Shots fired, stabbings, thefts and assaults

Shots fired, stabbings, thefts and assaults are among crimes handled by area police in the past week.

Waynesboro Police Department

A Waynesboro man is in Franklin County Jail this week, unable to post $200,000 bail after he fled from the scene of a shooting last Wednesday in the Mount Airy Avenue area.

Police apprehended Andrew Earl Thomas Snyder, 31, in the 200 block of East Second Street following a pursuit in which Washington Township Police officers assisted. They responded to the Mount Airy area for a report of shots fired at 4:55 p.m. Wednesday. Police said Snyder fled when they arrived at the scene, triggering the pursuit.

Once Snyder was in custody, police seized a firearm from him.

Snyder faces the following charges:

  • Recklessly Endangering Another Person, a second degree misdemeanor;
  • Carrying a firearm without a license, a third degree felony
  • Fleeing or Attempting to Elude Officer, a third degree felony.

His preliminary hearing on the charges takes place July 13 in Franklin County’s Magisterial District Central Court.

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Shippensburg Police Department

Shippensburg Police Department has taken its search public for a man wanted in connection with a June 24 stabbing on North Washing Street.

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Shaykwon Leandre Shaw, 23, is wanted on first and second degree aggravated assault charges. Magisterial District Judge H. Anthony Adams issued a warrant for his arrest a week and a half ago. As of Monday he was still at large.

Police say, however, that the stabbing was an isolated incident and Shaw does not represent a danger to the community at large.

Police responded to the first block of North Washington Street in the Cumberland County part of the borough at 10:04 p.m. June 24 for a reported assault with a knife.

The victim was flown to a nearby trauma center. Police identified Shaw as the suspect and obtained the arrest warrant.  Anyone with information on Shaw’s location is asked to notify the Shippensburg Police Department at 717-532-7361 or leave a tip on the department’s CRIMEWATCH® page.

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Chambersburg Police Department

Thefts from motor vehicles

The Chambersburg Police Department is investigating a rash of recent thefts from motor vehicles in the McKinley Street and Cleveland Avenue area in the borough.

Police responded to multiple calls about the thefts that apparently took place between 2:45 and 4:30 a.m. Friday morning. Surveillance cameras showed the suspect opening several unlocked vehicle doors and removing items.

The people shown in this photo may have information relevant to an ongoing police investigation. As 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 or locating these people, please contact the Borough of Chambersburg Police Department at 717-264-4131 or submit a tip on CRIMEWATCH®.

Vehicle theft
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Stolen vehicle is similar to this.

Chambersburg Police Department is investigating the theft of a dark red Subaru Forester from the 200 block of College Avenue sometime between 8 p.m. on June 28 and 1 p.m. June 29. 

The registration for the vehicle is Maryland 1FSE40. Anyone with information can submit a tip or contact Chambersburg Police Department.

Wanted fugitive
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Enrique De Jesus Cruz-Garcia, 37, of Mexico, is wanted for 2 counts or Rape forcible Compulsion, and 2 counts of Rape of a child as well as multiple other offenses. 

Magisterial District Judge Glenn Manns issued a warrant for Cruz-Garcia’s arrest on June 25. As of Sunday, he was still at large. He is accused of raping two children

Anyone with information on Cruz-Garcia’s location is asked to contact the Chambersburg Police Dept. or leave a tip on CRIMEWATCH®

PSP, Lykins substation

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Ammon Ezra Peachey

A Millersville man accused of sexual crimes against children is in Dauphin County Prison this week after his bail was revoked for violating a court order to stay away frim the victims in the case.

Pennsylvania State Police in Lykins obtained an arrest warrant for Ammon Ezra Peachey, 47, Millersville, last Wednesday after he allegedly violated a court order and contacted victims in his child sexual abuse case.

A judge revoked his $25,000 bail Wednesday and issued the warrant. By Monday he was in custody and in jail.

Peachey faces the following charges:

  • Indecent Assault Person Less than 13 Years of Age, 3 counts, third degree felonies;
  • Corruption Of Minors – Defendant Age 18 or Above, three counts, third degree felonies;
  • Unlawful Contact With Minor – Sexual Offenses, three counts, third degree felonies.

Police filed the original charges against Peachey June 26, 2020 in Dauphin County Court.

He has a hearing scheduled in plea court Wednesday and an evidence suppression hearing on Aug.2.

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