Police Briefs

September 22, 2004

City police seek woman

The Hagerstown Police Department is seeking the public's help in finding a woman charged with violating probation.

Amanda Lynn Fisher, 23, whose last known address was 119 East Ave. in Hagers-town, is wanted in a Circuit Court bench warrant issued June 28 charging her with violating probation, police said in a news release. She was originally charged with felony theft scheme, police said.

She is described as a black woman with black hair and brown eyes, about 6 feet, 1 inch tall and weighing 280 pounds, police said.

Police ask anyone with information on Fisher's whereabouts to call them at 301-790-3700 ext. 234 or call Washington County Crime Solvers at 301-733-4141.

Police find man, take him to hospital

After searching for a suicidal man in the Robinwood Court area Tuesday night with dogs and a helicopter, police found him and committed him to Washington County Hospital, police said in a news release.

The Washington County Sheriff's Department said at about 9:42 p.m. a deputy went to an apartment in the 20200 block of Robinwood Court and was told by a female resident that her estranged husband had a handgun and was threatening to kill anyone who would try to stop him. Police said the man had fled the apartment prior to their arrival, but at 12:11 a.m., police found him without a weapon and took him to Washington County Hospital for an emergency evaluation.

Sportsplex break-in reported

FREDERICK, Md. - The Frederick Police Department is seeking the public's help in finding who broke into the Frederick Sportsplex this morning.

Police said in a news release that at 5 a.m., officers responded to a breaking and entering complaint at Frederick Sportsplex, at 1845 Brookfield Court. Officers found several offices had been entered and discovered a safe and an ATM machine were broken into, police said.

Police ask anyone with information about the incident to contact the Frederick Police Department, Criminal Investigations Divisions at 1-301-694-2100.

Pa. police looking for man in assault

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - The Waynesboro Police Department said Tuesday that officers were still searching for a man who abducted and assaulted a woman last Thursday.

Police said a man forced his way into the victim's vehicle at about 9:30 p.m. last Thursday in the 700 block of East Main Street in Waynesboro. The man drove her to various locations in the area and assaulted her, police said.

Police described the assailant as a white man, 18 to 20 years old, about 6 feet tall and weighing about 200 pounds.

Police declined to release additional information about the incident or the investigation late Tuesday.

Police urge women to be aware of their surroundings and to lock the doors of vehicles.

Police ask that anyone with information on the incident call 1-717-762-2132.

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