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Police log for Oct. 19

October 18, 2000

Police log for Oct. 19



Truck driver cited after I-68 accident


CUMBERLAND, Md. - Eastbound traffic on Interstate 68 was moving again Wednesday morning several hours after a tractor-trailer carrying paper and plastic products skidded on wet roads and ended up tangled in construction barriers near Mason's Barn.

Maryland State Police in Allegany County charged York L. Parm, 43, of San Antonio, Texas, with failure to reduce speed in severe weather.

At 1:09 a.m., Parm's truck ran off the right side of the road and then back across both lanes, coming to rest on top of the concrete construction barriers, police said.

The eastbound lanes were closed completely for about two hours, police said. At least one lane was open later this morning, police said.

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County deputies check into damages


Washington County Sheriff's deputies investigated several incidents Tuesday.

- Someone broke the windshield on a Honda Civic parked at 10814 Lincoln Ave. at a cost of $300 to the owner.

- A 1986 Dodge Lancer was damaged by vandals while it was parked at 25464 Military Road, deputies said. Damage was estimated at $400 for a windshield and side window.

- A breaking and entering at 21708 Miller's Church Road resulted in a general ransacking of the residence and a missing $20, deputies said.

Wheel taken from Edgewood Hills car


A thief took a wheel from a 1997 Honda Civic parked in Edgewood Hills Tuesday, Hagerstown City Police said.

The loss was estimated at $575.

Police continue search for man


Maryland State Police are still looking for Jason Wayne Socks, a 21-year-old Hagerstown man who fled from police Sunday during a traffic stop on U.S. 40 at Western Maryland Parkway.

Socks was driving a 1991 Chevrolet at 2 a.m. when he was stopped for traffic violations and asked for his driver's license.

Police said Socks fled on foot and is still at large. He is wanted on three outstanding warrants from the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

Anyone with information on Socks' whereabouts may call 301-739-2101.

Items taken from Pa. car dealership


McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Thieves struck at a vehicle over the weekend which was at Thomas Chevrolet, Pennsylvania State Police said.

A rear view mirror, 20 CDs and 12 gallons of gasoline were taken. Also a CD player was damaged bringing the total loss to more than $700, police said.

Police seek help in sign investigation


SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police are asking Southampton Township residents to come forward with information that could help them catch the people who have been stealing and vandalizing street signs in the community for the past year.

Since last year, numerous road signs throughout the Southampton Township have disappeared or were damaged by firearms, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

The signs include a road sign at Woods and White Church roads, stop signs, Interstate 81 directional signs and signs along Horst Orchard, Rice, White Church, Muddy Run and Clearfield roads.

Police said people may contact the Pennsylvania State Police Chambersburg Barrack at 717-264-5161 if they have any information.

Man charged with making threats


MONT ALTO, Pa. - A Greencastle man was charged with making terroristic threats against his estranged wife last week, Pennsylvania State Police report.

Police said a man threatened the woman with a baseball bat at 108 Walnut St. in Mont Alto at 7:15 a.m. Oct. 10.

Charges have been filed against Kip Blubaugh, 33, police said.

Woman spoils burglary attempt


WAYNESBORO, Pa. - A Quincy Township woman spoiled a burglary attempt at her home early Wednesday morning, Pennsylvania State Police report.

Diane Wagamon arrived at her home in the 7600 block of Anthony Highway at the same time two men were attempting to break in, police said. Seeing Wagamon, the men fled to a nearby car and left the area, police said.

People with information about the crime may call the Pennsylvania State Police Chambersburg Barrack at 717-264-5161. Refer to case number H3-1156358.

Girls cited for throwing eggs


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Two Chambersburg juveniles were cited for disorderly conduct and violating curfew after they were caught throwing eggs at a man's house Wednesday morning, Chambersburg Police report.

The 16- and 17-year-old girls threw eggs at 541 Pleasant St. and smeared mustard on the porch and car before the owner called police, Chambersburg Police said.

Police found the girls still in the area shortly after 1 a.m.

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