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Two sentenced in series of burglaries, thefts in Hagerstown area

William Koreem Becton Hardison and Ashton Lee Frisby entered guilty pleas earlier this year

August 23, 2013

Two Hagerstown men who entered guilty pleas earlier this year in a series of burglaries and thefts that occurred in December 2012 were sentenced to state prison terms Thursday in Washington County Circuit Court.

Washington County Circuit Judge Dana Moylan Wright sentenced William Koreem Becton Hardison, 22, to 40 years in prison, with 20 years suspended, according to court records.

Hardison pleaded guilty in May to four counts of first-degree burglary, the court records said.

Washington County Circuit Judge Donald E. Beachley sentenced Ashton Lee Frisby, 20, to 15 years in prison, with five years suspended, the records said.

Beachley added another 20 years of suspended sentences on top of the prison time, records said.

Frisby and Hardison also are responsible for making restitution o f $26,241.52 to victims, records said.

Ashton Frisby, his brother, Devon Lee Frisby, 21, and their cousin, Hardison, were charged in December with breaking into several Hagerstown-area homes about a week before Christmas, according to charging documents filed by Hagerstown police and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

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They also were accused of following delivery trucks to steal packages from front porches, the charging documents said.

Earlier this month, Devon Frisby pleaded guilty to three burglary charges and is scheduled for sentencing in October, records said.

The prosecution recommended a 12-year sentence for Devon Frisby when he entered his plea two weeks ago.

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