Police log

June 16, 1999

A man threatening violence but displaying no weapon robbed an AC&T station clerk early Tuesday, getting away with an undisclosed amount of cash, Hagerstown City Police said.

The 1:50 a.m. incident began when a man entered the 1701 Dual Highway station and demanded money, police said. While displaying no weapon, he kept his hand in his pocket as if concealing a weapon, police said.

The man was described as black, about 30 years old, 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighing 145 pounds. He was wearing black nylon pants, a dark blue nylon jacket and a dark blue ball cap.

A Brunswick, Md., woman was jailed on $3,500 bond Monday after Washington County Sheriff's deputies charged her with car theft.

Mary Louise Conner, 19, of 803 E. Potomac St., was found in Room 7 of the Hillside Motel on Keep Tryst Road in Knoxville, Md., Monday.


Also taken into custody was a 16-year-old runaway girl from Montgomery County, deputies said. She was returned to juvenile authorities there.

The car, a 1991 Hyundai Excel, was found parked behind the hotel. It has been reported stolen earlier Monday from a Smithsburg man, deputies said.

Maryland State Police on Tuesday were investigating a break-in at Al's Pizza on Md. 68 in Clear Spring.

A number of break-ins were reported late Monday and early Tuesday.

* Washington County Sheriff's deputies said a vehicle at 19103 Woodhill Drive was entered during the night and a computer and a sewing machine stolen.

* A windshield was broken out of a vehicle parked to the rear of 100 W. Potomac St. in Williamsport, according to deputies.

* A .30-30-caliber lever-action rifle was stolen Monday from a home at 12772 Independence Road near Clear Spring, deputies said.

Two incidents of grafitti vandalism were reported Monday to Maryland State Police.

At Angstrohm Industries, 18400 Precision Drive, someone scrawled words on the building with paint.

Similar words were scratched on a van parked at 11700 Montgomery Court in Smithsburg.

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