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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.
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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.
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by DAVE McMILLION | June 4, 2002
charlestown@herald-mail.com An 18-year-old Martinsburg man was charged Monday in last week's two-vehicle collision on Golf Course Road that left a West Virginia State Police officer seriously injured, police said. Aaron Curtis Lewis was charged with fleeing from an officer causing injury, a felony charge. Lewis was being held in the Eastern Regional Jail on $50,000 bond Monday night, West Virginia State Police 1st Sgt. Deke Walker said. Lewis turned himself in at Berkeley County Magistrate Court, Walker said.
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By DAVE McMillion | davem@herald-mail.com | December 15, 2010
A stolen car from Baltimore being pursued Wednesday by a Washington County sheriff’s deputy hit a tree and rolled over near the intersection of Jefferson Boulevard and Indian Lane outside Hagerstown, authorities said. The driver of the car, an unidentified juvenile, was taken to Meritus Medical Center, where he was in stable condition Wednesday afternoon, the Washington County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. Deputy Aaron Horton was dispatched at 9:27 a.m. to Maranatha Brethren Church on Scott Hill Drive west of Hagerstown for a report of property found in the church's parking lot, the release said.
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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.
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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.
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By DAVE McMILLION | davem@herald-mail.com | February 10, 2011
About 3 pounds of marijuana was seized in separate traffic stops in Hagerstown this week, Hagerstown police said. Charged in the incidents were Misti Marie Yates, 39, of 23 Doral Lane, Martinsburg, W.Va., and Ivan Augustus Ransome, 34, of 407 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, city police said. Yates was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of marijuana and use of drug paraphernalia, according to police and Washington County District Court records.
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By DON AINES | April 20, 2010
HAGERSTOWN --A jury began deliberations Tuesday in Washington County Circuit Court in the case of a Frederick, Md., man charged with rape and impersonating a police officer in a 2009 incident in Hagerstown. Michael Allen Barnwell, 37, is charged with sexually assaulting a woman at about 4 a.m. on Feb. 23, 2009, in a downtown parking lot near the intersection of Potomac and Franklin streets, Assistant State's Attorney Gina Cirincion said Tuesday during her opening statement in court.
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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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