Police log in March 9 Morning Herald

March 09, 2001

Police log in March 9 Morning Herald

Man accused of shaking baby faces three charges

FREDERICK, Md. - A Frederick man was arrested Wednesday night after a three-day police investigation determined his 3-month-old son appeared to have been shaken, according to the Frederick Police Department.

Frederick County emergency services were called to Alessandra Court at around 9 a.m. Monday for a "baby being administered CPR," according to police.

A police investigation determined the boy's head injuries were consistent with a "shaken baby," police said.

The boy was listed in critical but stable condition Thursday night in the pediatric intensive care unit at Johns Hopkins Children's Center in Baltimore, a hospital spokesman said. The boy was transferred to Hopkins after initially being taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital.

Michael Brian Carr, 22, of the 100 block of Alessandra Court, was charged with child abuse, first-degree assault and second-degree assault, police said.


Carr was released from the Frederick County Adult Detention Center Thursday on $250,000 bond, police said.

Men face charges following prostitution sting operation

Two people were charged with solicitation for prostitution Wednesday night in downtown Hagerstown, police said.

Larry Jay Brock, 55, of 1001 Yoman Drive, LaVale, Md., and Robert Lee Cline, 60, of 8168 Lincoln Way East, Fayetteville, Pa., were charged.

Police alleged they were charged after offering to pay an undercover police officer for sex.

They were released on personal recognizance, police said.

Man faces four counts in connection with theft

Hagerstown City Police Officer Brian Hook was a little suspicious when he saw a man walking in the area of the Hagerstown Public Square at 3:45 a.m. today.

His interest was further piqued when he saw that the man was carrying a garbage bag.

When the man spotted the officer, he ran, police said.

When chased down, the man was found to have a stereo and some CDs in the bag, police said. He allegedly told police he'd taken them from a vehicle parked at 534 Pangborn Boulevard.

Terry Lee Peterson Jr., 18, of 56 East Ave., has been charged with tampering with a motor vehicle, theft, resisting arrest and carrying a concealed weapon, police said.

Another teen arrested for making bomb threats

For the second day in a row, police in the Tri-State area have arrested a teenager in connection with bomb threats made against a school.

Maryland State Police charged a Frederick County youth, 15, late Tuesday with making a bomb threat to Frederick High School. He was released to the custody of his mother, police said.

Hagerstown City Police charged a 15-year-old boy Tuesday with making a phoned threat to the 911 Center, saying a bomb would go off at South Hagerstown High School last Friday. He was detained, police said.

Police said school and law enforcement officials take bomb threats and other threats seriously. Students can face criminal charges for making threats of any kind.

Students who hear such threats can call the Maryland's Safe Schools Tip Hotline at 1-877-MD-NO-FEAR.

Calls can be made anonymously.

Pa. police seeking help in burglary investigation

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the burglary of a remote building belonging to WCBG Radio at John Wayne Drive in Greencastle, Pa.

A window was broken to gain entry into the building and a Potomac Instruments AM-19 antenna monitor, valued at $6,000, was taken.

Anyone with information may call Crime Solvers at 1-717-263-3000. Information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons involved may result in a reward of up to $2,000. Callers need not leave their names.

Man hurt in Feb. ATV accident charged with DUI

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Charges of driving under the influence are pending against a Fayetteville man who was injured in an all-terrain vehicle accident last month in Guilford Township, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Jeremy Crum, 21, of Fayetteville, suffered broken facial bones and a concussion in the Feb. 11 accident, police said.

Test results show Crum, who was operating the ATV, had a blood alcohol content of .127 percent following the accident, police said.

The accident occurred around 5 a.m. on an icy patch of Kettlespring Road.

Crum and his passenger, Jeffrey Miller of Biglerville, Pa., were thrown from the vehicle.

Crum was not wearing a helmet and was flown to York Hospital.

Miller was wearing a helmet and was treated at Chambersburg Hospital for minor injuries, police said.

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