Police log 4/16

April 16, 2001

Police log 4/16

Cabin burglarized at Mount Aetna Camp

A weekend visit to a retreat provided less than relaxing for two Maryland men whose cabin was burglarized overnight Sunday, Washington County Sheriff's deputies said.

Deputies said a person or persons entered a cabin at the Mount Aetna Camp and Retreat on Mount Aetna Road and stole a Toshiba computer and Epiphone Les Paul electric guitar.

Anyone with information about the thefts may call the sheriff's department at 301-791-3020.

Two charged with drug violations in Frederick

FREDERICK, Md. - Two men were charged Saturday with drug violations, Frederick Police said.

Sean Edward Davidson, 22, of the 4600 block of Iris Court, Monrovia, Md., was charged with possession with intent to distribute Ecstasy, possession of Ecstasy, possession of paraphernalia for a controlled drug substance, possession of marijuana, driving while under the influence and throwing refuse on a highway, police said.

Michael Richard Dale, 23, of the 2800 block of Buckeystown, Md., was charged with possession of Ecstasy, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.


At 1:42 a.m. Saturday, a police officers started to stop a motor vehicle driven by Davidson, police said.

Before pulling over onto U.S. 15 North, the occupants of the car threw out onto the road a cigarette package containing some suspected Ecstasy pills, police said. Ecstasy is an illegal drug used in rave or dance clubs creating distorted feelings of energy and euphoria, police said.

A police officer also found marijuana and more Ecstasy and then arrested the two men, police said.

City police probe robbery in downtown

Hagerstown Police are investigating a robbery that happened early Sunday morning on East Franklin Street.

Police said an 18-year-old Hagerstown man was walking on East Franklin, at about 1:30 a.m., when he was struck from behind in the head. The man fell to the ground, police said.

An unknown black man then placed an object against the victim's head and threatened to kill him if he did not hand over his jewelry, police alleged.

The man gave the robber his jewelry, and the unknown assailant fled on foot, police said.

The victim suffered a minor laceration to the head. Police are not releasing the name of the victim.

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