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NEWS
November 30, 1999
The Washington County Ethics Commission will meet Friday to determine if Hagerstown City Councilwoman Alesia D. Parson-McBean violated the city's ethics code when she accepted a ride from a Hagerstown Police Department officer in late January. Read the full story in Thursday's Herald-Mail newspapers.
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NEWS
May 13, 2013
Police responded to a panic alarm at City Hall, at 1 E. Franklin St. The alarm was set off accidentally on Monday afternoon, according to a patrol clerk for the Hagerstown Police Department. Police responded to the alarm at 2:58 p.m.
NEWS
November 30, 1999
Between Jan. 1 and Sept. 14, 190 violent crimes were reported in the City of Hagerstown, with 21 of those crimes being committed in an area patrolled by the Hagerstown Police Department's downtown squad. Find out what the squad is doing to combat the crime problem in Sunday's edition of The Herald-Mail.
NEWS
By HEATHER KEELS | August 25, 2007
The Hagerstown Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred Thursday night at Potomac Wine and Spirits at 725 Potomac Ave. The store is near the intersection of Potomac and Fairground avenues in Hagerstown. A man entered the liquor store about 9 p.m., displayed a knife and demanded money, police said. No one was injured, police said. It was undetermined how much cash was taken, police said. The man was seen fleeing the area south after leaving the store.
NEWS
April 11, 2006
Hagerstown Trust at 900 S. Potomac St. was robbed Monday shortly before noon, according to a written release from the Hagerstown Police Department. The armed robbery was reported at 11:48 a.m., police said. Police said the robber was a black man between 5 feet 10 inches and 6 feet tall. The man had a medium build and was wearing dark clothing and a knit cap, police said. An undetermined amount of cash was taken, police said. No further information was released. Anyone with information on the robbery may call the Hagerstown Police Department at 301-790-3700, ext. 234, or send an e-mail to crimetip@hagerstownpd.
NEWS
September 18, 2010
HAGERSTOWN -- The Hagerstown Police Department is seeking a male who allegedly stabbed a Hagerstown man Friday night on Susan Alley off the 400 block of Jonathan Street in Hagerstown, according to a police department press release. Police responded to the 400 block of North Potomac Street at 9:23 p.m. for a report of a man bleeding, Sgt. C.F. Woodring said. The man, an unidentified 24-year-old Hagerstown resident, had been stabbed two times on Susan Alley, Woodring said. The suspect fled the scene after stabbing the man, Woodring said.
NEWS
by ERIN JULIUS | July 21, 2006
Man pleads guilty to prostitution count A Falling Waters, W.Va., man pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of prostitution, according to court documents. Frank Warren Sharkey, 64, was charged with prostitution after a March 9 undercover sting operation by the Hagerstown Police Department. Sharkey was sentenced to 180 days in prison, with 106 suspended. Sharkey already had served 74 days. Sharkey was ordered to serve 12 months of unsupervised probation. Man gets probation in prostitution case A Hagerstown man pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of prostitution, according to court documents.
NEWS
May 17, 2006
The Hagerstown Police Department will hold a ceremony today at police headquarters to honor officers who have given their lives in the line of duty and to honor those who have shown "outstanding performance" over the last year, according to a written release from Capt. Jack Moulton. The ceremony will be at 4 p.m. at police department headquarters on North Burhans Boulevard, according to the release. The department will present commendations to police department personnel for "outstanding performance over the past year, and to some civilians for their assistance to the Hagerstown Police Department," according to the release.
NEWS
By TARA REILLY | December 12, 2004
A man was treated at Washington County Hospital and later released after being shot in the leg late Friday in a housing complex on Security Road, the Hagerstown Police Department said. Police said they were called to 508 Lynnhaven Drive for a report of shots being fired. When they arrived, they found a male who had been shot in the right leg, police said. Police determined that the shooting had taken place in Washington Gardens Apartments, police said. Police have not released the name or any information about the victim, and they said a suspect was unknown.
NEWS
September 10, 2011
A man was stabbed three times early Saturday outside the Elks Lodge at 326 Jonathan St. in Hagerstown, the Hagerstown Police Department said in a news release. That stabbing happened around 2 a.m. as the man was standing outside the lodge, police said. After being stabbed, the man hailed a cab and went to Meritus Medical Center for treatment. "His injuries were serious, but he appears to be stable at this time," police said in a press release issued Saturday at 7 a.m. The name of the victim was not released.
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