Police briefs - June 8

June 07, 2011

Man treated and released after being thrown from motorcycle

A Hagerstown man was thrown from a motorcycle he was riding on Chewsville Road Tuesday morning, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

Jack Edward Osborne Jr. of Black Rock Road was riding a 2007 Harley Davidson Electra Glide motorcycle north on Chewsville Road when the motorcycle left the road at about 11:15 a.m., according to a news release.

The motorcycle went onto a soft shoulder and when Osborne attempted to recover, the motorcycle flipped and threw him from the motorcycle, the release said.

Osborne was treated at Meritus Medical Center and released, according to the release.

Elderly man hit on the head by foul ball

A man in his 80s was hit in the head by a foul ball at Municipal Stadium Tuesday night, a 911 dispatcher said.

An ambulance responded to the ball field and took the man to Meritus Medical Center, the dispatcher said.

The incident was reported at 8:25 p.m.


Woman charged with forging will document

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — The operator of an animal rescue shelter in Guilford Township has been charged with attempting to pay off a mortgage and buy a motorcycle by forging a signature on the codicil to a will three years ago, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Tracey Samantha Frey, 52, of 924 Social Island Road, is charged with forgery and attempted theft by deception that occurred on Jan. 14, 2008, police said. The victim was described in the press release as a 61-year-old woman.

Frey used a forged name on the codicil of a will in an attempt to get a Harley-Davidson motorcycle and $75,000 to pay the mortgage on the property at 924 Social Island Road and for part of a property at 925 Lehman Road, Chambersburg, police said.

The total value of the motorcycle, mortgage and property was approximately $125,000, police said.

Frey was released on $2,500 unsecured bond, a staff member at Magisterial District Judge Kelly Rock's office said.

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