Police log

January 19, 2004

Pa. man arrested after alleged attack

A Waynesboro, Pa., man was arrested early Saturday after allegedly attacking a deputy U.S. marshal at a convenience store, Maryland State Police said.

Police charged Justin Trei, 24, of 4219 Clayhill Road, with second-degree assault and disorderly conduct as a result of an incident in the Sheetz parking lot on Maugans Avenue at 2:34 a.m. Saturday.

Police allege Trei punched Deputy U.S. Marshal Charles Rowland of Milwaukee in the face. Trei, who allegedly was urinating in view of customers, charged at Rowland after he identified himself as a law enforcement officer, police said.

Trei was released from the Washington County Detention Center after posting $5,000 bond, a detention center spokeswoman said.

Money is taken from Cascade home

CASCADE - A Cascade woman told police that up to $12,000 was stolen from her Hilltop Road residence early Sunday, a Washington County Sheriff's Department deputy said.


The woman said someone broke into her residence at 12:45 a.m. and stole three F&M Bank deposit bags containing the money, the deputy said.

Anyone with information on the burglary is asked to contact Deputy Jay Mills at 301-791-3020.

Three are injured in one-vehicle crash

ST. THOMAS, Pa. - Three unidentified juveniles were injured early Saturday in a one-vehicle accident in the 6000 block of Lincoln Way West, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Police said the accident happened at 2:16 a.m. as the 17-year-old driver of the 1995 Pontiac Grand Am tried to overtake another vehicle. He lost control of the car, and the vehicle hit a mailbox and a utility pole, police said.

The driver and one of his passengers were flown from the scene to Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center, police said. Another passenger was taken to Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital, then to York (Pa.) Hospital.

Police said one of the passengers was a 16-year-old boy and the other was a male whose age was not known.

Police seek woman in alleged theft

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a theft Saturday in which a woman confused a cashier into giving her $400 in change.

Police said the theft occurred at Dunham's Sporting Goods, 1714 Lincoln Way East, about 3:45 p.m. The woman entered the store with a boy who asked the manager to help him buy a hat while the woman went to the cashier to buy a whistle lanyard.

The woman asked the cashier to exchange some small bills for larger ones and confused the cashier by slipping the larger bills into her purse, police said.

The woman was described as black, in her late 30s to early 40s, about 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing 160 pounds with short hair that came just below her ears. She was wearing a black jacket, police said.

The woman and the boy, who was about 12 to 15 years old, last were seen heading toward Wal-Mart, police said.

Anyone with information can call Trooper Randy Kane at 717-264-5161.

Pa. teen arrested in retail theft case

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A 17-year-old Greencastle, Pa., boy was arrested for retail theft after allegedly stealing $349.73 worth of DVD movies and an MP3 player from Wal-Mart Saturday, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Police said the juvenile was arrested at about 4 p.m. and later released to the custody of his father.

Teen receives minor injuries in accident

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - A 15-year-old was behind the wheel of a vehicle that crashed near Mercersburg at 2:58 p.m. Saturday, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Police said the unidentified boy and a 16-year-old passenger were driving on Lemar Road near Renninger Road in Peters Township, Pa., when he lost control of the vehicle on a curve and the vehicle hit a tree.

Police said both boys fled on foot. The driver later was treated for minor injuries at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

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