Police log

June 08, 1997

Clear Spring teen hit by car

CLEAR SPRING - A 16-year-old boy from the Clear Spring area was hit by a car Saturday as he tried to cross West Cumberland Street, the Washington County Sheriff's Department said.

Police refused to release the victim's name. He was taken to Washington County Hospital, but his condition was not available.

A 17-year-old Clear Spring boy was driving the 1994 Chevrolet Lumina that hit the teen, police said. Police also refused to release his name, but said he was not hurt.

The 2:20 p.m. accident was still under investigation Saturday, police said.

Youth, 15, faces stolen car charge

FREDERICK, Md. - A 15-year-old Walkersville, Md., boy allegedly led police on a short chase in a stolen car early Saturday morning, Frederick City Police said.


The boy, who was not identified, was charged with multiple motor vehicle violations after the 1:15 a.m. incident that started when he allegedly ran a red light at East and East Second streets, police said.

A short chase through downtown alleys ended when the car crashed into a residential driveway in the first block of East Second Street, police said.

Charges against the boy include running a red light, fleeing and eluding police, reckless driving, speed greater than reasonable, hit and run, fleeing and eluding on foot and malicious destruction of property, police said.

The car he was driving was allegedly stolen from Frederick County, however, no theft charges had yet been filed against the boy.

City man faces traffic violations

A Hagerstown man allegedly tried to run from police after a traffic stop Friday near Burger King on Dual Highway, Hagerstown City Police said.

Paul Gregory Swann, 35, of 1012-D Security Road, was caught on foot in the nearby Venice Inn parking lot, police said.

Swann was charged with failure to obey a traffic control device, reckless driving, eluding a police officer and driving without a license after the 12:38 p.m. incident, police said.

Man faces drug charges

FREDERICK, Md. - A man who allegedly tried to hide a plastic bag of marijuana in his underwear was charged when the evidence fell to the floor at the Frederick County Detention Center Saturday morning, Maryland State Police said.

Malik David Harp, 18, was stopped for speeding on Interstate 70 west of Md. 75 about 7:40 a.m., police said.

Police took him to the detention center after discovering that his driver's license had been suspended and he had drug paraphernalia in his car, police said.

During a second search at the detention center, a bag containing 4.5 grams of marijuana fell down his pants leg and onto the floor, police said.

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