Police log for 12/8

December 09, 2002

Woman faces charges in husband's stabbing

A Hagerstown woman was arrested Friday after her husband was stabbed in the arm with a steak knife, the Washington County Sheriff's Department said Saturday.

Adrene A. Harper, 49, was charged with first degree assault, second degree assault, reckless endangerment and carrying a deadly weapon, the Sheriff's Department said in a news release.

At 11:40 a.m. deputies went to Harper's home at 19242 Jamestown Drive and learned her husband had been stabbed with a steak knife. After he took the knife and broke it, he received a cut to his hands from a second knife, police said.

Harper is also accused of damaging the house and chasing her husband and daughter with the knives, police said.

She was released on a $10,000 unsecured bond, police said.

Man in snowmobile crash in critical condition

A Hagerstown man remained in critical condition Saturday from injuries he received when his snowmobile collided head-on with a pickup truck on Airview Road near Paradise Church Road Thursday night.


Henry Calvin Foltz, 53, of 19617 Granada Lane, was transferred to the University of Maryland's Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore after being treated at Washington County Hospital.

The driver of the truck, Donald E. Minnich Jr., 29, of 5375 Salem Church Road, Waynesboro, Pa., told police he could not see the snowmobile until it was too late.

The accident is under investigation.

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