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A residence in Regency Woods North Trailer Park was broken in to. Jewelry was taken.
Melissa Keeseman, of Carlisle, was arrested for retail theft. Police were called to a retail establishment in reference to theft of $120 worth of merchandise. Keeseman had left the scene prior to police arrival but was located a short time later.
Police received a call to check the welfare of an individual at an address on Country Club road. This was in reference to a subject who had texted his girlfriend that he had been drinking and had gun and made claims that he shot someone and to send police. On police arrival Andrew Forbus, of Carlisle, was found to be outside. The gun had been placed down prior to police response, however, he began walking towards it in an attempt to “show” it to the officer on scene. The gun was secured without incident. Forbus stated he did fire the gun inside the house but would not say whether anyone was in there or not. A sweep of the house revealed no other individuals. Forbus, who was extremely intoxicated, resisted arrest when officers attempted to place him into custody. He was charged with resisting arrest and public intoxication and transported to the booking center.
A prescription drug drop off box is now located at the Police station in the lobby, which is open during normal business hours.
Three individuals were arrested for DUI and one for public intoxication during the weekend of the truck show. No major incidents were reported during that time relating to the show.
A vehicle travelling on Sherwood drive slid out of control, struck a guide wire attached to a utility pole and flipped onto it’s roof. The vehicle was totaled. Luckily, no one was seriously injured.
Police, fire and EMS were dispatched to Harrisburg Pike in the area of Rutters for an injury auto accident in which the striking vehicle fled the scene. The damage was minimal, however, the passenger of the struck vehicle suffered neck and back injuries and is pregnant. She was transported to the hospital via ambulance. The striking vehicle fled the scene towards Carlisle after the accident. Police tracked down the driver, Jennifer Riggleman, of Gardners. She stated she left the scene because she was “scared” (most likely due to the fact her license is suspended and she doesn’t have any insurance. She was charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving injuries (a misdemeanor 03), driving on a suspended license, driving without insurance, and following too closely.