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Police log 12/23

December 28, 2001

Police log 12/23



Vehicle accidents aggravate heavy traffic


Maryland State Police said traffic was unusally heavy on Interstate 70 Saturday.

Troopers were busy during the day handling about a dozen traffic accidents, most of them on I-70, Trooper Scott Bare said.

Several were multiple-car accidents, including one that involved five cars, Bare said.

No one was seriously injured, Bare said.

"On day shift, they just ran from one (accident) to another," Bare said.

The already heavy traffic conditions on the interstate were aggravated when motorists tried merging onto the highway in the Hagerstown area, Bare said.

Thompson Township cabin broken into


McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Someone broke into a cabin on Timber Ridge Road in Thompson Township and took a spotlight, a CD player, a BB gun and $40 in cash, Pennsylvania State Police said.

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It is believed the incident occurred Dec. 15, police said.

Police serve outstanding warrants on jailed man


MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Martinsburg Police on Saturday served outstanding warrants on Marvin Lee Redman, 34, of Martinsburg while he was being held in the Eastern Regional Jail.

The warrants were for wanton endangerment involving a firearm, felon in possession of a firearm and brandishing a deady weapon, police said.

The warrants stemmed from an incident that occurred Friday on Swartz Street, police said.

Redman is in jail waiting to be arraigned on the charges, police said.

Two arrested during surveillance of complex


FREDERICK, Md. - Members of Frederick Police Department's drug enforcement unit were conducting surveillance at the Sagner housing complex Saturday when two suspects were arrested and charged with drug offenses, police said.

Nahif Iran Abdul, 18, who lives in the first block East 9th St., Frederick, was charged with distribution of cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and possession of cocaine, police said.

Walter Randolph Horman, 43, who lives in the 4000 block of Doves Drive in Frederick, was charged with possession of cocaine, police said.

Police said they were conducting the surveillance operation at 12:24 a.m. when they made the arrests.

Watches, handgun taken from Pennsylvania home


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Someone pried open the front door of a house on Roosevelt Drive in Greene Township on Friday and took three watches and a handgun, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Police believe the burglary occurred between 4 and 6:45 p.m.

Anyone with information about the incident can call state police at 717-264-5161.

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