Police log

June 27, 1997

Waynesboro woman charged in accident

FREDERICK, Md. - A Waynesboro, Pa., woman has been charged in an accident that injured two Hagerstown residents and shut down southbound Interstate 270 for an hour Wednesday morning north of Doctor Perry Road in Urbana, Md.

Vickie Leach, of Waynesboro, was driving a 1995 Plymouth Neon at about 7:45 a.m. when it collided with two vehicles stopped in traffic, Maryland State Police said. The vehicles were propelled forward into two additional vehicles.

The occupants of one of those vehicles were from Hagerstown, according to Trooper First Class David Matthews.

Annie Mary Miller, 58, of 24 Cypress St., was flown to Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Md.

She was in good condition Thursday night, a hospital official said.

Passenger Debora Sue Warrenfeltz, 40, of 10944 Hartle Drive, Hagerstown, was taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital.

Also taken to Frederick Memorial was a passenger in another car, Susan Lynn Murr, 31, of 2420 Dunmore Court, Frederick.


Murr and Warrenfeltz were treated and released, hospital officials said.

Leach also was taken to Suburban for treatment of her injuries. She was in good condition Thursday morning, officials said.

Frederick teenagers hurt in auto crash

NEW MARKET, Md. - Four Frederick, Md., teenagers were hurt early Thursday in a one-vehicle accident in the 1600 block of Yeagertown Pike, according to Frederick County Sheriff's Department deputies.

Chris Zack, 16, was in serious condition at Washington County Hospital, hospital officials said. He was flown from the scene by Maryland State Police helicopter.

Taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital was Jesse Dove, 16, the driver of the 1989 Honda Civic involved in the 3:06 a.m. wreck. He was treated and released.

Christopher Connelly, 16, and Michael Isreal, 15, were both treated and released from Frederick Memorial.

Fog lights stolen from parked car

Fog lights were stolen from a Ford Mustang parked at E. Russell Hicks Middle School Wednesday, according to Hagerstown City Police.

The lights were valued at $50.

Cocaine charge filed in Frederick

FREDERICK, Md. - A 19-year-old Frederick man was arrested late Wednesday after he allegedly was seen hiding and then retrieving a bag of crack cocaine.

Nathan C. Rollins, of 146 W. All Saints St., was charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine, according to Frederick City Police.

Officer Jim Martin was hidden in the 100 block of West All Saints Street at 10:40 p.m. Wednesday when he saw two men hiding something to the rear of several houses.

Martin waited and one of the men came back and retrieved something, police said. That "something" turned out to be two baggies of suspected crack cocaine worth more than $1,000, police alleged.

Convicted sex offender sought

A convicted child sex offender who is registered with the Washington County Sheriff's Department has failed to show up at his residence and his place of employment, which is a violation of Maryland law.

Andre Kevin Richardson was convicted in St. Louis in September 1996, according to Sgt. Doug Mullendore.

He moved to Washington County and had been living at the Hagerstown YMCA, 149 N. Potomac St., Mullendore said.

He was working with Manpower at 106 Western Maryland Parkway, Mullendore said.

Missing about a week, Richardson is described as a black male, 27 years old, 5 feet 5 inches tall, 160 pounds, brown hair, brown eyes.

Anyone with information on Richardson's whereabouts can call 301-791-3020.

Condition of fight victim improving

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A Charleston man who was seriously injured in a fight outside a local bar last weekend is improving at a Frederick, Md., hospital, officials said.

Kelvin Jones Sr. was upraded from critical to stable condition Thursday at Frederick Memorial Hospital, according to a hospital spokeswoman.

Witnesses told police they saw Jones being kicked during a fight across the street from the Alibi's Club along U.S. 11 just south of Martinsburg Saturday morning.

Police said it is unclear how Jones became involved in the fight.

W.Va. road worker is hit by big rig

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - A flagman for a highway repair crew was struck in the hand Thursday by a tractor-trailer which had been stopped along U.S. 522, according to West Virginia State Police.

The dark blue truck, which did not have a trailer attached, did not stop after striking Thomas K. Maconaughey, 21, said Sgt. Deke Walker.

Maconaughey was taken to War Memorial Hospital for observation, Walker said.

The truck left the area traveling south, Walker said. The highway workers were working on U.S. 522 near Concord Avenue, Walker said.

Anyone with information about the incident can call state police at 1-304-258-2101.

Boonsboro man burned in accident

BOONSBORO - A man lighting an acetylene tank in Boonsboro High School was injured Thursday morning when the tank caught on fire, fire officials said.

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