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Police log

August 29, 1998

Police searchingfor two juveniles who escaped

Police are searching for two youths who escaped through an unlocked door Saturday morning from the Juvenile Holdover Facility on Jonathan Street, according to Maryland State Police.

Missing are Kenyatta Corbett, 17, and Harlen Collier, 17, said Trooper G.L. Heiston.

The escape took place at 7:25 a.m., when a supervisor at the center briefly unlocked a door to allow a night-shift employee to leave the building. The two youths saw the door was unlocked and fled, Heiston said.

The boys ran in the direction of the nearby Rapid Lube shop but have not been seen since, he said.

"Once they get going on foot, they can go anywhere," Heiston said.

Corbett is described as a black male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing 175 pounds. He is from the Baltimore area.

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Collier is described as a black male, 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighing 140 pounds. He is from the New York City area.

Both were wearing the blue coveralls issued to them in the facility. Neither was wearing shoes, Heiston said.

City man faces charges in incident

A Hagerstown man was charged with disorderly conduct following an incident early Saturday at Washington County Hospital, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

Christopher Lynn Grove, 33, was awaiting an appearance Saturday before a bond commissioner.

During an investigation at the hospital at 12:50 a.m., a man came in and began yelling and cursing, police said. A sheriff's deputy advised him to leave the hospital, but the man continued to yell and curse, while attracting a crowd, police said.

Grove was then taken into custody.

Accident victim remains critical

A Waynesboro, Pa., man, injured when he was thrown through the fabric roof of his 1991 Jeep Wrangler early Thursday, remained in critical condition Saturday night at Washington County Hospital, a spokeswoman there said.

According to police, the vehicle, driven by Dale Kevin Sanders, 27, of 439 Fairfiew Ave., left Robinwood Drive, hit a pine tree and overturned. Sanders was found lying in the road in the 11600 block of Robinwood Drive. He suffered head injuries, police said.

New York man charged in theft

A New York man was charged in the theft of six shirts worth more than $630 from the American Outfitters store in Valley Mall on Saturday afternoon, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

Being held in the Washington County Detention Center pending an appearance before a court commissioner was Gabriel Edeuirdo Araujo of 4616 43rd. Ave., Sunnyside.

According to police, a man was seen putting the shirts into a plastic bag in the store. Store security guards detained him until police arrived.

Pa. man faces assault charge

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- A Mercersburg, Pa., man was jailed on $75,000 bond Friday after he was charged with simple assault for allegedly striking his wife, choking her and threatening to kill her and her children, state police in Chambersburg said Saturday.

The suspect was identified as Charles Edward Ray, no age available, of 3391 Mountain Road, Mercersburg. The victim was identified as Robin Eileen Ray of the same address.

The incident allegedly occurrred at 7 p.m. Friday at 1384 Karper Road, in Montgomery Township, police said.

Ray was arraigned by District Justice John Weyman in Orrstown, Pa.

Two go-karts reported stolen

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Two kiddie go-karts valued at $4,000 were stolen from the Funcastle go-kart track on Pa. 16 west of Waynesboro sometime during the night Friday, state police in Chambersbuirg, Pa., said Saturday.

The owner of the carts is Richard Mohn Jr., of Waynesboro, police said.

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