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Police briefs

April 10, 2007

Hagerstown Police respond to calls



The Hagerstown Police Department recently responded to the following incidents:

Monday:

At 1:28 a.m., a second-degree assault and an incident of resisting arrest were reported in the 700 block of Salem Avenue.

Sunday:

At 3:13 a.m., a theft of a cell phone was reported in the 1000 block of Noland Drive.

At 10:45 a.m., a sex assault was reported in the 1300 block of Potomac Avenue.

Saturday:

At 9:07 a.m., a store window was reported damaged in the 1500 block of Potomac Avenue.

At 2:25 p.m., a burglary involving cash was reported in the 300 block of North Locust Street.

At 5:10 p.m., a breaking-and-entering was reported in the first block of East Avenue.

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At 6:53 p.m., a ring was reported stolen in the 100 block of North Mulberry Street.

At 11:59 p.m., a second-degree assault was reported in the first block of East Baltimore Street.

Friday:

At 4:31 p.m., a second-degree assault was reported in the 300 block of North Mulberry Street.

At 9:58 p.m., a second-degree assault was reported in the 400 block of Dual Highway.

Thursday:

At 10:58 p.m., a second-degree assault was reported in the 200 block of South Burhans Boulevard.

At 4:19 p.m., a theft of a cell phone was reported in the first block of Manor Drive.

At 6:12 p.m., an incident of breaking-and-entering and damage to property was reported in the 700 block of Frederick Street.

Police seek help to find stolen alligator



CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg were asking for the public's help to resolve a reptile-napping from a Chambersburg pet store.

Police said a male stole an American alligator measuring about a foot long at 11:45 a.m. Saturday from a Lincoln Way East pet store.

Anyone with information about the missing alligator may call police at 717-264-5161.

Police investigate vandalism at school



FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police are investigating vandalism and criminal mischief at the new Fayetteville Elementary School under construction on East Main Street next to the current school.

Police said someone entered the building between late Thursday and early Monday and sprayed grafitti and dumped paint throughout the school.

Chambersburg Area School District Superintendent Joe Padasak said Monday that profanity was painted on the walls and turpentine also was poured on floors throughout the building.

Padasak said he didn't know the extent of the damage, but said the cleanup was the responsibility of the general contractor of the facility.

"We don't own it yet," Padasak said.

The $14 million Fayetteville Elementary School is expected to be completed in time for the 2007-08 school year.

Robbery reported on I-70 eastbound ramp



A robbery on Interstate 70 was reported at 3 a.m. Monday, according to Lt. Mark Knight of the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

The victim said a man flagged him down at the eastbound ramp of I-70 to Clear Spring Road. When the victim stopped, the robber showed a handgun and demanded money, Knight said.

The robber was described as a white man, about 6 feet tall and around 30 years old who was wearing a black hooded sweat shirt and black pants, Knight said. The robber, who was driving either a Ford Taurus or Ford Tempo described as silver or gray, took about $20, Knight said.

Sheriff's deputies respond to calls



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

Monday:

At 6 a.m., damage was reported in the 100 block of Stouffer Avenue. A window was broken on a van.

Sunday:

At 1 p.m., a vehicle tag was reported stolen from a Ford Mustang in the 18600 block of Donald Street. The tag number is Maryland 5CAK48.

At 7:30 p.m., two bicycles were stolen from the front porch of a home in the 16800 block of Sterling Road.

Saturday:

At 10:30 a.m., a 2007 Polaris Ranger was reported stolen in the 14800 block of Hicksville Road.

At 4 p.m., damage was reported in the first block of South Main Street in Boonsboro. Three windows of a garage were broken.

At 5:30 p.m., a breaking-and-entering was reported in the 16500 block of Fairview Road. A black-and-yellow Polaris Scrambler four-wheeler was reported stolen.

At 8 p.m., a $250 engagement ring was reported stolen from a 1996 Ford van in the 16200 block of McGregor Drive.

Men face charges after police stop

Two men were charged with felony theft Friday night after police stopped them in a 2002 Nissan Maxima that had been reported stolen, the Hagerstown Police Department said.

The driver, Paul Michael Krot, 30, of no fixed address, was searched, police said in a news release. Officers found cocaine, a digital scale and $315 in cash, police said. Krot was charged with felony theft, theft of a motor vehicle, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.

The passenger, Leonard James Stottlemyer, 32, of 76 Madison Ave. in Hagerstown, was charged with felony theft and theft of a motor vehicle, police said.

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