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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 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.
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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 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.
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 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 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.
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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