Police log

November 12, 2003

Money stolen from vending machines

Three vending machines were broken into at Prime Outlets at Hagerstown Monday and $280 in cash was taken, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

The damage to the machines, which were near the Wilson leather store, was estimated at $900.

Cops: No charges to be filed against driver

FREDERICK, Md. - The driver who struck a pedestrian near the intersection of East Patrick and Franklin streets Monday at 5:38 p.m. will not face charges, Frederick City Police said.

Police said that Jeffrey Daniel Aylor, 19, of 5422 Aylor Drive, was turning south on Franklin Street from East Patrick Street in a 1989 Dodge Caravan.

Daniel Lee Bagent, of 24 Hamilton Ave., was attempting to cross at the intersection against a no-walk signal, police alleged. Police said Bagent was taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital for treatment of a broken leg.


Boys charged with stealing vehicle

FREDERICK, Md. - Two 15-year-old boys were in a stolen 1991 Land Rover when they crashed into a roadside fence near Walkersville, Md., on Friday, according to the Frederick County Sheriff's Department.

One of the boys is from Walkersville, and the other is from Frederick, police said. Both were charged with unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, felony theft and driving without a license.

Police said the boy from Frederick had been missing from a Baltimore-area shelter. He was taken to the Alfred D. Noyes Children's Center in Rockville, Md. The Walkersville boy was released to his parents.

Pa. teen escapes injury after rollover

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - A teenager escaped injury Sunday when his car rolled over when he tried to avoid hitting a deer on Leitersburg Road, Pennsylvania State Police said.

John Howard Jr., 17, of Greencastle, was driving west on Leitersburg Road in a 1991 Ford Escort when a deer ran in front of the car, police said.

Howard's car went off the roadway, rolled over and came to rest on all four wheels, police said.

Howard was wearing a seat belt, police said.

Police looking for man who entered home

FREDERICK, Md. - Frederick City Police said a man entered a home in the 100 block of Alessandra Court on Monday morning while the resident was taking a shower.

The woman who lived at the apartment told police that when she came out of her shower, she saw the man standing in a walk-in closet in her bedroom.

Police discovered the man entered through an unlocked front door. It appeared that nothing was taken. Police used a police dog in an attempt to find the man, but were unsuccessful.

The man was described as white, in his late 30s or early 40s, about 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing 190 pounds. The man had dirty-blond hair with a receding hair line, and was wearing a dark, long-sleeved, pullover shirt.

A police spokesman could not be reached for comment on the investigation late Tuesday evening.

Anyone with information can call officers at 1-301-694-2100.

Md. man in serious condition after crash

NEW MARKET, Md. - A Frederick, Md., man was flown to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore following a Monday morning crash near the intersection of Boyer's Mill Road and New Market Court.

Frederick County Sheriff's deputies said Shawn D. Hamrick, 28, was involved in a single-vehicle collision at approximately 8:18 a.m. Deputies said Hamrick apparently was driving fast when his 1998 Chevrolet Corvette crossed over the road's center line and struck a concrete culvert.

Hamrick was listed in serious condition at the Baltimore trauma center Monday evening, according to a center spokeswoman.

Cash, video game taken from Pa. home

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police said someone entered a Philadelphia Avenue home in Greene Township Monday and took cash, a Sony PlayStation video-game console and several video games.

The home, on the 5600 block of Philadelphia Avenue, was burglarized between 12:30 and 7 p.m., police said.

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