May 9, 2013
A suspect was taken into custody Thursday evening, about an hour and a half after a robbery occurred at an M&T Bank branch on Old National Pike in Boonsboro, according to a Washington County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman. Daquan Quincenell Barnes, 19, no fixed address, was charged with robbery, theft from $1,000 to $10,000 and second-degree assault, according to the sheriff's office. Barnes was transported to the county's central booking facility for processing, police said Wednesday night.
January 3, 2013
Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a bank robbery that took place Thursday afternoon on U.S. 30, east of Chambersburg near Walmart in Guilford Township, Pa. An unidentified male entered M&T Bank at 1798 Lincoln Way East (U.S. 30) and demanded money from the teller, Trooper 1st Class Chris Ott said in a news release. The man, who got away with an undetermined amount of cash, then placed a package on the teller's counter and “made reference to a bomb,” Ott said. The man fled the bank through the front door and crossed U.S. 30 to the north of the building, Ott said.
November 4, 2012
Citi of Hagerstown shone as the Mason Dixon Heart and Stroke Walk's top team and top sponsor. With 195 registered walkers, Citi was named top team of the 2012 Mason Dixon Heart and Stroke Walk, held Sept. 23 in Greencastle, Pa. Citi's $21,792 walker income represented 19 percent of the overall event's walker income. The company also led the way as the event's top sponsor. The American Heart Association recognized the top fundraisers for the Mason Dixon Heart and Stroke Walk. Top walkers who earned status as $1,000 VIP Club members included event top walker Jean Ellis, $6,583)
September 14, 2012
A Chambersburg, Pa., man faces charges after a bank robbery Friday afternoon at M&T Bank at 13409 Pennsylvania Ave. in Hagerstown. Charles Benjamin McNeal, 27, is charged with two counts of robbery, one count of burglary, one count of theft and two counts of second-degree assault. At 4:44 p.m, the Washington County Sheriff's Office responded to a call for a robbery at the bank. A man entered the bank and passed a note to the bank teller demanding money, police said in a news release.
July 25, 2012
Eloise Lucille Barkman, 92, of 11647 Keifer Funk Road, Smithsburg, Md., passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center. Born Tuesday, June 15, 1920, in Chewsville, Md., she was the daughter of the late Stanley Keifer Barkman and the late Grace Anna (Warbel) Barkman. She graduated from Hagerstown High School in 1938 and attended Columbia Business College. She was employed as the head bookkeeper for Nicodemus Bank, later First National Bank and currently M&T Bank, retiring after 50 years of service.
March 25, 2012
U.S. District Judge Benson E. Legg recently sentenced Robert Gene Harris, 29, of Chambersburg, Pa., to 10 1/2 years in prison for conspiracy to commit armed robberies of a bank and pharmacies, and use of a firearm during a crime of violence, according to a news release from the U.S. Department of Justice. Legg also ordered Harris to be under supervised release for three years after his prison term and to pay restitution of $14,925. The sentence was announced by U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein; Special Agent in Charge Richard A. McFeely of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; Baltimore City State's Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein; and Baltimore Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III. The news release cited the plea agreements of Harris and his co-conspirators - Ernest Widener, Freddie Douglas Widener, Richard Adams and Lacy Varner.
March 11, 2012
Community Foundation of Washington County MD Inc. The Community Foundation of Washington County MD Inc. recently presented Michael G. Day with a Professional Advisor Award of Excellence. Day, president and principal of the law firm Michael G. Day and Associates, specializes in elder law, estate planning, asset protection, Medicaid, tax and estate administration issues. He has promoted the work of the Community Foundation through the creation of more than 15 individual funds resulting in $4 million in contributions.
February 18, 2012
Hagerstown police were investigating an armed robbery of the M&T Bank branch on the 900 block of Dual Highway on Saturday morning. At 9:53 a.m. police received a report that a man armed with a handgun entered the bank and demanded cash. The man fled with an undisclosed amount of cash and was last seen fleeing north on foot, Sgt. Stewart Hackman said. The man was described as black and wearing dark clothing. It was the second bank robbery this week in Hagerstown. Shortly after 9 a.m. Monday, the PNC Bank branch on the 1700 block of Dual Highway was robbed by a gunman.
February 18, 2012
Hagerstown police were investigating an armed robbery Saturday morning at the M&T Bank branch on Dual Highway, the third time this week a Dual Highway business has been robbed at gunpoint. At 9:54 a.m., police received a report that a man had entered the bank, went to the teller counter, pulled a handgun and demanded cash. The man made off with an undisclosed amount of cash and last was seen running north toward Weis Market. A K-9 team tracked the man, but the trail was lost in the parking lot on the west side of Weis Market, police said.
July 31, 2011
A Chambersburg, Pa., man was arrested and charged with Friday's robbery of the M&T Bank in downtown Hagerstown after an alert Hagerstown Police officer noticed a man fitting the suspect's description in a hospital lobby, police said Sunday. Milton Johnson III, 41, of 76 S. Main St., Apartment 308, in Chambersburg, was charged with robbery and theft less than $1,000, according to a police news release. Hagerstown Police Officer Justin Wert was at Meritus Medical Center on Saturday for an unrelated investigation when he noticed a man in the lobby that matched the robbery suspect's description, police said.