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Police briefs

December 29, 2007

Deer trapped in Hagerstown church

The Hagerstown Police Department responded Saturday afternoon to Grace Brethren Church for a report of a deer trapped inside the building.

Officers responded to the church at 837 Spruce St. at 1:51 p.m., Sgt. Chad Woodring said Saturday night.

The deer damaged many of the church's windows and the interior, Woodring said.

Officers tranquilized the deer, he said.




Pa. State Police arrest Va. fugitive

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Charlottesville, Va., man wanted on numerous forgery charges was taken into custody Friday afternoon after he was stopped for speeding on Interstate 81, according to a Pennsylvania State Police press release.

William Stanley Detamore Jr., 47, was wanted in Virginia on eight felony forgery warrants and in South Carolina for forgery, troopers said.

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The vehicle that Detamore was driving when he was stopped later was reported as stolen, troopers said.

Detamore was charged with receiving stolen property, false identification to law enforcement, driving on a suspended license and other counts, troopers said.




Child airlifted from Sugarloaf Mountain

FREDERICK, Md. - An injured child was airlifted Saturday afternoon from near the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain, according to a Maryland State Police press release.

The Frederick County Fire and Rescue unit responded to the call, which came in about 12:45 p.m., and requested aerial evacuation, troopers said.

Two members of the Frederick County Advanced Technical Rescue Team assisted in extracting the child, troopers said. The child was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, troopers said.

No additional information, including how the child was injured or the child's name, was available Saturday night, a trooper said.

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