- Only cross the railroad tracks at a marked public crossing
- Turn off headphones and do not text when approaching railroad tracks
- Look both ways and listen before crossing the tracks at designated crossings
- All railroad tracks, trestles, trains, and railroad equipment is private property and those caught on private property will be charged with trespassing
- Obey all crossing signs, gates, and lights, never try to beat a train to a crossing
- Trespassing which has a possible fine of $500.00 and 90 days in jail.
- Trespassing on a railroad vehicle which has a penalty of $50.00 and 30 days in jail.
- Throwing items at a train has a penalty of $1000.00 fine and 5 years in jail.
- Failure to stop or cross a railroad crossing in a vehicle when unsafe is a $130.00 fine
Maryland State Police, Cumberland:
On 11/22/11 Troopers from the Cumberland responded to 19719 Mountain View Terr, Frostburg, Md for a theft. Investigation revealed that unknown suspect(s) entered a vehicle and stole the vehicle keys and $1000.00 in US Currency that was left in the vehicle. Any information regarding this theft please contact TFC Buskirk at the Cumberland Barracks 301-729-2101.
Chambersburg Police Department:
11/24/11 - Leonard has been charged with one count of Criminal Conspiracy (Robbery) in connection with this incident. Leonard is alleged to have assisted Michael Silver (deceased) in the robbery of the F&M Bank. Leonard drove Silver to the bank and out of the area following the robbery. She is currently incarcerated in the Eastern Regional Jail, Martinsburg, WV on unrelated charges.
On 09-22-11 at approx. 1459 hrs. CPD units responded to a reported armed robbery at the F & M Bank at 841 Wayne Ave. Bank employees said that the suspect entered the bank and inquired about services before pulling out a handgun and presenting a note to a bank employee demanding cash. The suspect fled from the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash and was last observed running north at the rear of the bank. The suspect was described by witnesses as having scruffy facial hair and wearing a white ball cap and a plaid shirt.
Anyone with information regarding this incident can call Chambersburg Police Department at (717) 264-4131 or
call Franklin County Crime Solvers at (717) 263-3000