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The Office of State Inspector General (OSIG) filed welfare fraud charges against 44 individuals during the month of January 2020. The restitution owed the commonwealth in these cases totals $143,372. Additional cost savings will be realized as the defendants will be temporarily disqualified …

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The Shippensburg Police Department announced Thursday it is receiving reports of scammers going door-to-door in the borough, claiming to be contacting residents regarding COVID-19 in attempts to enter your home.

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Shippensburg police said Vincent Ryan Evans, 23, of 224 S. Fayette St., was arrested at 11:38 p.m. March 19, after he reportedly punched his ex-girlfriend’s current boyfriend in the face while the victim was holding a 4-year-old child.

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U.S. Attorney David J. Freed of the Middle District of Pennsylvania recently urged the public to report suspected fraud schemes related to COVID-19 (the coronavirus) by calling the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) hotline (1-866-720-5721) or to the NCDF e-mail address: disaster@leo.gov.

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North Middleton Township police have charged a Carlisle man with making terroristic threats, simple assault by physical menace, disorderly conduct and harassment after he reportedly mocked an older gentleman who was wearing a mask and gloves inside Karns grocery store on Spring Road, and int…

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Gov. Tom Wolf announced the appointed members of the Pennsylvania Juvenile Justice Task Force last week. The bipartisan and interbranch Task Force, launched earlier this year by Wolf and legislative leaders and justices, will deliver a report with data-driven findings and policy recommendati…

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Chambersburg police have charged 25-year-old Ramiro Federico Mendoza-Sales with homicide by vehicle, third-degree murder and related charges after he fled from police at a high rate of speed during an attempted traffic stop at 2:20 a.m. March 7, and crashed into a home along South Coldbrook …

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The driver of the pictured SUV crashed into a recreational vehicle that was being backed into a driveway in the 600 block of Newburg Road in Hopewell Township last Sunday evening. A juvenile passenger in the SUV was treated on the scene by EMS personnel for minor injuries, and released. The …

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The driver of the pictured SUV crashed into a recreational vehicle that was being backed into a driveway in the 600 block of Newburg Road in Hopewell Township last Sunday evening. A juvenile passenger in the SUV was treated on the scene by EMS personnel for minor injuries, and released. The …

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After news recently emerged that documents misleadingly labeled as official Census forms are being mailed to Pennsylvanians, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin reminded Pennsylvania residents to be cognizant and aware of potential 2020 Census scams…

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Brendon Rothrock, 21, of Kannapolis, North Carolina, and formerly of Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, was indicted on Jan. 28 by a federal grand jury on child exploitation charges.

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Curtis Riley, 57, of Dayton, Ohio, was sentenced on Jan. 15, 2020, by U.S. District Court Judge Robert D. Mariani to 6 1⁄2 years’ imprisonment followed by two years of supervised release for acting as …

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The operator of a flatbed tractor-trailer hauling a JLG lift escaped injury when his truck rolled over onto its side, striking a telephone pole and throwing the lift off the trailer in the 2700 block of Letterkenny Road in Chambersburg, Greene Township, at 10:04 a.m. Wednesday. Two heavy dut…

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West End Fire & Rescue Co. was dispatched to a reported brush fire on Mongul Hill Road in Southampton (Franklin) Township, at 4:10 p.m. Thursday. Units arrived on the scene with heavy black smoke showing from a few tires that caught on fire from flames spreading from a cut cornfield. A t…

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Anthony “Tony” D’Ambrosio, 37, of Chambersburg, was sentenced on Feb. 26 by Chief United States District Court Judge Christopher C. Conner to 10 years’ imprisonment followed by five years’ supervised r…

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The Judicial Conduct Board of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that the Supreme Court recently appointed Nancy L. Clemens to the 12-member board. As specified in the Constitution, she serves as a lay member of the board. Her four-year term commenced Jan. 20, 2020.

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Anthony “Tony” D’Ambrosio, 37, of Chambersburg, was sentenced on Feb. 26 by Chief United States District Court Judge Christopher C. Conner to 10 years’ imprisonment followed by five years’ supervised r…

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Shippensburg police have charged 35-year-old Danielle (Daniel) Beaver with stalking, prowling at night, attempted criminal trespass, loitering and criminal mischief stemming from a Feb. 23 incident.

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An unknown age male operator and a family dog were injured in a single-vehicle accident in the area of Falling Spring and Newcomer roads in Guilford Township, at 10:30 a.m. last Wednesday. The driver was trapped in the pickup truck, and area firefighters were able to extricate him by removin…

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At its regularly scheduled meeting held on Feb. 3, the Judicial Conduct Board of Pennsylvania elected its officers for the coming year. The Board unanimously elected Thomas J. Elliott, Esquire as Chair, Judge Nina Wright Padilla as Vice-Chair and Judge Renée Cohn Jubelirer as Secretary.

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Pennsylvania State Police said Newville residents Timothy Savage and Cassandra Payne, both 25, were arrested and charged with two counts each of endangering the welfare of children and reckless endangerment due to the condition of their Walnut Bottom Road home in Penn Township.

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Shippensburg police are looking for the pictured man who is accused of punching someone in the back of the head while leaving Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar, 105 W. King St., at 1:50 a.m. Feb. 8.