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Police log

May 25, 1997

Dog which attacked police dog shot dead

FREDERICK, Md. - Frederick City Police officers shot and killed a dog early Saturday morning after it attacked a police dog, according to a police report.

The incident took place just after midnight Friday as an officer was trying to make an arrest on the 100 block of West All Saints Street. During the arrest a loose dog attacked a police canine, the report said.

When the dog would not let go of the police dog, it was shot and killed by police officers on the scene. An internal investigation into the incident is continuing, police said.

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Apparent dispute leads to charges

FREDERICK, Md. - An apparent family dispute has resulted in an area man being arrested for numerous offenses, according to the Frederick County Sheriff's Office.

Lenny A Geisbert, 39, of 7140-B Bowers Road in Frederick, was charged with driving while intoxicated, possession of drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and failing to sign issued citations after a series of events that took place Friday evening.

The matter began when sheriff's deputies went to the 7700 block of Old Receiver Road at about 6 p.m. for the report of a destruction of property incident. A man told the deputies that his brother had just come to his house, smashed the window out of his truck and destroyed the mailbox, according to a police report.

The man said his brother was intoxicated and drove away, police said. A lookout was given for the vehicle driven by the suspect, who was spotted by a deputy a short time later driving on Bowers Road.

The suspect parked the vehicle and was confronted by the deputy. The suspect denied driving the vehicle, and become disorderly and began yelling profanities at the deputy, police said. When deputies tried to handcuff the suspect, he resisted and became aggressive, police said.

The deputies sprayed the suspect with pepper spray. Deputies then noticed a marijuana pipe containing suspected marijuana in the man's vehicle, the report said.

Geisbert was being held Saturday at the Frederick County Adult Detention Center on $15,000 bond. His brother chose not pursue charges for the destruction of property incident, police said.

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