Police log

November 24, 1998

A Hagerstown man was arrested after marijuana and rolling papers were found in his car Sunday, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

Rodney K. Lorshbaugh, 21, of 817 Virginia Ave. was charged with possession if a controlled dangerous substance, paraphernalia and traffic violations.

Deputies said an officer stopped to help a motorist that appeared to be broken down on the corner of Ray and Locust streets at 6:47 p.m. The driver told deputies he was waiting for a friend.

During a search of the car, deputies found drugs in the car and a small bag of marijuana on a male juvenile passenger.


The minor was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of paraphernalia, deputies said.

He was taken into custody and later released to his parents, deputies said.

Lorshbaugh was released on his own recognizance Monday afternoon.

Washington County Sheriff's deputies were searching for the thief who broke into two stores at Prime Outlets on Sunday or Monday.

Deputies said an intruder broke into Carter's children's wear store by forcing open the front doors.

A floor safe valued at $300 was taken from the rear office, deputies said.

An unknown amount of cash was inside the safe.

Deputies said the Paper Factory was entered by smashing the glass doors.

A $500 safe was taken from a rear office along with an undetermined amount of cash.

Anyone with information may call the Sheriff's Department at 301-791-3020.

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