Police log

April 02, 1998

Two sought in assault, robbery

Police were searching Thursday night for two male suspects who assaulted a juvenile employee in the parking lot of Western Sizzlin Steakhouse and stole money and jewelry, according to a report from the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

Sheriff's deputies responded to a reported robbery at the restaurant at 7:30 p.m.

A 16-year-old employee of the restaurant told deputies he was in the parking lot on a break when he was accosted by two males, the report said.

The victim said one of the males pushed him to the side of his vehicle and stole some jewelry and the other one stole money, the report said.


Both men fled on foot from the restaurant. No weapon was displayed, the report said.

A K-9 unit from Hagerstown City Police assisted in the search for the suspects, the report said.

The two were dressed in black clothing and were wearing black masks and black gloves, the report said.

Man charged with disorderly conduct

FREDERICK, Md. - A Hagerstown man who refused to leave a restaurant was charged Thursday after two police officers were assaulted, according to Frederick Police.

Shoney Rhett Reasner, 23, of 841 Lanvale St., was charged with disorderly conduct, trespassing and three counts of assault on a police officer, police said.

Police were called to Tully's Restaurant, 1080 W. Patrick St., Frederick, at 1:43 a.m. where they found a man screaming and shouting obscenities, police said.

Police apprehended the man after he refused to leave the business and as they placed him in the police cruiser, the man kicked and struck two officers, police said.

On the way to the Frederick County Detention Center, an officer was repeatedly spit at, police said.

Williamsport man facing rape charge

A short time after a woman reported being raped in Hagerstown City Park Thursday morning, a Williamsport man was apprehended.

The woman told Hagerstown City Police she met her assailant at Prospect and Church streets at 12:30 a.m. and they began walking toward the park.

Once there, the man forced her to have sex and then fled on foot, the woman told police.

He also stole $50 from her, police said.

She ran through the park and encountered Officer Clifton Briggs, who was investigating an alarm at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts.

Briggs took the woman to the hospital, where she was treated and released.

Based on her description, police picked up Jason Clifford Knode, 24, on Linden Avenue. He was found to be wanted by Maryland State Police for auto theft, police said.

Police charged Knode with second-degree rape, first- and second-degree assault, fourth-degree sex offense and theft.

Knode was placed in Washington County Detention Center on $75,000 bond, police said.

Hancock man faces assault charges

An argument on Roundtop Road Wednesday evening led to charges against a Hancock man, according to Maryland State Police.

The victim, Randall Lee Golden, 28, of 10 Grove Circle, Hancock, told police he was on Roundtop Road around 6:20 p.m. Wednesday when a man approached and accused him of trespassing.

Both men got back into their vehicles and Golden said his car was rammed by the other man's vehicle. The man then drove away but was picked up a short time later by Hancock Police.

Pete David Lambert, 30, of 13313 Willow Road, Hancock, was charged with second-degree assault, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, destruction of property, negligent and reckless driving, leaving the scene of an accident, driving over the center line, unregistered and uninsured vehicle, driving while suspended and while drunk.

Lambert was being held in Washington County Detention Center Thursday night on $5,000 bond.

Student charged with possession

A 13-year-old Springfield Middle School student was charged Wednesday with possession of marijuana, according to Washington County Sheriff's deputies.

The girl was released to the custody of her grandparents after she was charged, deputies said.

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