Police log

January 16, 1997

Police log

Teen girl charged with punching boy

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - A 13-year-old Charles Town girl was charged Wednesday afternoon for allegedly punching a boy at a water fountain , according to the Charles Town Police Department.

The girl was charged with battery and creating a disturbance, said Lt. Doug Nicholson of the Charles Town Police Department.

She was released to the custody of her parents, he said.

Woman hurt in crash

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - An Inwood, W.Va., woman was slightly injured in a two-car accident on the 400 block of West Washington Street in Charles Town, said Charles Town Police.

Angela F. Hutzler, 22, was treated at Jefferson Memorial Hospital and released, said Lt. Doug Nicholson.

She was driving on West Washington Street and failed to stop in time to avoid hitting a car stopped at a traffic light, Nicholson said.


Hutzler was charged with failure to maintain control of a vehicle, he said.

The other driver, Francis E. Pifer, 59, of Kearneysville, W.Va., was not injured.

Charges filed in burglary

RANSON, W.Va. - Two Jefferson County residents were charged Tuesday by the Ranson Police Department with being accessories after the fact of a breaking and entering at a Ranson home.

Christopher Doyle and Tammy Renee Hendricks, both of Kearneysville, W.Va., are accused of being in a car when another man committed a breaking and entering of a Ranson home on Dec. 9, 1996, according to charging documents filed in Jefferson County Magistrate Court.

Hendricks also was charged with receiving stolen property, charging documents said.

Man charged in rape

FREDERICK, Md. - The Frederick City Police arrested a Frederick man who allegedly raped a woman Wednesday morning at his home on South Jefferson Street.

The victim was taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital, where she was examined, police said. She then made a statement at police headquarters, police said.

Police arrested Andre Paul Rigby, 51, of 318 S. Jefferson St. He was charged with 1st degree rape, 2nd degree rape, 1st degree sex offense, 2nd degree sex offense, 3rd degree sex offense, 1st degree assault and 2nd degree assault.

At the suspect's home, officers found a copper pipe that allegedly was used during the rape, police said.

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