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Chambersburg police are investigating a variety of crimes, while in Waynesboro, police were called Saturday afternoon toke a dog roaming a West Eighth Street neighborhood into custody.


Chambersburg Police Log

HIT AND RUN: An 83-year-old Maryland man has been charged with hitting a street sign in Chambersburg and leaving the scene of the crash without notifying police.

Chambersburg police said Robert Shutt, Middletown, Md., hit the sign at the intersection of South /Main Street and West Ludwig Avenue Sunday.

He is charged with causing an accident involving damage to unattended property.


RETAIL THEFT: Another Maryland man faces retail theft charges for allegedly stealing two candy bars from a local convenience store last week.

Christopher Brant, 43, of Frederick, Md., was identified by police during an investigation into the crime as the individual that took the candy Feb. 18 without paying for it. He has been charged with summary retail theft.

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FELONY RETAIL THEFT: A Shippensburg woman faces a felony charge in a retail theft case in which she is accused of taking 25 items from the Wayne Avenue Dollar Tree store Feb.18 without paying for them.

Iris Olivencia
Iris Olivencia

The Third-degree felony retail theft charge against Iris Olivencia, 62, was filed Friday with Magisterial District Judge Glenn Manns. She was picked up Saturday on an arrest warrant issued by Manns and arraigned before on-call Magisterial District Judge Jody C. Eyer according to online court records.

She is free on $25,000 unsecured bail while awaiting a March 3 preliminary hearing in the case.

Police said the decision to charge Olivencia with a felony was based on multiple prior retail theft convictions.


THEFT: Chambersburg police are investigating the theft of a set of Apple AirPods at the Chambersburg YMCA Jan. 25. The owner of the AirPods told police someone took the device while they were with his property in the facility’s gym.

Anyone with information regarding the theft is asked to contact the Chambersburg Police Department.


VANDALISM: Chambersburg police took two separate vandalism reports this month, and ask for tips from the public to help solve the cases.

Police said vandals damaged siding on a house on East Garfield Street with BB’s in late January. The crime was reported Feb. 9.

Vandals damaged a window in the front of a house the 1600 block of Clinton Avenue sometime after 11 p.m. Feb. 16.

If anyone has information regarding either incident they can contact CPD at 717-264-4131


Waynesboro Police Log

FOUND DOG: The Waynesboro Police Department was called for a loose dog Saturday afternoon. A male, yellow lab was found in the 400 block of West Eighth Street. 

This dog was found wandering in the 400 block of West Eighth Street. He can be claimed at the Antietam Humane Society.
This dog was found wandering in the 400 block of West Eighth Street. He can be claimed at the Antietam Humane Society.

The dog has been taken to the Antietam Humane Society. 


Pennsylvania State Police

DOMESTIC ASSAULT: Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg, arrested David Kelly, 51, Chambersburg, Saturday and charged him with simple assault and harassment in connection with an incident that happened early that morning in Guilford Township.

Police said Kelly punched a 40-year-old woman in the face multiple times and shoved their 9-year-old daughter against a wall during an argument that morning.

He allegedly became angry while the woman was talking on the phone with an ex-boyfriend, threatened to leave and have the cable to the residence shut off. When he tried to take back Valentine’s gifts he had given the woman, she tried to stop him, police said. She told police he threw her to the ground and began punching her in the face.

When their daughter tried to pull him off her mother, he allegedly shoved the child against a wall.

Kelly was arraigned before on-call Magisterial District Judge Jody Eyer, who set his bail at $50,000. According to online court records, he was in jail Sunday night, unable to post bail. His preliminary hearing takes place March 3 in Franklin County Central Court.

Local Crime News

Fugitive in custody, wanted by CPD

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Fugitive Yomero Jean-Giles was taken into custody by federal marshal Friday in Shippensburg. He was wanted by Chambersburg police in connection with a shooting incident during a riot last November.
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