Police log

December 10, 2003

Baltimore residents charged after crash

CLEAR SPRING - Maryland State Police at Hagerstown charged two Baltimore residents in connection with the theft of a car that crashed on Interstate 70 east of Clear Spring Tuesday morning.

Police charged Justin D. Payne, 20, of 4455 Penlucy Road, and a 17-year-old, whose identity was not released, with possession of a stolen vehicle. Police also charged Payne with possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police said troopers discovered that the 1987 Oldsmobile, which was involved in a crash at 7:03 a.m. on I-70, was stolen in Baltimore. Police were unable to release any further information on the crash late Tuesday.

Pa. men face rape charges

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg charged two Chambersburg men in connection with the rape of a woman Sunday.


Police said investigators charged Percell C. Kelley, 20, and Ezell Hollenquest, 25, with sexual assault-rape in connection with a 5 a.m. incident on Sunday. Police allege the men sexually assaulted a woman inside a Franklin County home.

Police refused to provide further information late Tuesday.

Both men are being held at Franklin County Prison in lieu of $35,000 bail, according to police.

Pa. resident faces assault charge

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg charged a Chambersburg resident with aggravated assault in connection with an incident early Monday.

Police allege Billie Danielle Richardson, 26, cut Gregory C. Myers, 47, of Chambersburg, Pa., in the leg with a razor blade during an altercation at 3254 Fisher Road.

Police said Myers required stitches for the wound.

Police:Three men suspected in burglary

HANCOCK - The Hancock Police Department said three men are believed to be responsible for the burglary at the Potomac Liquor Store Sunday.

Police are investigating the 2:30 a.m. robbery of the East Main Street store.

Police said the mask-clad burglars entered the store after using a bolt cutter to open the front door. An undetermined amount of money was stolen during the incident, according to police.

Police said investigators believe the men were operating four-wheelers, all-terrain vehicles or trail motorcycles around the time of the burglary.

Anyone with information about the burglary can call Chief Donald Gossage at 301-678-5633. Police said a reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the men involved.

Woman robbed outside W.Va. hotel

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - A Washington County woman staying at the Knights Inn at 907 E. Washington St. on Monday night handed about $170 over to a man after he threatened to shoot her, a Jefferson County Sheriff's Department spokesman said.

The woman, from Smithsburg, was about to open the door into her motel room when the man approached her at about 8:55 p.m., said Chief Deputy Jesse Jones.

The man told the woman he would shoot her if she did not give him money, Jones said.

The man did not display a weapon and forced the woman to walk across the parking lot after he took the money, police said.

The man then ran toward the back of the motel in the direction of Willow Spring Farm Apartments, Jones said.

The man is described as being in his mid-20s and having hair that is shaved close to the skin, Jones said.

Anyone with information about the robbery can call the sheriff's department at 304-728-3205 or Jefferson County central dispatch at 304-725-8484.

Police: One seriously hurt in I-81 crash

MARION, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police, and fire and rescue squads from Marion and Greencastle, Pa., were at the scene of an accident late Tuesday on Interstate 81 near its intersection with Marion, a Franklin County Central Dispatch spokesman said.

A state police spokesman said at least one motorist was seriously injured in the crash.

The spokesman said a southbound car made contact with a tractor-trailer before veering into the northbound lanes of traffic, where it collided with another car.

Police had no further information late Tuesday.

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