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Police log for 5/29

May 29, 2002

Motorist, passenger remain hospitalized


A Greencastle, Pa., man and his passenger who were injured Monday when their vehicle left Md. 63, crashed into an embankment and several trees remained hospitalized Tuesday night, a Washington County Hospital spokeswoman said.

Police said John Shoemaker, 44, was driving north on Md. 63 at Broadfording Road when he took a curve too fast at 9:30 p.m., Maryland State Police said.

His 1991 Jeep Cherokee went off the road and hit a guardrail on the right shoulder, bounced off the guardrail and spun across the road onto the shoulder, striking several trees before stopping in a field, police said.

Shoemaker, who was thrown from the vehicle, was listed in serious condition Tuesday night, a nursing supervisor said.

His passenger, Michael Wayne Lorshbaugh Sr., age unknown, of Maugansville, was in fair condition Tuesday night.

Neither was wearing seat belts, police said.

Camping supplies damaged by vandals


WILLIAMSPORT - About $400 in camping equipment was damaged when a vandal slashed a tent and chairs at a home in the 11500 block of Rockhill Road, the Washington County Sheriff's Department said.

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The damage was reported Saturday.

Table saw, jewelry taken from storage unit


WILLIAMSPORT - A table saw, generator and $10,000 in jewelry was taken from a unit at Lockwood Storage, the Washington County Sheriff's Department said. The incident was reported Saturday.

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