Police briefs

June 29, 2006

Holiday sobriety checkpoint planned

The West Virginia State Police will be staging a sobriety checkpoint from 10 p.m., Monday, until 4 a.m., Tuesday along U.S. 11 south in Berkeley County, First Sgt. L.M. Lambert announced this week.

Sheriff's deputies respond to calls

The Washington County Sheriff's Department responded to the following calls Tuesday, Lt. Mark Knight said:

  • At 10:30 a.m., a computer monitor was reported stolen in the 20600 block of Beaver Creek Road. The monitor was valued at $1,700.

  • At 10:30 a.m., power tools were reported stolen from a 1989 Chevrolet pickup truck parked at Hahn's BP, 22305 Jefferson Blvd. The tools were valued at $1,000.

  • At 11 a.m., an alleged breaking and entering was reported in the 19700 block of Frogeye Road. The windshield to a 1995 Ford was reported damaged and $220 worth of medication and $300 were reported stolen.

  • At 3 p.m., a wallet was reported stolen from a vehicle parked at Sharrett Inc., 10312 Auto Place. The wallet held about $200 and credit cards.

  • At 4 p.m., several large flower pots were reported stolen in the 12900 block of Oak Hill Avenue.

  • At 7:30 p.m., $500 worth of fuel was reported stolen from Pilot Travel Center, 11633 Greencastle Pike.

Man stabbed at Frederick apartment

FREDERICK, Md. - The Frederick Police Department was investigating a stabbing Wednesday that sent one man to Washington County Hospital.


According to police, officers responding to a call in the 1400 block of West Key Parkway at Woodlawn Village Apartments on Tuesday found a man lying in the living room of a second-floor apartment with a stab wound to his lower back.

The man was preparing to enter a vehicle parked in front of the apartment building when an unidentified man approached from behind and stabbed him in the back, police said. The victim ran toward the apartment, alerting people inside the vehicle that he had been stabbed, police said.

After the stabbing, the suspect ran east on West Key Parkway, police said. He is a black man about 5 feet, 10 inches tall with a medium build. He was wearing a white T-shirt and blue shorts.

Anyone with information about the incident may call the Frederick Police Department at 301-694-2101.

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