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Police Log 4/12

April 12, 2002

A Thursday afternoon fire in downtown Hagerstown that started in an apartment kitchen is believed to have been accidental, Hagerstown Fire Department Capt. Kyd Dieterich said.

The fire was in a ground floor apartment at 61 E. Baltimore St., which is on the corner of South Locust Street. Several blocks of downtown Hagerstown were closed to traffic while crews put out the fire.

No injuries were reported.

The blocks closed to through traffic included, East Baltimore Street from South Potomac to South Mulberry streets, and South Locust Street from Lee to East Antietam streets.




The Frederick Police Drug Enforcement Unit on Thursday charged a man in connection with robberies at a gas station and a donut shop on March 29.

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Timothy Pernell Goines, no fixed address, was found at a house in the first block of W. 6th Street after police received anonymous tips.

Police said Goines was charged with two counts of armed robbery, three counts of second-degree assault, one count of theft of over $500 and one count of theft of under $500.

Police said Goines robbed the Jefferson Street Service Center and the Dunkin' Donuts on Thomas Johnson Drive.

Woman stabbed while sitting in parking lot


FREDERICK, Md. - A 20-year-old woman from Jefferson, Md., was stabbed Wednesday night while she sat in a parked car in a fast-food restaurant parking lot on U.S. 40 and Willowdale Drive in Frederick, police said.

The woman was sitting in the passenger seat of a friend's Ford Mustang in a Wendy's parking lot when two women approached the vehicle, police said.

One or both of the women stabbed the victim through the open car window, police said. The two women left in a four-door purple Dodge Neon, police said.

The victim had four wounds on her right arm, one on her finger, one in the right side of her body, and one in or near her right eye, police said.

Police said the victim was taken by helicopter to a Baltimore hospital.

Police said the victim was in stable condition when she left the scene of the stabbing.

Police ask for help in solving an auction theft


MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Two men using false names, driver's licenses and addresses attended an estate auction on Saturday and stole about $2,000 worth of antiques, police said.

Two men used false names and addresses as identifications at the Lucy Boward home auction in Hedgesville, W.Va., Lt. K.C. Bohrer with the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department said.

He said the men bid on antiques such as a railroad watch, butchering tools, a B&O railroad lantern, antiques stirrers and kettles and a Cub Cadet riding lawn mower.

They took the items without paying for them, Bohrer said.

If anyone has information regarding the case contact Bohrer or the investigation division of the Sheriff's Department at 267-7000.

Apartment kitchen fire shuts down city blocks


A Thursday afternoon fire in downtown Hagerstown that started in an apartment kitchen is believed to have been accidental, Hagerstown Fire Department Capt. Kyd Dieterich said.

The fire was in a ground floor apartment at 61 E. Baltimore St., which is on the corner of South Locust Street. Several blocks of downtown Hagerstown were closed to traffic while crews put out the fire.

No injuries were reported.

The blocks closed to through traffic included, East Baltimore Street from South Potomac to South Mulberry streets, and South Locust Street from Lee to East Antietam streets.

Police arrest man facing burglary charge


The Frederick Police Drug Enforcement Unit on Thursday charged a man in connection with robberies at a gas station and a donut shop on March 29.

Timothy Pernell Goines, no fixed address, was found at a house in the first block of W. 6th Street after police received anonymous tips.

Police said Goines was charged with two counts of armed robbery, three counts of second-degree assault, one count of theft of over $500 and one count of theft of under $500.

Police said Goines robbed the Jefferson Street Service Center and the Dunkin' Donuts on Thomas Johnson Drive.

Parents turn son's drugs, pipe over to cops


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Parents who found marijuana and a wood pipe in their teenage son's bedroom turned it over to Chambersburg Police.

Police said a juvenile petition was filed against the youth after the parents discovered the drugs in the 15-year-old's room Tuesday afternoon.

Pa. police stop 13 in aggressive driving sting


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police stopped 13 commercial vehicles Wednesday during an operation targeting aggressive driving on Interstate 81.

State Police stopped 13 vehicles for conduct that resulted in 15 citations and six warnings. Three drivers were also placed out of service, one for having a suspended license, one for not having a proper license and one for a log book violation.

Police ran the operation on the interstate from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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