Police Log for 7/15

July 15, 2002

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - An early-morning accident Sunday involving two tractor trailers slowed southbound traffic on Interstate 81 for two hours while wreckage and a diesel spill were cleaned up, West Virginia State Police said.

At 4:20 a.m. Sunday, a rig out of East Elmherst, N.Y., went out of control, crossed into the median and then back into the southbound lanes where it was struck by another tractor trailer from Brooklyn, N.Y. , police said.

The driver of the first rig, Kiranjeets Sekhon was cited for failing to maintain control of his vehicle, police said.

The accident occurred at the 14-mile marker near the overpass construction at City Hospital.

Neither Sekhon nor the other driver, Adam Lucko, was hurt, police said.

FREDERICK - As part of an ongoing investigation into prostitution occurring at local massage parlors, a Georgia woman was charged Saturday night, Frederick City Police said.

Ki Ok Harland, 49, of Conyers, Ga., was taken into custody at New Connie's Spa at 922 N. East St., police said. She was charged with one count of prostitution.


An investigation revealed that an act of prostitution had occurred within the business involving Harland and a male customer, police said.

More arrests are expected, police said.

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - A 14-year-old Shippensburg, Pa., youth was treated for minor injuries Sunday afternoon after his bicycle was hit by a car trying to pass him on Pa. 533 at Ashton Drive, said Pennsylvania State Police.

Roy D. Tome was treated at the scene of the 2:31 p.m. accident by Shippensburg emergency medical personnel, police said.

The driver of the car, Rita L. Kohler, 21, of Pleasant Hall, Pa., wasn't injured, police said.

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - A television and a VCR were removed from a 1998 Ford van by thieves who broke a window to gain access, said Pennsylvania State Police.

The crime, which took place between July 10-13, occurred on the lot of Keystone RV Center at 15799 York Road. The loss/damage totaled $185.

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