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The Office of State Inspector General (OSIG) filed welfare fraud charges against 45 individuals during the month of November 2019. The restitution owed to the commonwealth in these cases totals $211,274.32. Additional cost savings will be realized as the defendants will be temporarily disqua…

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The Wolf Administration recently convened eight Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) summits across the state to promote awareness of MAT, share strategies for successful treatment and increase the number of health care providers using the federal waiver to prescribe buprenorphine in their pr…

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Pennsylvania State Police Chambersburg are currently seeking information on the whereabouts of Mateo Ceron, also known as Ceron-Mendoza, for two separate incidents involving sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, aggravated indecent assault, strangulation, burglary, simple a…

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The Wolf Administration recently convened eight Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) summits across the state to promote awareness of MAT, share strategies for successful treatment and increase the number of health care providers using the federal waiver to prescribe buprenorphine in their pr…

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The Office of State Inspector General (OSIG) filed welfare fraud charges against 45 individuals during the month of November 2019. The restitution owed to the commonwealth in these cases totals $211,274.32. Additional cost savings will be realized as the defendants will be temporarily disqua…

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The female driver of the pictured minivan suffered moderate injuries when she left the road for unknown reasons and hit a utility pole around 7:10 p.m. last Friday in the 200 block of North Second Street in the Borough of Chambersburg. The driver had to be extricated by emergency personnel w…

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The Pennsylvania Legislature recently passed two bills that firmly establish Pennsylvania as a national leader on criminal justice reform. Senate Bills 500 and 501, which are part of the second phase of the Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI 2), passed with bi-partisan support in the House…

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Adrian Gilbert of Shippensburg stopped amid Tuesday’s falling snow to feed the ducks at Dykeman Pond. She said she often stops to take care of the birds, noting the white ones are the most friendly and will often eat out of your hand. Tuesday marked the first snowfall of 2020, and prompted s…

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Pennsylvania State Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at Sunoco, 8256 Olde Scotland Road in Southampton (Franklin) Township, at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced last month that the former Executive Director of the Perry County Family Center, Shelly A. Dreyer-Aurila, 53, of New Bloomfield, pleaded guilty Oct. 22, before Senior U.S. District Court Judge Sylvia H. Ram…

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The Justice Department’s Office of Justice Programs recently announced, awards of more than $333 million to help communities affected by the opioid crisis. Roughly $2,689,009 will help public safety and public health professionals in the Middle District of Pennsylvania combat substance abuse…

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An inmate, formerly incarcerated at SCI Fayette, was recently charged with assault by prisoner/weapons of mass destruction, aggravated assault, obstructing administration of law, retaliation for past official action, simple assault, reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct after he repor…

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In 2017, Pennsylvania’s environmental laws were turned upside down when the state Supreme Court ruled that the state, and possibly municipalities, were trustees of public lands and required to protect them for future generations.

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An inmate, formerly incarcerated at SCI Fayette, was recently charged with assault by prisoner/weapons of mass destruction, aggravated assault, obstructing administration of law, retaliation for past official action, simple assault, reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct after he repor…

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The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania recently announced that five previously deported aliens were indicted separately Nov. 13, by a federal grand jury for illegal reentry into the United States. These matters

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Pennsylvania State Police said Kyler A. Ramsey, 24, of Chambersburg, was pronounced dead at the scene of a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 8:42 p.m. Dec. 17, in the 12200 block of Mountain Road in Letterkenny Township, according to information released Dec. 21.

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The operator of a passenger car suffered moderate injuries when they hit a telephone pole in the 500 block of Newburg Road in Hopewell Township around 10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21. The driver was taken to Holy Spirit Geisinger Hospital by ambulance. Pennsylvania State Police of Carlisle investi…

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In an effort to better protect the public and prison corrections staff by ensuring dangerous criminals are held accountable, the House passed a package of bills this week known as the “Smart Justice” package, said Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, whi…

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John J. Hornbaker, 88, of Fort Loudon, was killed in a crash involving a tractor-trailer along Lincoln Way West in Peters Township at 8:22 a.m. Dec. 19, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

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In an effort to better protect the public and prison corrections staff by ensuring dangerous criminals are held accountable, the House passed a package of bills this week known as the “Smart Justice” package, said Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, whi…