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Police: No incidents during Gettysburg 150 events

Written by The Associated Press | Jul 9, 2013 5:41 AM
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(Gettysburg) -- Police in Adams County say they didn't have any arrests or incidents related to last week's days of events marking the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.

Police Chief Joe Dougherty said Monday there were no reports of incidents related to the festivities, which drew thousands of people to the area.

He says he's "totally amazed."

He says the biggest problem related to all the events was traffic congestion.

He says there was some honking, but no reports of road rage.

On Wednesday, police say a car hit a house during a chase and resulted in the cancellation of the planned Independence Day parade in Gettysburg.

But Dougherty says that incident was not related to the anniversary celebration.

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Comments: 4

  • larkin78 img 2013-07-09 08:40

    I guess the writer of this article missed the news story that referred to a teen and a grown man stealing a Mercedes car and then wrecked it into a house... Must have missed that one... :)

    • Craig Layne img 2013-07-09 08:53

      The article does mention that incident.

      "On Wednesday, police say a car hit a house during a chase and resulted in the cancellation of the planned Independence Day parade in Gettysburg.

      But Dougherty says that incident was not related to the anniversary celebration."

  • larkin78 img 2013-07-10 07:57

    Hmmm.... I must have missed that last paragraph. When I read this article yesterday, I read it twice and did not see the mention of the incident. I must have overlooked it... :)

    • Craig Layne img 2013-07-10 08:18

      It's all good. Just glad you're reading/listening :-)

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