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March 6, 2012
Date of birth : Nov. 10, 1971 Address : 20209 Sweet Meadow Lane Hometown : Gaithersburg Education : bachelor's degree in political science and philosophy from Alfred University in New York in 1993; law degree from State University of New York at Buffalo Law School in 1996 Occupation : lawyer at Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C., in Washington, D.C. Party affiliation : Democrat ...
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by GREGORY T. SIMMONS | September 17, 2003
gregs@herald-mail.com Additional charges have been filed against a Hagerstown man who was investigated by Montgomery County Police in connection with a probe into an Aug. 13 shooting in Silver Spring, Md., that left Officer Kyle Olinger paralyzed. Maryland State Police arrested Dwight Coolage Eppard, 37, of 931 Security Road, at his home Monday. He was released Tuesday after he posted $10,000 bond on charges related to the sale of three handguns, police said. Eppard was charged with three counts of transferring a regulated firearm before the end of a state-mandated seven-day waiting period and three counts of selling a regulated handgun to someone under 21. Montgomery County Police allege that Eppard traded three handguns he bought in September 2001 to a 20-year-old in exchange for crack cocaine.
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October 3, 2009
The Maryland Public Television Foundation received a check for $12,775 from H&R Block as part of the company's Non-Profit Referral Program. Pictured are Yolanda Adkins, left, regional director of H&R Block for Maryland/D.C./Northern Virginia; Joe Krushinsky, center, vice president of institutional advancement for Maryland Public Television; and Hagerstown resident Ralph Bartles, district manager of H&R Block's Montgomery County, Md., district.
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October 16, 1997
By LAURA ERNDE Staff Writer Herman Bartlett Jr. was a lightning rod for criticism at his last job in Montgomery County, Va., where school board members voted against renewing his contract when it expired in June. Bartlett's style was described as brash and intimidating in newspaper stories and telephone interviews with officials at the 9,000-student school district southwest of Roanoke, Va. Even his supporters said Bartlett, who will take over as acting superintendent in Washington County Nov. 1, was at times "too direct.
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June 21, 2012
A warrant has been issued charging a Maryland man with the February robbery of Walgreens pharmacy in Martinsburg, according to a Martinsburg Police Department news release. Robert O. Bottenfield, 24, of Gaithersburg, Md., is being held at the Montgomery County (Md.) Detention Center in Rockville, Md., where he has been charged with armed robbery, according to Martinsburg police and court records. Maryland authorities told police in Martinsburg that Bottenfield confessed to multiple pharmacy robberies, including the one at Walgreens at 101 Forbes Drive, police said.
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By DAN DEARTH | dan.dearth@herald-mail.com | October 23, 2012
The rest stop off Interstate 70 near Myersville, Md., has been renovated since two of this century's most notorious serial killers were captured there 10 years ago Wednesday. Retired Maryland State Trooper 1st Class D. Wayne Smith said the parking area is bigger and larger buildings have been constructed to replace the former welcome center. Despite the changes, Smith said he remembers where the Chevrolet Caprice with New Jersey tags was parked. The car was used by Beltway snipers John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo, whose shooting spree terrorized the Washington, D.C., area for 21 days in 2002.
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by KATE COLEMAN | September 16, 2002
katec@herald-mail.com There were 23,110 casualties at the battle of Antietam. The Civil War - skirmishes, battles and disease - took the lives of more than 610,000 Union and Confederate soldiers. Beyond the mind-numbing numbers are the personal stories of families and communities affected by the fighting. What effect did the war have on women - the wives, the mothers, the sisters, the friends of those soldiers? The war's impact on some women of the period is well-known.
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by RICHARD F. BELISLE | April 30, 2004
waynesboro@herald-mail.com WAYNESBORO, Pa. - A 58-year-old man was arrested by police in Montgomery County, Md., after he attempted to identify himself as the owner of a car he is accused of stealing from a Waynesboro resident, court records said Thursday. Dean Criswell Fitz, 58, no fixed address, was charged with running up $3,187.23 on the credit card of the car's owner and withdrawing $6,200 from his bank savings account, police said. Fitz faces two counts of identity theft and 46 counts of access device fraud, according to an affidavit of probable cause on file in District Justice Larry Pentz's Waynesboro office.
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By ANDREW SCHOTZ | December 13, 2007
WASHINGTON COUNTY ? Washington County resident David Finn was surprised when Allegheny Power lumped him in with residents of Montgomery County, Md. ? adding a $13.94 surcharge to his latest bill. Finn grew up in the Fountain Head area and moved away. This past summer, he came back and bought a house off Marsh Pike, north of Hagerstown. This month, he noticed on his bill a surcharge that Montgomery County charges its residents, through Allegheny. Finn said he called Allegheny, which blamed Montgomery County, then called Montgomery County, which blamed Allegheny.
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By ANDREW SCHOTZ | December 14, 2007
WASHINGTON COUNTY - Washington County resident David Finn was surprised when Allegheny Power lumped him in with residents of Montgomery County, Md. - adding a $13.94 surcharge to his latest bill. Finn grew up in the Fountain Head area and moved away. This past summer, he came back and bought a house off Marsh Pike, north of Hagerstown. This month, he noticed on his bill a surcharge that Montgomery County charges its residents, through Allegheny. Finn said he called Allegheny, which blamed Montgomery County, then called Montgomery County, which blamed Allegheny.
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