Police log in 12/8

December 07, 2000

Police log in 12/8

Three people in custody in connection with car theft

Less than two hours after Hagerstown City Police got notice of a car stolen from Frederick Thursday morning, the vehicle was spotted on Dual Highway in Hagerstown and the three occupants were in custody.

The driver, Asia Burns, 20, of 213 N. Mulberry St., was charged with driving without a license and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, police said.

She was also jailed on a bench warrant for failure to appear in court.

Passengers Andre Tony Thomas, 18, and a 17-year-old boy, both of Baltimore, were each charged with unauthorized use, police said.

The 1994 blue Mazda Protege was first reported stolen at 1:23 a.m. by the Frederick County Sheriff's Department, according to Lt. Margaret Kline.

Officer Brian Hook spotted the car on the Dual Highway at 3:11 a.m. and pulled it over into a convenience store lot.

Deputies investigating incidents of vandalism

Several soda machines were hit Wednesday by thieves who got very little money but did a lot of damage, Washington County Sheriff's deputies said.

The soda machine incidents occurred at:

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Sharpsburg Pharmacy, 17316 Shepherdstown Road. Damage was estimated at $800.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> AC&T Exxon in Boonsboro, 725 N. Main St. Damage was estimated at $500.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Terry's Auto at 801 N. Main St., Boonsboro. Damage was estimated at $500.

Deputies also looked into vandalism at the Masonic Temple 217, at 11227 Piper Lane, in Hagerstown, where a large stone ashtray and some bottles were broken.

Pa. man treated, released after one-car accident

FANNETTSBURG, Pa. - A Tuesday night accident in Metal Township sent one man to the hospital after he was ejected from his car, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Bryon Wayne Emigh, 32, of Saltillo, Pa., was taken by Metal Township Emergency Medical Services to Fulton County Medical Center where he was treated and released, police said.

The accident happened as Emigh was driving north on Richmond Road. His car left the roadway and struck a bank on the opposite side of the road, police said. The 1999 Chevrolet S-10 flipped two or three times and the driver was thrown through the passenger side window.

Motorists aided the man until EMS arrived to take him to the hospital, police said.

Electrical fire damages Chambersburg residence

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - An accidental electrical fire damaged a home on South Main Street here Thursday morning, according firefighters.

When members of Chambersburg Fire Department arrived at 575 S. Main St. at 9:24 a.m. they found heavy smoke and fire coming from a second-story bedroom, firefighters said.

Firefighters extinguished the blaze and vented the home within 10 minutes.

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