Five people who allegedly used a computer to place prank 911 calls have been charged, according to Hagerstown Assistant Fire Marshal Richard L. Miller.
Daniel Lucas, 19, of 32 Madison Ave. in Hagerstown; Clinton Morningstar, 21, of 819 Washington St. in Hagerstown; Kenny Uhler, 19, of 402 Mitchell Ave. Apt. B in Hagerstown; and two 17-year-old boys from Hagerstown each were charged with one count of making a false alarm and conspiring to make a report of a false alarm, Miller said Thursday.
Lucas, Morningstar and Uhler also were charged with contributing to the delinquency of minors.
During calls allegedly placed June 23 and 24 from a computer at Holiday Inn Express in Hagerstown, the suspects allegedly placed several false alarm calls, including a report that Buffalo Wild Wings Restaurant had blown up, Miller said.
The suspects also claimed a house on Mitchell Avenue in Hagerstown was on fire, and that a man was shooting people with an assault rifle at the hotel, Miller said.