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By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | July 29, 2013
A Hagerstown man who turned himself in to city police four days after a March holdup of the Family Dollar store on Pennsylvania Avenue caught a one-year break when he pleaded guilty to robbery last week in Washington County Circuit Court. Assistant State's Attorney Gina Cirincion said the prosecution was recommending a six-year sentence for Alfred Conrad Teabout Jr. for the March 9 robbery. On July 23 Circuit Court Judge Dana Moylan Wright gave Teabout five years in prison, but said she would consider modifying that sentence after he has completed half of his prison time.
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By ERIN JULIUS | September 18, 2007
HAGERSTOWN Hagerstown Police on Tuesday were searching for a man who showed a handgun and took money from the cash register at the Family Dollar store at 591 Dual Highway. Detectives believe the same man is responsible for robberies at an area Dunkin' Donuts and Pizza Hut, Lt. Mike King of the Hagerstown Police Department said Tuesday. The man involved in Tuesday's robbery was described as black, of unknown height and weight, wearing a puffy black coat with gray trim and dark denim jeans, police said in a news release.
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By HEATHER KEELS | January 10, 2008
The Family Dollar store at 1051 Maryland Ave. was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night, Hagerstown Police said in a news release. A man showed the clerk a handgun and demanded money at about 7:45 p.m., police said. The clerk complied and the man left the store with the money, police said. A search of the area by Hagerstown Police and Washington County Sheriff's Department deputies was unsuccessful, police said. The suspect was described as a black man in his late teens to early 20s, wearing all black.
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July 10, 1998
photo: RIC DUGAN / staff photographer enlarge By CLYDE FORD / Staff Writer, Charles Town BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Three stores in the Morgan Square Shopping Center remain-ed closed Thursday following a Wednesday evening fire. There was no word Thursday on when Family Dollar - where the fire started - Food Lion grocery store and the Goodwill store would reopen. Berkeley Springs Volunteer Fire Co. Chief James "J.J. " Steiner estimated damage to the Family Dollar store at between $900,000 and $1 million.
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by BRIAN SHAPPELL | January 12, 2005
shappell@herald-mail.com A joint investigation involving the Hagerstown Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation led to the arrest of a Hagerstown man wanted in two robberies at ginpoint in the last month. Wayne E. Drake, 74, of 7 E. Washington St., Apt. 704, was charged Tuesday with armed robberies on Jan. 7 and on Dec. 11, 2004, the Hagerstown Police Department said. Drake was tracked to a motel in Annapolis, where he was taken into custody by members of the FBI and the Annapolis Police Department, city police said.
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by BRIAN SHAPPELL | February 10, 2005
shappell@herald-mail.com A judge found probable cause to forward to Washington County Circuit Court charges against a 74-year-old Hagerstown man who is charged in two armed robberies. But prosecuting and defense attorneys said in Washington County District Court during the Wednesday preliminary hearing for Wayne E. Drake that charges related to one of those robberies, a January bank robbery, likely will be heard in federal court. Frederick County District Judge Janice Rodnick Ambrose, sitting in Washington County, found probable cause on all charges filed against Drake in a Dec. 11, 2004, robbery of the Family Dollar store at 921 Pennsylvania Ave. Drake, represented by Assistant Public Defender Carl F. Creeden, waived his right to a preliminary hearing on charges filed against him in the Jan. 7 robbery of the Hagerstown Trust bank at West Franklin Street and Westside Avenue.
NEWS
December 12, 2004
The Hagerstown Police Department is searching for a man who robbed a Hagerstown dollar store Saturday night. The armed robbery occurred at 7:30 p.m. at Family Dollar at 911 Pennsylvania Ave. The man reportedly displayed a gun, police said. The man was described as white, 5 feet 8 inches tall, and wearing a gray hooded sweat shirt, sweat pants and a tan jacket. Witnesses told police he left the store and headed south on foot. No one was injured, police said. It wasn't known if the robber took any money.
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | December 22, 2009
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Virginia's only inland port near Front Royal, Va., has been a magnet for 24 major companies, about $600 million in investment and has contributed to the creation of about 7,000 jobs, according to the state's port authority. The inland port has been a "catalyst" for economic development in the northern Shenandoah Valley since it opened in 1989, said Greg Edwards, external affairs director for the port authority. Virginia's intermodal connection in the Warren County community of Cedarville is close to the intersection of Interstates 66 and 81, Edwards said.
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by BRIAN SHAPPELL | January 14, 2005
A 74-year-old man charged with bank robbery last week remained at the Washington County Detention Center Wednesday on two sets of charges, a detention center spokeswoman said. Washington County District Judge Ralph H. France II set bond Wednesday for Wayne E. Drake, 74, of 7 E. Washington St., Apt. 704, at $250,000 for each set of charges stemming from armed robberies on Jan. 7 and Dec. 11, 2004, according to court records. The Hagerstown Police Department alleges Drake robbed both businesses with a gold, antique-looking handgun.
NEWS
September 20, 2006
Deputies search for missing local teen The Washington County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's help in finding a Clear Spring teenager who was reported missing Sept. 6, according to a news release. Elizabeth Nichole Bryan, 17, was last seen Sept. 3, getting into a taxi at McDonald's in Clear Spring, according to the release. Bryan is about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs about 118 pounds, the release states. She has blond, shoulder-length hair and blue eyes.
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By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | July 29, 2013
A Hagerstown man who turned himself in to city police four days after a March holdup of the Family Dollar store on Pennsylvania Avenue caught a one-year break when he pleaded guilty to robbery last week in Washington County Circuit Court. Assistant State's Attorney Gina Cirincion said the prosecution was recommending a six-year sentence for Alfred Conrad Teabout Jr. for the March 9 robbery. On July 23 Circuit Court Judge Dana Moylan Wright gave Teabout five years in prison, but said she would consider modifying that sentence after he has completed half of his prison time.
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March 15, 2013
A Hagerstown man has been arrested and charged in connection to a recent armed robbery of a store on Pennsylvania Avenue, the Hagerstown Police Department said Friday. Police on Wednesday identified and later arrested Alfred Conrad Teabout Jr., 47, of 428 Jonathan St., as the man responsible for the March 9 robbery of Family Dollar at 921 Pennsylvania Ave., according to a news release. Teabout is charged with armed robbery, robbery, reckless endangerment and theft, police said.
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March 10, 2013
A man robbed the Family Dollar Store, at 921 Pennsylvania Ave., of an undisclosed amount of money after showing a store clerk a large kitchen knife, according to a news release from the Hagerstown Police Department. The incident occurred at about 8:40 p.m. Saturday, police said. The man fled north on foot, but a K-9 track ended after a few blocks with no results, police said. Anyone with information about the incident may contact the police department's Criminal Investigation Division.
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | December 22, 2009
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Virginia's only inland port near Front Royal, Va., has been a magnet for 24 major companies, about $600 million in investment and has contributed to the creation of about 7,000 jobs, according to the state's port authority. The inland port has been a "catalyst" for economic development in the northern Shenandoah Valley since it opened in 1989, said Greg Edwards, external affairs director for the port authority. Virginia's intermodal connection in the Warren County community of Cedarville is close to the intersection of Interstates 66 and 81, Edwards said.
NEWS
November 17, 2009
"Thank you, Virginia, for capital punishment. " - Hagerstown "I'm reading Mail Call, and everyone's sort of down on the judge about being caught for drinking and driving. Well, I gotta say, I think he's a pretty good individual, the way he admitted everything right up front. He didn't try to get out of anything. He even said he was gonna - he needed help, as far as going to classes and everything. And this one person in Mail Call said that he should be given a stiff sentence, like he gives other people.
NEWS
July 11, 2009
Black Rock Golf Course Black Rock Golf Course near Hagerstown was rated by Golf Digest Magazine as the best municipal course in Maryland. The course received 4 1/2 stars out of five in the magazine's rating system. The magazine defined a municipal course as one owned by a city, town, county or state. The golf course at Cacapon Resort State Park in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., was rated as the top municipal course in that state. Hoffman Automotive Two representatives of Hoffman Automotive recently donated $500 from the sale of the first 2010 Chevrolet Camaro at the dealership to the Humane Society of Washington County.
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April 29, 2008
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A man and a woman robbed a Family Dollar store Monday afternoon in the Old Courthouse Square plaza along Edwin Miller Boulevard, city police said. The assailants entered the store at about 4:30 p.m. and the man, described as having blue eyes and being in his 20s, demanded money and showed a gun from beneath a hooded sweat shirt, according to the Martinsburg Police Department. A cashier placed a cash register on a counter and the woman, described as having blue eyes and weighing about 120 pounds, removed money, police said.
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By HEATHER KEELS | January 10, 2008
The Family Dollar store at 1051 Maryland Ave. was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night, Hagerstown Police said in a news release. A man showed the clerk a handgun and demanded money at about 7:45 p.m., police said. The clerk complied and the man left the store with the money, police said. A search of the area by Hagerstown Police and Washington County Sheriff's Department deputies was unsuccessful, police said. The suspect was described as a black man in his late teens to early 20s, wearing all black.
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By ERIN JULIUS | September 18, 2007
HAGERSTOWN Hagerstown Police on Tuesday were searching for a man who showed a handgun and took money from the cash register at the Family Dollar store at 591 Dual Highway. Detectives believe the same man is responsible for robberies at an area Dunkin' Donuts and Pizza Hut, Lt. Mike King of the Hagerstown Police Department said Tuesday. The man involved in Tuesday's robbery was described as black, of unknown height and weight, wearing a puffy black coat with gray trim and dark denim jeans, police said in a news release.
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