April 22, 2013
The Berkeley County Sheriff's Department is asking the public's help in finding a woman who has been missing from her home for two years. Mary Jean Olshefski-Beatty was last seen on March 4, 2011, leaving her home at Jenkins Road in Bunker Hill, W.Va. She left the home on foot, according to her daughter. Olshefski-Beatty, who is in her late 50s, is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs about 245 pounds, according to a news release. She has blue eyes and brown hair. She has a Pegasus tattoo on her right ankle and a butterfly tattoo on the left side of her chest, the release states.
October 23, 2012
The Berkeley County Sheriff's is asking the public's help in finding a woman who has been missing from her home for more than a year. Mary Jean Olshefski-Beatty was last seen on March 4, 2011, leaving her home at Jenkins Road in Bunker Hill, W.Va. She left the home on foot, according to her daughter. Olshefski-Beatty, 58, is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs about 245 pounds, according to a news release. She has blue eyes and brown hair. She has a Pegasus tattoo on her right ankle and a butterfly tattoo on the left side of her chest, the release states.
March 29, 2012
The Greencastle Police Department is looking for a missing Tennessee girl. Annie McNelly, 16, ran away from an outing in Greencastle on Sunday around 11 a.m., police said. McNelly is described as white, 5 feet 6 inches tall with a medium build, blonde hair and blue eyes. It is believed she might have been in the Greencastle area as recently as Tuesday, police said. Anyone with information may call the Greencastle Police Department at 717-597-2161 or contact 911.
January 2, 2012
Authorities are looking for a missing 60-year-old man who was last seen in the Funkstown area on Dec. 4, the Washington County Sheriff's Office announced Sunday. Robert James McDonald is 5 feet 10 inches tall and about 250 pounds. He has blue eyes, black and gray hair, and a beard. A right leg injury causes McDonald to walk with a limp, the sheriff's office said in a news release. He drives a 2003 white Ford Ranger pickup with damage to the passenger door and a hand-painted green cap with a wooden rear hatch bearing Maryland tag 77H334.
December 7, 2011
A Hagerstown man accused of sexually assaulting a young girl almost a decade ago was identified by his alleged victim Tuesday in Washington County Circuit Court. The girl, now a teenager, was called to testify in the trial of Chad M. Hook, 35, of 44 E. Washington St. Hook is charged with second-degree rape, second- and third-degree sex offenses and sexual abuse of a minor as a continuing course of conduct, according to the statement of charges filed by Hagerstown police. If convicted, Hook faces 80 years in prison, according to court documents.
April 15, 2011
Name: Woggie Breed: Siamese mix Woggie is a handsome, male Siamese mix. He is a blend of a few colors including a cream and chocolate. Woggie is about 2 years old, around 10 pounds. His piercing blue eyes and gray, velvet nose really stand out on his cream-colored face. His unusual features make him quite exquisite. Come in and visit Woggie and all his friends at The Humane Society of Washington County. We have a large amount of cats looking for their furr-ever home.
September 11, 2010
Editor's note: Each Sunday, The Herald-Mail runs "A Life Remembered. " Each story in this continuing series takes a look back -- through the eyes of family, friends, co-workers and others -- at a member of the community who died recently. Today's "A Life Remembered" is about John Donovan "Johnny" Price, who died Aug. 30 at the age of 69. His obituary appeared in the Sept. 1 edition of The Herald-Mail. For young people in the Fairplay area in the 1950s and '60s, the Fairplay Carnival was the biggest thing around.
June 1, 2010
LEESBURG, Va. -- The sheriff's department in Loudoun County, Va., was looking for a missing 16-year-old girl who used to live in Washington County. Destiny A. Boccone left her Ashburn, Va., home May 16 on her own, the sheriff's department said in a news release. She was seen in the South Riding and Herndon areas of Virginia. This past weekend, she was seen at a carnival in Boonsboro, said Kraig Troxell, a spokesman for Loudoun County sheriff's department. He said Destiny used to live in Boonsboro.
November 27, 2009
The U.S. Marshals Service is looking for a Waynesboro, Pa., man who authorities believe is hiding out near the Appalachian Trail in the area of Pen Mar Park. A Marshals Service spokesman said Friday that the Drug Enforcement Administration declared Van Dorn Palmer III, 59, of Waynesboro, a fugitive after he recently failed to appear before the U.S. District Court in Harrisburg, Pa. Palmer was indicted July 1 for distribution of marijuana, conspiracy and other included offenses, according to a press release from the Marshals Service.