Police log for 2/11

February 11, 2003

City man hit on the head, robbed of cash

A Hagerstown man was hit on the head and cash taken from him Monday morning, according to Hagerstown City Police.

Police received a call at 5:53 Monday morning about the robbery. The 45-year-old man was walking along the first block of West Lee Street when he saw a man approach him from the opposite direction.

In an area where several truck trailers were parked, the man was grabbed by his coat collar and money was demanded of him, police said. Then the man was pushed against one of the trailers and his head was struck with an unknown object, police said.

The man's wallet was removed, money was taken out, and then the wallet thrown on the ground, police said.

Police said the robber ran east on West Lee Street.

The man who was hit on the head did not require medical attention.


Police said the robber was described as a black man, about 6 feet tall, who was wearing a black jacket, blue jeans and black work boots.

Police ask that anyone with information call the Hagerstown Police Criminal Investigation Division at 301-790-3700, ext. 234.

CDs, video games among items taken

The Washington County Sheriff's Department responded to the following calls over the weekend:

  • The front door to a home in the 300 block of Colonial Drive was kicked in and 50 compact discs, video games and a blue and gray bag were taken. The goods were valued at $1,500, police said. The incident was reported at 12:27 a.m. Monday.

  • At 6:40 a.m. Monday, police responded to Wolfe's on the Square liquor store at 1 W. Potomac St. in Williamsport. Two males had been seen breaking through the front glass door, deputies said.

  • A theft of an all-terrain vehicle was reported at 3:48 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of N. Main St., Boonsboro. The vehicle was a four-wheel, blue and gray Yamaha 350 Warrior.

  • At 3:59 p.m. Sunday, deputies responded to personal property damage in the 100 block of West Main Street in Sharpsburg. An outside lamp had been damaged, deputies said.

  • At noon Sunday, police received a call of a mail box that had been burned in the 10600 block of Roberts Lane near Smithsburg. The damage was $40.

  • Police responded at 10:14 p.m. Saturday to the 3100 block of Valley View Court for a mail box that had been destroyed.

  • Deputies were called at 9:41 a.m. Saturday to a home in the 25600 block of Military Road. A generator valued at $1,000 was taken from a truck in front of the home.

  • Two tires were slashed on a Chevrolet on Friday. Police responded at 9:41 p.m. to Valley Mall, where $250 in damage was reported.

  • Approximately $1,300 worth of tools were taken at about noon Friday from a truck in front of the Red Men's Club in Williamsport, police said.

Four treated at hospital after crash on Md. 64

Four people were taken to Washington County Hospital Monday afternoon following a two-vehicle accident on Md. 64 at Bikle Road, Maryland State Police said.

Sgt. Kevin Lewis said a 2002 Hyundai driven by Ann Marie Raresheid, 41, of 309 Cottage St., Waynesboro, Pa., was eastbound on Md. 64 at 3:49 p.m. when a northbound 1989 Ford pickup truck driven by Clayton Dustin Frey pulled out from Bikle Road into the Hyundai's path.

Frey, 17, of 14228 Rinehart Road, Smithsburg, was charged with negligent driving by Trooper 1st Class R.R. Coccodrilli, Lewis said.

Frey and Raresheid were being evaluated in the hospital emergency room Monday night, a hospital spokesman said shortly before 9 p.m.

Two passengers in Raresheid's vehicle were also taken to the hospital, Lewis said.

Eleven-year-old Lauren Wriston was also still being evaluated in the emergency room Monday night.

Michael Wriston, 16, was admitted but no condition was available Monday night, a hospital spokesman said.

Both Michael and Lauren Wriston reside at 309 Cottage St., Waynesboro, Pa., Lewis said.

A passenger in Frey's truck didn't require medical treatment, Lewis said.

Personnel from Smithsburg Ambulance Co. and Community Rescue Service took the four patients to the hospital.

Pa. police looking for woman who took vehicle

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Chambersburg Police were looking for the woman who stole a vehicle parked outside a convenience store Sunday afternoon.

Patricia M. Adams, of Chambersburg, was inside the Sheetz store at 169 Lincoln Way West at 5:20 p.m. when a woman got into her unattended vehicle and drove off, police said.

The vehicle is a 1995 Chevrolet Blazer with Pennsylvania registration ENP1241. It is turquoise and tan, police said.

The woman who took the Blazer was described as a heavyset white female, 5-foot 5-inches tall with brown hair. She was wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and a bandana around her head, police said.

Anyone with information on the missing vehicle can call Chambersburg Police at 717-264-4131.

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