Police log 1/22

January 22, 2002

Police log 1/22

Drug sting operation in city results in seven arrests

Area police arrested seven people in Friday and Saturday drug stings in which an officer posed as a drug dealer on Jonathan Street.

Members of Hagerstown City Police Street Crime Unit, Washington County Narcotics Task Force and the city Criminal Investigation Division worked together to make the arrests.

Police said the following people were charged with possession of a noncontrolled substance.

- Linh Hung Nguyen, 21, 205 Hayes Ct. Hagerstown. He also was charged with public urination.

- Hoang Van Ngo, 32, 301 Markets Drive, Emporia, Va. Ngo was free on bond.

- Trent Rene Shields, 44, 820 Pope Ave., Hagerstown. Shields was being held on $2,400 bond.

- Herbert Lee Weare, 46, 528 W. Howard St., Hagerstown. He was free on bond.

- Larry Donald Cordell, 42, 8861 Molly Pitcher Highway, Greencastle, Pa.

- Charles Stephen Zies II, 33, 14621 High Germany Road, Hancock. He also was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. He was being held Monday on $32,500 bond.


- Bruce Wade Simms, 52,18631 Amanda Lane, Hagerstown. He also was wanted on outstanding warrants charging him with failure to appear.

Bond information was unavailable for Nguyen, Cordell and Simms.

Man charged with 181 counts of harassment, criminal mischief

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Chambersburg man was in Franklin County Prison after being charged with 181 counts of harassment, criminal mischief and other crimes, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Steve Coy, of 471 S. Fourth St., was charged with 106 counts of criminal mischief, 42 counts of harassment and stalking by communication, 28 counts of harassment and stalking, three counts of loitering and prowling at night, one count of criminal trespass and one count of possession of instruments of crime, police said.

Coy was picked up Wednesday outside of 6044 Rowe Run Road in Greene Township, the home of Bonnie Coy, police said.

On Wednesday, tires on the woman's vehicle were punctured with a screwdrive, police said.

Police allege Coy was responsible for dozens of other incidents of criminal mischief to the woman's home and car during the last few months.

Charges were filed before District Justice Gary Carter. Coy was being held in the Fraklin County Prison on $100,000 bail, police said.

Snowmobile accident sends woman, 33, to Pa. hospital

LETTERKENNY, Pa. - A St. Thomas woman was in stable condition Monday night at a regional hospital after she was thrown from a snowmobile over the weekend, Pennsylvania State Police and hospital officials said.

Kelly Dykes, 33, was flown by Life Lion to York Hospital, in York, Pa., following the Sunday night accident, police said.

Dykes was injured when a snowmobile on which she was riding went out of control and rolled on top of her, police said.

Richard Sanders, 30, of St. Thomas, was driving the Arctic Cat snowmobile on Broad Mountain Road just before 9 p.m. when he saw headlights approaching. He slammed on the brakes, causing him to lose control, police said.

Both Sanders and Dykes were thrown from the vehicle, which rolled over on top of Dykes, police said.

Sanders was not injured, police said.

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