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Police briefs

May 10, 2010

Motorist charged with DUI after Hagerstown crash



HAGERSTOWN --A motorist was charged with driving while intoxicated after a crash at the intersection of Franklin and Potomac streets Monday afternoon, according to a Hagerstown Police Department spokesman.

Hagerstown Police Officer Carroll Braun, who was patrolling on a bicycle, tried to pull over the car in the area of Public Square but the motorist did not stop, Sgt. Jim Robison said.

After eluding Braun, the car ended up traveling west on Franklin Street, running through red lights, Robison said. The car then struck another vehicle that was traveling south on Potomac Street, Robison said.

The car spun and struck a city-owned truck parked in the area of the intersection, Robison said.

The driver got out of the car and was taken into custody by police, Robison said.

Details about the driver's identity were not available Monday afternoon.

Jewelry, cash missing from Ayr Township home



BIG COVE TANNERY, Pa. - Jewelry and cash were stolen from an Ayr Township home in a burglary between March 1 and Sunday, according to Pennsylvania State Police in Fulton County.

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The burglary occurred in the 8000 block of Big Cove Tannery Road, police said.

Hagerstown Police respond to incidents



The Hagerstown Police Department responded to the following incidents, according to spokeswoman Barbara Pickett.

April 23

o Confiscated property was reported in the 700 block of Central Avenue.

o A false statement was reported in the 50 block of North Burhans Boulevard. Arrest made.

o Controlled dangerous substance violations were reported in the first block of West Washington Street. Arrest made.

April 24

o A child neglect case was reported on Pangborn Avenue.

o A sick and injured person was reported in the 400 block of West Sumans Avenue.

o A handicapped placard was recovered in the first block of West Church Street.

April 25

o A bicycle was recovered in the 500 block of Pangborn Avenue.

o A bicycle was recovered in the 400 block of Jefferson Street.

April 26

o A vehicle was reported damaged when it was kicked in the 400 block of West Washington Street.

o A black Yamaha scooter was recovered in the 400 block of Sumans Avenue.

o A shoplifter was reported in the 1600 block of Garland Groh Boulevard.

o A damaged cello was reported at Girl's Inc., at 626 West Washington Street.

o A theft from a vehicle was reported in the first block of Manor Drive.

April 27

o Radiators and air conditioning units were reported stolen in the 600 block of Frederick Street.

o A Wii, Xbox 360 and a 42-inch television were stolen in the 400 block of Park Place.

o Food was stolen in the 200 block of East Antietam Street.

o A theft was reported at Fountaindale Elementary School on Northern Avenue.

o An attempted burglary was reported in the 400 block of South Potomac Street.

o Damage to property was reported at an apartment on Kensington Avenue.

o A man entered a home through an unlocked door and confronted an individual during a burglary in the 300 block of North Locust Street.

April 28

o Medication was reported stolen in the 12000 block of Little Elliott Drive.

o A bicycle was found in the 600 block of Frederick Street.

o Fraud occurred in the 300 block of Vale Street.

o Cash was stolen in the first block of Mulberry Street.

Juvenile arrests

o A controlled dangerous substance violation was reported at 8:24 p.m. on April 16 in the first block of Renaissance Way. One male and three female offenders.

o A second-degree assault was reported at 7 p.m. on April 20 in the 400 block of North Mulberry Street. Male offender.

Domestic violence

o A referral was made in the 100 block of East Franklin Street on April 27.

o A referral was made in the 500 block of Lynnehaven Drive on April 28.

o A second-degree assault was reported in the 400 block of West Antietam Street on April 28. Arrest made.

o A referral was made in the 12000 block of Little Elliott Drive on April 28.

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