Shippensburg man picked up on parole violations, found to have multiple bags of crack in car

30 May 2023- A man wanted for parole violations out of Shippensburg is allegedly found by police in Chambersburg with half a ounce of crack cocaine in his possession. Travis Eugene Kelley is charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanor drug paraphernalia possession, and misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance. He failed to post bail of $25,000 and is behind bars in Franklin County.

Around 10:30pm on May 28th, Pennsylvania State Police were on patrol near Falling Spring Road and Lincoln Way East in Guilford Township when they allegedly spotted Travis Kelley driving a 2012 Cadillac SRX. Kelley was previously known to Troopers as he had a warrant out for his arrest for parole violations. After Kelley turned into the parking lot of the Days Inn and parked, Troopers approached his car and confirmed his identity. He was then taken into custody without incident.

Kelley was allegedly found to have a pack of Newports on him that had a small amount of crack cocaine in them. Additionally, police allegedly saw a pipe with suspected crack residue, with Kelley allegedly admitting that both the cigarettes and pipe were his.

Police contacted the the owner of the vehicle who had lent Kelley their car. After gaining written consent to search, police allegedly found another pipe with crack residue in the center console and 14 grams of suspected crack cocaine wrapped in individual clear plastic baggies. Kelley allegedly admitted all of the items found were his, which was confirmed by the owner of the vehicle.

Travis Kelley is again behind bars, this time after failing to post bail of $25,000. His preliminary hearing is set for June 6th.

Sources: Docket Number: MJ-39304-CR-0000138-2023, Incident Number: PA 2023-713948