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September 15, 2005|by ERIN CUNNINGHAM

Burglary, theft charges are dropped



Charges were dismissed Wednesday against a Hagerstown man who was accused of burglary, theft and trespassing on private property.

Devon Vinci, 18, of 10902 Bayberry Court, was charged with stealing electronics from a home in the 1000 block of Bayberry Court, according to charging documents. Attorneys entered a plea of nolle prosequi, meaning they dismissed the charges against Vinci, documents state.

Documents state that Vinci was accused of stealing a personal notebook computer, charger and phone line.




Man gets 8 months for stealing truck



A Berkeley Springs, W.Va., man convicted of stealing a truck that belonged to the town of Hancock was sentenced Wednesday to eight months at the Washington County Detention Center, according to documents.

Martin Robert Maye, 29, of 140 N. Washington St., was found guilty of unlawfully taking a motor vehicle, documents state. Six months of his eight-month sentence were suspended. He was also sentenced to one year of supervised probation after his release and was ordered to pay $2,915.85 in restitution to Hancock.

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Charges of burglary and theft were dismissed, documents state.

On April 26, Maye went into a building at 231 Park Road in Hancock and ate half a bag of pizza rolls and drank two diet sodas, documents state. He then took keys to a 2000 Chevrolet truck owned by the town, according to documents.

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