Police log

October 10, 1997

Pa. man charged with possession

A Greencastle, Pa., man was charged with drug possession Thursday, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

Corey McKinley Russ, 20, of 13061 Welty Road, was charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Deputies stopped a 1984 Jeep Cherokee on Jefferson Boulevard at about 5:05 p.m. because it had expired registration plates, authorities said. The driver threw a bag of marijuana out the passenger-side window, deputies said.

4 hurt in accident near Antietam

SHARPSBURG - Four Sharpsburg area residents were injured Thursday in a traffic accident near the entrance to the Antietam National Battlefield, the Washington County Sheriff's Department said.

Cheryl Ann Fogle, 34, Patrick Dean Fogle, 8, Alexander Lee Fogle, 5, and Derward Clayton Mose, 44, were taken to Washington County Hospital.


All were treated and released, a hospital spokeswoman said.

When deputies arrived, a truck was on its side and a van was on the shoulder of the road, deputies said.

The accident is under investigation.

Death of infant under investigation

Hagerstown City Police are investigating the death of a North End infant who was found dead early Thursday morning, authorities said.

The 7-week-old girl was not breathing when her mother found her at about 5:40 a.m., police said. The baby was rushed to Washington County Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The death appears accidental, but the Criminal Investigation Division is conducting a routine investigation, police said. Police are withholding the girl's name.

The infant will be sent to the medical examiner's office in Baltimore for an autopsy, police said.

Concession stand damaged in theft

BOONSBORO - Thieves damaged the Boonsboro High School Band Boosters' concession stand building and stole candy and other items, the Washington County Sheriff's Department said.

The incident occurred late Wednesday or early Thursday, deputies said.

Someone pried the door open at the concession stand building and caused about $2,200 damage to food items and to the door, deputies said.

In addition, about $350 worth of items were stolen, including two blue ice chests, two large blue trash cans and a large quantity of candy.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Washington County Sheriff's Department at 301-791-3020.

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