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Police log for Sunday, April 22

April 21, 2001

Police log for Sunday, April 22



Pickup driver in fair condition after crash


A Hagerstown man was injured Saturday morning when his pickup ran off Md. 63 at Huyett Lane and flipped end over end, ejecting the driver, Maryland State Police said.

Steve Weintraub's 1990 GMC Sierra landed on him, trapping his lower left leg briefly, said Trooper First Class Doug Bird who investigated the 9:42 a.m. single-vehicle accident.

Bird thought Weintraub, 37, of 14005 Broadfording Church Road either fell asleep or had a seizure.

Weintraub was taken to Washington County Hospital, where he was in fair condition Saturday afternoon, a nursing supervisor said.

Four people injured in crash onU.S. 15


FREDERICK, Md. - A two-vehicle accident on U.S. 15 at midday Saturday sent four people to three hospitals, Maryland State Police in Frederick said.

Trooper First Class David Most said a Toyota driven by Tiara Malloy, 24, of Mt. Airy, pulled onto U.S. 15 from Angleberger Road into the path of an Isuzu Trooper occupied by four New York residents.

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Malloy, who was charged with negligent driving, was treated for minor injuries at Frederick Memorial Hospital and released, Most said.

The driver of the Isuzu, Gary Sedore, 50, of Brockport, N.Y., had cuts on his face but refused hospital treatment, Most said.

His passengers included his girlfriend, Linda Fogg, her daughter, Carrie Fogg, and her niece, Crystal Marie Viza, all of Brockport. No ages were available.

Linda Fogg and her daughter were flown by Maryland State Police medevac helicopter to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. Both were in serious condition Saturday, a nursing supervisor said.

Viza was transported by ambulance to Washington County Hospital. She was still being assessed in the emergency room Saturday night, a nursing supervisor said.

Cash, items stolen in Pa. break-in


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Someone broke into a home at 34 Eaton Court in Hamilton Township on Friday and took $200 in cash, two fishing poles, a Sega playstation and a Nokia telephone, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Two dogs killed in Pa. house fire


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Two dogs died Friday in a fire at a two-story frame house at 449 E. Washington St., said Kelly Knepper, a fire investigator with the Chambersburg Fire Department.

One dog was a Dalmatian, which emergency workers unsuccessfully tried to save through CPR, Knepper said. The other dog was a Labrador retriever.

No one was home at the time of the fire.

Firefighters were called to the scene at 12:30 p.m. and stayed for more than 41/2 hours, Knepper said.

The fire was accidental and started in a stove, Knepper said.

There was no estimate of the damage late Friday afternoon.

Woman charged in alleged threat


A Hagerstown woman was arrested Friday after allegedly threatening her husband with a steak knife shortly before 6 p.m., Hagerstown City Police said.

The 18-year-old woman wanted her husband's friend to leave their home in the 900 block of Main Avenue. When the man didn't leave, she got a steak knife, police said.

Her husband, also 18, tried to grab the knife and cut his hand, police said. He was treated at the scene.

The woman was charged with first-degree assault, second-degree assault and reckless endangerment, police said.

Potomac water levels hazardous


Boating and other recreational activities on the upper Potomac River should be avoided through Monday because of hazardous water levels, the Maryland Natural Resources Police said.

Water levels are hazardous for recreational use along the main stem of the Potomac from Cumberland and at Paw Paw, Springfield and Harpers Ferry and the Shenandoah at Millville because of recent rain, a Natural Resources Police news release said.

This warning doesn't apply to professionally guided river trips or teams of experienced white water paddlers.

For the latest information on river conditions between Cumberland and Little Falls, call the National Weather Service at 1-703-260-0305.

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