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February 27, 2009
HAGERSTOWN -- North Hagerstown High School was placed on lockdown Friday while police apprehended a 14-year-old who was wanted by the Department of Juvenile Services, police and school officials said. The lockdown began shortly before noon and was lifted at 1 p.m. At about 12:30 p.m., Hagerstown Police escorted a young man from the school in handcuffs and took him away in a police car. Washington County Public Schools spokesman Richard Wright said the wanted juvenile was not a student at North Hagerstown High School and was not authorized to be there.
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November 18, 2008
32-inch TV stolen from Chambersburg Wal-Mart CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police were investigating the theft of a 32-inch Sony Bravia HDTV from Wal-Mart on Saturday. The television was stolen from the store at 1730 Lincoln Way East at about 1:30 p.m., police said. A man described as 6 feet tall and 215 pounds with a light-brown complexion fled with the television in a 1990s model gold Ford or Mercury with a temporary West Virginia registration of 321-782. The man was wearing black pants, a black jacket with a white logo on the back, a black baseball cap and a white T-shirt, police said.
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by CANDICE BOSELY | March 13, 2003
martinsburg@herald-mail.com Jurors deliberated for 2 1/2 hours Wednesday night before finding 19-year-old Aaron Lewis guilty of crashing a Nissan Pathfinder into an off-duty state trooper's car last spring, permanently injuring the officer. Lewis, 19, showed no visible reaction as Circuit Judge David Sanders pronounced him guilty of fleeing from an officer creating injury, driving left of center, reckless driving, driving without insurance, leaving the scene of an accident involving injuries, driving on a learner's permit without an unimpaired adult in the car, failure to render aid and failure to immediately report an accident.
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November 13, 1996
By STEVEN T. DENNIS Staff Writer, Waynesboro WAYNESBORO, Pa. - A confrontation between Waynesboro police and teenagers at the Extremes Nite Club Monday night ended with police using pepper spray, two car windows smashed, and three 16-year-old boys in custody. Meanwhile, according to police, a crowd of young people were outside the club at 406 E. Main St. club, cursing, yelling and spitting at the two police officers and their police car. Washington Township Police were called in to assist the Waynesboro police at the scene.
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By DAVE McMILLION, Charles Town | September 4, 1998
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A Martinsburg woman whose car collided with a city police cruiser while she was driving on South Queen Street on July 13 failed to yield the right-of-way to an emergency vehicle during the accident, the Martinsburg City Police Department said Thursday. Police made the determination after the accident was reconstructed by Cpl. Brian Yost of the police department and C. Hugh Bean, a reconstruction expert from Ocean City, Md., according to a press release from the department.
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By HEATHER KEELS | October 5, 2007
It took a phone call from a girlfriend for authorities to identify an "uncooperative and belligerent" auto theft suspect who led police on a high-speed chase, spit on a police car and gave two false names over the course of his arrest early Wednesday, a Maryland State Police trooper said in charging documents. Richard Dane Small, 22, of 412 Reynolds Ave. in Hagerstown, was charged with unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, speeding, driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol, giving a false name to police, and failure to display license and registration on demand, according to Washington County District Court documents.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | May 20, 2009
WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- It's not every day you hear rapper Eminem's lyrics played in a police car. But as the staff at Sounds So Good Car Audio started a Frederick, Md., police car on Wednesday afternoon, Eminem's music caused subwoofers in the back to literally pulsate. The car won't be used to pick up criminals, but rather recruit potential officers at special events. Staff at Sounds So Good Car Audio, which is on a lane across from Hooverville Elementary School, had few instructions from police beyond keep the car functional, but also "make it flashy and make it showy," Ryan Bryan said.
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By HEATHER KEELS | October 4, 2007
It took a phone call from a girlfriend for authorities to identify an "uncooperative and belligerent" auto theft suspect who led police on a high-speed chase, spit on a police car and gave two false names over the course of his arrest early Wednesday morning, a Maryland State Police trooper said in charging documents. Richard Dane Small, 22, of 412 Reynolds Ave. in Hagerstown, faces charges that include unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, speeding, driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol, giving a false name to police, and failure to display license and registration on demand, according to Washington County District Court documents.
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by ROBERT SNYDER | January 18, 2006
martinsburg@herald-mail.com MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A Martinsburg man was charged Monday following a robbery at an area motel, which also resulted in the arrest of two others following a failed escape effort, police said. Timothy Wayne Stotler, 32, was charged with first-degree robbery Monday after allegedly barging into a room at the Relax Inn on Winchester Avenue in Martinsburg and robbing the woman there of $70 after grabbing her throat and hitting her in the face. The woman opened the door after a second woman, who was known to the victim, approached the door with Stotler, and later aided him in the robbery, according to a police report filed in Berkeley County Magistrate Court.
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By DAVE McMILLION | July 29, 2009
A man who was charged after allegedly throwing a gun over a railing in the North Jonathan Street area in a suspected drug incident last month waived his preliminary hearing Wednesday in Washington County District Court, according to court records. The case against Leroy Benjamin Harris, 31, no fixed address, will be forwarded to Washington County Circuit Court, according to court records. Harris, who has been released from the Washington County Detention Center since the June 30 incident at 311 N. Jonathan St., was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia and handgun on person, according to court records.
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