Police Log for 8/5

August 05, 2002

Female Pa. inmate charged with escape

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Chambersburg woman who did not return to the Franklin County Prison Saturday from her work release job has been charged with escape, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Kimberly Cleope, 29, left her place of employment at noon Saturday, but she did not return to the prison, police said.

She was later picked up by police in Chambersburg and arraigned before District Justice Larry Meminger on escape charges, police said. She was recommitted to Franklin County Prison.

Pa. man hospitalized after one-vehicle crash

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Chambersburg man was flown to York (Pa.) Hospital in serious condition Friday night following a single-vehicle accident, Pennsylvania State Police said.


Brian Epperson, 31, was driving a 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier south on Warm Spring Road at 1 p.m. when the car traveled off the west berm for an unknown reason and struck a tree in front of 1815 Warm Spring Road, police said.

He was listed in satisfactory condition on Sunday, a hospital spokeswoman said.

Man faces sexaul assault charges

SOUTH MOUNTAIN, Pa. - A South Mountain man was charged with several sexually related offenses Friday following the attempted rape of a 17-year-old girl, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Police said the man and an associate encountered the victim and her two companions on Rattlesnake Run Road, where they were stranded after a car crash.

The man helped the group push its vehicle off the road and then carried the victim into nearby woods against her will, police said.

He allegedly removed some of her clothing, and while he attempted to remove some of his clothing the victim struggled with him and was able to free herself, police said. She ran to the road where her companions were.

The man and his associate fled in their vehicle, police said.

Police took Jamie Lynn Sease, 32, of 4622 Carbaugh Road, into custody at his residence within several hours of the incident.

He is charged with one count each of criminal attempt rape, criminal attempt sexual assault, unlawful restraint and indecent assault, police said.

He was placed in Franklin County Prison for violating his probation on another charge, police said.

Two women injured after fight with knives

IJAMSVILLE, Md. -- Two women were injured early Sunday when a fistfight over a boyfriend turned into a knife fight, Frederick (Md.) County Sheriff's deputies said.

Lauren Griffee, 19, of 1788 Hillmeade Square, Frederick, was driven by New Market Ambulance Co. personnel to the Maryland State Police hangar in Frederick and then flown by Maryland State Police medevac helicopter to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.

Griffee was treated for her injuries and later released, a nursing supervisor said Sunday night.

Also injured in the 1:30 a.m. incident in the 9800 block of Ritchie Court was Kerry Eugenia King, 18, of 1309 N. East St., Apt. 4, Frederick, whom deputies said was a bystander who got pushed into the melee and was stabbed and cut several times.

King was treated at Frederick Memorial Hospital and later released, deputies said.

Two females, both armed with some type of edged weapon, fled the scene and are being sought, deputies said.

Anyone with information on the fight is asked to call 301-694-1046.

Pedestrian struck after trying to cross U.S. 40

FREDERICK, Md. -- A man struck by a car Saturday evening as he attempted to cross the westbound lanes of U.S. 40 just west of Hoke Place was in critical condition Sunday afternoon at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, said a hospital spokeswoman.

The 36-year-old man is a Frederick resident but because his out-of-town relatives hadn't been notified of the 8:09 p.m. accident, his name wasn't available Sunday, said Frederick City Police.

Cpl. Michael E. Pue III, collision reconstructionist, was off duty Sunday night and unavailable for comment on the accident or the victim.

The driver of the 1991 Toyota Camry that hit the man was a 76-year-old Frederick woman, police said.

Man sought by police picked up and jailed

The day Thomas Michael Randall was identified as being wanted by Hagerstown City Police, he was picked up and jailed.

Randall, 32, was spotted by Washington County Sheriff's deputies about 4 p.m. Thursday driving a 1993 Nissan Pathfinder in the first block of Devonshire Road.

Randall, who offered no resistance during the arrest, was turned over to city police. He was being detained Sunday night on $1,500 bond, jail officials said.

The warrants for Randall were for two counts of theft, police said. The nature of the warrants and a picture of Randall were published Thursday in the media.

Man injured during inner tube accident

A Clear Spring man injured Friday night while towed in an inner tube by a motorboat was in fair condition Sunday at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.

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