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police log for Nov. 21, 2000

November 21, 2000

Police log for Nov. 21, 2000



Paint sprayer taken from Linganore Ave.


Some big ticket items were stolen from vehicles over the weekend, Hagerstown City Police said.

- A Grayco paint sprayer valued at $2,400 was stolen from a van parked in the 400 block of Linganore Avenue.

- A submersible pump and a pressure washer, valued at $600 total, were taken from the bed of a pickup truck while the owner was in Kentucky Fried Chicken on Garland Groh Boulevard.

Info on hit-and-run is sought by police


WALKERSVILLE, Md. - More information on a hit-and-run accident involving a fire hydrant and a parked vehicle Saturday night around 8 p.m. on Challenger Court in Walkersville is being sought by Maryland State Police in Frederick.

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Police are looking for an orange/red older 1980s Toyota pickup, possibly occupied by two young white men.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Trooper First Class Austin Fogle at 301-663-3101.

Probation violation charge is filed


FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - A loud party early Sunday led to the identification of a man wanted in Washington County for violation of probation, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Tobin J. Holbrook, 25, of Fayetteville, was being held at the Franklin County Prison Monday night, police said.

Police went to an outside event on Mount Cydonia Road at 12:20 a.m. for the loud party complaint and Holbrook was there. When his name was run through a crime computer, the Maryland charge turned up.

District Justice Gary Carter set bail Sunday at $50,000, which Holbrook had not yet posted.

Scrap aluminum taken from business


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Nearly 2 tons of scrap aluminum was stolen from a Guilford Township business over the weekend, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

The thieves ignored "No Trespassing" signs outside of Ken Shadle's Aluminum, 1412 Lincoln Way East, and removed 300 to 400 pounds of scrap aluminum that the store planned to sell, police said.

The theft occurred between 8 a.m. Friday and 7:30 a.m. Monday, police said.

Man charged with public drunkenness


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A man was charged with public drunkenness and underage consumption after police found him ringing doorbells early Saturday, Chambersburg Police report.

Residents in the 500 block of South Seventh Street called police to report a male ringing doorbells around 3:45 a.m. Saturday.

William A. Martin, 19, of Chambersburg, was charged with public drunkenness and underage consumption.

Information sought on Pa. vandalism


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Chambersburg Police are asking members of the public to report any information they might have about vandalism at Coldbrook Elementary School that occurred last week.

Someone spray-painted the exterior walls of the school at 756 S. Coldbrook Ave., between 8 p.m. Nov. 15 and 6:30 a.m. Nov. 15, police said.

Anyone with information may contact the Chambersburg Police Department at 717-264-4131.

Police: Repair scheme detected


SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Police here say a man and a woman have been operating a scheme there that involves bilking people out of their money.

Shippensburg City Police say a man and woman are approaching residents and church organizations there asking for money for vehicle repairs.

The couple say they have family problems such as a dying parent who needs medical care, funeral expenses or high medication costs.

The man is described as white, older, 5 feet 10 inches tall, with brown hair and a medium build. The woman is 5 feet 5 inches tall with dark hair pulled back, police said.

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