police log

November 22, 2000

Police log 11/23

Car hits deer, then hits other car

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa, - A deer that tried to cross Pa. 316 in Guilford Township contributed to a two-car accident Tuesday, Pennsylvania State Police said.

The buck ran from a field along the east side of the roadway in front of a car driven by Tandy Foust of Pleasant Hall, Pa., police said. The impact forced the car to swerve and strike a second car headed in the opposite direction, police said.

Foust was not injured in the 4 p.m. accident, police said. Neither the driver of the other car, Mary Ceznick, nor the passenger, Jessie Shaffer, both of Waynesboro, was injured, police report.

Both cars sustained moderate damages and were towed.

No charges were filed.

Police search for tan Toyota Celica

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa, - Chambersburg Police were looking for information involving a hit-and-run accident in the borough Monday night.


A late 1970s or early 1980s Toyota Celica, in two-tone tan colors, was northbound on Central Avenue at 9:15 p.m. when it collided with a car headed eastbound on Liberty Street, police said.

The victim, Angela Stitley, of Chambersburg, told police the Toyota did not stop. She said the Toyota would have damage to its front end .

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

Drug bust made during robbery probe

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - While Charles Town police were investigating a Tuesday armed robbery, they came upon a Pennsylvania man in a chance encounter that led to drug charges being filed, authorities said Wednesday.

Charles Town Police officer Mike Dodson was at the Sheetz convenience store down the street from a McDonald's that had been robbed when a man ran from him, said Capt. Doug Nichols.

While the man was running, he threw down two plastic bags that contained marijuana and crack cocaine, Nichols alleged.

Anthony Michael Agresto, 19, of 240 Walnut Manor Way, Jonestown, Pa., was charged with obstructing, possession with intent to deliver, and possession, Nichols said.

Police arrest man for stealing beer

Hagerstown City Police apprehended a man in the process of stealing a case of beer late Tuesday from the Woodpoint Bar and Grill.

Alerted when an alarm went off, police arrived around 11:50 p.m. and learned that witnesses had someone in the building.

While they were sitting there, police saw a man leave the building, go to a waiting car and then re-enter the building again, police said.

When he came out again, police took him into custody.

Darren Elwood Reeder Sr., 38, of 1105 W. Church St., was charged with second-degree breaking and entering and misdemeanor theft, police said.

He was being held Wednesday on $30,000 bond, deputies said.

Woman charged for marijuana possession

FREDERICK, Md. - A Hagerstown woman was one of two people charged with drug offenses Tuesday when Frederick City Police investigated a suspicious vehicle.

The driver, Crystal Jean Barnette, 19, of 660 N. Prospect St., was charged with possession of marijuana, police said. A marijuana cigarette was found in her pocket, police said.

Jimmy Charles Spooner, 23, of 1338 Taney Ave., Frederick, was charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, police said.

The vehicle was stopped in the 600 block of Taney Avenue.

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