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Police log for 1/28

January 30, 2002

Police log for 1/28



FREDERICK, Md. - A 3-year-old child who rode a scooter into the path of a pickup truck Sunday afternoon escaped serious injury, said Frederick County Sheriff's deputies.

The child, whose name wasn't released, was taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital after the 4:55 p.m. incident in the 5200 block of Bamburg Court. He was treated and then released, deputies said.

The driver of the 1995 Dodge Dakota pickup, Christopher Dale Anderson, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, deputies said.

Anderson, 38, whose address was listed as the same block where the accident occurred, was released after posting a $15,000 bond, deputies said.

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Deputy First Class D.W. DeWees ruled the child at fault in the accident.

EMMITSBURG, Md. - An Emmitsburg, Md., man was treated and released from a Baltimore hospital after losing control of his motorcycle on a turn on Silo Hill Road and hitting a pickup truck Sunday evening, police said.

Andrew Eugene Young, 21, was flown to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center following the accident, police said.

Police said Young, who was traveling in the northbound lane of Silo Hill Road, and crossed into the southbound lane while making the turn near Robindale Drive just before 6 p.m.

His 2001 Kawasaki motorcycle collided with a southbound 1986 GMC pickup truck driven by Joshua Byron Knepp, 19, of Fairfield, Pa.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Chambersburg Police have filed a juvenile petition against a 10-year-old boy who allegedly broke another youth's jaw Saturday during a fight at a borough park.

According to police, the assault between the 10-year-old and 12-year-old boys occurred around 1:45 p.m. at a playground on South Second Street.

The younger boy allegedly struck the victim in the face with such force the victim's lower right jaw broke in two places and required immediate surgery to repair the injury, police said.

No further information was available.

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