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Local police are investigating multiple crimes of theft, robbery, drug possession, assault, and a case of illegally passing a school bus while discharging children.


Chambersburg Police Log

RETAIL THEFT: Chambersburg police are looking for two women who stole about $300 in merchandise from Kohl’s on Norland Avenue Wednesday. They came into the store at about 3:40 p.m. and concealed approximately $300 in clothing and jewelry before fleeing the store.

The persons shown in this photo may have information relevant to an ongoing police investigation. They are persons of interest, but not necessarily suspects at this time.

If you believe you have information that can assist the police in identifying or locating this person, please contact the Borough of Chambersburg Police Department at (717) 264-4131.


THEFT: On 11/3/2019 at approximately 1740 hours, CPD received a report of a theft from a motor vehicle parked in the Montezuma’s parking lot on Wayne Avenue.  The victim reported that the driver’s side window of their vehicle was shattered and her purse which was inside the vehicle was stolen. The purse is described as black in color with gold rivets on the outside of it.  The purse contained several credit and debit cards that were inside a silver Coach wallet.  

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Chambersburg Police Department at (717) 264-4131.

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ILLEGAL PASSING: On 11/19/19 at approximately 3:52 p.m., a school bus was stopped in front of 51 N. Main St. dropping children off. 

While the stoplights were activated on the bus, the pictured red in color GMC Canyon illegally passed the school bus traveling south on Main Street.  The person shown in this photo may have information relevant to an ongoing police investigation. He/she is a person of interest but not necessarily a suspect at this time. 

If you believe you have information that can assist the police in identifying this person, please contact CPD (717) 264-4131.


Waynesboro Police Log

SIMPLE ASSAULT: James M. Jorgensen, Waynesboro, has been charged with simple assault after a domestic occurred on November 16 at 5:35 p.m. on Garfield Street.


ROBBERY: One 15-year-old male has been charged with one count each of robbery, terroristic threats, simple assault, theft by unlawful taking, possessing instruments of a crime and conspiracy to commit robbery. A 15-year-old male has been charged with one count each of robbery, theft by unlawful taking and conspiracy to commit robbery. A 14-year-old male has been charged with one count each of robbery, theft by unlawful taking and conspiracy to commit robbery. All of the charges stem from an incident at.3:12 p.m. May 13 on West Third Street.


DRUGS: A 14-year-old male has been charged with one count of possession of a small amount of marijuana and a 16-year-old male has been cited for the borough’s curfew ordinance after a traffic stop was conducted on October 18 at 1:46 a.m. on South Potomac Street.


PUBLIC DRUNKENNESS: Jose V. Maldonado Moreno, no fixed address, was cited for public drunkenness after police received a report of an intoxicated subject at 1:24 p.m. October 21 at 1:24 p.m. on W. Second Street.


THEFT: A 16-year-old male was charged with one count each of theft by unlawful taking and criminal mischief after a bike was reported stolen at 11:09 a.m. October 23 on East Second Street.


DUI: Benjamin T. Boswell, Waynesboro, has been charged with two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or a controlled substance and one count of public drunkenness after police received a report of an unwanted person at a business on South Potomac Street Nov. 2 at 2:33 a.m.


DUI: Brian W. Hippensteel, 56, Waynesboro, was charged with one count of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or a controlled substance and two counts of driving while operating privilege is suspended or revoked after an incident occurred on October 19 at 8:51 p.m. at the intersection of South Broad Street and East Main Street. 


CRIMINAL MISCHIEF: Cynthia J. Crenshaw, 62, Waynesboro, has been charged with one count of criminal mischief after a vehicle was reported to have been damaged on October 4 at 5:26 p.m. on N. Grant Street. 

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