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September 19, 2012
Maryland State Police are looking for a man who stole more than 50 pieces of jewelry from Antique Crossroads in early August. Trooper J.R. Bowers said the man took the jewelry from the business at 20150 National Pike in Hagerstown between 2:16 p.m. and 2:40 p.m. on Aug. 9. The jewelry included earrings, necklaces, pendants, rings and bracelets ranging in value from $45 to $765, according to police. Video surveillance shows the man wearing a green polo shirt, dark shorts and black sneakers.
NEWS
August 16, 2009
WILLIAMSPORT -- As of midafternoon Sunday, the Washington County Sheriff's Department was still looking for a burglar who stole jewelry from a Williamsport home on Wednesday. The sheriff's department said in a news release that the burglary happened between 11 a.m. and noon Aug. 12 on Mosby Drive near Williamsport. Someone broke in and stole a gold and crystal pin, two jade bracelets, a wooden animal necklace, colored glass jewelry, and gold bracelets and necklaces, police said.
NEWS
By MEG H. PARTINGTON | June 7, 2000
HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - Leanne Cobb weaved a niche for herself out of wire. Merging the business education she received from James Madison University with her creative abilities, she started a wire-sculptured jewelry business out of her Harpers Ferry home. Sterling silver or 14-carat gold are the foundation for Annie's Things. cont. from lifestyle Cobb took some jewelry classes at James Madison but did most of her learning at John C. Campbell Folk Art School in North Carolina, which she attended five years ago with her husband, Al Cobb.
BUSINESS
April 21, 2013
Name of business: J&R Things & Stuff and Pawn Owner: Robert Eaves Address: 108 N. Queen St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Opening date: Jan. 14, 2013 Products and services: Pawn service, with money loaned on most items. The business also buys, sells and trades items such as antiques, collectibles, guns, coins, and jewelry of gold, silver, platinum and palladium, even broken and scrap. Target market: Ages 21 through seniors Previous business experience: Eaves got into the antique business many years ago as something fun to do on the side.
NEWS
August 24, 2009
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Someone broke into Kmart in Martinsburg early Monday, smashed the jewelry counters and stole jewelry, Berkeley County Sheriff's Department Lt. Gary Harmison said. The break-in happened about 1 a.m. at Kmart at 1287 Winchester Ave., Harmison said. Someone threw something through the front door, went inside, took the jewelry and left, he said. An employee was in the store's back room when the break-in occurred, but by the time he came out, the intruder had left, Harmison said.
NEWS
April 5, 2013
A Hagerstown woman has been charged with stealing $1,775 worth of jewelry from an 86-year-old woman who resides at an assisted-living center, according to a Washington County Sheriff's Office news release. Patricia Lynn Brady, 48, of 849 Mulberry Ave., was charged with three counts of theft less than $1,000, one count of theft between $1,000 and $10,000, one count of theft less than $100, one count of theft scheme $1,000 and two counts of theft less than $1,000, deputies said. Deputies allege Brady took the jewelry while she was an employee at the assisted-living center.
NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | February 2, 2012
A Washington County Circuit Court judge sentenced a pregnant woman to four years in prison after she pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit burglary for stealing jewelry from her grandmother to support a drug habit. “To steal from your grandmother. That's pretty low,” Judge M. Kenneth Long Jr. said before imposing a sentence of 15 years with all but four years suspended on Desirae Marie Churchey, 21, of 4209 Mills Road Sharpsburg. Churchey's boyfriend, Cory Ryan Butts, was in court last week, pleading guilty to criminal conspiracy, theft and a handgun charge.
NEWS
November 25, 2009
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Pennsylvania State Police said Wednesday that $6,500 worth of jewelry was stolen Monday morning when a house was broken into in the 17000 block of Cumberland Highway in Lurgan Township. The burglary, which occurred at about 10 a.m., might have involved the use of a Dodge Ram pickup truck, according to a news release. The vehicle was a red four-door with polished chrome wheels, the release said. Anyone with information about the theft may call state police at 717-264-5161.
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BUSINESS
July 21, 2013
Outback Primitives Outback Primitives, at 927 S. Potomac St. in Hagerstown, is now an authorized dealer of Kameleon jewelry, the interchangeable jewelry line that is available in more than 1,000 stores across the U.S. and Canada. Kameleon is the world's first jewelry system to offer interchangeability across the entire spectrum of jewelry. The collection features more than 80 sterling-silver jewelry designs crafted to accept any of the interchangeable inserts, called JewelPops.
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NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | April 22, 2013
A Hagerstown man was sentenced Monday in Washington County Court to 18 months in the county detention center for his role in a series of burglaries last fall. Richard Dalton Vanes, 20, of 17328 Diane Drive, pleaded guilty to theft between $10,000 and $100,000 before Judge M. Kenneth Long Jr., who sentenced him to 7 1/2 years in prison, suspending all but 18 months to be served locally. Vanes also was given five years of supervised probation and ordered to pay restitution of more than $14,000.
BUSINESS
April 21, 2013
Name of business: J&R Things & Stuff and Pawn Owner: Robert Eaves Address: 108 N. Queen St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Opening date: Jan. 14, 2013 Products and services: Pawn service, with money loaned on most items. The business also buys, sells and trades items such as antiques, collectibles, guns, coins, and jewelry of gold, silver, platinum and palladium, even broken and scrap. Target market: Ages 21 through seniors Previous business experience: Eaves got into the antique business many years ago as something fun to do on the side.
BUSINESS
By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | April 7, 2013
Few are brave enough to risk opening a business in today's uncertain economy. But times were just as financially tumultuous in the recession-ravaged 1980s when Tim Myers, Nancy Motichka and her son, Tom Motichka, took a risk and opened The Jewelry Shop in downtown Greencastle. The business is celebrating its 30th anniversary this month. Myers was just 18 years old when he and Nancy Motichka opened the shop on April 1, 1983, at 18 E. Baltimore St. in Greencastle. Tom Motichka, 27, was a silent partner in the business when it opened.
NEWS
April 5, 2013
A Hagerstown woman has been charged with stealing $1,775 worth of jewelry from an 86-year-old woman who resides at an assisted-living center, according to a Washington County Sheriff's Office news release. Patricia Lynn Brady, 48, of 849 Mulberry Ave., was charged with three counts of theft less than $1,000, one count of theft between $1,000 and $10,000, one count of theft less than $100, one count of theft scheme $1,000 and two counts of theft less than $1,000, deputies said. Deputies allege Brady took the jewelry while she was an employee at the assisted-living center.
NEWS
March 1, 2013
Three Hagerstown men have been charged with burglarizing a home Wednesday in Manheim, Pa. Galen Scott Myers, 54, of 113 W. Church St., Wilbur Roy Tosten, 65, of 920 Mt. Aetna Road, and James Bradley Tosten Sr., 42, of 932 Pope Ave., were charged with one count each of burglary, criminal conspiracy to commit burglary, criminal trespass, criminal conspiracy to commit criminal trespass and theft by unlawful taking or disposition, according to a news...
NEWS
October 12, 2012
A Greencastle, Pa., man has been charged with stealing almost $5,000 worth of merchandise from a jewelry store at Chambersburg Mall, Pennsylvania State Police said. Jeffrey Lynn Smith, 20, was charged with theft for allegedly stealing $4,747 worth of jewelry from Kay Jewelers, according to a state police news release. Troopers said Smith stole the jewelry from June 1 to July 31 while he was an employee at the store.
NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | October 12, 2012
Three Hagerstown area residents, including a brother and sister, have been arrested in a pair of burglaries in which more than $30,000 in jewelry was stolen, according to a statement of probable cause filed by the Washington County Sheriff's Office. Derick Lane Boerstler, 22, and Jordan Linn Boerstler, 19, both of 463 Links View Drive, have been charged with two each counts of first-degree burglary, criminal conspiracy to commit burglary, criminal conspiracy to commit theft of $1,000 to $10,000 and theft of $1,000 to $10,000, along with single counts of theft of $10,000 to $100,000 and malicious destruction of property, district court records said.
NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | October 11, 2012
A man and woman accused in a series of burglaries and thefts between June and October had bond hearings this week in Washington County District Court. Ashley Brooke Beamer, 26, of Gerrardstown, W.Va., had her bond raised from $35,000 to $70,000 by District Judge Mark D. Thomas on Tuesday. Thomas raised the bond on Seth Allen Michael Gladhill, 24, no fixed address, from $75,000 to $125,000. They both appeared before Thomas on closed circuit television from the county detention center.
NEWS
September 19, 2012
Maryland State Police are looking for a man who stole more than 50 pieces of jewelry from Antique Crossroads in early August. Trooper J.R. Bowers said the man took the jewelry from the business at 20150 National Pike in Hagerstown between 2:16 p.m. and 2:40 p.m. on Aug. 9. The jewelry included earrings, necklaces, pendants, rings and bracelets ranging in value from $45 to $765, according to police. Video surveillance shows the man wearing a green polo shirt, dark shorts and black sneakers.
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