Police log

October 06, 2003

Footbridge set on fire in Frederick

FREDERICK, Md. - The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating an arson at a footbridge at the rear of Merganser Court in Frederick.

A fire marshal's office news release said someone intentionally set a fire that caused $1,000 in damage at approximately 8:30 a.m. on Friday. It took four firefighters approximately five minutes to extinguish the fire, the release said.

Authorities are asking anyone with information concerning the incident to contact the fire marshal's office at 888-214-7892 or the arson hotline at 800-492-7529.

Three charged with making false report

FREDERICK, Md. - The Frederick Police Department charged three people in connection with the false report of a carjacking last month.


Police said Matthew W. Davis, 19, of Pioneer Circle in Jefferson, Md., Jeffrey M. Fourier, 34, of the same address, and Brian W. Dennison, 18 of Leonardtown Pike in Waldorf, Md. told police they were robbed and carjacked on Sept. 14.

Each was charged with two counts of false report to a police officer and conspiracy to file a false report, police said.

Police looking for man in robbery

FREDERICK, Md. - The Frederick Police Department is looking for assistance from the public on an investigation of a robbery last month.

Police said the robbery occurred on Sept. 4 at 6:30 a.m. at the 7-Eleven store at 501 N. East St. Police described the robber as a heavy-built, 6-foot-tall black man driving a silver Honda.

Police are asking anyone with information on the incident to call the department at 301-694-2100.

BMW damaged by corn cobs

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Corn cobs were used to damage an Antrim Township, Pa., man's vehicle Saturday night or Sunday morning, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Police said a 1998 BMW Z3 belonging to Gregory Keihl of Redwood Drive was damaged between 7 p.m. and 1 a.m. Police said Keihl returned home to find cobs in his yard and driveway and minor damage to the vehicle.

Cash stolen from purse at Pa. home

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a residential burglary Thursday in Peters Township.

Police said the home on Buchanan Trail West was entered through an unlocked door between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Approximately $650 in cash was stolen from a purse on the kitchen table, according to police.

All-terrain vehicle found near church

A red and white Honda all-terrain vehicle was found on Harpers Ferry Road near Pleasantville Church around 1:15 a.m. Friday, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

Deputies also reported a window being broken out of a Nissan pickup at 40 West Lounge, 15924 National Pike. The incident was reported at midnight Thursday.

Damage was estimated at $100.

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