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By DAN DEARTH | dan.dearth@herald-mail.com | March 1, 2013
Bond has been set for two Hagerstown residents who were charged with stabbing a woman Thursday in the 900 block of Security Road in Hagerstown. Lauren Bradley Dixon, 22, and Sabrina Michelle Thomas, 27, both of 12820 Little Elliott Drive, Apt. 9, are charged with one count each of attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault and reckless endangerment. They were held without bond at the Washington County Detention Center before they appeared for a bond review hearing Friday afternoon at Washington County District Court.
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NEWS
February 21, 2013
Hagerstown Police were investigating a robbery Wednesday night at a liquor store, according to a news release. The robbery at Roxy Liquors, 761 E. Wilson Blvd., was reported at 11:15 p.m., police said. Police were told that a male wearing a black puffy jacket, a black knit hat and a white shirt covering his face entered the store and announced a robbery, the release said. The clerk handed over an undisclosed amount of cash and the robber fled the store on foot, police said.
NEWS
February 17, 2013
A man who was critically injured when he was stabbed in the neck early Saturday in the parking lot of Divi's nightclub is expected to survive, a Hagerstown Police Department spokesman said Sunday night. Sgt. John Lehman said he spoke to the man Saturday. He said the man came through surgery, and was talking and alert. Another man was stabbed in the chest at the club at 431 Dual Highway, but his injury was not life-threatening, police said. Police said the incident happened Saturday shortly before 2 a.m., when a fight involving several people started in the parking lot. When police arrived, they said they discovered that two men had been stabbed.
NEWS
February 17, 2013
A Hagerstown man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with a weekend stabbing of a teenager on North Jonathan Street, according to a news release from the Hagerstown Police Department. Jenerette Bartholomew Dixon, 38, of 340 Jonathan St., was charged with attempted murder, assault and possession of a dangerous weapon with intent to injure, and reckless endangerment, the news release states. Dixon was being held without bond Sunday at the Washington County Detention Center.
NEWS
February 7, 2013
A Hagerstown man has been charged with using a BB gun to rob another man Wednesday night in the area of the 200 block of West Franklin Street, the Hagerstown Police Department said. James Glenn Childers, 18, of 402 A Mitchell Ave., was charged with armed robbery, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and theft, according to a police department news release. Police said they received a call at 11:58 p.m. for a report of an armed robbery near the 400 block of West Franklin Street.
BUSINESS
February 3, 2013
University of Maryland Medical System BALTIMORE - Hagerstown attorney D. Bruce Poole is among three new members of the University of Maryland Medical System's board of directors. Poole, an attorney and partner in the Hagerstown law firm Poole & Kane, is a member of the board of visitors for the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center. He is chairman of the Washington County Board of Education Ethics Committee; a member of the Maryland Video Lottery Facility Location Commission and the Maryland State Bar Association Emergency Response Committee.
NEWS
By DAVE McMILLION | davem@herald-mail.com | January 24, 2013
The Hagerstown Police Department installed two security cameras outside the AC&T gas station on Frederick Street on Thursday following the third robbery at the business within two weeks, according to Hagerstown Police Chief Mark Holtzman. Holtzman said the cameras were installed on two utility poles outside the business at 724 Frederick St. The cameras record 24 hours a day and can be monitored live or on a delayed basis for specific time periods, Holtzman said. The most recent robbery occurred at the gas station Wednesday night about 8:26 p.m. A white male with dark clothing, a mask and gloves entered the station and demanded money, said Sgt. John Lehman.
NEWS
By C.J. LOVELACE | cj.lovelace@herald-mail.com | January 21, 2013
A man entered a pair of Hagerstown pharmacies Monday afternoon in search of illegally obtaining the prescription drug Xanax, but was only successful in robbing one store, according to the Hagerstown Police Department. The robber, who was still at-large Monday night, is described as a white male in his late 20s or 30s, approximately 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-9 with an average build and scruffy facial hair, Sgt. Jim Hurd said in a news release. Witness accounts and surveillance footage confirmed that the same man committed both attempted robberies, Hurd said.
NEWS
By DAN DEARTH | dan.dearth@herald-mail.com | January 19, 2013
Hagerstown Community College and local law enforcement officials have been talking about starting a police academy on the HCC campus for four years. Those talks will come to fruition March 18, when the first class is scheduled to begin. John King, a 30-year-veteran of law enforcement who has served with police departments in Baltimore City and Montgomery County, and most recently as chief of the Gaithersburg Police Department, has been tapped as the instructor for the six-month course.
NEWS
January 13, 2013
A reported fight escalated into an assault early Sunday on Little Elliott Drive in Hagerstown, sending several victims to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries, according to the Hagerstown Police Department. Police responded to 12931 Little Elliott Drive at about 1:35 a.m. Reports indicated that a fight started outside an apartment and moved inside, where several individuals were struck with a bat and “other objects,” Lt. Tom Langston said in a news release. The victims were taken to Meritus Medical Center, from which they were released after being treated, he said.
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