Harrisburg Happening

Monday, July 31, 2006

Crime blotter

Well, seems not all the crime is homegrown. A West Shore couple have been active in Harrisburg, too according to the Patriot:

"Five charged in city burglaries, robberiesFour people were arrested by city police over the weekend on robbery charges, and a fifth person was arrested as a suspect in a series of midtown burglaries. Frank Clark, 36, of the 2600 block of North Sixth Street, was arrested in connection with two burglaries Saturday in the midtown, police said. After Clark tried to enter a home in the 1200 block of North Second Street and the residents called police, officers found Clark in a backyard nearby with a bag of items stolen earlier in the day from a home in the 100 block of Boas Street, police said.Clark is charged with burglary, criminal mischief, criminal attempted burglary, loitering and prowling, public drunkenness, receiving stolen property, and motor vehicle code charges. Mayor Stephen R. Reed said police believe Clark might be responsible for more burglaries in the midtown in recent months.Police also arrested Corey Jordon, 21, of Philadelphia, in connection with the June 3 robbery of a 26-year-old Allison Hill man.Jordan and an unidentified accomplice reportedly robbed the man of his wallet at gunpoint just after 1 a.m. near South 13th and Derry streets, police said. The victim waved down a passing police car and the officers chased the pair, capturing Jordan after a lengthy foot chase. Police said they found a weapon used in the robbery. The accomplice got away. Jordan, who police called a suspect in several robberies, has been charged with two counts each of robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery and possession of drug paraphernalia. City police have charged a West Shore couple accused of robbing a 30-year-old Elizabethtown woman at 12:45 p.m. June 22 at Kline Plaza shopping center. Police siad William Stuart Watson, 35, of Mount Holly Springs, stole the woman's wallet and left the scene in a white vehicle driven ty Michelle Marie Dagneau, 28.Watson and Dagneau were arrested July 7 by Camp Hill police after a purse snatching outside the Giant Food Store on Trindle Road. The two later admitted to arresting officers that they had committed the Kline Plaza robbery, police said.Watson and Dagneau were charged with two counts of robbery, one count each of conspiracy to commit robbery, forgery, fraud and related charges. More charges will be filed against them in Cumberland County, police said.


Blogger GastonStreet said...

The arrests continue....GOOD! I hope they lock them up and throw away the key! They steal more than purses, they steal power, dignity and a sense of control. I hope everyone comes out tonight for the Crime Watch Night out. I'ts a good thing for the "normals" to be visible on the streets. Keep walking your dog Anniken, I'll look our for you, you look out for me....

August 01, 2006  
Blogger TattooJim said...

Crime Watch in my neighborhood was ...me standing at the end of my driveway watching crack sales.. oh well at least there was some successes other spots in the city. Watch OneCityOneVoice.com next week. Draft Declaration of Interdependance online, submit online edits, Take a Harrisburg Crime Survey..more to come

August 02, 2006  

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