Police log in Feb. 14 Morning Herald

February 14, 2001

Police log for 2/14

Hagerstown police free person locked in handcuffs

Hagerstown City Police were called to help a woman in distress at a Hagerstown hotel Tuesday evening.

Police said a woman told them she had handcuffed a friend to an object in the hotel room and was unable to unlock the handcuffs.

Officers used their own handcuff keys to free the person, police said.

Pa. woman charged with indecent assault of juveniles

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Pennsylvania woman was charged with indecent assault involving three juveniles over the course of a year, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Cathy Lynn Myers, 33, of Orrstown, was arraigned Monday before District Justice John Weyman for violating statutes in the Pennsylvania Crimes Code, police said.


Myers was released from Franklin County Prison on $100,000 bail.

According to police allegations, a woman had sexual contact with three children, ages 5, 7 and 10, from May 1, 1999, through April 8, 2000.

Teen in Franklin County Jail after escaping from center

MONT ALTO, Pa. - A Philadelphia teenager was charged with escape from a Quincy Township detention center and put in Franklin County Prison, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Anthony Jamil Finney, 18, of Philadelphia, was arraigned by District Justice Larry Pentz. He was sent to the county jail on $20,000 bail, police said.

Finney was still in the prison Tuesday evening.

Two people, including a 15-year-old juvenile, left Vision Quest, 1101 Rocky Mountain Road, around 5 p.m. Feb. 3.

The juvenile returned two hours later and the second teen returned at 11 p.m., police said.

Both were charged with escape, police said.

Kmart employee charged with theft from registers

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A juvenile petition was filed against a 17-year-old Kmart employee who was charged with theft of money from the store's cash register, Chambersburg Police said.

Security for the store at 1005 Wayne Ave., monitored the juvenile from Dec. 13 through Feb. 6, and determined the employee was removing cash from the register while working as a clerk, police alleged.

A juvenile petition was filed with Franklin County Juvenile Probation last week charging the juvenile with theft by unlawful taking.

The charge is a first-degree misdemeanor because of the amount of cash taken, police said.

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