried to intervene to deescalate the situation.
Police said Allen then turned on Miley and allegedly stabbed him with a knife below the left clavicle.
Miley was …

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[ 3 Mar 2014 | No Comment ]

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 …

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[ 3 Mar 2014 | No Comment ]

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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[ 26 Feb 2014 | No Comment ]

By Becky Metrick
bmetrick@publicopinionnews.com @BeckyMetrickPO on Twitter
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 …

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[ 24 Feb 2014 | No Comment ]

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 …