Police log for 7/12

July 12, 2004

Cause of baby's death unknown

WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - Fulton County Coroner Daryl Heckman said Sunday it could be several weeks before a cause of death is determined for an infant found dead in his Union Township home Friday.

An autopsy was performed Saturday at Lehigh Valley Medical Center in Allentown, Pa., on the body of 6-week-old Isaiah Floyd Edward Smith of 2108 Fairview Road, Heckman said. The cause of death remains unknown pending the outcome of toxicology tests, which could take six or more weeks, according to Heckman.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, the child was pronounced dead by Heckman in the home at 11:35 a.m. Friday.

Pa. man charged with DUI after crash

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Fayetteville, Pa., man was charged with driving under the influence as a result of a crash Sunday morning on Interstate 81, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Police said Anthony Edwards, 41, address unavailable, sustained minor injuries in the 3:17 a.m. accident about a mile south of Exit 20. He was driving a 2003 Hyundai Sonata north when the car ran off the road, rolled over several times and came to rest on its roof in the median, police said.


Missing teen is sought by deputies

The Washington County Sheriff's Department is asking the public for help finding a missing 15-year-old girl.

Toni Marie Tengeres, 15, was last seen at her home in the 11000 block of Greenberry Road in Hagerstown on July 7, the department said in a news release.

She ran away from home that evening, police said.

She is a white female, 5 feet tall and 5 inches, 160 pounds with straight brown shoulder-length hair, fair skin and brown eyes, police said.

She was last seen wearing a Steelers T-shirt and shorts, police said.

She is known to frequent the Halfway and Noland Village area, police said.

The Sheriff's Department is asking anyone with information on her location to call 301 791-3020, police said.

Woman hurt in crash remains in hospital

A Columbia, Md., woman injured during an Interstate 70 crash last week remained at Washington County Hospital through the weekend.

Ola Mae Feaster, 61, was listed in serious condition Sunday evening at Washington County Hospital, a hospital spokeswoman said.

Feaster was a passenger in a Toyota involved in a fatal collision Wednesday near the Myersville, Md., exit of I-70. She suffered severe head injuries, Maryland State Police said.

Feaster's sister, Sallie G. Means, 61, of Baltimore, and co-worker, Bonita Sayles, 51, of Baltimore, were killed in the crash that also involved a tractor-trailer and a black Acura, police said.

Two charged in Frederick arrests

FREDERICK, Md. - Two Frederick, Md., residents were charged Friday in connection with drug offenses, the Frederick Police Department said.

Marchelle J. Thompson, 23, of 309 Broadway was charged with two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and one count each of possession of crack cocaine and indecent exposure, police said.

Alexander M. Chase, 40, of 105 W. South St. was charged with possession of crack cocaine, police said.

About 9:24 p.m., police responded to complaints of drug activity in area of the 100 block of West All Saints St. Police allege Thompson, after being approached by police, exposed her breast on a public street while several children were in the area. Police allege Thompson had a small amount of crack cocaine, two syringes and a pipe in her purse.

Police allege Chase, who was approached in an alley by officers, dropped a crack cocaine rock wrapped in money.

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