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NEWS
March 14, 1998
By DAVE McMILLION Staff Writer BOONSBORO - Two Boonsboro Middle School students were suspended for three days this week for allegedly bringing knives to school, officials said. The two incidents bring the total number of weapons confiscated in Washington County schools this year to 29, said Joe Millward, Supervisor of Pupil Personnel at the Washington County Board of Education. The two knives were found March 6, said Principal Janice Gearhart. A three-inch kitchen knife, was found while school officials were looking into the theft of $100 and six compact discs from a student's locker, Gearhart said.
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NEWS
November 26, 2003
Bail set for man charged with assault Washington County District Judge Noel Spence set bail for a city man charged in connection with an assault at $30,000 Monday, court records say. Ryan E. Strasburg, 21, of 20235 Beaver Creek Rd., was charged with first- and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment in connection with an incident Sunday at approximately 9:43 p.m., court records say. Police allege in court records that...
NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | December 17, 2010
Sentenced to state prison in September for a second-degree assault conviction, a Smithsburg man was back in Washington County Circuit Court Thursday to plead guilty to first-degree assault for slashing a man with a knife in May. Judge M. Kenneth Long Jr. sentenced Robert B. Heare, 28, of 7B N. Main St., to 20 years in state prison with 10 years suspended. That will run concurrent with the 10-year sentence, with five years suspended, that he received when sentenced in September. "It's clear you have committed a number of violent crimes," Long told Heare after Assistant State's Attorney Brett Wilson read off the defendant's criminal history, which included an eight-year state prison sentence in 2000 for another first-degree assault conviction.
NEWS
October 1, 2000
Police log for Oct. 2 City man listed in fair condition A Hagerstown man was in fair condition Sunday after receiving a stab wound to his chest during a fight Saturday evening, a nursing supervisor at Washington County Hospital said. Chandler B. Jenkins, 31, of 160 W. Washington St., Apt. 5, was taken into custody shortly after the 7 p.m. incident at his apartment, police said. Jenkins was charged with attempted first-degree murder and first-degree assault, Hagerstown City Police said.
NEWS
January 28, 2002
Criminal homicide case to proceed By RICHARD F. BELISLE / Staff Writer Based on a preliminary hearing Friday, District Justice Larry Pentz ruled that there was enough evidence for the criminal homicide case against Antonio Barcenas to be heard in the Court of Common Pleas. Barcenas, 20, of 20 W. Washington St., is charged with the stabbing death of J. Javier Brena-Lugo, 30, during a New Year's Day incident at the home of the victim's brother, Joaquin Brena-Lugo at 38 W. Queen St. Joaquin Brena-Lugo was a key witness for the prosecution in the hearing before District Justice Larry Pentz.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | matthew.umstead@herald-mail.com | May 21, 2012
A man accused of beating and stabbing a man in an apparent attempt to rob him in August 2011 was sentenced to serve three to 25 years in prison Monday as part of a plea agreement. The plea agreement also resolved charges that Michael Scott Peck, 47, broke into a house in September 2010 and stole cash, according a news release from Berkeley County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Timothy D. Helman. Peck, of Martinsburg, pleaded no contest to burglary, malicious assault and conspiracy to commit robbery, Helman said.
NEWS
March 26, 1997
By DAVE McMILLION Staff Writer, Martinsburg BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Emotions ran high Tuesday afternoon during hearings for two Illinois women charged in last week's stabbing death of Morgan County, W.Va., businessman Harry Theodore "Ted" Compton. Following preliminary hearings for Tonya Teresa Thomas, 23, and Christina Bess Richardson, 23, Morgan County Magistrate Bonnie Riffle ruled there was probable cause to send the two cases to a Morgan County grand jury. Thomas and Richardson were charged with murder after police found Compton, 54, stabbed to death in his Merrywoods subdivision home on March 18, police said.
NEWS
August 5, 1997
By DON AINES Staff Writer, Martinsburg BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - A stripper and a waitress from Florida killed Morgan County businessman Harry Theodore Compton after he brought them here from Florida and tried to help them get a new start, his family members said Tuesday after the two women were sentenced to prison terms. Judge David Sanders sentenced Tonya Teresa Thomas and Christina Bess Richardson, both 23, to 10 to 20 years in state prison on their guilty pleas to second-degree murder in the March 17 stabbing death of the 54-year-old Compton.
NEWS
January 14, 2005
Husband stabbed following argument A husband and wife were charged in connection with an incident in their mobile home Thursday night that left the man with a stab wound, the Hagerstown Police Department said. Police said the incident was reported at 280 S. Prospect St., Trailer 2, just after 9:30 p.m. Police said Glen O. Ford, 54, and Linda I. Ford, 57, became involved in an argument. Glen Ford struck his wife with his hands several times, police allege. Linda Ford retaliated by stabbing her husband in the abdomen with a small kitchen knife, police allege.
NEWS
June 23, 2007
Thumbs up to West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin, for an $83,000 grant that will make it possible to place sidewalks near Shepherdstown Elementary and Middle schools, so children can walk to class safely. Perhaps officials at Lincolnshire Elementary School in Washington County, where some students have to walk in the street, could ask Gov. Martin O'Malley for the same kind of help. Thumbs up to the late Tammy Day, who put up a valiant fight against cancer for two years, so that she could see her daughter Megan graduate from Chambersburg (Pa.)
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