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By DAVE McMILLION | June 3, 2008
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - A Charles Town man has been charged in a May 16 drive-by shooting on Weirick Street according to court records. Jose Magdiel Yulfo, of 94 Gentle Breeze Lane, was charged with two counts of wanton endangerment, according to Jefferson County Magistrate Court records. Three rounds from a gun were found in the front of a home at 106 Weirick St., and one round was found in the side of a house next door, Charles Town Police Department spokesman Glenn Stevens said.
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by KAREN HANNA | July 27, 2006
A woman reported as a victim of a drive-by shooting in the Jonathan Street area is accused of playing a role in an earlier shooting near New Visions Sports Lounge, according to Washington County District Court documents. Tawana Teneal Warford, 25, of 61 W. Franklin St., Apt. 4, was driving a 2003 Nissan Altima with New York license plates April 12 when the vehicle was struck by a bullet at 1:53 a.m. in the area of Hamilton Lane and Forest Street in Hagerstown. A bullet that pierced the vehicle struck a passenger's cell phone case, allowing him to escape serious injury, according to the charging document.
NEWS
May 29, 2006
Man charged in drive-by shooting A 27-year-old man with a last known address of Hagerstown has been charged in connection with an April drive-by shooting in the city, according to a Hagerstown Police Department press release. Von Lamar Walker, who also is known as "Smokey," was charged with first- and second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, use of a handgun in the commission of a felony, and wearing and carrying a handgun on his person. According to police, he was being held on a $500,000 bond at the Washington County Detention Center Wednesday, but personnel there Sunday said nobody with his name was at the facility.
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By PEPPER BALLARD | April 14, 2006
HAGERSTOWN - A 31-year-old man was found dead Thursday morning ? the victim of a stabbing ? on a walkway of Bethel Gardens Apartments, Hagerstown Police Department Sgt. Paul Kifer said. Kifer said the body of Leo Anthony Morris, aka "Cash," was found in the 300 block of Bethune Avenue about 4:45 a.m. As of late Thursday, Morris' address was unknown, according to police. Kifer said the man was dead by the time officers arrived. Bethune Avenue is a narrow street between Henry Avenue and North Potomac Street in the Jonathan Street neighborhood.
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by PEPPER BALLARD | April 14, 2006
A man who was found stabbed to death on the walkway of Bethel Gardens Apartments Thursday has been identified as 31-year-old Leo Anthony Morris, aka "Cash," Hagerstown Police Department Sgt. Paul Kifer said. Morris was found in the 300 block of Bethune Avenue at about 4:45 a.m. Thursday. Kifer said Morris did not have a fixed address, but had family in Ranson, W.Va., and Tennessee. The motive for the stabbing is still under investigation, he said. Police had not named any suspects by this morning.
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by PEPPER BALLARD | April 13, 2006
A young man was found dead on a walkway in the Jonathan Street area of Hagerstown this morning, the Hagerstown Police Department said. Sgt. Paul Kifer said the man is the victim of a homicide - not a natural death - but he would not release the cause of the man's death. Kifer said the man's body was found in the 300 block of Bethune Avenue at about 4:45 a.m. Bethune Avenue runs parallel between Henry Avenue and North Potomac Street, off Bethel Street, he said. At about 9:30 a.m. today, police were still trying to identify the man, whom Kifer could only describe as a black man in his early 20s to early 30s. He said police were not sure yet whether he was from the area or lived here.
NEWS
by PEPPER BALLARD | April 13, 2006
No one was injured Wednesday morning during a drive-by shooting reported shortly before 2 a.m. at the intersection of Hamilton Lane and Forest Drive, Hagerstown Police Department Sgt. Paul Kifer said. A bullet fired at the rear driver's side door of a Nissan Altima pierced the door before hitting a cell phone attached to a man's belt, Kifer said. The man suffered a minor injury that did not require medical attention. "The cell phone was working," Kifer said. About 1:50 a.m., someone in a silver Chrysler or Dodge "newer model" minivan traveling north on Forest Drive shot at the Nissan Altima, which was traveling north on Hamilton Lane, Kifer said.
NEWS
by TARA REILLY | February 10, 2006
The Hagerstown Police Department honored Officer Jeffrey Scott Shifler in 1997 for his handling of a drive-by shooting in 1996, according to a published report. He escaped serious injury in August 1997 after he stopped a man on Jonathan Street who had been wanted by the police. Shifler ordered the man out of the car, but the man began to drive away. Shifler then sat on the man's lap and tried to reach the brake but eventually was thrown from the vehicle, according to a past police report.
NEWS
August 22, 2005
SEVERN, Md. - Police in Anne Arundel County, Md., were still investigating last week's drive-by shooting that killed a 15-year-old Hagerstown girl, an Anne Arundel County emergency dispatcher said Sunday. Police have not arrested anyone in connection with the Wednesday night shooting, the dispatcher said. Keisha Shardae Lane of Hagerstown and other people were standing next to a car in Severn when another car pulled up and parked, police said in a news release. Three men got out and started shooting at the group, hitting Keisha and Joshua David Doyle, 19, of Laurel, Md., police said.
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