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Police briefs

August 10, 2004

Hagerstown police respond to calls


The Hagerstown Police Department responded to the following calls over the weekend, Sgt. Curt Wood said:

On Saturday:

  • At 12:59 p.m., a CD player, a cell phone and a cordless drill were reported stolen from a vehicle parked in the 200 block of South Locust Street.

  • At 1:40 p.m., domestic violence was reported in the 100 block of Manor Drive.

  • At 4:24 p.m., burglary and damage to property were reported in the 100 block of Broadway.

  • At 4:33 p.m., domestic violence was reported in the 200 block of South Burhans Boulevard.

  • At 6:15 p.m., a camcorder and case were reported stolen from the 600 block of West Church Street.

  • At 7:15 p.m., a boys' BMX-style bicycle was reported stolen from the 400 block of George Street.

  • At 8:01 p.m., first- and second-degree assault were reported in the 1030 block of Noland Drive.

  • At 8:52 p.m., domestic violence was reported in the 100 block of Ross Street.

  • At 10:49 p.m., second-degree assault was reported in the 200 block of North Cramers Alley.

  • At 11:02 p.m., domestic violence was reported in the 1000 block of Security Road.


On Sunday:

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  • At 12:24 a.m., damage to a vehicle was reported in the first block of North Prospect Street.

  • At 12:55 a.m., domestic violence was reported in the 300 block of South Street.

  • At 2:18 p.m., jewelry was reported stolen from the 400 block of North Prospect Street.

  • At 4:17 p.m., domestic violence was reported in the 300 block of West Memorial Boulevard.





Deputies respond to burglary, theft calls


The Washington County Sheriff's Department responded to the following calls over the weekend, according to Sgt. Mark Knight:

On Saturday:

  • At 9:30 a.m., a house in the 12300 block of Learning Lane, off U.S. 40 west of Hagerstown, was reported broken into and $300 in cash, a Mossberg 500 12-gauge shotgun, a single-shot 20-gauge shotgun, two gold wedding bands and a silver dollar were reported stolen.

  • At 4:30 p.m., an 8-horsepower White snowblower, valued at $600, and a garden tiller, valued at $700, were reported stolen in the 18600 block of Wagaman Road, off Md. 65.


On Sunday:

  • At 7:30 p.m., a 2001 Honda Prelude parked at Valley Mall was reported keyed. No damage estimate was listed.

  • At 8:30 p.m., the back window of a 1987 Chrysler was reported broken in the 200 block of South Vermont Street in Williamsport. Damage was $200.

  • At 9:30 p.m., a royal blue 2002 Yamaha Blaster 4-wheeler, valued at $2,600, was reported stolen from the 100 block of North Artizan Street in Williamsport.


On Monday:

  • At 5:30 a.m., four tires to a white Dodge truck were reported flattened in the 21400 block of Jefferson Boulevard. No value was listed.

  • At 6 a.m., a Jeep Grand Cherokee parked in the 13500 block of Halifax Drive was reported broken into and a Nokia cell phone, valued at $100, and a wallet were reported stolen.





Former NAACP officer charged with theft


FREDERICK, Md. - The former president of the Frederick County chapter of the NAACP has been charged with multiple counts of theft, the Frederick Police Department said Monday.

Denise Ann West, 52, of 106 N. Market St., Apt. 2, of Frederick, was charged with five counts each of theft more than $500 and theft less than $500 and one count of theft scheme more than $500, police said.

Police said the charges were filed following a three-month investigation conducted by Detective Thomas Tokarz. The investigation was initiated in May after members of the NAACP's local executive board filed a complaint with police alleging West took association funds between September 2003 and January, police said.




W.Va. man seriously hurt in W.Va. 9 crash


KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. - A Kearneysville man was in serious condition at Washington County Hospital Monday night after he was involved in a two-car accident Sunday afternoon at the intersection of W.Va. 9 and W.Va. 480, police said.

Ronald Breeden Jr. was traveling north on W.Va. 480 when Juanita Shank of Williamsport failed to stop for a red light and struck Breeden's Mazda 323 on the driver's side, said West Virginia State Police Cpl. R.T. Shockey.

Breeden was flown from the scene to Washington County Hospital and Shank was treated at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Ranson, W.Va., and released, Shockey said.

Shank was cited for failure to obey a traffic control device, Shockey said.




Cornfield damaged in Pa. township


MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police were investigating damage to an Antrim Township cornfield by a vehicle over the weekend.

Police said a vehicle was driven about 1,000 feet through the cornfield of John Michael Mellott of 4855 Buchanan Trail West between 9 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday.




Man charged with making threats


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Shippensburg, Pa., man was charged with making terroristic threats for waving a handgun at another man Saturday evening, borough police said.

Police said Burl D. James, 41, of 68 Meadowbrook Lane, was arraigned before District Justice Larry Pentz and released on his own recognizance.

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