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CPD Seeking Help Identifying Three Individuals Recklessly Operating Unregistered Dirt Bikes

On May 9, 2023, at around 6:15 pm, three black males were reported to have entered Chambersburg on S Main St, each operating an unregistered gas-powered dirt bike. They were seen traveling recklessly in the downtown area, including Second St, Philadelphia Ave, and Main St. The Chambersburg Police Department has released photos of the individuals as they may have information relevant to an ongoing investigation.

While they are considered persons of interest, they are not necessarily suspects at this time. If anyone has information regarding their identity or whereabouts, they are asked to contact the Chambersburg Police Department at 264-4131 or submit a tip through Crimewatch.


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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued a consumer alert about a wave of tax scams and misleading social media advice that duped thousands of

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