Cases placed on the inactive docket can be brought back, for any reason, within one year.
Knott said he also agreed to perform 50 hours of community services through the Washington County Alternative Sanctions Program.
Reward offered in tree vandalism
A $500 reward is being offered for the arrest and conviction of the vandals who destroyed a number of red oak trees lining the lane to Plumb Grove in Clear Spring.
The reward, raised through private donations, was announced by the Washington County Sheriff's Department, which is investigating the incident that was discovered over the July 4 weekend.
In addition, the Town and Country Garden Club of Hagerstown has announced the donation of $500 toward replacement of the trees.
The 25 trees were planted in the spring of 1996.
Alleine Grace Mills, 60, of 9704 Clover Heights Road, was reported missing after family members said she left the house Dec. 31 and did not return.
Maryland State Police Sgt. Greg Johnston said there was no reason to suspect foul play.
He said dental and other records are being checked by the state medical examiner in Baltimore.
2 charged in taxi office break-in
Two men who were allegedly found inside Turner's Taxi offices at 655 W. Washington St. Monday evening have been charged with breaking and entering, according to Hagerstown City Police.
Charles Ardinger Spigler, 29, and Olen Wayne Hawn, 23, addresses unknown, were being held in lieu of $10,000 bond Tuesday night.
Man found sleeping in city apartment
An 18-year-old Waynesboro, Pa., man was arrested Monday after he was found sleeping in a vacant apartment at 303 Bentley Court, Hagerstown City Police said.
Geoffrey Shane Sharrard, of 5567 Buchanon Trail East, was charged with fourth-degree burglary, police said.
Thieves broke into AC&T at 724 Frederick St. Monday and stole 57 cartons of cigarettes, Hagerstown City Police said.
The loss was $928.