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SHIPPENSBURG >> Several individuals were honored for their service to the Shippensburg Police Department and community over the last few months.
On Oct. 15, Martin Bigler Jr and Charles Heckman were honored for more than 50 years of service to the Shippensburg Fire Department.
In addition, Tom Moriarity was recognized at the Shippensburg Area Fire Advisory Board Meeting on August 15.
Tom was recognized for his 20 years of service to Shippensburg Township and Shippensburg borough as Emergency Management Coordinator. He know serves on the Shippensburg EMS Board of Directors.
A letter of recognition was presented …
Shippensburg >> A 38-year-old Shippensburg man was arrested Monday for the sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl.
David Adams Jr., who was 37 at the time of the incident in June, is charged for allegedly assaulting the minor in June, but was charged additionally for allegedly supplying alcohol to the minor.
According to the release from Shippensburg Police, Adams has been charged with statutory sexual assault, unlawful contact with a minor, corruption of minors, indecent assault and furnishing alcohol to minors.
Adams turned himself into to Magisterial District Judge H. Anthony Adams’ office …
BY LAUREN CAPPUCCIO
CHAMBERSBURG >> A Shippensburg man is in jail after he allegedly forced two women at gunpoint to drive him to Chambersburg on Saturday.
Demetrius Rashawn Runkle, 19, Shippensburg, allegedly discharged his weapon in the Shippensburg Police Department’s jurisdiction, and had held two female passengers hostage at gunpoint and forced them to drive him to Chambersburg, according to Chambersburg Police.
Chambersburg Police stopped the man around 1:53 p.m. after being informed by Shippensburg that he was coming through the area.
Runkle was stopped in the 500 block of Montgomery Avenue and was …
SHIPPENSBURG >> The Shippensburg Borough Council, Shippensburg Police Department and Police Chief Fred Scott have announced the launch of a new website that gives people who use social media networks and mobile devices an easier, more effective way to help fight crime and stay informed.
The new website, www.ShipPD.org, was developed in partnership with Crimewatch PA and is part of the Crimewatch Network. This online tool gives the public direct access to crime and public safety-related information happening in the community.
“This new website is the perfect entry point for establishing better …
SHIPPENSBURG >> On September 11, 2014, Shippensburg Fire Department members attended the 87th Annual Cumberland County Firefighters Associations Annual Banquet.
Members from SFD were recognized for their years of service to the Shippensburg Community and to Cumberland County.
Chief Edward Goodhart received the Administrator of the Year Award, and Chief Gerald Holtry received the Hall of Flame.
Both of these men have each given over 50 years of service to the department in various capacities.
SHIPPENSBURG >> According to Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg, three individuals from Chambersburg were attacked on Aug. 31 around 2:40 a.m.
Police say that Wyatt J. Henry, 18, Ja’tyes R. Brown, 19, and an unnamed juvenile reported that they were attacked by a group of unknown males around 2:40 a.m. on Richard Street and sustained injuries by a broken glass bottle.
Anyone with information may contact police at 264-5161.
SOUTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >> Three people have been charged in connection with the armed robbery of the Shippensburg Rite Aid.
Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg, have arrested Aaren McMichael, 24, Shippensburg; Valicity Cordle, 20, Newburg; and Jonathan Koehler, 19, Dallas.
Police identified the suspects through a joint investigation with the Pennsylvania State Police Troop H Vice Unit and the Franklin County Drug Task Force.
Troopers responded to an armed robbery at 3:45 p.m. July 29 at the store located at 300 S. Fayette St.
Police said two people entered the store and forced all employees to …
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 …