Police briefs

November 18, 2007

Man sought in Pennsylvania robbery

A man known to frequent the Hagerstown area is being sought by Pennsylvania State Police in Huntingdon County, Pa., for his alleged participation in a May 2007 robbery.

An arrest warrant has been issued for Gregory Alvin Everetts, 27, in connection with the robbery, police said.

Everetts and another man entered a home on Wible Road in Springfield Township, Pa., wielding a tire iron and a sword to menace and threaten the victims, police said.

Items were taken from the home, police said.

Everetts was known by both victims, police said.

Everetts is described as white, about 6 feet tall and 200 pounds with a medium build, police said. He has short blonde hair and blue eyes, police said.

His last known address was Route 1, Box 854, Port Royal, Juniata County, Pa., police said.

A $2,000 cash reward is being offered by Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers for Everetts' arrest.


Bomb threat empties Spring Mills Middle

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Spring Mills Middle School was evacuated Friday morning because of a possible bomb threat, according to a Berkeley County Sheriff's Department press release.

Two 12-year-olds who officials believe wrote a threatening note so they wouldn't have to be in school were suspended by the school administration, police said.

No charges had been filed as of Friday afternoon.

A note found in a restroom said there was a bomb in the school, which is on Campus Drive, police said.

The school was evacuated for between 60 and 90 minutes while the school was searched, then students were allowed back in, police said.

Police investigate Dollar Store robbery

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police were investigating an armed robbery Wednesday night at Dollar General at 944 Lincoln Way West in Hamilton Township.

Police said a man came into the store about 8:15 p.m., pulled a black handgun and demanded cash. The man then fled on foot, but police did not indicate how much money, if any, was taken.

The man is described as white, between 5 feet 8 inches and 6 feet tall and weighing between 200 and 250 pounds, and in his late 20s or 30s. He was wearing sweat pants, a dark blue pullover sweat shirt with no hood and a black ski hat, police said. He wore a red bandanna across his face, police said.

Anyone with information may call Pennsylvania State Police at 717-264-5161.

Two charged with indecent assault

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Two men have been charged with indecent assault in connection with separate incidents, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Jeffrey Lee Alleman, 40, of 34 Disert Drive in Greencastle, Pa., was charged in connection with an incident involving a 16-year-old girl, troopers said.

Leonard Young Sr., 52, was charged in connection with an October incident involving a 20-year-old woman, troopers said.

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