Police log 5/17

May 17, 2000

A South Hagerstown High School student was charged with second-degree assault Monday after he allegedly spit in a teacher's face during an argument over an assignment.

Hagerstown City Police said the alleged incident began around 11 a.m. when the 16-year-old boy accused the male teacher of losing a paper he had turned in earlier.

The student rose from his seat, got into the teacher's face and began to curse. Then he allegedly spit at the teacher, police said.

The student, who was charged with second-degree assault, was released to his father.


On Monday, Hagerstown City Police responded to:

* A report of theft from the American Little League concession stand by someone who pried open the window and got in Monday. The loss was $60.


* A picnic table belonging to the Washington County Health Department was damaged to the extent of $220 at 112 W. Baltimore St.

* Someone broke into 123 N. Mulberry St. and stole $571 from a small black safe. The safe was also taken.

* In another burglary, thieves got $1,000 from a coat in a closet at 269 S. Potomac St. A radar detector also was taken.

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