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NEWS
May 31, 2012
A Hagerstown man was charged with possession of crack cocaine after he was pulled over during a traffic stop Wednesday night in Frederick, Md., the Frederick Police Department said. Eddie Paul Jouvert, 43, of 50 Summit Ave., also was charged with possession with the intent to distribute crack cocaine, according to a police news release. Officers said a K-9 unit detected the drugs after Jouvert was pulled over at 9:37 p.m. in the area of Key Parkway and Bel Air Lane.
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SPORTS
May 25, 2012
The Hagerstown Suns proved that clutch hitting is sometimes overrated. The Suns used an RBI single, two run-scoring groundouts and a bases-loaded walk to get all the offense they needed on Friday to post a 4-2 victory over Lakewood for their third-straight win. Adrian Nieto had one single, but drove in two runs - one with a groundout in the fourth and the other with a walk in the eighth - to pace Hagerstown (27-19). Hagerstown starter Kylin Turnbull (2-3) allowed a run on five hits with six strikeouts to get the victory.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | matthew.umstead@herald-mail.com | May 4, 2012
As the fog lifted Friday morning, Bill Jordan highlighted the trouble-spots along his bus route for Jefferson County Schools. His stops along Jefferson Avenue and Martin Luther King Boulevard to pick up school children are a few of the more prominent places where motorists in Charles Town, W.Va., have ignored his bus' flashing red lights and extended stop arms. “It's kind of a regular thing,” Jordan as he made his first stop of the morning to pick up a boy along Cattail Run Road.
NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | February 21, 2012
The Washington County Board of Commissioners Tuesday approved two contracts totaling about $3 million to repair and maintain about 50 miles of the county's 840 miles of roadway, although rising oil prices could affect the list of roads to be treated. The commissioners awarded a $1,730,220 contract to Craig Paving Inc. of Hagerstown to repair and maintain 26 roads totaling 10.72 miles, with hot-mix asphalt applications. Robert Slocum, deputy director of county public works, told the commissioners about six miles of roads will be repaved.
NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | January 17, 2012
A Washington County Circuit Court jury Tuesday convicted a Hagerstown man of selling crack cocaine a short distance from the Hagerstown courthouse where the trial was held. Gregory Harris, 45, was found guilty of distribution of cocaine and possession of cocaine. Judge Donald E. Beachley sentenced Harris to 10 years in state prison without parole, according to Robert Veil, the supervising state's attorney for the Washington County Narcotics Task Force. “I think it's an adequate sentence,” Veil 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.
SPORTS
July 5, 2011
LAKEWOOD, N.J. — Hagerstown didn’t tear the cover off the baseball, but the Suns bunched together what they needed at the right time to pull out a 4-3 win over Lakewood on Tuesday.å The Suns (8-5) rallied back from a 3-1 deficit with a three-run eighth inning to remain in first place in the South Atlantic League second-half standings. å Hagerstown’s rally began with a single by Cole Leonida, who went to third on a double by Chris Curran. Blake Kelso walked to load the bases and Adrian Sanchez then drove in Leonida with a sacrifice fly to cut the deficit to 3-2. Curran moved to third on the fly and Kelso then stole second, setting up a two-run double by Kevin Keyes for a 4-3 Suns lead.
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