Police log for Sept. 10

September 09, 2000

Police log for Sept. 10

Accident victim in fair condition

BOONSBORO - A Hagerstown woman was still hospitalized Saturday after being injured in a Friday evening collision at the intersection of Md. 68 and Mill Point Road near Boonsboro.

Diane K. Lewis, 45, was listed in fair condition at Washington County Hospital, said a hospital spokeswoman.

Lewis was traveling east on Md. 68 about 7:30 p.m. Friday when the 19-year-old driver of a 1993 Ford Taurus traveling west on Mill Point Road allegedly ran a stop sign and struck Lewis' 1992 Dodge Dakota, Maryland State Police in Hagerstown reported.

Thomas S. Leupold of Richwood, N.J., was charged with failure to stop at a stop sign, police said.

He was treated at Washington County Hospital and released, a hospital spokeswoman said.

Four people hurt in van-car crash

A two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Burhans Boulevard and Antietam Street in Hagerstown on Saturday sent four people to Washington County Hospital, the Hagerstown Police Department reported.


Few details of the 1:40 p.m. accident, including the names of the five people involved, were available Saturday evening, said Sgt. David Long.

A van traveling south on Burhans Boulevard collided with a Subaru traveling east on Antietam Street, Long said.

No charges had been filed as of Saturday evening, he said.

The driver of the Subaru was not injured, but four people in the van were transported to Washington County Hospital, Long said.

One person was seriously injured in the accident, a county dispatcher said.

Washington County Sheriff's deputies arrested an 18-year-old Hagerstown resident on driving while intoxicated charges Thursday following an incident in the Coffman Avenue-Amber Drive area.

The sheriff's department reported that Dominic Bruce Foster, 18, of Hagerstown, was charged with DWI and six other traffic offenses for several incidents that happened between 6:48 p.m. and 6:58 p.m.

Police said Foster is accused of driving a 1998 Ford Mustang through a yard and fleeing the area at a high rate of speed after running a stop sign. When the vehicle returned to the area, a witness observed it and tried to get a license plate number when the car was stopped in a driveway.

The suspect allegedly backed out of the drive and struck the witness' vehicle and fled the scene, the sheriff's department said.

The suspect returned to the scene and argued with the witness about damage to his car. Foster was arrested and released to his father pending trail.

Trailer stolen from Pa. dealership

MARION, Pa. - A 15-foot Mascot Camper Trailer was removed from CEB Motors, 5020 Molly Pitcher Highway, Guilford Township, sometime between Aug. 30 and Sept. 5, Pennsylvania State Police reported.

Police described the trailer as white with a gold stripe down the center. There is also a large duct tape patch on the side of the trailer.

Anyone with information on the trailer can call the Pennsylvania State Police Chambersburg barrack at 1-717-264-5161.

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