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Police log for Sunday, May 30

May 29, 1999

A car traveling the wrong way on a one-way street in Hagerstown ran into a pickup truck Saturday, injuring all five people in both vehicles, according to police and rescue personnel.

The accident happened at about 2 a.m. on the 300 block of North Potomac Street.

At the time of the accident, three of the people were believed to be critically injured, said Community Rescue Service Chief Christopher Amos.

Hagerstown Police Department Sgt. Steve Bussard said police reports indicated that none of the injuries were life threatening.

Neither Bussard nor Amos had access to the names of those involved in the accident, they said.




SHARPSBURG - A Sharpsburg woman was charged with reckless endangerment after waving an unloaded shotgun at a party Saturday night, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

Police received a call at around 8 p.m. that a woman was in the street waving a gun, Deputy Maxwell Kline said.

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The incident occurred during a dispute between the woman and her boyfriend at a party in the 4000 block of Harpers Ferry Road, Kline said.

The woman was gone when police arrived, he said.

Carol Ecton, 53, street address unavailable, was arrested a short time later, Kline said.

A 30-30 shotgun was recovered, he said.

The gun was never loaded but partygoers didn't know that, Kline said.




FREDERICK, Md. - A 4-year-old girl fractured her leg in a fall from the third-floor of a Frederick home Saturday night, according to the Frederick Police Department.

The fall, at about 8:30 p.m., appears to have been accidental, after the child leaned against the window screen, said Sgt. Wade Brown.

She was flown to Children's Hospital in Washington D.C. for precautionary reasons, Brown said.

Her name and address are not being released, he said.




CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Jewelry, a video cassette recorder, a microwave oven, an air rifle and three guns were stolen from a home on the 8500 block of Fort McCord Road in St. Thomas Township, Pa., according to Pennsylvania State Police.

The theft occurred sometime Friday or Saturday.

The perpetrators entered the residence by removing a screen and climbing through a window, according to police.

The items taken were valued at approximately $3,500, police said.

They included two silver wedding rings, a diamond engagement ring, a gold class ring, a Remington rifle with scope, an Ithaca 12-gauge deer gun with scope and Remington 12-gauge shotgun and a Crossman air rifle.

Anyone with information on the burglary is asked to call Pennsylvania State Police.




FREDERICK, Md. - A Frederick, Md., man was charged with possession of cocaine and marijuana, according to the Frederick Police Department.

Brian Lemont Onley, of Haines Court, was arrested around 8 p.m. Friday on South Market Street in the area of Fox's Alley, according to police.




WAYNESBORO, Pa. - A Florida woman reported her purse was missing Saturday from the Pennsylvania Welcome Center on Interstate 81 in Antrim Township, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Dorthy Camp, of Naples, Fla., told police she set her bag down at the reservation counter then accidentally left without it.

When she came back a short time later, she couldn't find her brown flowered bag, which had a brown leather purse inside.

Camp said the purse contained about $600, some jewelry, credit cards and photographs, police said.




MONROVIA, Md. - A boy was flown to The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore following a go-cart accident at the 75-80 Dragway on Saturday evening, according to Maryland State Police.

As of late Saturday, the trooper investigating the accident hadn't returned to the barracks, according to Cpl. Tim Miller.

The accident happened around 7:30 p.m., Miller said.

No additional information, including the boy's identity or the extent of his injuries, was available, he said.




FREDERICK, Md. - One person was flown out and others were taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital following a two-vehicle accident in the 5600 block of Jefferson Pike in Feagyville Saturday night, according to Maryland State Police.

As of late Saturday, the trooper investigating the accident hadn't returned to the barracks, according to Cpl. Tim Miller.

The accident happened around 9:30 p.m., Miller said.

No additional information, including the number of injured, their identities or the extent of their injuries, was available, he said.

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