Police log

April 08, 1999

Boat motors damaged

Three boat motors at Bower's Marine & RV Sales on Virginia Avenue in Hagerstown were damaged Monday or Tuesday, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

The incident took place between 7 p.m. Monday and 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

n of file On Tuesday, deputies investigated the theft of a green and black 1993 Targa moped worth $1,300 from 10804 Downsville Pike.

n of file A wallet, CD player and other items, worth $300, were taken from a car parked near The Gap in Prime Outlets, deputies said.


n of file A broken window was reported at Marsha's Closet at 42 N. Conococheague St. in Williamsport Tuesday, deputies said.

Two plead guilty in motel robbery

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - Two 20-year-old men charged with robbing a motel along Interstate 81 last summer and raping the clerk have pleaded guilty to federal charges.

Elijah M. Green of Martinsburg and Eugene Lamar Jackson of Steelton, Pa., will each face up to 30 years in prison when sentenced later in U.S. District Court, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Tuesday.

The pair pleaded guilty Monday to aiding and abetting each other and using a firearm in a violent crime, the June 9, 1998, robbery of the Krista Lite Motel.

The Berkeley County prosecutor's office has said it will pursue a separate state charge of rape against Jackson.

The former clerk, meanwhile, is suing the motel.

Warrant leads to drug arrests

FREDERICK, Md. - The Frederick Police Department Tactical Unit apprehended two people Tuesday after serving a search and seizure warrant at 314 N. Market St., Apartment 2-F, on Tuesday afternoon.

Police recovered crack cocaine and marijuana during the noon search.

Kristina Diane Koto, 20, and David Lamont Barnes, 17, no addresses available, were each charged with possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of crack cocaine and possession of marijuana.

Koto posted bond Tuesday night and was released, jail officials said. Barnes was still awaiting a bond hearing this morning.

Driver faces assault charge

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A suspected drunken driver ended up being charged with assault, resisting arrest and other offenses after an early morning incident today on Washington and Second streets.

Robert M. Lawter Jr., of Chambersburg, was also charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after his blood alcohol level was found to be .21.

During his arrest for that offense, Lawter allegedly became agitated and combative. A Chambersburg borough police officer's watchband was broken during the fracas, police said.

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