Police log

October 22, 2003

Va. men killed in Interstate 81 crash

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Two Richmond, Va., men died in an accident Monday on Interstate 81 in Cumberland County, Pa., according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Edwin Warinner, 75, and Charles Goodykoontz, 74, died in the crash, according to the Cumberland County Coroner's Office.

Police said Warinner and Goodykoontz were riding south in a passenger vehicle on I-81. The vehicle crossed the median and entered oncoming northbound traffic lanes.

The vehicle in which the two men were riding struck a tractor-trailer, which then jackknifed. A third vehicle hit the tractor-trailer. According to a police release, both drivers of the tractor-trailer and the third vehicle were injured, but their identities and conditions were not released.

One person injured in crash on Md. 26

LIBERTYTOWN, Md. - One person was flown by helicopter after a two-vehicle accident early Tuesday on Md. 26 in Libertytown, Maryland State Police in Frederick said.


Sgt. Ira Click said the accident happened in front of the 7-Eleven store at 11922 Main St., which is Md. 26. According to emergency dispatch records, the 911 call was placed at 5:58 a.m.

Click said he did not know the identity of the patient because the investigating trooper had not submitted a report, but he said the injuries were not life threatening.

Sheriff's deputies respond to calls

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

  • Windows were broken out of a Ford Thunderbird and an Isuzu Rodeo, which were parked at Keplinger's Automotive Center, 10218 Sharpsburg Pike. Damage was estimated at $400, and some pocket change was taken.

  • A ladder and paint with a combined value of $610 were reported stolen from the Virginia Avenue Shell service station at 17722 Virginia Ave.

  • A shed was reportedly broken into at 10807 Oak Valley Drive. Golf equipment, two bowling balls, a compact disc player, a weed cutter and a Craftsman saw were taken.

Man does not return from test ride in Pa.

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - A man traded a stolen Mercedes for an Antrim Township man's motorcycle Monday evening, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Police said a man called the State Line Road home of Carl Priest to ask about a 2002 Honda motorcycle that was advertised for sale. A man later arrived in a 2001 Mercedes sport coupe and asked to take the cycle for a test ride.

The man left the keys to the Mercedes behind, rode off on the bike and did not return, according to police. The theft of the motorcycle was reported at about 8 p.m. and police said a check on the Mercedes showed that it had been stolen Wednesday, Oct. 15, in Penn Township in Dauphin County, Pa.

Arrest warrant issued for Hagerstown man

The Washington County Sheriff's Department charged a man with failing to register as a child sexual offender after his recent move.

Deputies charged Bryan L. Haines, 24, whose last known address was 3 Maple Ave., in Hagerstown, Tuesday because he allegedly failed to notify the Sex Offender Registry Unit in Pikesville, Md., of his move earlier this month. Deputies said registrants must notify the unit, in writing, within seven days of an address change.

An arrest warrant has been issued against Haines, according to deputies.

If convicted, Haines could be fined a maximum of $5,000 and serve three years in prison, according to deputies.

Deputies ask that anyone with information on Haines' whereabouts call Sgt. Art Overcash at 240-313-2169.

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