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Police briefs

June 13, 2008

Gas siphoned from vehicles at business



GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Someone siphoned a quarter-tank of gasoline from a delivery vehicle and a half-tank of gasoline from an employee vehicle at Miller Auto Parts on North Antrim Way in Greencastle last weekend, Greencastle Police said in a news release.

The incident happened between 3:30 p.m. Friday and 6 a.m. Monday, police said.

Anyone with information may contact Greencastle Police at 717-597-9506.




Items dumped onto floor in Pa. Food Lion



GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Greencastle Police are seeking information about an incident Saturday at Food Lion on North Antrim Way in which someone took items off the shelves, opened them, and dumped the products on the floor, the department said in a news release.

Two girls between 10 and 11 years old were seen in the store and appeared to have been left unattended, police said. The damage was found shortly after the girls left, police said.

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Anyone with information may contact Greencastle Police at 717-597-9506.




Men charged after police find gun, drugs



Seven men who said they were on their way to a popular music festival in Tennessee were arrested Wednesday night by Maryland State Police in Hagerstown after police found drugs and a handgun during traffic stops, according to a press release.

Police made four traffic stops in which they found a handgun, marijuana and LSD and "several hundred items" of paraphernalia, the release states.

The seven men ranged in age from 20 to 30 and said they were on their way to the Bonnaroo music festival, police said.

The men were identified as follows by police:

· Aron J. Travis, 30, of West Glover, Vt.

· Robert S. Kermidas, 20, of Castle Creek, N.Y.

· Michael D. Warne, 20, of Binghamton, N.Y.

· Christopher C. Loh, 20, of Ringoes, N.J.

· Daniel J. Hatch, 20, of Doylestown, Pa.

· William C. Tanner, 21, of Lunenburg, N.Y.

· Mark P. Poinier, 20, of Lunenburg, N.Y.




Glasses picked up after falling from car



GREENCASTLE, Pa. - A pair of prescription glasses were turned in June 11 to the Greencastle Police Department, the department said in a news release. The glasses fell from a passing car in the first block of West Baltimore Street at about 10 a.m. and were recovered by a passer-by, police said.

The owner may claim the glasses at the Greencastle Police Department.




Man who stole laptop sought by Md. police



FREDERICK, Md. - The Frederick County Sheriff's Department is searching for a man caught on camera stealing a laptop computer May 23 from the Wal-Mart on Guilford Drive in Frederick, the department said in a news release.

Surveillance photos caputured a man leaving through a fire exit with a white laptop at about 2:22 p.m. and leaving in a white Jeep Compass that was parked near the exit door, deputies said. The man got in the driver seat and drove away, deputies said.

The suspect was described as a white man wearing a baseball cap, plaid short-sleeve shirt, jeans and white tennis shoes. Anyone with information may contact Deputy Kim Calimer at 301-600-7108.




House fire reported in Berkeley County



INWOOD, W.Va. - The Back Creek Volunteer Fire Co. was dispatched to a reported dwelling fire at about 10 p.m. Thursday in the 3200 block of Apple Harvest Drive, according to a Berkeley County 911 dispatcher.

A person answering the telephone at the Back Creek station said firefighters had not returned as of 11 p.m.

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