Police log for 6/8

June 08, 2004

City police respond to weekend calls

The following incidents were reported to the Hagerstown Police Department during the weekend, according to police:


  • There was a report of a domestic violence incident at 908 Marion St. at about 7:48 p.m.

  • An animal bite was reported at 160 Sunbrook Lane at about 9 a.m.

  • A motor vehicle was reported damaged in the 800 block of South Potomac Street at about 2:02 p.m.

  • A bicycle was reported stolen from 23 S. Mulberry St. at about 3:05 p.m.

  • A bicycle was found at 447 W. Antietam St. at about 12:26 p.m.


  • A car stereo was reported stolen from a vehicle at 234 Frederick St. at about 9:05 p.m.

  • A vehicle was keyed in the parking lot of Food Lion on East Wilson Boulevard at about 5:30 p.m.

  • A dog bite was reported in the 400 block of West Antietam Street at about 6 p.m.

  • There was a report of a domestic violence incident at 931 Chestnut St. at about 9:40 a.m.

  • A computer tower and monitor were reported stolen from 122 Ross St. at about 11:34 p.m.


  • There were reports of domestic violence at 309 Radcliff Ave., 1831 Londontowne Circle, 423 N. Locust St. and in the 100 block of North Mulberry Street.

  • A red Honda bicycle was reported stolen in the unit block of West Church Street at about 8:50 a.m.

  • A vehicle parked in the unit block of East Washington Street was struck by eggs at about 2:40 a.m.

Md. teen charged in party stabbing

NEW MARKET, Md. - A 17-year-old Mount Airy, Md., resident was charged in connection with a stabbing at a party north of New Market, Md., early Saturday, the Frederick County Sheriff's Department said.

Dallas M. Davidson was charged with first-and second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and disturbing the peace in connection with an incident on Lime Plant Road at about 12:23 a.m. Saturday, deputies said.

Deputies said a 20-year-old Mount Airy man was stabbed in his right side during a fight at the party.

Driver injured when car runs off U.S. 30

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police said the driver of a 1999 Jeep Cherokee had minor injuries Saturday morning when it ran off U.S. 30 and struck two cars, a boat, several mailboxes, a road sign and a gas line.

Police said Derek Ridenour, age and address unavailable, was driving at 7:21 a.m. when the Jeep went off the road and hit two parked cars at Wolfe's Auto Sales in the 3600 block of Lincoln Way East. The Jeep continued on through several yards striking other property and a gas pipe belonging to Columbia Gas, police said.

State police said the resulting gas leak closed the highway for an unspecified amount of time.

I-81 lane blocked following crash

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The right lane of Interstate 81 near Exit 5 was partially blocked for about 30 minutes Sunday afternoon when a minivan and a truck collided, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Police said the accident happened at 12:16 p.m. when Wayne C. Kennedy, 51, of Waynesboro, Pa., attempted to exit on the northbound off-ramp. Police said he lost control of the 1991 Plymouth Voyager, went back onto the highway and collided with a Mack truck tractor driven by Linwood R. Verdier, 56, of Orrtanna, Pa.

No one was injured, police said.

Man assaulted outside Pa. tavern

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police are investigating an assault Saturday night outside the West End Tavern in Hamilton Township.

Police said Marc L. Bennett, 30, address unavailable, of Chambersburg was assaulted at 10:45 p.m. by several unknown men who left in a small maroon automobile.

Anyone with information about the incident can call police at 717-264-5161.

Taser gun used to get teen off roof

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Borough police said a Taser stun weapon was used to subdue a 17-year-old girl who threatened to jump from the roof of Mountain Valley Center, 447 Lincoln Way East, Wednesday morning.

Police said the unidentified teenager threatened to jump off the roof of the human services agency and refused to talk with counselors or staff. Police attempted to talk her down, but then went up to the roof, lured her away from the edge and used the Taser to stun her.

Police said the girl was taken to Chambersburg Hospital for evaluation after the 9:20 a.m. incident.

Briefcase in parking lot checked out

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A suspicious briefcase left in the parking lot of Penn National Off Track Wagering, 393 Bedington Blvd., Saturday turned out to contain nothing dangerous, Chambersburg police said.

Police said the briefcase was discovered in the rear parking area at about 1 p.m. The owner of the briefcase could not be found, police said.

The Penn State University Emergency Services Unit was called in and "rendered the briefcase safe," according to police. The incident is still under investigation, police said.

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