Police briefs

September 20, 2010

Missing man sought

The Washington County Sheriff's Office is looking for help in locating a resident alien from Kosovo who walked away from his apartment on Garden Lane in Hagerstown on Sept. 5, according to a news release.

Burim Desku, 27, has not been seen since, police said.

Desku is identified as being 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds and having brown hair. He is also described as having green eyes, and a short beard and mustache.

The sheriff's department can be reached at 301-739-2102.

Washington County Sheriff's Office reports

The following incidents were reported Wednesday by the Washington County Sheriff's Office:

o Theft was reported in the 13100 block of Pennsylvania Avenue.

o Burglary was reported in the 10500 block of Governor Lane Boulevard.

o Theft from a motor vehicle was reported in the 9900 block of Stephanie Lane.

o Theft from a residence was reported in the 100 block of Stanford Road.


o Shoplifting was reported at Valley Mall.

o Theft was reported in the 300 block of West Main Street in Sharpsburg.

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