Police log in April 19 Morning Herald

April 18, 2001

Police log in April 19 Morning Herald

Three charged in Maugansville thefts

Three men were being held at the Washington County Detention Center Wednesday evening in connection with the theft of three vehicles and stereo equipment from the Maugansville area, Washington County Sheriff's deputies said.

Darryl Kevin Bowers, 19, Matthew Robert Mathis, 18, and Jerome Theodore Howard, 18, all of no fixed address, were being held on theft and related charges, a deputy said.

Bowers was being held on $25,000 bond, Matthis on $15,000 bond and Howard on $30,000 bond, deputies said.

Deputies received a report that three vehicles were stolen overnight Monday. They also received complaints from several Maugansville residents on Monday who said their vehicles had been broken into and items taken.

The stolen property included cameras, stereo equipment, clothing and coins.

Bowers, Matthis and Howard were arrested Monday, deputies said.

The sheriff's department recovered the stolen vehicles and most of the stolen property, deputies said.


Deputies said they executed a search warrant at a Washington County storage facility and found stereo equipment that hasn't been claimed.

Anyone who had property stolen from their cars in the Maugansville area over the past several months can contact the Sheriff's Department at 301-791-3020 to see if it has been recovered.

Object damages car on Amanda Lane

A vehicle parked on Amanda Lane was dented when it was struck by an object Wednesday, Washington County Sheriff's deputies said.

Deputies said the damages were estimated at $100.

The vehicle is owned by Alice Faye Vinson, 50, of the 18600 block of Amanda Lane.

Anyone with information about the incident may call deputies at 301-791-3020.

Hancock teens face trespass charges

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Four Hancock juveniles were charged with criminal trespass in connection with entry into a salvage yard over an extended period, Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg said.

Police alleged the male juveniles committed various crimes after entering Winfield Salvage Yard along Wolf Hollow Road between Aug. 1, 2000, and April 12.

They said three of the juveniles were 17 years old and one was 16.

Details were unavailable Wednesday evening.

Police said additional arrests were pending.

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