Police log for 2/12

February 12, 2003

Deputies respond to theft, vandalism calls

The following incidents were reported to the Washington County Sheriff's Department:

  • Two large pieces of equipment at the C. William Hetzer quarry on Clear Spring Road were damaged during the weekend. No further details were available.

  • A bicycle left chained to a rack at Potomac Heights Elementary School over the weekend was stripped down to the frame. The loss was estimated at $75.

  • An electric meter was reported stolen from Boonsboro Pharmacy, 7628 Old National Pike, at 8:30 a.m. Monday. Value of the meter was estimated at $300.

  • An American flag was reported stolen from a flag pole in the 21900 block of Martin's Circle at 10:30 a.m. Monday. The loss was estimated at $20.

  • A Makita cordless drill was reported stolen from a vehicle at the Pizza Hut at 13527 Pennsylvania Ave. at 11 a.m. Monday.

Snow keeps police busy on area roadways

Snow kept police in the Tri-State area busy Tuesday, but at presstime no serious accidents had been reported.


In West Virginia, a Berkeley County 911 dispatcher said that from 4 to 10 p.m., eight weather-related wrecks had been called in, but none involved serious injuries.

A Jefferson County dispatcher concurred, saying also that none of the accidents handled there had been serious.

In Morgan County, West Virginia State Trooper Carl Mahood said his department responded to two wrecks, the first of which involved someone sliding on ice. Officers were still on the scene of the second wreck, but he said neither seemed too bad.

A Pennsylvania State Police dispatcher at the McConnellsburg, Pa., barrack said at 10 p.m. that he had not had any weather-related accidents reported.

However, numerous accidents had been reported to the Chambersburg state police barrack, where a dispatcher said he was busy handling calls. He said none seemed too serious.

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