On March 22, 2015 at 0030 hours, Shippensburg Police witnessed a vehicle traveling on East Fort Street, a one-way street, in the wrong direction. Shippensburg Police then conducted a traffic stop in the 1st block of North Penn Street. After making contact with the driver, who was identified as David SCHWARTZ, officers administered Standardized Field Sobriety Tests on SCHWARTZ. Following the tests it was determined that SCHWARTZ was DUI and he was arrested. SCHWARTZ was charged with DUI General Impairment, DUI High Rate, and One-way Roadways. SCHWARTZ'S BAC was .130%.
Thomas CHAFFIN was observed by ELTPD operating a vehicle in a very erratic manner at a slow speed on New Holland Pike. CHAFFIN was stopped and determined to be under the influence of alcohol. Alcohol test result provided by CHAFFIN was 0.15% BAC.
ELTPD responded to a discovered overnight burglary and theft from a room at the 1722 Motor Lodge. Sometime between 11:00 pm and 7:00 am an unoccupied room was forcibly entered by shattering a window to unlock the room door. A Emerson 32 inch television, a microwave oven, (4) pillows, a bed comforter and (2) lamps were stolen from the room. Loss is estimated at over $700. Anyone with information is asked to submit a tip or contact East Lampeter Twp Police (717) 291-4676.
At 6:47 pm, Tuesday, 4/21/15, an unknown White male driver brandished what appeared to be a black handgun at another male driver during a road rage incident. The victim had turned onto Greenfield Rd southbound from McDonald's and was immediately tailgated by the suspect. The suspect then passed the victim while waving the handgun and yelling at him. The suspect is described as a White male, 45-55 years of age, wearing a black shirt and driving a black sedan, possibly a Honda. Anyone with information is asked to submit a tip or
A locked garage in the 6100 block of Linglestown Rd. was forcibly entered overnight and a quantity of beer stolen. This occured overnight on April 22, 2015 and is believed to be related to the attempted burglary at the First Choice Cigarette Outlet and tire slashings nearby.