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Police log

August 04, 2003

Girl remains in critical condition


A 5-year-old city girl remains at Children's Medical Center in Washington, D.C., two weeks after she was run over by a van in a lot off East Baltimore Street.

On Sunday, a medical center spokeswoman said Shania Shockey, of 50 E. Baltimore St., was listed in serious condition. Shockey was flown to the medical center on July 21. Police said a van being operated by 24-year-old Roger B. Seal backed over her.

On July 23, a Hagerstown Police Department spokeswoman said the girl, who suffered head injuries, was in critical condition.

The medical center spokeswoman declined Sunday to comment on Shockey's past condition listings or the exact nature of her injuries.




W.Va. man faces drug charges


MARTINSBURG, W.Va - Police arrested a Martinsburg man on drug charges Sunday.

Police charged Marcel Hicks, 27, 106 Ivey Court, with delivery of crack cocaine, possession with intent to deliver crack cocaine and possession with intent to deliver marijuana, according to a Martinsburg City police news release.

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Police said an active arrest warrant charging Hicks with delivery of crack cocaine was previously issued.

Members of the Special Response Team with a warrant searched the Ivey Court residence at about 5 p.m. Sunday and allegedly found individually wrapped bags of crack cocaine, powered cocaine and marijuana, according to police. The team also found a "crack-cookie," which weighed approximately 13 grams, police alleged.




Car chase leads to charges for Md. man


FREDERICK, Md. - A quick car chase led to the arrest of a Thurmont, Md., man Saturday morning, according to the Frederick Police Department.

Charles D. Mullen, 25, of East Main Street, was charged with theft of a motor vehicle, fleeing and eluding, reckless driving and failure to remain at the scene of a property damage accident.

Police say Mullen also was wanted by Maryland State Police, the Frederick County Sheriff's Office and the Chambersburg (Pa.) Police Department in connection with a theft, a probation violation and a failure to appear in court charge, respectively.

Mullen, driving a blue Dodge with Ohio registration, allegedly failed to stop for a Frederick officer at about 6 a.m. in the 100 block of South Bentz Street, according to police. In an alleged attempt to get away by passing a northbound vehicle, Mullen lost control of the Dodge and struck two parked cars and a residence, police said.

Police said they found Mullen in bushes at 134 E. Third St.




Computer equipment stolen from home


CASCADE - Washington County Sheriff's deputies were investigating a burglary at a MacAfee Hill Road residence.

Deputies said the residence of Francis C. Topper Jr. was burglarized between Wednesday and Saturday afternoon. Topper reported that a copier, computer tower, scanner and printer were stolen from his bedroom office, according to deputies.

Deputies said entry was gained through the back door of the home.




Police investigate burglary at Pa. church


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police were investigating a burglary last week at Salem United Brethren Church, 4349 Letterkenny Road.

Police said the church was entered through an unlocked window between 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and 6:40 a.m. Wednesday. Hinge pins were also removed from a door and an office door had been pried open.

A laptop computer and scanner were stolen, police said.




Pa. woman escapes knife attack at home


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Greene Township, Pa., woman was uninjured in a knife attack Sunday morning at her home, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Police said a man arrived outside the home of Melissa Milburn of 640 Mickey's Inn Road, Lot 12, at about 1 a.m. The man attacked her, but she was able to escape inside her home and call police, according to police.

The man left in a gray car with several other men, police said.

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