Police log

July 28, 1997

Martinsburg woman hurt in I-81 wreck

HALFWAY - A Martinsburg, W.Va., woman was injured after the car in which she was riding collided with another vehicle on the Interstate 81 ramp on Sunday, Maryland State Police said.

Virginia McDonald, 51, was taken to Washington County Hospital shortly after the 3:30 p.m. accident, police said. She was treated and released.

McDonald was a passenger in a 1988 Nissan driven by Olive Sukrez, 71, of Martinsburg, police said. Her vehicle was heading west on Halfway Boulevard when it collided with a 1996 Ford, police said. The Ford was driven by Dwayne Dowles, 33, of Longmeadow Road in Hagerstown.


Car is pushed, but not stolen

NEEDMORE, Pa. - Would-be thieves who were unable to start a car over the weekend pushed the vehicle a quarter-mile and left it parked along the west side of Pa. 522, Pennsylvania State Police said Sunday.

The black 1988 Ford Mustang GT was parked at Bards Auto Sales when the incident occurred Friday night or early Saturday morning, police said.

The person or people tried to start the car and then pushed it south of the garage when they could not, police said.

Anyone who has any information about the incident is asked to call the Pennsylvania State Police at 717-485-3131.

Police dog chases, catches drug suspect

FREDERICK, Md. - A police dog chased down a Frederick man who allegedly sold crack cocaine to a man on West All Saints Street late Saturday night, according to the Frederick Police Department.

Timothy Lamar Jackson, 34, of East Key Parkway, was charged with distribution of cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of cocaine and resisting arrest.

Henry Lake Lawrence, 34, of Harvest Drive in Frederick, was charged with possession of cocaine.

Jackson allegedly tried to run away after being spotted by members of the department's Tactical Unit, police said. He was arrested after a brief chase on West South Street, police said.

Jackson was being held Sunday night at the Frederick County Adult Detention Center on $55,000 bond. Lawrence was released on personal recognizance.

Victims from wrecks still hospitalized

Three people who were hospitalized following car crashes late Friday night remained hospitalized on Sunday, according to hospital officials.

Jennifer Hoffman and Jan McDowell, both 16, were taken to City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va., after a Friday accident on Boyd Orchard Road. Both were in good condition Sunday night, a spokeswoman said.

Lucas Moyer's condition had also stabilized on Sunday after a separate accident on Hall Road in Frederick County, Md. Moyer, 19, was rushed to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. He was still in critical condition Sunday night.

Frederick woman charged in assault

FREDERICK, Md. - A Frederick woman was charged with assault after she allegedly punched her boyfriend Saturday night, according to the Frederick Police Department.

Cheryl Lynn Holt, 27, of 8 N. Wisner St., was charged with second-degree assault.

Officers were sent to the home at about 9 p.m. to break up a domestic disturbance. When they arrived, the woman allegedly punched her boyfriend, police said.

Holt was released on personal recognizance.

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