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by PEPPER BALLARD | February 13, 2004
pepperb@herald-mail.com Harpers Ferry Police Chief Donald Buracker posed on the Internet as a 15-year-old girl to help arrest a man accused of distributing child pornography. Robert Lawrence Brown, 63, Apt. 310, Potomac Terrace Apartments, off East Spring Street in Bolivar, W.Va., was arrested Wednesday night following the Internet sting. He is being held on $200,000 bond at Eastern Regional Jail. Brown is charged with attempting to distribute and display to a minor any obscene matter, attempting to distribute and display by any means any obscene matter to the minor with the intent to seduce or abuse the minor, and sending, distributing, exhibiting, possessing, displaying and transporting any material visually portraying a minor engaged in any sexually explicit conduct, Buracker said.
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NEWS
February 1, 2001
Pa. State Police investigate W.Va.deputy's fatal accident By STACEY DANZUSO / Staff Writer, Chambersburg CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Pennsylvania State Police investigation into an accident on Interstate 81 in Franklin County, Pa., that claimed the life of a Berkeley County, W.Va., deputy sheriff continued Thursday. The accident occurred around 3 p.m. Wednesday north of Exit 3 in Greencastle, Pa., as a car traveling north in the southbound lanes of the interstate smashed head-on into the car in which Burkett and Auxiliary Berkeley County Deputy Joseph L. Miller were transporting a prisoner to West Virginia.
NEWS
May 10, 2010
Editor's note: An earlier version of this story listed an incorrect age for Danielle R. Paikin. That age was provided by the Maryland State Police. The Herald-Mail apologizes for the error. HAGERSTOWN --The medical conditions have improved for two of three Washington County residents who were injured in a fatal car accident Thursday on Md. 65 near the entrance to Antietam National Battlefield. William J. Turner, 20, of Sharpsburg, was released Saturday from Washington County Hospital, a hospital spokeswoman said.
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By DAN DEARTH | dan.dearth@herald-mail.com | February 17, 2011
A Baltimore man who led authorities on a high-speed chase through West Virginia and Maryland Thursday morning was apprehended near Williamsport when the car he was driving crashed into a police car and ended up in a wooded area near the C&O Canal, according to Maryland State Police. Gary Silas Wingate Jr., 23, was charged with two counts of first-degree assault, two counts of second-degree assault, theft, malicious destruction of property and false statement to a police officer, according to a spokesman for the Washington County Detention Center, where Wingate was being held Thursday night.
NEWS
By DAN DEARTH | May 8, 2010
Three Washington County residents remained hospitalized Friday, a day after they were injured in a three-car crash that claimed the life of a Delaware woman near the entrance to Antietam National Battlefield on Sharpsburg Pike. Lauran Dwyer, 21, and Joseph Dwyer, 25, both of Clear Spring, were listed in serious but stable condition Friday night at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, a hospital spokeswoman said. William J. Turner, 20, of Sharpsburg, was listed in good condition at Washington County Hospital, a hospital spokeswoman said Friday afternoon.
NEWS
December 21, 2000
Man arrested after chase in Chambersburg CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A man wanted on multiple charges in New Jersey was picked up in Chambersburg Wednesday after officers identified him as the man who led them on a high-speed chase through the borough last week, police reported Thursday. Christian Foster, whose address was not available, was charged with possession with intent to deliver and possession of marijuana, police said. The investigation is continuing. Chambersburg Police became involved in the case at 2 a.m. Friday when a man known as "Jamaican Chris" was seen driving a black Chevrolet Blazer at Catherine and Main streets.
NEWS
by CANDICE BOSELY | October 14, 2004
martinsburg@herald-mail.com GERRARDSTOWN, W.Va. - A Florida man was charged with having crack cocaine, cash and a gun in his room at a labor camp in Berkeley County, according to allegations in court records. Anthony E. Buckhanon, 35, of 4044 Shellman Street, Orlando, Fla., was charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, distribution of crack cocaine and being a felon in possession of a firearm. He also was charged with a fugitive warrant because he reportedly habitually violates his probation in Florida, police said.
NEWS
By BRENDAN KIRBY | January 27, 2000
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A federal prosecutor argued Thursday that witnesses could be endangered if two people charged with being members of an Eastern Panhandle drug ring were allowed to remain out of jail until their trials. cont. from front page U.S. District Judge W. Craig Broadwater ordered Kirk Leon Grantham, who was indicted on drug charges by a grand jury last week, held without bond. Broadwater delayed ruling on whether Casey Michelle Holt should be held until prosecutors give her attorney a copy of a police officer's grand jury testimony and other relevant information that may be contained in his notes.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
October 4, 2004
Police: Driver shows gun during street race Maryland State Police believe two cars were involved in a street race early Sunday when one of the drivers displayed a large handgun, according to police. Police said the incident was reported about 7:30 a.m. Sunday. Police said a red Corvette and a black Honda Accord were driving side by side on westbound Interstate 70, between Md. 66 and U.S. 40, when one driver brandished the gun. Police allege a gun was found in one of the vehicles, which was stopped on Acme Road near Virginia Avenue, during a subsequent traffic stop.
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