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April 21, 2012
The Martinsburg Police Department is seeking information on a man who allegedly took money from two Burger King restaurants in Berkeley County. A man posing as a representative of a register company entered Burger King on Viking Way in Martinsburg on Friday and spoke with employees, according to a police department news release. The man presented an identification card and said he needed to perform an update on the cash registers, police said. The man was permitted behind the counter, where he opened and closed several registers at the restaurant.
NEWS
March 20, 2011
A shift manager at the Burger King at 1302 E. Patrick St. was identified as the woman found dead in a possible robbery/homicide at the fast-food restaurant on Friday, according to the Frederick Police Department. Jacinta Ayala, 32, of the 9000 block of Liberty Road in Frederick, was found at the Burger King around 6 a.m. Friday, according to a police news release. Co-workers performed CPR until police and emergency medical service workers arrived. Anyone with information about the incident may contact Frederick Police Detective Garcia at 301-600-1247; call the tip line at 301-600-TIPS (8477)
BREAKINGNEWS
January 15, 2012
Police responded to a Burger King on Dual Highway Sunday night at 6:56 p.m. for a possible bomb, but nothing was found, a Hagerstown Police Department spokesman said Sunday night. Police went to the restaurant at 503 Dual Highway after a note was found in the men's bathroom saying a bomb might be present, a 911 supervisor said. The restaurant was evacuated, the supervisor said. Authorities left the restaurant shortly before 8 p.m., after nothing was found, officials said.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | matthew.umstead@herald-mail.com | April 26, 2012
A man accused of taking money from the Burger King in Martinsburg while posing as a register company representative was arraigned Thursday on one felony count of grand larceny, according to court records. Berkeley County Magistrate Joan V. Bragg set a $5,000 bond for Chad Allen Shanholtz of 22 Colotian Court in Martinsburg. Police allege Shanholtz took $1,090 April 20 from the restaurant along Viking Way near exit 13 of Interstate 81 after claiming he needed to perform an update on the cash registers, the court records said.
NEWS
February 8, 2002
Burger King coming to town By RICHARD F. BELISLE / Staff Writer, Waynesboro WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Bulldozers are tearing up the ground under what used to be Pugh's Petcetera at 1617 E. Main St. to make room for a new Burger King restaurant - the first fast-food chain restaurant to be built in Washington Township in more than a quarter of a century, according to a township official. "It's in a good location between two shopping centers, Wayne Heights Mall and Bradley Center," said Jerry Zeigler, township code enforcement officer.
NEWS
January 2, 1998
By AMY WALLAUER Staff Writer Always trying to unseat McDonald's as the leader of fast food, Burger King introduced a savvy marketing campaign on Friday offering new crispier fries - for free. A throng of customers lined up to sample the latest product Friday afternoon at Burger King, 503 Dual Highway, one of three in Washington County. "It has been non-stop like this since 10:30 a.m.," said store manager Pat Murray, surveying the full tables and long line. The campaign, called "Fry Day," offered an order of small fries for free to introduce a crispier fry, which holds its crunch longer than their old fries, Murray said.
NEWS
June 24, 2011
A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Thursday night on Pennsylvania Avenue in Hagerstown. Police Chief Arthur Smith said Friday a 20-year-old man was struck by a single vehicle in the area of Rest Haven Cemetery at about 10:40 p.m. Smith said the man walked to a nearby Burger King to call police.
NEWS
August 25, 2009
HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. -- Berkeley County Sheriff's Department deputies are looking for a man who robbed a Burger King restaurant at knifepoint early Tuesday. Deputies responded to the Burger King at 248 Roaring Lion Drive at 3:55 a.m. and learned that an employee was robbed by a man with a knife, according to a news release. The employee told deputies the man surprised her as she was entering the restaurant and threatened her with the knife and forced her into the restaurant, deputies said.
NEWS
April 7, 2003
Following is a list of shopping centers in Hagerstown and the businesses they house. Hagerstown Shopping Center Advance Auto Parts Super Shoe Store Nu Look Smoker Friendly Country Flair Beauty Salon Davidson Beauty Systems Le's Nails China Gourmet Rentway Burger King Papa John's Long Meadow Shopping Center...
NEWS
September 30, 1998
By KIMBERLY YAKOWSKI / Staff Writer photo: RIC DUGAN / staff photographer When 94-year-old Emma Katie Trumpower fell from a ladder while washing the outside windows of her home, an off-duty state trooper came to her rescue. Trumpower is back home after a hip replacement and a 12-day stay in the hospital, and would like to thank the trooper who she believes saved her life. --cont. from front page -- Although the trooper told her his name, Trumpower said she was in a lot of pain and can't remember it. "I'd like to see him again to thank him. He saved me," she said.
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EDUCATION
July 1, 2012
MIAMI - Brittany Winders of Hagerstown received a $1,000 scholarship from Burger King. She is a student at Towson University.  Created in memory of Burger King co-founder James W. McLamore, the Burger King Scholars Program has awarded a total of 17,064 scholarships to deserving students and employees across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, representing $17.6 million in awards since the program's inception in 2000. For more information about the scholarship, call 305-378-3186 or go to www.bkmclamorefoundation.org .
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NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | matthew.umstead@herald-mail.com | April 26, 2012
A man accused of taking money from the Burger King in Martinsburg while posing as a register company representative was arraigned Thursday on one felony count of grand larceny, according to court records. Berkeley County Magistrate Joan V. Bragg set a $5,000 bond for Chad Allen Shanholtz of 22 Colotian Court in Martinsburg. Police allege Shanholtz took $1,090 April 20 from the restaurant along Viking Way near exit 13 of Interstate 81 after claiming he needed to perform an update on the cash registers, the court records said.
NEWS
April 21, 2012
The Martinsburg Police Department is seeking information on a man who allegedly took money from two Burger King restaurants in Berkeley County. A man posing as a representative of a register company entered Burger King on Viking Way in Martinsburg on Friday and spoke with employees, according to a police department news release. The man presented an identification card and said he needed to perform an update on the cash registers, police said. The man was permitted behind the counter, where he opened and closed several registers at the restaurant.
BREAKINGNEWS
January 15, 2012
Police responded to a Burger King on Dual Highway Sunday night at 6:56 p.m. for a possible bomb, but nothing was found, a Hagerstown Police Department spokesman said Sunday night. Police went to the restaurant at 503 Dual Highway after a note was found in the men's bathroom saying a bomb might be present, a 911 supervisor said. The restaurant was evacuated, the supervisor said. Authorities left the restaurant shortly before 8 p.m., after nothing was found, officials said.
NEWS
June 24, 2011
A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Thursday night on Pennsylvania Avenue in Hagerstown. Police Chief Arthur Smith said Friday a 20-year-old man was struck by a single vehicle in the area of Rest Haven Cemetery at about 10:40 p.m. Smith said the man walked to a nearby Burger King to call police.
NEWS
April 4, 2011
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two men who robbed the Maugansville Burger King at gunpoint Sunday night. Cpl. Greg Alton said two men with handguns entered the restaurant at 18234 Maugans Ave. at about 11:30 p.m. and made off with an undisclosed amount of money. He said no one was injured during the incident. Both of the robbers were wearing black clothing and ski masks, the sheriff’s office said. Anyone with information may call Alton at 240-313-2185.
NEWS
March 20, 2011
A shift manager at the Burger King at 1302 E. Patrick St. was identified as the woman found dead in a possible robbery/homicide at the fast-food restaurant on Friday, according to the Frederick Police Department. Jacinta Ayala, 32, of the 9000 block of Liberty Road in Frederick, was found at the Burger King around 6 a.m. Friday, according to a police news release. Co-workers performed CPR until police and emergency medical service workers arrived. Anyone with information about the incident may contact Frederick Police Detective Garcia at 301-600-1247; call the tip line at 301-600-TIPS (8477)
NEWS
August 25, 2009
HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. -- Berkeley County Sheriff's Department deputies are looking for a man who robbed a Burger King restaurant at knifepoint early Tuesday. Deputies responded to the Burger King at 248 Roaring Lion Drive at 3:55 a.m. and learned that an employee was robbed by a man with a knife, according to a news release. The employee told deputies the man surprised her as she was entering the restaurant and threatened her with the knife and forced her into the restaurant, deputies said.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | July 28, 2009
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- A Martinsburg man accused of robbing Burger King in Inwood, W.Va., in May entered a guilty plea to first-degree robbery Monday. Denis Wade Jones Jr., 22, could be sentenced to a minimum of 10 years and up to 25 years in prison if he does not successfully complete rehabilitation program requirements at the Anthony Correctional Center for young adult offenders in Greenbrier County, W.Va., within a six-month to two-year term. Jones' prison sentence was deferred by 23rd Judicial Circuit Judge Gray Silver III, who cited "mitigating factors" in his decision to give the defendant a last chance at rehabilitation.
NEWS
May 4, 2009
INWOOD, W.Va. - A customer at a Burger King restaurant in Inwood on Saturday night jumped over the counter and pushed a clerk to the floor during a robbery, said West Virginia State Police. The man, described as being white and about 5 feet 9 inches tall, pulled some $10 bills and some $20 bills out of a cash register and left the store, state police said in a news release. Another Burger King employee saw the man running toward a Waffle House restaurant and a Food Lion store, the release said.
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