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Police log 8/16

August 16, 1999

FREDERICK, Md. - A 16-year-old Frederick County girl died Sunday from injuries she received in a motorcycle accident Saturday evening, according to the Frederick County Sheriff's Office.

Kristy Lynn Buhrman, of Raven Rock Road, Sabillasville, Md., lost control of her motorcycle while riding east on Foxville Deerfield Road near the intersection of Herman Hauver Road at 4:45 p.m., police said.

She drove off the road and into a ditch and was thrown from the 1979 Honda motorcycle.

Buhrman was flown to Washington County Hospital with head injuries, police said.

Deputies were notified of her death around 11:15 a.m. Sunday.

Buhrman was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, police said.




CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Chambersburg man who was stabbed Saturday in a fight is being treated at the Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center.

Stephen M. Edgar II, 28, was stabbed in the head, neck and chest, according to Chambersburg Police Officer Anthony Rosenberry.

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At the request of the victim's family, no information on his condition was being released this morning.

Police went to the intersection after receiving a report of a man lying at the intersection of East King and Kennedy streets at 8:09 p.m. Saturday.

Rosenberry said Edgar was treated at Chambersburg Hospital before being transferred to Hershey. He said Edgar was conscious and talking after the stabbing.

The report said Edgar, who lives on the 300 block of East King St., and another man became involved in an argument that turned into a fight. After Edgar was stabbed, the man fled in a black Dodge Shadow.

The car was later found abandoned on North Hackberry Drive in the borough, according to Rosenberry.

Rosenberry said the police want to question Joaquin Ortiz, 40, address unknown, in connection with the stabbing but no charges had been placed.

Anyone with information about the stabbing may call borough police at 717-264-4131.




A burglar who took cigarettes from Boonsboro Produce Saturday morning left evidence including blood behind, according to Maryland State Police.

Police arrived at 7638 Old National Pike at 6:41 a.m. and found the store's front window broken.

Fifty-one cartons of Marlboro cigarettes and some Virginia Slims were missing.

The theft occurred between 5 a.m. and 6:30 a.m., according to police. The burglar was somehow injured and left blood at the scene with other pieces of evidence, police said. The burglar may be driving a full-sized gray or primer-colored Ford Bronco with faded paint.

Anyone with information about the incident may call Trooper 1st Class D. Harper at 301-739-2101.




A Hagerstown woman reported a microwave oven and four compact discs stolen from her vehicle Friday, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

Debra Kae Murdoch, 25, told a deputy the theft occurred between 8:15 p.m. Thursday and 9:45 a.m. Friday. The vehicle was parked at 21725 Academy Lane. No forced entry was observed, according to police.

Anyone with information about the theft may call 301-791-3020.




A traffic stop led to drug charges early Sunday when a sheriff's deputy pulled over a speeding car and allegedly discovered 15 bags of marijuana and $1,027 in cash.

Deputy Richard Peacock was operating stationary radar on Virginia Avenue near Marbern Road when he stopped a 1998 Hyundai Accent for speeding at 2:04 a.m., according to the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

Alleging the driver and passengers were acting suspiciously, the deputy obtained consent to search the vehicle and found the drugs and cash, according to police.

Aushaunte Trotman, 28, no fixed address, is charged with possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.




A Maryland flag valued at $30 was stolen off of a flagpole in Boonsboro Thursday night or Friday morning, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

The theft occurred between 10:15 p.m. and 8:15 a.m. in front of a home at 112 Kerns Drive, according to police. Anyone with information may call Deputy Greg Alton at 301-791-3020.




McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - A Baltimore trucker who lost control of his Freightliner rig on Interstate 70 Sunday evening is in serious condition at Conemaugh Hospital in Johnstown, Pa.

Pennsylvania State Police said William M. Allreo Jr., 57, was westbound at 7:15 p.m. Sunday when he lost control of his tractor trailer, hit the guardrails, rolled on its roof and then down an embankment.

Allreo, who was ejected, lost his left arm and had head and chest trauma in the crash, police said.

The westbound lanes were closed for an hour during clean-up, police said.




CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police last week filed additional charges against three men they said were already under investigation after a series of burglaries.

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