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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that two brothers, Daniel Gutman and Benjamin Gutman, both 38, and both of Maryland, were indicted on November 18, 2020, by a federal grand jury on multiple conspiracy, false statement and wire fraud charges.

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Jeffrey Dixon, 53, of Gettysburg, was indicted on Sept. 30, 2020, by a federal grand jury for theft of Social Security benefits totaling more than $30,000 over a two-year period.

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that on Sept. 29, 2020, Michael Sean Riley, 52, of Ocala, Florida, was sentenced to 72 months’ imprisonment and ordered to forfeit up to $800,000, by United States District Court Judge Christopher C. Conner…

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The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) marked last Friday as Utility Scam Awareness Day – a national effort to educate residents and businesses about the ways that scammers use utility-related schemes to scare or trick customers into sending them money or disclosing personal information.

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An unknown age male operator of a pickup truck suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash at 3:10 p.m. last Friday along Interstate 81, at mile marker 23.5 in Southampton (Franklin) Township. The injured driver was transported to Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, Maryland, by ambul…

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An unknown age male operator of a pickup truck suffered serious injuries when his truck collided with a tractor-trailer at 11:55 a.m. Tuesday, along Interstate 81 North in Antrim Township. The crash occurred near the 8-mile marker and the operator of the pickup truck had to be extricated by …

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The operator of a flatbed tractor-trailer escaped injury when the truck flipped on its side and spilled lumber for about 60 yards on Interstate 81 at 8:05 p.m. last Tuesday in Southampton (Cumberland) Township. The incident occured southbound on the interstate at the 27-mile marker. Lumber w…

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Newville police said they were conducting a traffic stop in the 100 block of East Main Street on Sept. 18 when the officer heard a young boy yelling from a nearby first-floor apartment window.

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A two-vehicle accident involving a pickup truck and a passenger car resulted in no injuries Tuesday afternoon, in the 1900 block of Philadelphia Avenue in Chambersburg. The crash occurred around 1 p.m., and the passenger car sustained heavy rear damage. Pennsylvania State Police of Chambersb…

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The unknown age female driver of a passenger car escaped injuries early Tuesday morning when her car left the road for unknown reasons, struck and snapped off a telephone pole, and flipped onto its roof. The accident occurred at 7:03 a.m. in the 10000 block of the Cumberland Highway, Lurgan …

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Two people were taken to area hospitals after a pair of SUVs collided at 8:25 a.m. Monday in the 1000 block of Ragged Edge Road in Greene Township. In the one SUV, three people were trapped and had to extricated from the vehicle. The operator of the other SUV was uninjured. One of the injure…

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced recently that Daquan Seabrook, 25, of Chambersburg, was sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment followed by five years of supervised release by Chief United States District Court Judge John E. Jones III, for dr…

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The Pennsylvania Senate recently unanimously passed House Bill 1984, legislation led by House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) that stands up for rape victims and their families by removing the requirement of having an adoptive family lined up in order to terminate the ri…

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced recently that Daquan Seabrook, 25, of Chambersburg, was sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment followed by five years of supervised release by Chief United States District Court Judge John E. Jones III, for dr…

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One driver suffered unknown injuries in a two-vehicle crash that was reported at 6:35 a.m. last Thursday at the traffic light in front of Procter & Gamble along Olde Scotland Road in Southampton (Franklin) Township. The injured driver was taken to WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital for treat…

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Department of Corrections (DOC) officials recently reported the first SCI Camp Hill inmate death due to COVID-19. The inmate, who died on Oct. 15, had been in the hospital since Aug. 31. He was 53 years old and was serving a 3-year, 4-month to 10-year sentence for drugs. He entered the state…

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Newville Police are looking for help identifying the owner and operator of the pictured service truck. At 5:57 a.m. Oct. 13, the driver of this GMC four-door truck was traveling along West Main Street with the side door hanging open, and hit several parked vehicles. Anyone with information o…

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Fire companies from both Adams and Cumberland counties were alerted to a house fire at 8:43 a.m. last Saturday, located at 250 Old Railroad Road in Bendersville, Adams County. 

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The driver of a tractor-trailer got the truck caught on some low hanging power lines Monday morning at the intersection of Olde Scotland and Orchard roads in Greene Township.   During the incident that occurred at around 10:46 a.m., the tractor-trailer pulled down the wires and snapped a pol…

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that on Sept. 30, 2020, Damion Phillip Gress, 24, of Franklin County, was indicted by a federal grand jury for offenses involving the exploitation of minors.

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Shaquan Jones, 25, of Harrisburg, was sentenced on Sept. 18, 2020, by U.S. District Court Judge Jennifer Wilson to 60 months’ imprisonment for possession of a gun in furtherance of drug trafficking and…

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The Pennsylvania Senate recently unanimously passed House Bill 1984, legislation led by House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) that stands up for rape victims and their families by removing the requirement of having an adoptive family lined up in order to terminate the ri…

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The driver of this tractor-trailer suffered moderate injuries when they hit a fence and part of the Perkins restaurant building at 1324 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, at 11:39 a.m. Sunday. The driver was taken to Chambersburg Hospital for treatment. Pennsylvania State Police-Chambersburg in…

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Newville police released information on Tuesday that they arrested Derek Varner, 33, of Newville, on July 13 on a warrant for possession with intent to deliver.

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State Correctional Institution (SCI) at Camp Hill Superintendent Laurel Harry reported recently that a total of 24 employees have reported testing positive for COVID-19, with seven cases remaining active. The prison also reports 22 inmate cases, with seven of those cases active.

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A farm silo located at 1214 Rowe Road, Southampton (Franklin) Township caught fire at 9:42 a.m. Tuesday, and several area fire companies worked for two hours to get the burning hay inside under control. 

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State Correctional Institution (SCI) at Camp Hill Superintendent Laurel Harry reported recently that a total of 24 employees have reported testing positive for COVID-19, with seven cases remaining active. The prison also reports 22 inmate cases, with seven of those cases active.

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Newville police said they initiated a traffic stop for speeding in the 100 block of South High Street in the borough on Sunday, Sept. 13, and officers detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from inside the vehicle. 

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An alleged suicidal Gaithersburg, Maryland man was arrested in York County early Wednesday morning after he fired shots at Pennsylvania State Police troopers.

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Eric Hill, 31, of Plymouth, Candacelee Ellis, 34, of Plymouth, Thomas Evanchik, 40, of Kingston, Casey VanGorder, 25, of Wilkes-Barre, and Casey Read, 37, of Wilkes-Barre were indicted on Aug. 11,

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A zero-turn mower was destroyed by flames around 1:30 p.m. last Wednesday along the Rail-Trail in the 600 block of Britton Road, Shippensburg Township. The mower was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on the scene about one-half mile back off Britton Road. The operator of the…

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Robert L. Hayes Sr., 74, of Harrisburg, was sentenced on Sept. 21 to 10 years’ imprisonment followed by 15 years of supervised release by Chief U.S. District Court Judge John E. Jones III, on child exp…