Police log

December 02, 1998

Four vehicles stolen from dealership

Using stolen keys, thieves took four used vehicles early Monday from Hagerstown Ford on Wesel Boulevard, according to Washington County Sheriff's deputies.

Taken were a 1997 Ford Explorer, a red 1996 Ford Explorer, and a black 1996 BMW. A fourth vehicle was recovered.


Construction site targeted by thieves

Copper wire and other items were taken Monday from a construction site at 1040 Frederick St., according to Hagerstown City Police.


It was the second theft from the site in two days. This time, the stolen items belonged to Cleveland Electric Co., of Cumberland, Md.

In other incidents on Monday, power tools were taken from a garage at 437 Salem Ave., police said.

A Sony Playstation valued at $150 was taken from 133 Ray St.

A Prestolite starter and generator, valued at $2,000, were taken from Auto Electric Inc. on Maryland Avenue, police said.


Second man charged in burglary

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police have charged a second man in connection with an Oct. 28 burglary in Greene Township.

The report said William Lee Baker, 27, of 612 Heintzelman Ave., has been charged with burglary, criminal conspiracy and two counts of theft in a break-in at the home of Douglas and Donna Haugh of 2 Greenwood Forest Road.

According to the report, two wedding bands, a purse with credit cards, a watch and $170 in cash were stolen from the home.

Concrete block used in Pa. burglary

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A burglary at a Hamilton Township logging company is under investigation by Pennsylvania State Police.

The report said the break-in occurred between noon Saturday and 3 p.m. Monday when a concrete block was used to smash a window to gain entry into the sales office of Gish Logging Co., 1970 Frank Road.

Police said nothing of value was stolen.

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