HAGERSTOWN -- The owner of a Hagerstown pizza shop was charged Friday with resisting arrest after he shouted curses at police officers and then scuffled with them after he was informed that beer had been served to an underage woman, according to allegations in a Hagerstown Police Department supplement report.
Frank J. Picone, 42, owner of Rocky's Pizza at 907 S. Potomac St., also was charged with one count each of obstructing and hindering, disorderly conduct and possession of marijuana, according to court documents.
Hagerstown Police Sgt. Kevin Simmers met with the Board of License Commissioners for Washington County, known as the liquor board, on Wednesday to discuss the incident. The meeting was held behind closed doors because the liquor board's investigation into the matter had not been completed, said William F. Dunham, liquor board secretary.
According to the police report, the situation arose Friday at about 8:45 p.m. when an officer in plain clothes and a female when into the restaurant to conduct an alcohol compliance check.