Fund-raising campaign doesn't benefit CRS

July 16, 1999

Area residents are being alerted to a fund-raising campaign being conducted locally which claims to distribute some of its funds to Community Rescue Service.

CRS spokesman Brent Bankson said the Maryland Rescue Journal Inc. is a publication of the Maryland State Ambulance and Rescue Association Inc.

But Bankson stressed that CRS doesn't receive any funds donated to that organization for its day-to-day operations.

Anyone with questions or who has received inquiries from the organization may contact Bankson at 301-733-1112.

$1,200 dirt bikereported stolen

A $1,200 dirt bike was stolen Wednesday from 1225 Crescent Road, Hagerstown City Police said.

The 1994 Honda XR 100 is red, white and blue.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 301-790-3700.


Man faces burglary charge


FREDERICK, Md. - After a brief foot chase Friday at 1 a.m., the Frederick Police Department captured a man wanted for breaking into a soda machine.

Erik Michael Glisson, 34, of Willowdale Drive, was charged with second- and fourth-degree burglary, destruction of property, and trespassing, police said.

Officers were called after someone was seen by witnesses breaking into the soda machine by the pool. Once apprehended, the man was implicated in an attempt to break into the poolhouse, too.

Police find clue in hit-and-run

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - A Shippensburg University commuter parking sticker left at the scene has led to the identification of an individual allegedly involved in a Wednesday night hit-and-run incident on Coldspring Road at West Main Street.

The 8:32 p.m. crash occurred as Christopher David Bailey was southbound on Coldspring Road and the other vehicle failed to stop at a stop sign and ran into the rear of Bailey's 1989 Mercury Topaz.

Bailey was unhurt.

Witnesses saw the vehicle traveling eastbound on West Main Street.

The name of the individual is being withheld since no charges have yet been filed.


$3,000 in tools reported stolen

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Almost $3,000 worth of tools were reported stolen in a burglary in Antrim Township reported to Pennsylvania State Police on Tuesday.

The report said the tools were stolen between 11:30 p.m. Monday and 6:50 a.m. Tuesday from the home of Thurman C. Seiders, 42, of 6821 Horst Road. The Craftsman tools included standard and metric socket sets, a 32-piece screwdriver set, bolt cutters, wood chisels, hammers, handsaws and drill bits.

The tools were valued at $2,785, the report said.

During the same time period, police reported the theft of several items from a neighbor, Steven C. Toms, 39, of 6857 Horst Road. The stolen belongings included credit cards, $200 in cash, a Timex gold watch with a silver band, a wallet and a camouflage hat.

Anyone with information about the thefts is asked to call state police at 1-717-264-5161.


Human hair stolen from Pa. store

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Chambersburg police are investigating the theft of human hair from a beauty supply store on Tuesday.

The report said a woman took four packages of human hair from Sally Beauty Supply, 251 Cedar St., at 5 p.m. and left without paying. The woman was described as black and in her early 20s, police said.

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