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Police log for 5/19

May 19, 2003

Area man faces assault charges


WILLIAMSPORT - A man whom witnesses said was ramming his truck into the rear of a car driven by the mother of his child Saturday remained jailed on $10,000 bond, Washington County Sheriff's deputies said Sunday night.

Travis Glenn Jordan, 19, of 15715 Fenton Ave. in Williamsport, was charged with two counts each of first- and second-degree assault, malicious destruction of property and reckless driving.

When Deputy 1st Class Mark Price approached Jordan, he allegedly resisted and was sprayed with Mace. Price then charged Jordan with resisting arrest, taking him into custody at South Conococheague and East Frederick streets at 7:15 p.m. Saturday.

In a press release, Price said he was one of the witnesses who saw Jordan drive his truck into the back of a car driven by Deadra Michelle Nazelrod, 18, of the 10900 block of Oak Ridge Drive in Hagerstown.

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Price said Nazelrod told him later her vehicle was rammed by Jordan five or six times because she wouldn't talk to him.

No one was injured, including a 17-year-old girl in the car with Nazelrod when the incidents occurred, Price said.




W.Va. man faces DUI, drug charges


WILLIAMSPORT - A Berkeley County man faces several charges after he was pulled over Friday night on Md. 63 by a member of the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

Lonnie Clifton Bucy, 42, of 29 Mobile Court in Falling Waters, W.Va., was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, negligent driving, speeding, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, and possession of fireworks, Sgt. Travers Ruppert said.

Bucy was driving a 1994 Mazda pickup truck south on Md. 63 at 10:20 p.m. Ruppert alleged that the vehicle crossed the center line and drove onto the shoulder of the road several times.

Bucy was charged with the alcohol offense after he was given a field sobriety test, Ruppert said.

A search of the vehicle turned up a smoking pipe containing suspected marijuana residue, as well as a plastic baggie with suspected marijuana, Ruppert alleged. Several packs of fireworks also were found, Ruppert said.

Because of the presence of drugs, Bucy's vehicle was impounded for possible forfeiture, Ruppert said.

Bucy was taken before a bond commissioner and released on personal recognizance, Ruppert said.




Police:Vehicle thefts may be related


Two incidents of damage to and thefts from vehicles in Funkstown and Boonsboro early Sunday may be related and help is needed from anyone who may have clues to share, Maryland State Police said.

Trooper First Class D.A. Harper was talking with the first victim in the parking lot at Mitzi's Lounge in Funkstown shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday when the officer got a call that three men were damaging a vehicle in front of Old Pike Inn at the Auction House complex west of Boonsboro.

In the Boonsboro incident, a witness told police the men were in their late teens or early 20s, and fled toward Funkstown in a red SUV, possibly a Jeep Cherokee, police said.

One man was described as tall and thin, while another was short and heavy-set with a crew cut.

Earlier, the victim in the Funkstown incident told police his 2000 Ford Expedition was broken into between 11:45 p.m. Saturday and 1 a.m. Sunday. A window was broken out and several items were stolen, police said.

In the Boonsboro case, the windshield of a red Cadillac was damaged and the radio antenna was broken off the car. A search of the area turned up nothing.

The owner of the red Cadillac is being sought to provide additional information and may contact state police at 301-739-2101.

Anyone with information on the three men or either of the crimes is asked to call police or Crime Solvers of Washington County at 301-733-4141.




Pa. man injured in Saturday crash


FREDERICK, Md. - A single-vehicle accident at Harney and Bollinger School roads sent a Gettysburg, Pa., man to a Baltimore hospital Saturday night, Frederick County Sheriff's deputies said Sunday.

A nursing supervisor at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore said Kevin Mark Harrison, 45, was in serious condition Sunday night. He was taken to Baltimore by ambulance personnel from Taneytown (Md.) Fire and Rescue Co.

Deputies said a 1995 Dodge Ram van driven by Harrison was northbound on Harney Road at 7 p.m. Saturday when it crossed the center line, then ran off the south side of the road, hitting a concrete culvert.




Boy on bike hurt when struck by van


A 10-year-old boy was admitted to Washington County Hospital Sunday afternoon after he was struck by a vehicle as he rode his bicycle across Franklin Street from the Winter Street School parking lot, Hagerstown City Police said.

Kenneth Leon Kitchen III, of the 100 block of Winter Street, suffered a broken jaw after he was hit by a 1993 Pontiac Trans Sport. He then careened into a nearby parked car, Officer Brenton Saur said.

Kitchen, who wasn't wearing a helmet, was taken to the hospital by Community Rescue Service immediately after the 4:46 p.m. accident. His condition was unavailable Sunday night.

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