CRIME & SAFETY
Wife Saves Husband's Life After Kitchen Blaze Breaks Out In Williamsport Home: Fire Marshal
At approximately noon on Friday, June 9, members of the Williamsport Volunteer Fire Company and other area agencies were called to a two-alarm house fire on Hoffman Drive, after smoke and flames were reported by neighbors. The Maryland State Fire Marshal said that the investigation into the near-fatal blaze determined...
Vehicle crushed underneath tractor-trailer in Franklin County
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa. (WHP) — A vehicle was totaled after getting stuck under a tractor-trailer in Franklin County Friday morning. According to the Franklin Fire Company, crews were called to the scene around 4:35 a.m. on I-81 north near mile marker 13.5. Officials say the car was found under...
State Police in Chambersburg release Top 5 Most Wanted
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa. — Pennsylvania State Police released their Top 5 Most Wanted list in Chambersburg, Franklin County. Bernard Lynwood Craig, 69, from St. Thomas, is wanted for a 2019 possession of a firearm prohibited. He is described as having brown eyes, black hair, is 5'07" and weighs 210 pounds.
Police: Hagerstown bicyclist dies after running stop light
A Hagerstown bicyclist died Saturday morning in the downtown area after running a stop light and getting hit by a vehicle, according to Hagerstown Police. Alexander Gonzalez, 24, was pronounced deceased at the scene, according to an email from Lt. Rebecca Fetchu, spokeswoman for the police department. Hiking path stabilized:Park...
Abduction charge against Maryland woman put on inactive docket
A Hagerstown-area woman's case for allegedly abducting a child last year was recently placed on the inactive docket for Washington County Circuit Court. The 2-month-old boy was found over a day later, safe and sound, in Washington, D.C. Flight tracking showed rapid descent:No survivors found after plane that led to...
Police searching for two central Pa. teenagers
Police in Waynesboro are looking for Tatiana Gowder, 13, and Lashayla Shird, 15, who was reported missing on Wednesday. According to police both girls were last seen before 10 p.m. June 5 at their home along Hawbaker Avenue in Waynesboro. Authorities say they believe the girls ran away from home.
Truck driver shot at vehicles and terrorized girlfriend along I-81 in Franklin County: PSP
A Mississippi man is jailed in Pennsylvania after police say he shot at motorists on Interstate 81 and assaulted a woman who was traveling with him. Edward Jackson Nickens, who will be 32 on June 14, was arrested June 2 on I-81 in Franklin County and charged with attempted homicide, kidnapping, aggravated assault and other counts, according to online court records. Magisterial District Judge Jody Eyer denied bail.
Crash near Lewistown injures driver
A man was seriously injured after his car crashed near Lewistown on Tuesday, according to Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services spokesperson Sarah Campbell. An emergency crew was called at 1:58 p.m. to the 10900 block of Putman Road, Campbell said in a phone interview.
Hagerstown man takes plea partway through shooting trial involving man who jumped on hood
A Hagerstown man took a plea deal Thursday after a jury heard testimony from a Hagerstown Police officer and watched body-camera footage of the man fleeing from the officer and admitting he fired shots. The case involves an altercation on July 24 last year that led to the shots and...
Hagerstown man hit by train where four others have been killed in recent years
Another person was hit by a train Friday on a section of a Norfolk Southern line off Burhans Boulevard where others have been killed in recent years. Friday's incident occurred just before noon when a train conductor reported that an individual was struck, according to a Washington County 911 supervisor.
Hagerstown Police Investigating Downtown Shooting
HAGERSTOWN, MD – Late Thursday night, the Hagerstown Police responded to a shooting on the 100 block of North Locust Street in the downtown area. The incident left two individuals with non-life-threatening injuries, and they arrived at the Meritus Medical Center in a private vehicle. The Police believe this shooting was a targeted incident. However, no other structures appear to have been hit by the gunfire. The investigation is ongoing and the Hagerstown Police have not released any further information. Anyone with information related to this shooting is encouraged to contact Detective Shawn Weaver at email@example.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call The post Hagerstown Police Investigating Downtown Shooting appeared first on Shore News Network.
Maryland man arrested for trying to sell a West African Bush Viper on Craigslist
You can find just about anything on Craigslist if you look around long enough … even a West African Bush Viper. Because, yeah, police say a guy in Maryland was trying to sell one on Facebook. That’s illegal in Maryland so, police say, they arrested Joshua Lee Roberts, 36, of Hagerstown for attempting to sell the snake.
Police: Fake $100 bill used at Franklin County Sheetz
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Police are investigating the use of a fake $100 bill at a Sheetz location. On May 29, around 1 p.m., a man asked an employee at Sheetz on Monticello Court for change for a $100 bill. After the transaction, the man left the store and walked...
3 car accident on Hawkins Mill Road & Shadwell Drive: Firefighters
(WSET) — On Saturday, The Boonsboro Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company said they were on the scene of a three-car accident. According to firefighters, the three-car accident was at Hawkins Mill Road and Shadwell Drive. Firefighters said the roadway was completely shut down. ABC13 is working to learn more.
Franklin County poaching spree ends with over 100 deer killed, six suspects charged
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) – Six Franklin County individuals have been criminally charged this week for allegedly going on what the Pennsylvania Game Commission called “a poaching spree,” killing over 100 deer in six months. The individuals allegedly shot the deer and left most of them to...
Child struck by a vehicle in Franklin County
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – The Chambersburg Police Department was called around 2:32 p.m. on Saturday for a pedestrian accident in the 100 block of North Franklin Street. According to Chambersburg Police Department, the investigation found that a juvenile was riding his scooter in an alley leading to North Franklin Street where the collision took place.
Hagerstown Man Arrested on Firearms, Narcotics Charges
HAGERSTOWN, MD — A Hagerstown man is facing firearms and drug charges after a search of a home in the city Tuesday. The Hagerstown Police Department reports that on May 30th, agents from the Washington County Narcotics Task Force served a search and seizure warrant at 60 E Franklin St Apt #3 in reference to a narcotics investigation.
Motorcyclist dies in head-on crash
A motorcyclist died in a head-on crash late Wednesday on Md. 26, police said. Joseph Franklin Carter, 39, of Keedysville, was operating a Harley-Davidson motorcycle when he crashed into a Jeep, Maryland State Police said in a news release.
In an unusual move, Maryland man held without bond in animal cruelty case
A Hagerstown-area man continues to be held without bond at the Washington County Detention Center in an animal cruelty case that involves several dead and sick cats and dogs. The case involves a trailer home southeast of Hagerstown that Humane Society of Washington County officials have served search and seizure warrants on at least three times this year, seizing and treating several surviving animals.
Chambersburg man dies in single-vehicle crash near Fayetteville, Franklin County
FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. — A Chambersburg man died of injuries sustained in a single-vehicle crash in Franklin County Wednesday morning, according to State Police. Franklin Cordell, 62, was driving a 2009 Dodge Ram pickup truck on the 3800 block of Anthony Highway in Guilford Township around 9:30 a.m. when his vehicle left the road and struck a tree, State Police said.
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