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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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November 29, 2003
Man suspected of impersonating officer taken into custody MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A Gerrardstown, W.Va., suspected of impersonating an officer in Jefferson and Berkeley counties has been taken into custody, the Associated Press reported. Brian Kilmer, 26, was charged in warrants with impersonating a police officer, operating without a business license and driving on a revoked driver's license, police said. Lt. K.C. Bohrer of the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department said Kilmer wrongfully repossessed a car from an impound yard using false credentials.
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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 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 | 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
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.
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | matthewu@herald-mail.com | August 2, 2013
A 23-year-old motorcycle rider is accused of leading police on a high-speed pursuit in Berkeley County that topped 130 mph on Interstate 81 Thursday night, according to magistrate court records. On Friday morning Berkeley County Magistrate Robert L. Lowe II arraigned Lance Michael Gibson of Brilliant Stone Drive, Martinsburg, on one felony count of fleeing law enforcement (on) a motor vehicle, two misdemeanor counts of reckless driving and single counts of speeding, passing in a no passing zone, traveling left of center and failure to signal turn within 100 feet of an intersection, the court records said.
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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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