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Police log 5/21

May 21, 2001

Police log 5/21



Police charge six in prostitution sting


Six men were arrested and charged with soliciting a prostitute on Friday and Saturday in downtown Hagerstown, according to the Hagerstown Police Department.

The men were arrested after trying to pick up an undercover female officer posing as a prostitute, police said.

Those arrested are:

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Stanley Ray Mooney, 43, of Chambersburg, Pa.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Raul Vasquez, 29, of Martinsburg, W. Va.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Anthony Darnell Williams, 29, of Hagerstown

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Walter Eugene Hornbaker, 50, of Mercersburg, Pa.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Norman Harry Shaw, 65, of Myrtle Beach, S.C.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Mark Peter Shibley, 43, of Martinsburg, W. Va.

Man dies after fall from truck on I-70


FREDERICK, Md. - A Hedgesville, W.Va., man died late Saturday after he fell from a truck his wife was driving and hit a guardrail on the shoulder of Interstate 70 near Frederick, Maryland State Police said.

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Arthur King, 52, was a passenger in a 1998 Ford Explorer being driven by his wife, Marjorie King, police said.

The couple was traveling west on I-70 at about 11:30 p.m. when Arthur King asked his wife to pull over, police said.

Marjorie King was slowing on the shoulder of I-70 just east of Catoctin Creek when her husband exited the vehicle before it stopped.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

King suffered a head injury, but the exact cause of death had not been determined by Sunday night, police said.

Man charged in home robbery


FREDERICK, Md. - Police charged a Frederick man in an armed home-invasion robbery Sunday after being held at the scene by the victim's son, according to the Frederick County Sheriff's Office.

Police charged Timothy Odenyo, 18, of 1400 Taney Ave., with robbery, breaking and entering, malicious destruction of property and theft after he and another man attempted to steal items from a home in the 6800 block of Acacia Court in Frederick at about 4 p.m. Sunday, police said.

Officers with the Sheriff's Office who arrived to investigate a report of a robbery in progress found Odenyo in an apparent struggle with the homeowner's son in the back yard, police said.

Police said that Odenyo and another man approached the residence and rang the doorbell. One of the men allegedly pointed a handgun at the woman who answered the door, police said.

The men forced their way into the house and demanded money, police said.

One man forced the female homeowner to an upstairs bedroom, while the second man stayed downstairs and disconnected a DVD player from a television set, police said.

As the second man began to exit the house with the DVD player, the woman's son came home and confronted him, and the struggled.

The other man escaped before police arrived.

Odenyo was being held on $90,000 bond Sunday at the Frederick County Adult Detention Center.

All-terrain vehicle stolen from shed


McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - An all-terrain vehicle was recently stolen from a shed in Licking Creek Township near McConnellsburg, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

A chain securing the 1998 Honda TRX300 to a post was cut to remove the ATV from the shed, police said.

The theft occurred between 10:30 p.m. May 16 and 5 p.m. May 17, police said.

Anyone with information should call Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg at 1-717-485-3131 or Fulton County Crime Solvers at 1-717-485-5771.

300 gallons of fuel stolen from station


GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Someone stole almost 300 gallons of fuel from an Antrim Township gas station earlier this month, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Someone jammed an unknown object into one of the gas pumps at the Greencastle Texaco, 705 Buchanan Trail East, around 5:45 a.m., May 9 and removed about 277 gallons of fuel, police said.

The person then fled.

Anyone with information on the theft can call Pennsylvania State Police at 1-717-264-5161 and reference case H3-1193269.

Police investigate theft of liquor, cash


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -The Chambersburg Borough Police Department is investigating a burglary and theft of beer, whiskey and cash from the Laurel Lodge at 81 W. South St.

The burglary occurred early last Sept. 20.

Burglars forced their way into the basement area of the lodge, police said. Police are looking for a white female and a male, and a four-door, 1985-1987 Ford Aspire that was seen parked on Hollywell Avenue near the lodge at the time of the burglary.

The woman was seen standing on the sidewalk beside the Ford Aspire.

Crime Solvers is seeking information on the burglary. Anyone with information can call 1-717-263-3000.

Any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the persons involved may result in a reward of up to $2,000.

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