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Police log for 6/22

June 24, 2002

Missing Md. woman found unhurt


FREDERICK, Md. - A New Market, Md., woman who was reported missing after failing to show up for her job as a nurse on Wednesday has been found, Maryland State Police said.

Kimberly Rogers Brooks, 47, turned up unharmed, police said Friday.




New York City men face drug charges


Two New York City men were each being held on $150,000 bail Friday after a drug sting in the Jonathan Street area.

Jermaine Thomas and Oscar Moreno Jr. were charged with cocaine distribution, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession of crack cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia, Hagerstown City Police said.

The police department's street crime's unit sent an undercover informant to purchase cocaine Thursday afternoon.

They were being held at Washington County Detention Center.




Cops suspect medical condition caused crash


FREDERICK, Md. - Police suspect a medical condition may have caused a Frederick, Md., man to lose control of his car and hit seven vehicles Friday.

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Charles Jones, 20, was westbound on West Patrick Street when his car struck the vehicles that were stopped for a red light at the intersection of West College Terrace, police said.

Jones continued through the intersection and pulled into the entrance of Frederick High School, where he stopped, police said.

Jones took a blood test at Frederick Memorial Hospital. The investigation so far indicates that a medical condition may have contributed to the 11:30 a.m. accident. Police did not say what kind of medical condition they suspect.

One woman hit her head on the steering wheel but refused treatment, police said.




Nun hurt in accident still in critical condition


FREDERICK, Md. - A Roman Catholic nun remained in critical condition Friday night after an accident a day earlier.

Sister Ann Gallagher, 70, of Emmitsburg, Md., was hospitalized at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.

Gallagher drove her car into the intersection of Welty Road and U.S. 15, where it collided with a sport-utility vehicle, police said.

A passenger in the SUV, John J. Hull III, 36, no address available, was at the trauma center and released Thursday, a hospital spokeswoman said.

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