Police log

March 02, 1999

$7,000 in jewelry stolen from home

Jewelry valued at more than $7,000 was reported stolen Sunday from a home at 11204 Christins Circle, according to Washington County Sheriff's deputies.

The victim told police that the items were left unattended in a bedroom Sunday from 12:30 to 1 p.m.

The theft was discovered shortly after a visitor asked to use an upstairs bathroom, deputies said.

Among the items taken were several gold chains, rings and watches.

Deputy 1st Class Johnny Marshal is investigating the theft.

Teen says she was sexually assaulted

A 17-year-old Hagerstown girl told authorities she was sexually assaulted at 12:30 a.m. Sunday, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Department.


Donald Wayne Cook Jr., 20, of 11700 Pheasant Trail, was apprehended at his home.

He was charged with one count each of second-degree assault and fourth-degree sexual offense.

Cook was released on his own recognizance.

Stop for cardboard tag nets drug charge

An alert Maryland State Police trooper who knew South Carolina doesn't issue cardboard temporary tags for cars pulled a vehicle over early Monday.

Trooper 1st Class D.A. Harper smelled what he believed to be burning marijuana as he approached the vehicle, which had been westbound on Interstate 70 at Md. 66.

Troy Jay Wilhelm, 18, of 1204 12th Ave., Apt. A8, Conway, S.C., was charged with possession of marijuana. Wilhelm posted a $1,000 bond.

Police said they found nine marijuana butts and a cigar box containing suspected marijuana.

Deputies investigate break-in at home

Washington County Sheriff's deputies investigated an attempted break-in at 1005 Queen Anne's Court on Sunday. A window was found to be broken.

Doors painted black

Someone painted three doors with black paint Saturday at a 11909 Harp Road home, Washington County Sheriff's deputies said.

The Herald-Mail Articles