CRIME

Open burning violation charged

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

Roy Washington, 63, was charged with violating a borough ordinance on open burning. At 2:37 p.m. Dec. 18 a considerable amount of smoke was visible near South Carlisle Street. Greencastle police found Washington watching an open fire to the rear of 36 W. Franklin St. He was burning cans, bottles, clothing and other household items.