Police log for 1/20

January 19, 2001

Police log for 1/20

North High student reported missing

A 14-year-old Hagerstown boy hasn't returned to his home since Jan. 9 when he left North Hagerstown High School early, according to Washington County Sheriff's deputies.

Travis Harvey is described as being 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighing 145 pounds, with dark hair and brown eyes.

When he went to school on Jan. 9, Travis was wearing green pocket pants, a black fleece jacket, a black puff coat, black and blue Nike sneakers, and possibly a black hat.

Anyone with information on Travis' whereabouts may contact Deputy Mike Palladino at 301-791-3020.

Power goes out in city's South End

Approximately 250 Allegheny Power customers in Hagerstown's South End lost power this morning when a truck knocked down a utility pole.

The 8:15 a.m. incident occurred to the rear of JoAnn Fabrics at 1019 Maryland Ave.

Crews were on the scene immediately and power was expected to be returned by mid- morning.

Stolen bike reported found

Hagerstown City Police reported this morning that the $2,643 Pro-Flex bicycle reported stolen Wednesday evening from in front of County Market was found in a wooded area.

The bike has been returned to its owner, police said.

Thieves visit Pa. neighborhood

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Some residents of Burkett and Worleytown roads were "visited" by thieves early Thursday, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

In one unlocked vehicle, thieves got a McDermit pool cue and a Players pool cue in addition to numerous compact discs.

A block away, thieves got into an unlocked car, taking a1/2 carat ring and numerous credit cards.

Loose change was taken from another car.

Surveillance in Frederick nets two

FREDERICK - A Libertytown woman was charged early this morning with distribution of crack cocaine as a result of a surveillance on the John Hanson Apartment complex by Frederick City Police's drug enforcement unit.

Keisha Marie Butler, 22, of the 1200 block of North Street, was also charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine and possession of crack, police said.

Also charged was Allen Wayne Brown, 62, of the first block of West Main Street in Middletown, Md.

Both were taken to booking this morning.

W.Va. man charged with forgery

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - A Charles Town, W.Va., man has been charged with forgery and bad check charges, West Virginia State Police said Friday.

Kent Rhodes Harris, 49, turned himself in last week, police said.

Police allege Harris stole a $3,150.77 check from a co-worker in Frederick, Md., and cashed it at City National Bank in Jefferson County, Md.

Items stolen from cars in Greencastle

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - A wallet, driver's license, credit card and a case of beer were stolen Friday from two vehicles parked at a Greencastle home, according to Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg.

The items were taken from the unlocked cars at 7075 Dumeny Rd. between 12:30 a.m. and 5:30 a.m., police said.

Anyone with information should call police at 717-264-5161.

School bus driver struck

A Marshall Street School student struck a bus driver after the bus left the school with students on Friday, according to the Washington County Board of Education's transportation department.

The special education student was removed from the bus and Hagerstown police and a School Board transportation "specialist" were sent to investigate the incident, said transportation department secretary Renee Boyer.

A substitute driver replaced the bus driver who was struck, Boyer said.

Chris Carter, the School Board's director of transportation, said Friday evening that he had no further information.

The Hagerstown Police Department also had no further information Friday night.

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