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NEWS
January 9, 2006
Four charged with drug offenses Hagerstown Police charged four people with drug offenses Friday in the 200 block of North Potomac Street in Hagerstown. Monique Thomas, 29, of no fixed address, was charged with conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine, distribution of crack cocaine, two counts of possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine, two counts of possession of crack cocaine and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, police said in a release. Mark Armstrong, 45, of 69 Murph Ave. in Hagerstown, was charged with conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine, distribution of crack cocaine, possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine, possession of crack cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.
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NEWS
April 1, 2007
Three people were charged with drug offenses Friday night after the Hagerstown Police Department raided two apartments where they found cocaine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and cash, according to a police department press release. At 10:15 p.m., members of the department's Street Crime Unit, aided by the Washington County Special Response Team, searched 138 E. Franklin St., Apt. 3. There were eight people in the apartment, along with "numerous pieces" of crack cocaine, marijuana, paraphernalia and $978 in cash, according to the release.
NEWS
by PEPPER BALLARD | March 22, 2006
Two Hagerstown men and a South Carolina man were arrested Saturday during a Hagerstown Police Department Street Crimes Unit undercover prostitution sting, according to a written release from Sgt. Jim Robison. Each of the men were charged with general prostitution in connection with allegedly soliciting an undercover police officer for sexual favors, according to the release. Gerald Bernhisel, 59, of 570 Jefferson St. in Hagerstown, and Jimmy Sherlock, 54, of P.O. Box 7691 in North Augusta, S.C., each were charged with one count of general prostitution.
NEWS
May 28, 2013
A 44-year-old former Chambersburg, Pa., man who participated in a Franklin County-based drug-trafficking conspiracy was sentenced May 21 by Chief U.S. District Court Judge Yvette Kane to serve a mandatory term of life in prison without release. After a five-day jury trial in August 2012, Herman Charles Staten, aka Chuck Staten, formerly of 465 E. Washington St., Chambersburg, was convicted of possession with intent to distribute and distribution of more than 280 grams of crack cocaine, and conspiracy to distribute more than 280 grams of crack cocaine.
NEWS
by DAVE McMILLION | February 9, 2007
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Residents in the North Church Street area were so happy about a crack cocaine bust in their neighborhood Wednesday night that they gave the Charles Town Police Department a cake on Thursday to thank them. The neighbors were reacting to the culmination of a drug investigation that started in July 2006 and involved five instances where police used a confidential informant to purchase crack cocaine, police said. The residents who brought the cake that read "Thanks" across the top of it had been complaining to police about the problem, Charles Town Police Chief Barry Subelsky said.
NEWS
by BRIAN SHAPPELL | May 21, 2004
Sex offense charges against man forwarded Four charges against a 22-year-old Hagerstown man accused of having sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl have been forwarded to Washington County Circuit Court, court records say. District Court Judge Ralph H. France II found probable cause during a Wednesday preliminary to forward to Circuit Court the charges against Paul N. Trimmer, 22, of 118 East Ave., Apt. 3. Trimmer was charged with...
NEWS
by BRIAN SHAPPELL | November 11, 2004
Four people charged following a Washington County Narcotics Task Force drug search and seizure operation Tuesday evening remained at the Washington County Detention Center Wednesday evening, a detention center spokesman said. Washington County District Judge Ralph H. France II set bond at $60,000 each for Ronald M. Holder, 23, of 41 Duff Court in Martinsburg, W.Va., and Antoine J. Henderson, 21, of 607 Prospect Ave., Apt. 6A, in Bronx, N.Y., during hearings Wednesday, court records state.
NEWS
June 25, 2006
A Clear Spring man was being held Saturday at the Washington County Detention Center on several drug-related charges following an undercover operation Friday by the Hagerstown Police Department's Street Crimes Unit, according to a police department press release. Charles Warren Clark III, 18, of 14117 Fairview Road, was charged with distribution of crack cocaine, possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine, possession of crack cocaine and possession of controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia.
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