Police briefs

May 02, 2004

Two women face drug charges in sting

Two women were charged with purchasing fake drugs Friday night during a reverse drug sting in the area of Prospect and West Washington streets, Hagerstown Police said.

Bobbie Jean Raigner, 20, no fixed address, was charged with buying a noncontrolled dangerous substance and possession of drug paraphernalia after she allegedly threw down a crack pipe during her arrest, police said.

Helen Burchett, 34, of 635 W. Washington St., was taken into custody on an unrelated outstanding warrant.

She was charged with possession of crack cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia after she allegedly tried to discard two pieces of crack cocaine during her arrest, police said.

Woman charged with delivery, possession

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A Martinsburg woman was charged in a drug sting Saturday, Martinsburg City Police said.


Michelle Susan Michon, 40, of 507 W. King St., Apt. C, was charged with delivery of crack cocaine and possession of crack cocaine, police said.

She was arrested after allegedly selling crack cocaine to a confidential police informant in the area of Faulkner Avenue about 4 p.m., police said.

Man injured in a two-vehicle accident

FREDERICK, Md. - A two-vehicle accident involving a tractor-trailer and a compact car late Friday sent one person to the hospital, Maryland State Police in Frederick said.

Police said Bill Mann, 25, of Gaithersburg, Md., was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, but a nursing supervisor said the hospital had no record of treating him.

According to police, the truck, driven by Mario Pasangre, address unknown, was southbound on Md. 85 north of Crestwood Boulevard at 11:48 p.m. when it hit Mann's Honda Prelude as it was entering Md. 85 from Crestwood Boulevard on a green traffic light.

The truck driver tried to stop for the red light and skidded into the Honda in the intersection, police said.

Pasangre was charged with negligent driving, police said.

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