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Police log for Nov. 26

November 25, 2000

Police log for Nov. 26



Police charge eight in drug sting


Eight people, including two juveniles, were charged with trying to buy drugs in the Jonathan Street area of Hagerstown late Friday and early Saturday, Hagerstown Police said.

In the reverse sting operation conducted by Hagerstown Police Street Crimes Unit and the Washington County Narcotics Task Force, an undercover officer posed as a street-level drug dealer.

Those charged with possession of a noncontrolled substance are:

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Ronald Joe Yost, 38, of 120 Elm St., Hagerstown.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Charles Martin Callandrelle, 42, of 516 Jefferson St., Hagerstown.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Robert Carlton Norris, 42, of 17926 Garden Lane Apartments, Hagerstown.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Charles Weaver Turner, 42, of 1114 Circle Drive, Martinsburg, W.Va. In addition, Turner was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of drug residue.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> David Joseph Diehl, 29, of 433 Guilford Ave., Hagerstown. In addition, Diehl was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

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HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Aza Dustin Stevenson, 18, of 209 Susquehanna Trail, Winchester, Va.

The two juveniles' names were not released.

Man faces charges in alleged scam


The Washington County Sheriff's Department charged a man suspected in a driveway sealing scam.

Danny Anthony Stanley, 27, no fixed address, was charged with misdemeanor theft, felony theft, obstruction and hindering and making a false statement to police, police said.

Victims of the scam reported that a man driving a gray pickup truck approached them and offered to pave their driveway. After receiving payment of between $50 and $150 per job, the suspect never returned.

About 1 p.m. Friday, Deputy Daniel Watson saw a pickup truck in the Huyetts Crossroads area that matched the description of the truck involved in the scam.

A receipt book, paving tools and sealant were found in the truck, police said.

The man gave police a false name, but a fingerprint check later revealed his true identity, police said.

Man hurt in fall from pickup truck


MONT ALTO, Pa. - A Mont Alto, Pa., man was hurt when he fell of the back of a pickup truck Thursday, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Jon Staley, 34, was riding on the tailgate of a 1988 Ford F-150 and fell off when the truck began to accelerate around a cul-de-sac on Reynolds Avenue shortly after 3 p.m.

Staley stumbled when his feet hit the road and fell forward, hitting his forehead, police said.

Fire damages home basement


GREENCASTLE, Pa. - An afternoon fire Friday caused moderate damage to the basement of a Williamsport Pike home, said Chief Robert Ebersole of Rescue Hose Co. No. 1.

He said the cause of the fire was still under investigation.

The home is owned by James Faulk of 13554 Williamsport Pike.

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