Police log

April 02, 1998

Drivers hurt in head-on collision

Two drivers were injured Wednesday morning after the vehicles they were in collided head-on east of Fairplay Road on Bakersville Road, according to Maryland State Police.

Bonnie Lou Ellis, 45, of Tommytown Road, Sharpsburg, and Mark Alan Thompson, 16, of Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro, were treated and released from Washington County Hospital, according to a hospital spokeswoman.

A 1990 Chevrolet pickup truck driven by Thompson was traveling west on Bakersville Road at 8:36 a.m. when it skidded on the wet road across the center line in the curve and collided with a 1994 Oldsmobile driven by Ellis, police said.


Thompson was charged with failure to drive right of center and a seat belt violation, police said.

Children hurt in 2-car accident

Two children were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 5:28 p.m. Tuesday on Virginia Avenue, Washington County Sheriff's deputies said.

Susan Wolfe, of Mar Rock Road, was turning left into a Home Federal Bank lot when she drove into the path of a Mercury driven by Deborah Wilke, of Bower Avenue, deputies said.

Wolfe was charged with failure to yield the right of way, deputies said.

The two children in Wolfe's Ford Mustang were treated at Washington County Hospital and released.

Woman injured in domestic dispute

A domestic dispute between a man and his girlfriend led to the injury of a woman early Wednesday morning, according to Hagerstown Police.

Police charged David Glenn Mayberry, 35, of 201 Wakefield Road, with second-degree assault.

Police responded to the address at 1 a.m., where they found a woman with bruises and fingerprint marks on her left arm, police said.

The woman told police she was pulled from the bed she was sharing with her daughter and onto the floor, police said.

She was threatened and grabbed, then dragged up onto her feet, police said.

She was then struck on the head, police said.

City man nabbed after drug purchase

A drug purchase and a brief foot chase on Baltimore Street led to the apprehension of a Hagerstown man Wednesday night, according to Hagerstown Police.

Members of the police street crime unit and Narcotics Task Force used an informant to purchase drugs from a man in the Jonathan Street area at about 9:30 p.m., said Lt. Charles Summers.

The man led the informant to the front of the Dagmar Hotel, where he was staying, to make the sale of what police believed to be two pieces of crack cocaine, when police moved in, Summers said.

The man ran east on Baltimore Street and was apprehended on Antietam Street, police said.

The police recovered the money that was used to buy the drugs, Summers said.

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