Police briefs - Dec. 20

December 20, 2010

The Washington County Sheriff's Office responds to calls

The Washington County Sheriff's Office responded to the following incidents, according to Sgt. Chris Weaver:

  • On Friday, $210 was reported stolen from a pocketbook at the Martin's food store on North Pointe Drive. The suspect was described as being a tall, thin black male wearing a dark hoodie.
  • On Saturday, $60 was reported stolen from an office at the Dollar General store on the Dual Highway.
  • On Saturday, five gold rings valued at $4,300 were reported stolen from the 100 block of Harvard Road.
  • On Sunday, two cartons of Newport cigarettes were stolen from the Sheetz on Virginia Avenue. The suspect was described as a black male with shoulder-length dreadlocks and wearing a tan coat.

Police seek information on Sunnyside Tavern break-in

FALLING WATERS, W.Va. — Police are looking for the public's help in solving a breaking and entering that occurred this month at the former Sunnyside Tavern at 6173 Williamsport Pike.

The former tavern was being used to store Christmas presents, police said. Between Dec. 7 and Dec. 18, someone broke into the building and stole clothes, a trampoline, remote-control cars and other toys valued at $2,050, according to the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department.

Anyone with information about the theft can call Deputy T. Funk at the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department at 304-267-7000 or Berkeley County Crime Solvers at 304-267-4999.

Automobile parts stolen in Warfordsburg burglary


WARFORDSBURG, Pa. — Numerous automobile parts were stolen last month during a burglary in the 4000 block of Old 126 in Warfordsburg, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

The items included fender wells, radiators, engine blocks, transmissions, timing covers, valve covers, pistons, carburetors, car seats, intake manifolds, motorcycle engines, Ford accessories and various tires and rims, state police said.

The items, valued at $4,000 to $5,000, were stolen between Nov. 6 and Nov. 16, state police said.

It is possible a dual-wheel pickup truck was used in the burglary, state police said.

Anyone with information about the thefts can call state police at 717-485-3131.

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