Police Log 5/14

May 14, 2002

Burglar takes money from market cabinet

SHARPSBURG - Money was taken from a locked cabinet at the Battleview Market on Sharpsburg Pike on Saturday evening, a Washington County Sheriff's Deputy said.

Police said a burglar smashed a window and then pried open a locked cabinet at around 11:30 p.m.

An employee who lives in an apartment at the market saw a 1970s model passenger car leave the area of the market around the time the alarm at the market was activated.

The vehicle was black with a white top. The driver sped out of the parking lot, police said.

Anyone with information about the breaking and entering may call the sheriff's department at 301-791-3020.

Computers, paintings stolen from home

BOONSBORO - A laptop computer, a Palm Pilot and two large paintings were reported stolen from a Boonsboro home Sunday night, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

A value for the stolen items was not available.


A window screen was damaged to gain entry to the home in the 300 block of St. Paul Street, police said.

Miter saw stolen from shed in Halfway

HALFWAY - A compound miter saw worth $600 was reported stolen from a shed in the 17700 block of Burnside Avenue on Saturday morning, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

A 9-year-old girl who was hit by a car in the 300 block of Jefferson Street Monday evening was still being assessed in the emergency room at Washington County Hospital at 10:45 p.m., hospital officials said.

Hagerstown City Police Sgt. Mark Renner said Kierra Carter, of 310 N. Cannon Ave., ran out from between some parked cars and was hit by an eastbound vehicle at 5:39 p.m.

Community Rescue Service transported the child to the hospital.

No charges were filed against the driver of the vehicle, police said.

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