Police briefs

March 31, 2007

Man exposes himself near hotel window

Police were investigating a report that a man exposed himself early Friday at the Clarion Inn at 901 Dual Highway, according to a press release from the Hagerstown Police Department.

The man exposed himself Friday about 2:30 a.m. near the victim's window, police said.

The man was described as white, and about 6 feet tall with an average build, according to the release. He was wearing blue shorts and a hooded sweat shirt, according to the release. The man came from an older, white, low-ride truck, according to the release.

Anyone with information about the incident may call the Hagerstown Police Department at 301-790-3700.

Police investigate burglary at club

FUNKSTOWN - The Washington County Sheriff's Department was investigating a March 22 burglary at Mitzi's Gentlemen's Club at 48 Frederick Road.

The club was broken into about 4 a.m. and an undisclosed amount of money was stolen, according to a sheriff's department press release. Two burglars were caught on a surveillance tape during the break-in, according to the release.


Two pedestrians injured in accident

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Chambersburg police were investigating an accident Wednesday in which two pedestrians were injured.

Police said the accident occurred Wednesday at 5:48 p.m. at the intersection of South Main and Washington streets. Ruth Ramos, 23, and Domingo Hernandez, 23, both of Chambersburg, were crossing South Main Street when they were struck by a vehicle driven by Ty Lance Bowman, 35, of Waynesboro, Pa., police said.

Ramos and Hernandez were taken to Chambersburg Hospital, where Ramos was listed good condition Friday, a hospital spokeswoman said. Hernandez was transferred to another hospital, the spokeswoman said.

Man faces drug distribution charge

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A Kearneysville, W.Va., man was arraigned Thursday on a felony charge of distribution of crack cocaine after a traffic stop Thursday afternoon at the intersection of New York Avenue and Apple Harvest Drive, according to court records.

Gregory Keith Clinton, 46, of 127 Good Folks Road, was arraigned Thursday night by Magistrate Jo Ann Overington, who set a $100,000 bond for the case.

West Virginia State Police Trooper K.D. Castle said in a complaint that Clinton was found in possession of two small bags of crack cocaine and $2,088 in cash.

Clinton's arrest came after members of the Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crime Task Force notified Castle of a drug deal they orchestrated with an informant and the accused, according to the complaint.

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