Monday's Sentinel police log

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May 05, 2013 11:00 pm

Monday's Sentinel police log

State Police at Carlisle (249-2121)

• Sometime between 10:25 a.m. and 11:02 a.m. April 27, police say someone stole 13 items from Kohls, South Middleton Township. Police seek information.

• Police responded to an instance of disorderly conduct at 2:15 p.m. May 4 near Newville. Police received a phone call indicating that a vehicle was traveling on Route 233, with one of the occupants of the vehicle allegedly pointing a gun to the head of another person in the vehicle. The caller also said the occupant was pointing the gun at passing bicyclists. The occupants of the vehicle were Loree Bigler, 36, of Shippensburg; Chadrick Magee, 29, of Newville; and a 16-year-old boy from Shippensburg. The investigation of the vehicle revealed that the gun in question was an air pistol that resembled a real firearm. An open bottle of alcohol was also found in the vehicle. Bigler was cited for a summary traffic violation and Magee was cited for disorderly conduct and for having an open container in the vehicle. The 16-year-old boy was cited for underage consumption.

• At 8 p.m. April 20, police say someone stole a 1987 Chevrolet Blazer from the parking lot of Hyser Service Center in Monroe Township. Police say the theft occurred by unknown means as the vehicle’s engine was not running and the vehicle had two flat tires.

• Sometime between 1 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. May 1, police say someone threw a cinder block through a rear house window of a residence on Richard Avenue in Shippensburg.

• No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle crash at 8:47 a.m. May 4 in South Middleton Township. Police say that Angela Jones, 31, of Carlisle, was traveling south on Route 34. Elizabeth Gelbaugh, 33, of Mt. Holly Springs, was traveling north on Route 34, with passengers Jaymene Svirbly, 36, of Greenville, a 3-year-old boy, a 6-year-old boy, a 13-year-old girl and a 8-year-old girl. For unknown reasons, police say Jones tried to make a left turn onto Midway Drive and drove into the path of Gelbaugh’s vehicle. The vehicles collided and came to a final rest facing northeast on the shoulder of the road. Jones was cited for failing to yield to oncoming driver when making left turn.

• Sometime between midnight and 5 a.m. April 23, police say someone stole several pounds of electrical wire from a residence in the 1000 block of Greensprings Road in North Newtown Township.

State Police at Chambersburg (264-5161)

• No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle crash at 4:45 p.m. May 2 in Greene Township. Police say that Miriam Morgan, 34, of Shippensburg, was traveling south on Route 997 and attempted to make a left turn onto Pine Stump Road. Howard Hoover, 53, of Orrstown, was traveling west on Pine Stump Road and was attempting to turn onto Route 997. Police say Morgan’s vehicle made the left turn and struck Hoover’s vehicle in the northbound lane of Route 997. Morgan was cited for failure to yield to oncoming driver when making left turn.

State Police at Newport (567-3110)

• Sometime between 6 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. April 30, police say a purple Huffy mountain bike was stolen from the front porch of a residence in the 200 block of Dock Street in Newport. Police seek information.

• Police say they are currently investigating a theft that occurred at the Barnes and Noble Book Nook on Bailey Run Street sometime between May 2 and May 4. No other information was given.

• Minor injuries were reported in a one-vehicle accident involving a known juvenile driver at noon May 4 in Juniata Township. Police say the 17-year-old female, of Newport, was traveling southbound on Buttonwood Road and attempted to negotiate a left-hand curve. The driver lost control of her vehicle when driving over loose stones on the roadway, causing her to strike an embankment on the left side of the roadway. The vehicle then rolled over and came to a final rest overturned against the embankment. The driver was cited for failing to drive at a safe speed. Newport EMS assisted on the scene, and traffic control was provided by Newport and New Bloomfield Fire Departments.

• At 11:30 a.m. May 3, police say a customer drove away from the Super Seven Gas Station in Newport without paying for gas after filling up her vehicle. The suspect is described as a white female with short black hair with red highlights. She was last seen wearing a black shirt and white pants. The vehicle she was driving was a grey Dodge Neon or a Chevrolet Cavalier. Police seek information.

• A wallet was found at 12:30 p.m. May 2 on Market Street in Newport. Anyone with information or that can identify the wallet are asked to call police at Newport.

• Glenn Miller, age unknown, of Newport, was charged with theft by deception on April 27. Police say Miller purchased a 1997 Oldsmobile Achieve from Lesh Motors, and wrote a check for $2,765.70 to the dealership. It was found that Miller’s bank account was closed when Lesh Motors attempted to cash the check.

• Sometime between Jan. 1 and May 1, police say someone removed the trailer registration plate from a boat trailer parked next to a residence on Sheaffers Valley Road in Tyrone Township.

• No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle crash at 11:16 a.m. May 5 on Route 322 in Watts Township. Police say that William Dreibelbis, 62, of Centre Hall, struck the rear bumper of a vehicle being driven by Charles Blose, 72, of Carriere, Miss. Both vehicles were able to be driven from the scene.


Information is from police reports and may be incomplete depending on the status of an investigation. Phone numbers are non-emergency.

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