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police log

April 03, 1997

Bicycle stolen from storage shed

A bicycle was stolen from a storage shed on Scottish Court west of Hagerstown between Monday night and Tuesday morning, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

The bicycle was stolen between 10 a.m. Monday and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at 12035 Scottish Court, deputies said.

Vehicles entered at repair shop

Three vehicles were broken into at a Hagerstown repair shop over the weekend, Hagerstown City Police said.

The windows were smashed on all three vehicles, which were inside Holtzman's Garage on 850 Pennsylvania Ave., police said. Car stereos, valued at $100, $125 and $150, were taken, police said.

The thefts occurred between Friday night and Monday morning, police said.

TV/VCRtaken from city home

A Panasonic TV/VCR combination was stolen from a Hagerstown home Monday night, Hagerstown City Police said Wednesday.

The unit, valued at $425, has a 20-inch frame, police said. Someone slipped into the home at 30 E. Antietam St. between 8:40 p.m. and 8:50 p.m., police said.

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Two packs of cigarettes also were taken, police said.

Stolen car found with 2 flat tires

A Dodge Neon stolen from the driveway of a home on Herman Avenue was found just past Little Antietam Drive, the Washington County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday.

The vehicle's owner discovered it missing around 6 a.m., deputies said. When deputies found the car on Md. 64, it was locked and the flashers were on, authorities said.

The vehicle appeared to have been involved in an accident on the railroad tracks at Little Antietam Drive, which flattened two tires, deputies said.

There was no other damage to the vehicle.

The investigation is continuing, deputies said.

Woman injured in I-70 collision

HANCOCK - A Hollywood, Md., woman was injured Wednesday when her pickup truck collided with a State Highway Administration vehicle that had pulled ahead of her on eastbound Interstate 70 near Tonoloway Creek Bridge, according to Maryland State Police.

Karen Emerson, 20, of 24658 Greenview Drive, was treated at Washington County Hospital and released after the 11:40 a.m. accident.

Emerson was traveling through a construction area when her truck struck a 1988 John Deere front-end loader that had pulled onto the interstate from the shoulder and gone a short distance, police said.

Emerson's 1996 Ford pickup truck then struck the median embankment and overturned, police said.

The front-end loader's driver, Gary Keefer, 56, of 218 Jackson St., Hancock, was not injured in the accident, police said.

Vehicle vandalism hits Leiter Street

LEITERSBURG - The Washington County Sheriff's Department is investigating multiple reports of motor vehicle vandalism on Leiter Street late Tuesday or early Wednesday.

Vandals punctured the vehicles' tires, deputies said.

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