Shippensburg Pumpkin-Smasher Arrested at Walmart

   (CY)-Pennsylvania State Police say a Shippensburg man was under the influence of alcohol and other substances when he began smashing pumpkins in the Walmart located at 100 South Conestoga Drive in Shippensburg on Thursday evening.  Officials have not yet released the 26-year-old suspect’s name.

The suspect damaged a motorized-wheelchair and assaulted a store employee before he was tackled by Walmart customers. The total damage is being estimated at a value of at least $250.

Troopers took the suspect into custody and later transported him to UPMC- Pinnacle Carlisle for an evaluation. State Police say charges are pending.

By: Calleb Yurish