Police log in November 27 Morning Herald

November 27, 2001

Police log in November 27 Morning Herald

Woman charged with refusing to keep car radio volume down

A Waynesboro, Pa., woman was charged after police asked her three times to turn down the volume of her car radio Monday afternoon.

Hagerstown City Police said Wintry S. Irvin, 38, of 22 W. 6th St., was charged with disobeying a noise ordinance after police heard music blaring from her car stereo.

Each time police asked her to turn down the music she did, only to turn it back up a short time later, police alleged.

After the third request police said the woman became unruly and was taken into custody on a charge of disturbing the peace.


She was being held pending a bond hearing Monday.

Apartment tenant charged after refusing requests to quiet down

A man playing loud music, shouting obscenities, and punching walls was charged after refusing three requests by Washington County Sheriff's deputies to quiet down, deputies said.

Deputies said they were dispatched to the Hagerstown Motel three times on Saturday evening for a disorderly tenant.

Robert Thomas Jordan Jr., 35, of Hagerstown Motel Apt. 18, was charged with disorderly conduct and failure to obey an order from a police officer.

Jordan was released on personal recognizance on Monday, deputies said.

Man is charged with breaking into ex-girlfriend's apartment

A woman's ex-boyfriend broke into her apartment and held a knife to her throat Monday morning, the Washington County Sheriff's Department said.

Deputies said Christina Rock, 20, of Village Mill Drive, told officers her former boyfriend broke into her home at 7:30 a.m. and began arguing with her.

Rock told him to leave but he refused, then pushed Rock onto a couch, held a knife to her throat, and threatened to kill her, police alleged.

Rock got free and called 911, after which the man struck her in the face, ripping out her earring.

The man fled from Rock's home and was picked up by police at his house.

Patrick Dean Baber, 31, of 17015 Oakleigh Way in Hagerstown, was charged with first- and second-degree assault, fourth-degree burglary and reckless endangerment.

He was being held at Washington County Detention Center on $15,000 bond.

White van sideswipes car on North Burhans Boulevard

Hagerstown City Police said a white van sideswiped a woman's car in the 100 block of North Burhans Boulevard and drove away at around 9:45 a.m. Monday.

Fire causes $10,000 damage to residence in Martinsburg

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Martinsburg firefighters extinguished a blaze in a Hess Avenue home Monday afternoon that caused an estimated $10,000 in damage, a fire department spokesman said.

Capt. John Bigiarelli said the fire was believed to have started in an electrical receptacle in the kitchen. The fire was brought under control within 15 minutes, he said.

The building is owned by Scott Knott. The tenant was out of town, Bigiarelli said.

Chambersburg man injured after losing control of vehicle

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - A Chambersburg, Pa., man was injured when he lost control of his vehicle on a wet roadway Saturday night, Pennsylvania State Police said.

The crash occurred around 11:30 p.m. as David Ulrich, 41, was driving a 1986 Toyota truck north on Pa. 997 near Tomstown Road, police said.

He failed to negotiate a sharp left curve and lost control of the truck on the wet road, sending the car over an embankment before it came to rest upright in a field, police said.

The driver left the scene but was found when he arrived at Waynesboro Hospital for treatment of injuries he suffered in the accident, police said.

Two men steal car from Waynesboro man's driveway

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Two men stole a car from a Waynesboro man's driveway Friday by towing it away, Pennsylvania State Police said.

The two men arrived at 10398 Five Forks Road in Quincy Township between 11 and 11:30 a.m. and towed Daryl Lee Hall's 1967 Ford Bronco, police said.

One of the two men was described as a white male around 40 years old, 5 feet 9 inches tall with brown bushy hair and a beard, and the other as a 50-year-old white male about 5 feet 11 inches tall with a stocky build, police said.

They were driving a late 1970s or early 1980s red Ford pickup truck with a solid, thick black stripe on the side of the vehicle. It also had a pair of large door-mounted rearview mirrors and was loud, police said.

They were seen heading toward Zullinger, Pa., with the Bronco, which had snake decals on both front fenders, police said.

Anyone with information on the suspects can call Pennsylvania State Trooper Randy Kane at 1-717-264-5161.

Bag with cash, checks taken from Chambersburg business

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A downtown business was robbed over the Thanksgiving holiday, Chambersburg Police said.

Merle Norman Cosmetic Studios at 166 S. Main St. was entered between 5 p.m. Wednesday and 9:45 a.m. Friday and a bank bag with cash and checks was taken, police said.

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