Police log in 1/24 Morning Herald

January 23, 2001

Police log in 1/24 Morning Herald

Waynesboro man hurt when snowplow collides with car

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - A Waynesboro man was injured Sunday when he drove his snowplow in the path of an oncoming car, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Gene Lee Warren, 30, suffered a broken ankle and a minor head injury. He was treated at Waynesboro Hospital, police said.

The accident happened when Warren backed his lawn tractor with a plow attachment across Tomstown Road after plowing a neighbor's driveway at 8:45 a.m., police said.

The tractor moved into the path of a 1993 Ford F150 driven by John H. Douds, 48, of Fayetteville.

No charges have been filed.

Man charged with DUI after vehicle runs into tree

ROXBURY, Pa. - A Newville, Pa., man was charged after he drove into a tree Monday, injuring a passenger, Pennsylvania State Police said.


Jeremy Chestnut, 28, was charged with driving under the influence, police said.

The accident happened as Chestnut and passengers Larry Chestnut, 42, and Stephanie Glass, 38, both of Newville, Pa., were headed west on Roxbury Road around 7 p.m., police said.

The car traveled into a driveway and struck several trees.

Glass was treated at Waynesboro Hospital for a broken sternum, police said.

Pa. resident injures knee after losing control of car

MONT ALTO, Pa. - A Mont Alto woman was hurt when she lost control of her car Monday afternoon on a Quincy Township, Pa., road, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Brandy Ann Pierce, 23, was treated at Waynesboro Hospital for a knee injury.

Her 2-year-old passenger, Brett Robert Pierce, was not injured, police said.

The accident happened around 4 p.m. when Pierce lost control of her 1997 Pontiac Grand Am on Furnace Road and the car traveled off the roadway and hit a tree, police said.

Deputies probe incidents in Washington County

Washington County Sheriff's deputies handled a number of calls Monday.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> A granite coffeepot, valued at $200, was reported stolen from Beaver Creek Antiques, 20202 National Pike.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Damage was $100 and loss was $100 when thieves broke into a home at 5022 Gen. Anderson Court.

A window was broken and $100 in cash was taken.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Someone broke into a Volkswagen at 1333 Dual Highway, breaking a window to get in. Nothing appeared to have been taken, deputies said.

Chain saws stolen from Hagerstown business

Thieves broke into several Antietam Tree and Turf trucks over the weekend and stole $2,500 worth of chain saws, according to Hagerstown City Police.

The trucks were parked at the firm's fenced yard in the 400 block of Burhans Boulevard.

Also on Monday, police got reports from Hagerstown Ford that a vehicle parked in the old Lowe's lot on Wesel Boulevard had been damaged to the tune of $2,500.

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