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January 06, 2003

Two men face multiple drug charges

FREDERICK, Md. - Two drug arrests were made late Saturday by Frederick City Police at an apartment building in the 800 block of East South Street in response to numerous resident complaints of illegal activities there.

Lee Lamont Thompson, 38, of the 4300 block of Wakefield Road, Baltimore, and Denise Francine Graham, 49, of the 200 block of Phebus Avenue, Frederick, were each charged with distribution of cocaine, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession of cocaine, conspiracy to distribute and possess illegal drugs, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Thompson was also served with an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in Frederick County District Court on prior drug-related charges, police said. He was being held in lieu of $75,500 bond Sunday night at the Frederick County Detention Center.

Graham was also being held there on $25,000 bond Sunday night, jail officials said.

Pair of alleged burglars still in detention center

FREDERICK, Md. - Two of three alleged burglars who were taken into custody Friday after being chased from the crime scene by Frederick City Police were still being held Sunday night at the Frederick County Detention Center on $85,000 bond each.


Theron Lionel Jackson, 18, of 245 Madison St., Frederick, and Nicholas Sinclair Davis, 18, of 1473 Key Parkway, Apt. B-6, Frederick, were each charged with first-, third- and fourth-degree burglary, felony theft and destruction of property, police said.

Officers responding to the burglary in progress on Stonegate Drive found three people running from the rear of the victim's address and gave chase. The suspects were pursued into the Hickory Hills Apartment complex, where they entered a third-floor apartment and were apprehended.

The third suspect is a juvenile who was charged with the same offenses, police said.

Some of the items taken and subsequently recovered were a .22-caliber handgun, coins, a case of Corona beer and a pneumatic nailer, police said.

Two treated, released following Friday crash

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Two Chambersburg men were injured Friday morning when the car in which they were traveling spun off a snow-covered road and flipped onto its roof, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Abraham Francis, 57, and Richard Carl, 57, were both treated at Chambersburg Hospital for their injuries and released, police and hospital officials said.

Francis lost control of a 2001 Chevrolet Metro at 8:50 a.m. while southbound on Interstate 81 near mile marker 19, police said.

The car spun off the western berm, hit a sign and flipped onto its roof.

Police investigating fire in abandoned car

SCOTLAND, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a Thursday morning fire in an abandoned car adjacent to Chambersburg Mall.

Someone drove an early 1980s Oldsmobile Cutlass to a grassy area between Pa. 997 and the mall parking lot, where it became stuck in mud and wet grass, police said.

It caught fire and was abandoned at 1:45 a.m., police said.

The owner of the vehicle, who reported it stolen from a Fayetteville, Pa., auto sales shop, has been located, police said.

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