Police log from April 2 Morning Herald

April 02, 2001

Police log from April 2 Morning Herald

Pedestrian killed in wreck on W.Va. 45

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - A pedestrian was killed by a vehicle in Jefferson County Sunday evening, according to West Virginia State Police and county emergency services workers.

The accident happened on W.Va. 45, just outside of Shepherdstown Sunday evening. No further information was available Sunday night.

Oil taken from outside storage tank in Pa.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Someone stole about 200 gallons of oil from an outside storage tank during the winter, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Jivangot Kaur, 59, of Chambersburg, told police someone damaged two exterior doors and then emptied an outdoor tank at 3377 Camp Robin Hill Road of 200 gallons of oil.

The oil was removed sometime between Nov. 16 and March 5, police said.

Two injured in U.S. 11 head-on collision in Pa.

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Two Greencastle residents were injured in a head-on collision on U.S. 11 in Antrim Township Friday evening, Pennsylvania State Police said.


Patricia Angstadt, 44, and Kenneth Hall, 18, were both treated for minor injuries at Waynesboro Hospital, police said.

The accident happened around 7:40 p.m. Friday on U.S. 11, about a half-mile north of Walter Avenue, police said.

Angstadt was headed north on the highway in a 1992 Geo Storm when her car drifted into the southbound lane and collided with Hall's 1987 Honda Accord, police said.

County to participate in seat belt program

The Washington County Sheriff's Office will be participating in "Chief's Challenge 2001," an annual program promoting the proper use of seat belts and car seats.

Sheriff's deputies will be "aggressive enforcing" traffic laws related to seat belts and child-safety seats today through June 1, an official said.

Possible fines for failing to use seat belts and safety seats, or for using a seat belt or safety seat improperly, range from $25 to $50.

Two charged with DUI in West Virginia

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Two men were in custody on driving-under-the- influence charges following separate traffic stops Saturday, West Virginia State Police in Charles Town said.

Police pulled over a vehicle on Keyes Ferry Road near Chestnut Hill Road for speeding around 10:30 p.m.

Police said the driver failed field sobriety tests.

As the police were taking the driver to the Charles Town barrack, they noticed a vehicle on W.Va. 9 pass another car in a no-passing zone.

Officers pulled over the vehicle and arrested the driver.

Joseph Anthony Ciocca, 42, of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., and Corey Dowdy, 19, of Hedgesville, W.Va., were both charged with driving under the influence.

Dowdy was also charged with underage consumption.

Both were being held at Eastern Regional Jail pending a bond hearing Sunday.

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