Police briefs

May 05, 2004

Man charged with damaging truck

A Hagerstown man was charged with destruction of property late Monday following an attack on a man's truck.

According to a Maryland State Police press release, Mark David Bostic, 43, of the Dagmar Hotel in Hagerstown, was charged with malicious destruction of property shortly before midnight Monday.

Police said a man living in the area of Heather Drive, in the Highland Manor subdivision west of Hagerstown noticed a commotion outside his home at about 11 p.m.

When the man went out to investigate, he found the driver's window of his 1991 Ford pickup truck had been broken out. He told police he saw a man, believed to be a former co-worker, speed off in another vehicle.


The owner of the truck chased the man into Hagerstown and then lost sight of him. A Hagerstown Police Department officer found the man in an alley near the Dagmar Hotel and took him into custody.

Truck burglarized at Pa. rest area

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - A 2004 Freightliner tractor-trailer parked at the Warfordsburg, Pa., rest area in Bethel Township in Fulton County late Monday night was reported burglarized, Pennsylvania State Police said in a release.

Police said the side window of the truck was broken out and a sum of money taken from inside. Either a tire iron, hammer or similar round-headed instrument was used to break out the window, police said.

Amp and speakers stolen from car

An amp and speakers were reported stolen Monday from a car parked in the 14000 block of Village Mill Drive in Maugansville, said Washington County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Mark Knight.

He said the window had been broken out of the car. Total loss listed was $600.

Man reports theft of wallet while sleeping

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Borough police were investigating the theft of a man's wallet that occurred while he slept on his couch Saturday.

Police said David M. Jones, of 333 S. Main St., awoke at about 9 a.m. to discover a man standing over him. He ordered the man out of his house, but discovered later that his wallet was missing from his pants pocket, police said.

Woman in Pa. crash in good condition

A woman injured in a Quincy Township, Pa., accident Sunday that left another woman dead was in good condition at Washington County Hospital Tuesday, while a second patient remained in serious condition, a hospital spokeswoman said.

James Jarrett of Waynesboro, Pa., was in serious condition. Kimberly Moats, also of Waynesboro, was listed Tuesday night in good condition, the spokeswoman said.

Jarrett and Moats were two of five people riding in a 2000 Volkswagen Cabriolet convertible that rolled onto its roof Sunday evening on Polidor Road. The driver of the car, Danielle Vaughn, 22, of 1191/2 W. Third St., Waynesboro, died.

The other two people in the car, Eric Dietrick of Waynesboro and Joshua Fink of Rouzerville, Pa., received what police described as moderate injuries. Their conditions could not be confirmed.

Nobody in the car was wearing a seat bag, and air bags did not deploy, Pennsylvania State Police troopers have said. All five people were ejected from the car, police said.

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