Police log

July 10, 1998

Teen missing

A 15-year-old Hancock girl who left her home June 25 is listed as missing by the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

Rebekah Ann Miller is believed to be in Hagerstown because she has been spotted several times, according to Deputy Brad Creek.

She is described as white with brown hair and brown eyes. She is 5 feet 1 inch tall and weighs 118 pounds.

She was last seen at 7:30 a.m. June 25 at her 14408 White Oak Ridge home in Hancock.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts can call 301-791-3020.

Rig carrying paper overturns on I-81

Police were clearing an accident scene at 10:30 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 81 north at Interstate 70, more than three hours after a tractor-trailer overturned, according to Maryland State Police.


There were no injuries in the 7:15 p.m. accident that happened as the truck driver was heading north on I-81 to go west on I-70, police said.

The overturned trailer contained paper products, police said.

Details of the accident were not available Thursday night.

Vehicles damaged in Boonsboro area

Residents near Boonsboro awoke to a rash of damage to vehicles Thursday morning, according to Maryland State Police.

Reports were coming in from Mountain Laurel Road and other locations on the outskirts of Boonsboro about rocks thrown through windshields and car windows, police said.

Anyone in the Boonsboro area who may have seen a suspicious vehicle can call police at 301-739-2101.

Teen charged with destruction

A 14-year-old boy was charged with destruction of property late Wednesday after the mechanical arm at the rear of the Hagerstown parking garage was damaged.

Hagerstown City Police reports show a teenager was spotted at 10:05 p.m. doing the damage.

The youth was taken into custody and referred to the Department of Juvenile Justice on one charge of felony destruction of property, police said.

The teen was released to the custody of his mother, police said.

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