The buck had a broken leg and was bleeding from the mouth, Stauffer said. He said he did not know how the deer had gotten hurt. He estimated it weighed about 165 pounds.
Police said Stauffer used his .40-caliber pistol to shoot the deer in the North Locust Street back yard.
He said he gave the deer to Eric Gene Schaeffer, of 329 N. Locust St., who was going to have it butchered.
Van, jeep collide
BELFAST TOWNSHIP, Pa. - A McConnellsburg man was in fair condition Sunday night at Fulton County Medical Center after the van he was driving was hit by a Jeep Cherokee turning left in front of him, officials said.
Marlin Hollinshead, 60, was taken to the hospital with head and facial injuries from the Saturday morning accident in front of the Needmore Fire Co., according to Pennsylvania State Police.
The driver of the 1995 Jeep, Patricia Woodal, 42, of Needmore, was charged with vehicle turning left, said Trooper Steven Kagarise.
Woodal was not injured, police said.
She was southbound on Pa. 522 around 11:23 a.m., when she allegedly turned left toward her home by Gino's Store, in front of the 1985 van, according to Kagarise.
The van's passenger, Travis Abbott, 20, of McConnellsburg, had a minor head injury, police said.
Fulton County Medical Center had no record of Abbott being treated there, a hospital spokeswoman said.
Man posts bond
A Hagerstown man arrested Friday for allegedly breaking into a West Howard Street home and stealing a resident's purse was released from the Washington County Detention Center on $18,500 bond Saturday, according to a detention center booking clerk.
Anthony Wayne Holmes, of 136 Broadway, Apt. 4WF, was charged with breaking and entering and theft, according to the Hagerstown City Police.
Holmes was in possession of credit cards and a monogrammed lighter belonging to the Howard Street victim when he was picked up on Guilford Avenue shortly before 1 a.m. Friday, police said.
Thieves break into parked car
SHARPSBURG - Thieves broke into a car parked on the 18000 block of Chickasaw Court and stole $150 in stereo equipment late Saturday or early Sunday, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Department.
The car, a 1994 Hyundai Excel, was parked at the home of owner Micky Myers, deputies said.
Thieves stole a Jensen CD player face plate and did about $150 damage to the car, deputies said.
Hagerstown man arrested for assault
A Hagerstown man was arrested early Sunday for allegedly assaulting his wife, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Department.
Police were called to investigate a domestic dispute at the home of Gary Allen and Yueletta Bisbee, of 418 S. Edgewood Drive, at about 2 a.m. Sunday, deputies said.
Gary Bisbee, 43, was charged with one count of second-degree assault, deputies said.