Police log 7/4/03

July 04, 2003

Inmate stabbed, taken to the hospital

An inmate at the Maryland Correctional Training Center was taken to the hospital Thursday morning after he was stabbed him in the head, a corrections spokeswoman said.

Capt. Priscilla Doggett, spokeswoman for the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, said one inmate approached another just after 10:15 a.m. inside the dining hall and began stabbing him in the temple with a sharp object. Doggett would not give the name of either man involved or the victim's condition because of the ongoing investigation.

Correctional officers separated the men, confiscated the weapon and removed both from the dining hall, she said.

Boonsboro Ambulance and Rescue Co. took the injured inmate to Washington County Hospital, an ambulance spokesman said.

Correctional officers removed the other inmate from the general prison population while the investigation continues, Doggett said.

City man arrested in drug operation

A Hagerstown man faces drug charges following an undercover police operation targeting street-level drug dealers in the city's downtown area.


Police charged James Michael Hood, 31, of the 100 block of North Mulberry Street, with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, distribution, possession and possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine.

Police said crack cocaine was sold to an informant in a parking lot first block of East Franklin Street at about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Hood is being held at the Hagerstown Police Department headquarters awaiting an appearance before a district court commissioner.

Woman in custody after escape attempt

A Hagerstown woman was being held without bond after she tried to run from police at Washington County Circuit Court Thursday, according to court information.

Kristie Dawn Lockard, 23, of 1029 Spruce St. faces one charge of first-degree escape. Under state law, anyone facing that charge must be held without bail, District Court Commissioner Craig Clevenger said.

Lockard was in court for an initial appearance Thursday afternoon on bad check and theft charges dating from November, according to Circuit Court records.

She also was being held on a warrant issued in Circuit Court for failing to appear in court in a child support case.

According to allegations in reports from the Washington County Sheriff's Department, two deputies were escorting Lockard after her hearing when she tried to run from police at 2:35 p.m. She was back in custody a minute later, police said.

Man faces DWI charge after pedestrian hit

FREDERICK, Md. - A Frederick man faces charges of driving while impaired and reckless driving after a pedestrian was struck at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Taney Avenue and Heather Ridge Drive.

Frederick police alleged that Mauricio Apolinares, 26, of Heather Ridge Drive, was driving the vehicle that struck Lynette B. Tashall of Stonehaven Road in Frederick.

Tashall, who told officers she was pregnant, suffered a minor hip injury but refused medical treatment at the scene, police said.

Police said Apolinares had the odor of alcohol on his breath and failed several field sobriety tests. He was arrested without incident and later released, police said.

Truck, auto parts stolen; window shot

The Washington County Sheriff's Department received reports the following incidents:

n A 1994 Chevrolet truck, value undetermined, was reported stolen Thursday from the 1700 block of Wolford Avenue near Hagerstown. The truck is maroon, with Maryland registration number 96K775

n The tires and wheels of a 1994 Plymouth Duster were reported missing from the 17,900 block of Garden Lane near Hagerstown on Wednesday. They were valued at $2,100.

n Deputies received a report Wednesday that a window of a home in the 900 block of Harwood Road near Hagerstown was shot by a BB gun. An estimate on the damaged window was not available.

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