Police looking for help in tire slashings

April 14, 2003

A rash of tire slashings in the 200 and 300 blocks of Summit Avenue in late February is the topic of this week's case of Crime Solvers of Washington County.

Detective Christopher Kayser of the Hagerstown Police Department said the first call came in shortly before 1 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 26, for suspicious activity in the 200 block of Summit Avenue.

When officers arrived, they found nearly a dozen vehicles with tires cut and flattened, police said. Two males had been seen in the area just seconds before one of the vehicles was damaged, police said.

Calls also came in from the 300 block of Summit Avenue, police said.

All leads in this case have been exhausted and Crime Solvers is seeking the help of the community.

If anyone knows the person or persons responsible for the crime, Crime Solvers wants to hear about it.

Call Crime Solvers at 1-301-733-4141. Phone lines are open 24 hours a day.


Callers need not give their names, only the information. If the information leads to the arrest and indictment of the persons responsible for the Crime of the Week, a reward of up to $1,000 will be paid.

Cash rewards of between $100 and $1,000 also are given for information leading to arrests on other crimes.

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