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June 23, 2013

In brief: Pair charged after police chase

SOMERSET — A Friedens area woman and a passenger were charged with stealing a truck and then leading police on an alcohol-related chase through the county Friday.

State police said Nicole Gamble, 26, the driver, and Rodger Haney, no age given, were fleeing in the vehicle with a firearm in their possession, but eventually pulled over after a multimile chase that started on Route 281.

Gamble was under the influence of alcohol, police said.

Both were arraigned before District Judge Douglas Bell on charges that they carried a firearm despite a felony conviction, vehicle theft and criminal conspiracy, among other counts.

Church will hold back-to-school event

Members of Valley Grace Brethren Church in Armagh will host a Back to School Blowout from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 17.

The event is open to children in all grade levels and all income levels.

Free back-to-school supplies, haircuts and backpacks will be given away while supplies last. Lunch will be provided.

Music will be provided from 9 to 11 a.m. by the United Elementary Faculty Band.

The church is located at routes 56 and 22.

For more information or to volunteer, call 322-2198.

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