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police log for 1-18

January 18, 2001

Police log for 1/18



Burglar who fled home still at large


A burglar who was scared away Tuesday when a Hagerstown woman walked in on him in her home remained at large Wednesday, Washington County Sheriff's deputies said.

Sharon May Henson of Colonial Drive arrived home around 1:15 p.m. and scared off the burglar, deputies said.

The man fled on foot toward Eastern Elementary School. He was tracked by deputies and a K-9 Unit in the Hagerstown Community College area but was not found, deputies said.

The burglar was described as being 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighing 150 pounds. He wore a towel over his head to cover his face, deputies said. He was wearing a red sweatshirt, white shirt and baggy blue jeans.

Anyone with information may call deputies at 301-791-3020.

Pa. State Police seek bottle throwers


FORT LOUDON, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police were looking for information on the people who threw a bottle at a moving vehicle last week.

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Wilma C. McMullen was driving south on Pa. 75 near Fort Loudon at 8:30 a.m. on Jan. 9, when a bottle was thrown at her vehicle from a passing car, police said. The bottle hit the windshield and broke it.

The vehicle was described as a small red car, possibly with a black top. The driver was a young, blond female and the passenger was a young black man, police said.

Anyone with information on the incident can call Trooper Alan Trees at 717-264-5161.

Man slashed in fight in stable condition


CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - A Charles Town man remained in stable condition in an intensive care unit Wednesday after being slashed in the throat during a fight on West Avis Street Monday night, according to Charles Town Police Chief Mike Aldridge.

Police were prohibited from disclosing the hospital where Bobby Buffaloboy Jr., 28, was being treated.

No arrests have been made in the attack, Aldridge said.

Buffaloboy was cut in the throat at his house at 418 West Avis St. when a fight broke out involving about 10 people, Aldridge said.

Kitchen fire sends man to hospital


INWOOD, W.Va. - A man was taken to City Hospital for smoke inhalation after fire broke out in the kitchen of his home Wednesday night.

Fire officials did not know what started the fire, which occurred in an apartment over a garage along Virginia Line Road, Richard Petry, deputy chief of the South Berkeley Volunteer Fire Co., said.

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