Police briefs

June 27, 2007

Person wanted in county arrested

FREDERICK, Md. - A Frederick resident wanted in Washington County was arrested Monday night, police said.

The Frederick County Sheriff's Office charged Jamie R. Alexander, 30, with theft of less than $100, driving on a suspended license, giving a false name to a uniformed officer and driving a motor vehicle without a registered license, police said.

Cpl. Dave DeWees saw a Pontiac Grand Am on Center Street and discovered that the car's registration plates were reported stolen through Washington County, police said.

Alexander allegedly provided a false identity when police stopped the vehicle. The driver's identity was eventually revealed and police said Alexander was wanted through Washington County.


Man faces stolen property charge

QUINCY, Pa. - A Fayetteville, Pa., man was charged with receiving stolen property after an abandoned stolen vehicle was reported Sunday at the Twin Kiss Drive-in, 7321 Anthony Highway, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Police said Robert Francis Guilfoyle, 36, of 974 Anthony Highway, was charged after witnesses at the restaurant were interviewed. The vehicle was stolen in Baltimore and Maryland authorities are investigating, police said.

Pa. man remains in critical condition

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Fayetteville, Pa., man who was flown out by Life Lion helicopter following a 2:30 p.m. accident on Brindle Road near Chambersburg remain hospitalized Tuesday.

Police said Timothy Crist, 37, address unavailable, was driving a Dodge Durango that went off the road and crashed into a utility pole. The accident knocked out power to 800 customers, according to Allegheny Power spokesman Mike Grandillo. Power was restored at 5 p.m., he said.

Crist was transferred to Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center, where he was in critical condition Tuesday night, a spokeswoman said.

Sheriff's deputies respond to calls

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

· At 9 a.m., theft was reported in the 12000 block of Londontowne Drive. A Gateway laptop was stolen.

· At 4 p.m., a theft was reported at the Elks Lodge No. 378, 11063 Robinwood Drive. A suitcase was stolen from a bus. The victim reported a total loss of about $1,200.

· At 9:30 p.m., damage was reported in the parking lot of Kohl's, on Cole Road in the Valley Mall area. A windshield was broken out of a 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer.

Coach bag, bracelet are reported stolen

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Troopers were investigating the theft Saturday of a designer bag and a gold bracelet, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Someone took a Coach purse and the bracelet from a home in the 2400 block of Letterkenny Road in Chambersburg, Pa., troopers said in a press release.

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