Police briefs

March 26, 2009

Money stolen from Antrim Township businesses

GREENCASTLE, Pa. -- More than $400 was stolen from two businesses on Buchanan Trail East sometime Tuesday or Wednesday, according to a Pennsylvania State Police press release.

Someone entered Calvin Hess and Sons Cabinets and stole more than $400, troopers said. Police also said $40 was taken from Wagoner's Furniture Stripping and Refurnishing.

There were no signs of forced entry, troopers said.

The businesses have an address of 2878 Buchanan Trail East in Antrim Township, troopers said.

Sobriety checkpoint planned in Hagerstown

Hagerstown police announced Thursday that officers will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint the weekend of March 28. The checkpoint will be held in conjunction with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and program Checkpoint Strikeforce, officers said in a news release.

Police did not say where the checkpoint would be held.

Washington County deputies respond to incidents

The Washington County Sheriff's Department responded recently to the following incidents:


Wednesday, March 25:

o At 11:43 a.m., breaking and entering was reported in the unit block of East Potomac Street in Williamsport.

o At 12:21 p.m., malicious destruction of property was reported at the Greyhound bus station, 10527 Sharpsburg Pike.

o At 3:51 p.m., theft was reported from the 7300 block of Dam No. 4 Road. Someone took money from a bank account.

o At 4:27 p.m., breaking and entering was reported in the 400 block of South Conococheague Street in Williamsport.

o At 4:38 p.m., theft was reported in the 11900 block of Cheryl Drive. Someone took a motorized scooter.

o At 5:16 p.m., the unauthorized use of a motor vehicle was reported in the 100 block of Bethlehem Court.

o At 5:44 p.m., an assault was reported in the 17400 block of Fair Oaks Court.

o At 8:32 p.m.., shoplifting was reported at K-Mart, 713 Massey Boulevard.

Thursday, March 26:

o At 1:22 a.m., a fight was reported in the parking lot of Cavetown Liquors, 11905 Mapleville Road.

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