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NEWS
August 15, 2012
A Maryland State Police trooper broke up a road-rage confrontation in Hagerstown on Wednesday in which one driver allegedly pointed a gun at and tried to ram the other car, police said. Shortly after 4 p.m., a trooper in a marked patrol car on Dual Highway, east of Mount Aetna Road, saw two eastbound vehicles “that appeared to be driving in circles around one another in the middle of the roadway,” a police news release said. Activating his emergency lights and siren, the trooper followed the vehicles onto Edgewood Drive, then the parking lot of Martin's Food Market, where the vehicles made several laps in the parking lot at a high rate of speed, the news release said.
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NEWS
May 15, 2001
Glendening to sign motor scooter bill By LAURA ERNDE laurae@herald-mail.com More Marylanders may ride motor scooters because of a bill Gov. Parris Glendening is signing today. The law, sponsored by two Washington County lawmakers at the request of a Hagerstown business, will put motor scooters in the same class as mopeds. They're now classified with motorcycles. Motor scooters are very similar to mopeds except they don't have pedals, said Jeff Davis, general manager of Twigg Cycles Inc. in Hagerstown.
NEWS
by MATTHEW UMSTEAD | January 12, 2007
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - After engaging in a high-speed vehicle pursuit with police on Wednesday night in northern Berkeley County, a 39-year-old man allegedly fled from the vehicle and crawled under a mobile home in a second effort to apparently avoid arrest, Magistrate Court records show. His wife allegedly attempted to halt her husband's arrest as well, according to a complaint filed with the court Thursday by West Virginia State Police Trooper D.S. See. Curtis Leon Bright, of 301 Shale Pit Drive, in Sportsmans Paradise, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, driving a vehicle with a license suspended for a second time, fleeing on foot, obstructing law enforcement, speeding, reckless driving, no insurance, passing in a no-passing zone and improper motor vehicle insurance, records show.
NEWS
by ROBERT SNYDER | January 10, 2006
martinsburg@herald-mail.com MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - An Inwood, W.Va., man faces drunken driving and drug charges after police allege he crashed his vehicle into a utility pole late Sunday after a brief high-speed chase with police along Arden Nollville Road in Berkeley County. Cardinal James Carter, 45, of 425 Harranda Court, was charged with one felony count of fleeing with DUI and another count of possession with intent to deliver a counterfeit substance after crashing into a utility pole while attempting to outrun a police cruiser driven by West Virginia State Trooper 1st Class J.D. Burkhart, police said.
NEWS
September 4, 2002
Cops looking for woman facing drug charges Hagerstown City Police are on the lookout for Rita Rena Foster, who failed to appear on July 17 in Washington County Circuit Court on drug distribution charges. Foster, 33, is black, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 140 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes, police said. Her last known address was 138 W. North Ave. Police investigating strong-arm robbery CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Chambersburg Police were investigating a strong-arm robbery that occurred on a borough street Tuesday morning.
NEWS
July 22, 2013
A Hagerstown man was being held in Eastern Regional Jail Monday night on allegations that he led police on a high-speed pursuit Saturday while under the influence of alcohol, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court records. Michael Anthony Yeagy, 53, of 304 N. Mulberry St. was arraigned Sunday by Magistrate Robert L. Lowe II on charges of driving under the influence, driving revoked for DUI, driving suspended, reckless driving, speeding and fleeing in a vehicle while DUI, according to court documents.
NEWS
By KERRY LYNN FRALEY | July 14, 1998
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Police on Tuesday were still piecing together what happened Monday night when a Martinsburg Police Department cruiser and a car collided at the intersection of South Queen and West South streets. Patrolman Jeffery Pepple, 27, of Martinsburg, was heading north on South Queen Street to back up another officer who was involved in a foot chase when the accident occurred at about 9 p.m., according to Martinsburg Police Sgt. John McMillen. Malissa Neice, 32, of Martinsburg, was driving a dark red Plymouth Duster in which two children were riding at the time of the accident, according to McMillen.
NEWS
by DAVE McMILLION | September 21, 2004
charlestown@herald-mail.com CHARLES TOWN, W.VA. - Three local men were charged following a police pursuit on W.Va. 51 Saturday morning and police alleged that they found $2,350 in crack and $1,543 in cash after the car was stopped near Childs Road, court records say. David Allen Twyman, 28, of 426 E. North St., Charles Town; Joroy Nigel Twyman, 25, of 100 Cider Lane, Ranson, W.Va.; and Jorfory Nevin Twyman, 25, of 100 Cider Lane, Ranson, were charged with possession with intent, according to Jefferson County Magistrate Court records.
NEWS
October 4, 2004
Police: Driver shows gun during street race Maryland State Police believe two cars were involved in a street race early Sunday when one of the drivers displayed a large handgun, according to police. Police said the incident was reported about 7:30 a.m. Sunday. Police said a red Corvette and a black Honda Accord were driving side by side on westbound Interstate 70, between Md. 66 and U.S. 40, when one driver brandished the gun. Police allege a gun was found in one of the vehicles, which was stopped on Acme Road near Virginia Avenue, during a subsequent traffic stop.
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