Police log 11/10

November 11, 2002

Downtown buy bust results in two arrests

Two people face drug charges after the Hagerstown Police Department's Street Crimes Unit conducted a buy bust in the downtown area Friday.

Takeisha Nakeia, 23, of Hagers-town and Devonne Arlington Johnson, 22, with no fixed address, were charged with distribution of crack cocaine, possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine, conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine, possession of crack cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.

Johnson was wanted by Hagerstown Police on other drug-related charges, police said.

An informant was used to buy crack cocaine outside Medea's Tavern in the first block of East Franklin Street, police said. The suspects were arrested inside the tavern.

Three juveniles charged with strong-arm robbery

FREDERICK, Md. - Three juveniles were charged with strong-arm robbery Saturday after undercover Frederick Police Department officers saw a man robbed.


The victim was taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital. His condition was unknown because his name was unavailable.

The three juveniles also were charged with attempted robbery and first- and second-degree assault, police said.

The gender and ages of the juveniles was unavailable. They were taken to the Noyes Detention Center in Rockville, Md.

Police were looking for a fourth juvenile suspect.

Frederick Police Drug Enforcement Unit officers were conducting an undercover operation near the 400 block of North Market Street shortly after midnight Friday when they saw the man robbed, police said. The three juveniles were arrested after a brief foot chase.

W.Va. Man arrested in connection with robbery

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A Martinsburg man was arrested Saturday on an outstanding warrant related to a Nov. 7 aggravated robbery, Martinsburg Police said.

Kevin Hairston, 43, of 213 N. Raleigh St., was arrested around 1 a.m., police said.

A Jefferson County man was robbed of $52.18 on Nov. 7 at 213 N. Raleigh St., police said. The victim was grabbed from the rear, slammed to the floor and kicked in the mouth, police said.

Three charged with juvenile delinquency

SMITHSBURG - Three juveniles were charged with juvenile delinquency by fourth-degree burglary for breaking into a Smithsburg High School baseball field concession stand Friday afternoon, the Smithsburg Police Department said.

The juveniles were two 16-year-old boys and a 14-year-old girl who were truant from afternoon classes at the high school, police said. They were released to the custody of their legal guardians.

A fourth juvenile got away, police said.

Nothing was stolen from the concession stand, but the windows were damaged, police said.

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