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By DAN DEARTH | dan.dearth@herald-mail.com | December 31, 2011
Three Hagerstown men who were arrested Friday night at gunpoint by the Washington County Special Response Team following a 90-minute standoff at an apartment near City Park have been charged in connection with the incident. Jacob Malachi Adams, 21, of 220 East Ave., was charged with one count each of fourth-degree burglary, handgun on person, firearm possession with a felony conviction, possession of a firearm in a drug trafficking crime, controlled dangerous substance possession of firearms, controlled dangerous substance possession with intent to distribute narcotics and controlled dangerous substance possession - not marijuana, according to deputies at the Washington County Detention Center.
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NEWS
December 25, 2011
Male attacked with knife at Pa. Walmart CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police were looking for the person who assaulted a male Friday with a knife in the Walmart parking lot on Lincoln Way East in Chambersburg, Pa. An unknown person approached the victim as he was walking to his vehicle Friday at about 11:30 p.m., police said in a news release. Police said the person stopped the victim then slashed the victim with a knife, causing minor injury. Anyone with information may contact state police at 717-264-5161.
NEWS
November 23, 2011
Thirteen people were sentenced recently in U.S. District Court in Martinsburg by Chief Judge John Preston Bailey. U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced that: • Tiffany Nicole Jones, 33, of Martinsburg, was sentenced Oct. 17 to 5 years in prison to be followed by four years of supervised release. Jones was convicted in April on one count of an Indictment charging her with the distribution of 13.5 grams of crack cocaine on April 10, 2008, in Martinsburg. • Rashid Dayshawn Robinson, aka “Day Day,” 33, of Martinsburg, was sentenced Oct. 18 to 12 years and 7 months in prison to be followed by four years of supervised release.
NEWS
October 21, 2011
A Martinsburg man accused of assaulting a man early Wednesday at a club in Berkeley County was arraigned Friday on one count of malicious wounding, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court documents. Jerome Daniel Redman of 621 N. High St. was also arraigned on one count of possession of a controlled substance, crack cocaine, with intent to deliver in an unrelated case, the court documents said. Alexander Taylor, the victim in the attack at Dub V Pub at 1544 Winchester Ave., was taken to City Hospital in Martinsburg and then transferred to Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Va., for treatment, the documents said.
NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | September 6, 2011
Initially charged with robbing a Washington County Narcotics Task Force informant during a drug deal, a Hagerstown man pleaded guilty Tuesday in Washington County Circuit Court to conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine. Judge Daniel P. Dwyer sentenced Ryheim Maurice Pearson, 21, of 1062 Ross St. to six years in prison. Charges of armed robbery, robbery, attempted robbery, theft and making false statements to police were dismissed as part of a plea agreement. "I do what I do to try and get drugs off the street.
NEWS
July 12, 2011
A Washington County Circuit Court judge Tuesday sentenced a woman with a previous narcotics-distribution conviction to seven years in prison after she pleaded guilty to distribution of crack cocaine. "You could be a poster child here today for the devastation that drug abuse" causes individuals and families, Judge M. Kenneth Long Jr. told Trina Elizabeth Earl, 50, of Hagerstown. He sentenced her to 15 years, but suspended eight years of the sentence. "I lost my home and all my possessions.
NEWS
July 6, 2011
Police said about $10,000 worth of crack cocaine, powder cocaine and marijuana was found when authorities searched two locations in Frederick Tuesday night. Jason Allen Diggs, 30, of 195 Hope Circle. and Donald Wayne Brown, 33, of 127 Pennsylvania Ave., were charged, according to the Frederick Police Department. Diggs and Brown were charged with possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine and possession of crack cocaine, police said. Diggs was also charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession of cocaine, possession with intent to distribute marijuana and two counts of possession of paraphernalia, police said.
NEWS
June 1, 2011
A Harpers Ferry, W.Va., man was charged with possession of crack cocaine after a drug-enforcement unit investigated a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot at 101 West South St. on Tuesday, Frederick police said. An officer searched the vehicle and found crack cocaine under the driver’s seat, a Frederick Police Department news release said. The driver of the car, Brian L. Fox, 49, of 71 New Harmony Lane, was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, the release said.
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