Police briefs

April 01, 2005

Man wanted on murder charge nabbed

FREDERICK, Md. - A man wanted in connection with a homicide in Baltimore was taken into custody during a traffic stop on Md. 355 early Thursday, according to a Frederick County Sheriff's Department news release.

Deputies arrested Robert Edward Pasik, 24, of no fixed address, during a traffic stop initiated just after 2:30 a.m.

Deputies said Pasik was wanted in Baltimore on charges of first-degree murder, first- and second-degree assault and possession of a handgun.

Deputies said they found Pasik's identification during a search of the car. He was a passenger in a Lincoln that was stopped because its headlights were not turned on, according to deputies.

Police investigating armed robbery in city

An armed robbery was reported in the 500 block of George Street Thursday afternoon, according to a news release from the Hagerstown Police Department.


Police said the victim was approached by two men, one armed with an undisclosed weapon, at about 12:15 p.m. Police said the victim gave the men an undisclosed amount of money at the assailants' command.

Police described the assailants as the following:

· A white man, about 5 feet 9 inches tall, with a thin build and wearing a charcoal-colored jacket and a black hat.

· A man, about 5 feet 9 inches tall, with a stocky build, and wearing a black sweatshirt, dark blue jeans and a black hat.

Police ask that anyone with information on the armed robbery call 301-790-3700.

Hagerstown police respond to calls

The Hagerstown Police Department responded to the following incidents Wednesday, according to a news release issued by Sgt. Paul Kifer:

· Alleged domestic violence incidents were reported in the 200 block of Nottingham Road and the 200 block of Mealey Parkway.

· Alleged assaults were reported in the 400 block of Jefferson Street and the 100 block of West Washington Street.

· At 7:20 a.m., a chain saw was reported stolen from the 700 block of West Washington Street.

· At 9:08 a.m., a bicycle was reported stolen from Western Heights Middle School.

· At 2:32 a.m., a man was charged with driving under the influence, among other charges, in the 900 block of Main Avenue.

Car stolen from repair lot recovered

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A car stolen from a repair shop parking lot earlier this week was recovered Wednesday, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Police said the 2001 Ford Focus of William Forsyth, 22, of Chambersburg was stolen between 7 p.m. Monday and 6:30 a.m. Tuesday from a parking lot on the 2000 block of Lincoln Way East. The car was damaged and the stereo removed when it was found Wednesday, police said.

Police did not indicate where the car was found.

Pa. electronics store burglarized

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Stereos, DVD players and DVD recorders were stolen Tuesday in a burglary at Lincoln Lectronics & Appliances, 1358 Lincoln Way East, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Police said a large rock was used to smash the front door glass of the business during the night.

Anyone with information on the burglary can call police at 717-264-5161.

300 CDs, stereo equipment stolen

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Approximately 300 CDs, a Rockford 12-inch speaker and a 300-watt amplifier were stolen from a vehicle between Sunday and Tuesday, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Police said the diver's side window of the vehicle of Dustin Carbaugh, address unavailable, was smashed while it was parked at 116 W. Main St.

CDs, change stolen from unlocked car

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - About 70 CDs and $4 in change were stolen from a car between Friday, March 25, and Monday, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Police said the car belonging to Francis Bassett Jr. of 604 Strite Road had been left unlocked at his residence.

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