Police log

June 22, 1999

FREDERICK, Md. - A vehicle collision near Ceresville, Md., Saturday night sent two drivers to Frederick Memorial Hospital, according to Maryland State Police.

A 16-year-old from Libertytown was driving a 1991 Jeep Cherokee south on Md. 194 at about 11:40 p.m. When the teen turned onto Md. 26, his vehicle collided with a 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier driven by Christopher Scott Blank, a 21-year-old Keymar, Md., resident, police said.

Blank was driving east on Md. 26 and preparing to turn north on Md. 194, police said. Both drivers were wearing their seat belts, which lessened their injuries, police said.

Blank was treated and released on Saturday night, said a hospital spokeswoman. The 16-year-old's condition was unavailable.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Police are searching for the owner of a 23-inch men's bicycle found on June 14. The bike was discovered at 12 Reynolds Ave. about 100 feet east of Constitution Avenue in Quincy Township, according to Pennsylvania State Police. The rightful owner may call 1-717-264-5161.


FREDERICK, Md. - Allegedly disgruntled employees charged with breaking windows, glass panes and frames at Murray Windows were arrested Sunday morning, according to the Frederick Police Department.

The three men were allegedly upset over a salary issue and cause an estimated $1,000 worth of damage, according to police. An officer responded to a complaint of property destruction at 900 East Patrick St. at 4:06 a.m.

He arrested Frederick residents David Andres Lopez, 21, Carlos Lopez, 26, and German Rene Cruz, 21. The three were charged with destruction of property.

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Firefighters from 10 companies responded to a fire Saturday evening that destroyed a Lurgan Township barn.

According to the Pleasant Hall Volunteer Fire Co., the report of the fire at the farm of Joe Reese, 6758 Roxbury Road, was called in at 6:43 p.m., and the building was fully involved when the first units arrived.

Two firefighters were taken to Chambersburg Hospital for treatment of minor heat exhaustion. Three more were treated at the scene, the report said.

The barn and its contents of baled hay were destroyed. The report said the cause of the fire was undetermined and a dollar estimate on the damage was unknown Sunday.

The last firefighters returned from the farm at about midnight.

Pleasant Hall was assisted by units from the West End, Vigilant Hose and Cumberland Valley Hose companies in Shippensburg, along with units from the Fannett-Metal, Walnut Bottom, Newville, Newburg, Mont Alto and Franklin volunteer fire companies.

QUINCY, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police said a Waynesboro, Pa., man was injured Saturday morning in a one-vehicle accident on Pa. 997 just north of Tomstown Road in Quincy Township.

The report said Larry Dehart, 28, address unavailable, received minor injuries in the 2:55 a.m. accident and was taken to Waynesboro Hospital. Dehart was treated and released on Saturday, a hospital spokeswoman said.

According to police, the driver was northbound when his vehicle hit a concrete bridge. It then struck a mailbox and a home.

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