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September 02, 1998

3 charged after marijuana found

Three Pennsylvania men were taken into custody early Tuesday after Washington County Sheriff's Department deputies found marijuana in a vehicle parked on Marbern Road.

Timothy Aaron Kurzawa, 20, and Jonathan Craig Kurzawa, 21, both of 813 Ridge Ave., Danville, Pa., and Brian Keith Brown, 21, of 32 Newki Road, New Columbia, Pa., each were charged with one count of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Deputies went to Marbern Road at 1:35 a.m. when a resident called to report a vehicle in the neighborhood.

Three men were in the vehicle and were stopped on Virginia Avenue. A search of the car turned up drugs and rolling papers, deputies said.


Timothy Kurzawa posted $500 bond. Jonathan Kurzawa and Brown were released on personal recognizance, officials said.

Fire damages Hagerstown apartment

A fire damaged an attic apartment on West Franklin Street Monday night, according to the Hagerstown Fire Department.

The fire broke out just before 11 p.m. at 630 W. Franklin St, Battalion Chief Ron Horn said.

A resident of one of the apartments received a foot injury while escaping the building, Horn said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Teen injured, another charged in fight

One teenage boy was injured and another charged after a Monday night incident at the intersection of West Side Avenue and West Church Street, according to Hagerstown City Police.

When officers arrived about 6:30 p.m., they found that the 16-year-old victim had fallen to the ground and had been kicked several times in the head, police alleged.

The victim suffered cuts to the head and face and several loose teeth, police said.

The other youth, also 16, was charged with first- and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment. He was turned over to his parents.

Concession stand damaged

Damage was set at $400 to the Williamsport Senior League concession stand on East Sunset Avenue after it was broken into Monday, according to Washington County Sheriff's Department deputies.

League officials were expected to compile of list of what was taken Tuesday, deputies said.

Columnist pleads guilty in DUI case

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Herald-Mail columnist Tim Rowland pleaded guilty Tuesday to driving under the influence, according to Jefferson County Magistrate Court records.

Rowland was fined $100 and required to pay $197 in court costs, Magistrate Kathy Santucci said.

A charge of leaving the scene of an accident was dismissed, Santucci said.

Police said Rowland, of 25 E. Antietam St., Hagerstown, was driving north on W.Va. 230 on March 30 when his vehicle ran off the right side of the road and struck the porch on O'Hurley's General Store in Shepherdstown, W.Va.

Rowland left the scene but stopped when a tire on his car went flat, police alleged.

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