Police briefs - April 10

April 10, 2011

Man crashes moped in downtown Hagerstown

A man crashed a moped at the intersection of Washington and Potomac streets Sunday afternoon, police said.

The man was riding the moped down Washington Street and attempted to make a right turn onto Potomac Street when he struck a curb at the intersection at about 4:30 p.m., said Sgt. Jim Robison of the Hagerstown Police Department.

It appears the man did not suffer any life-threatening injuries, Robison said.

Tools, electronics stolen from Pa. shed

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. — A Shippensburg-area man reported tools and electronics stolen from his shed and tires slashed on two of his vehicles Wednesday, according to a Pennsylvania State Police news release.

The shed, in the 1900 block of Coldsmith Road between Shippensburg and Chambersburg, Pa., was broken into between 2 and 6 a.m. Wednesday, police said.

Tools, remote-control cars, three iPods, 12-inch Kicker speakers, Nitro remote-control car parts and mini DVD players were reported stolen, police said.

The tires on the man’s Jeep and Chevrolet Silverado were slashed, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident may call Pennsylvania State Police’s Chambersburg barrack at 717-264-5161.

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