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by STACEY DANZUSO | January 21, 2003
chambersburg@herald-mail.com WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Waynesboro Police were looking for leads in the armed robbery of a borough convenience store over the weekend. The robber entered Zack's Mini Mart at 405 N. Grant St. just before 10 p.m. Saturday, laid a rifle on the counter and demanded money from the female employee, Waynesboro Police Chief Ray Shultz said. "She gave him the money in the register, an unknown amount at this time," he said. The robber was last seen running from the store on foot in a southbound direction.
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by CANDICE BOSELY | August 4, 2004
martinsburg@herald-mail.com MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A lawsuit has been filed against Wal-Mart, alleging that store clerks at the Martinsburg store last year wrongfully sold a gun to a man who used it the next day to kill his sister and himself. Also named in the suit is the Berkeley County Commission, based on allegations that deputies with the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department allowed David Mendez, 23, to keep the gun even after he was acting strangely and was kicked out of a local sporting goods store.
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | matthew.umstead@herald-mail.com | August 20, 2012
An Army National Guardsman who was carrying a training rifle and wearing military desert camouflage and a ballistic vest was arrested Monday morning after he was spotted running near two Martinsburg schools, police and military officials said. Monday was the first day of classes for the 2012-13 school year in Berkeley County. William Everett Alemar, 23, of 1013 S. Raleigh St., Apt. 3 in Martinsburg, was charged with committing a terroristic act and wearing body armor while committing a felony offense, according to police and court records.
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By DAN DEARTH | dan.dearth@herald-mail.com | December 10, 2012
Sharpsburg-area residents and others plan to hold a meeting Saturday at Sharpsburg Town Hall to discuss the way Maryland State Police handled a search for illegal firearms last month at a man's home on Mills Road, one of the organizers said Monday. Sharpsburg Vice Mayor Bryan Gabriel said the noon meeting also would be a way for residents to show support for 46-year-old Terry Porter, who could not be found when police entered his property at 4433 Mills Road on Nov. 29. Porter surrendered to authorities a day later.
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by CANDICE BOSELY | October 25, 2003
martinsburg@herald-mail.com David Eugene Munday's defense attorneys asked witnesses Friday whether it is possible a fellow trooper or a woman who lived on Harper Lane accidentally shot Trooper R.J. "Bobby" Elswick on Oct. 10, 2002. Defense attorney Robert Barrat first asked Trooper John Droppleman, who was present during the shooting, whether it is possible someone other than Munday shot Elswick. "Absolutely not. I know what you're implying. Absolutely not," Droppleman said.
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by ASHLEY GORDON | January 21, 2003
ashleyg@herald-mail.com When 15-year-old Danielle Shives shot a five-point buck last November it was a feat, not because of her age but because she couldn't see her target. Danielle is blind. Danielle survived a brain tumor at the age of 2 but as a result of the tumor, she lost her sight. She and her family, father, Bruce "Andy" Shives, mother, Sherry Shives, and brother Ethan Shives, 13, live in Big Pool. A sophomore at Clear Spring High School, Danielle is a straight "A" student.
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By ERIN JULIUS | August 8, 2008
CLEAR SPRING -- A frantic phone call from a mother in the Gruber Road area near Clear Spring Thursday led to a massive manhunt that ended peacefully less than an hour later. Debra McKee called the Washington County Sheriff's Department at about 11 a.m. to ask for help, saying she was involved in an altercation with her adult son at a home they share at 13242 Gruber Road, deputies said. Sheriff's Department Sgt. Daniel Faith said Debra McKee told him she was barricaded in her bedroom and her son, Adam James McKee, 28, was trying to break down the door.
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By JULIE E. GREENE | November 2, 1999
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A Martinsburg man has been charged with the Monday night shooting of his brother-in-law following a dispute over rent, according to records in Berkeley County Magistrate Court. cont. from front page Joseph G. Hendrickson, 25, of 902 N. Third St., was charged with malicious wounding and released on $2,500 bond, police said. His brother-in-law, Christopher Custer, 28, of the same address, was listed in good condition at City Hospital on Tuesday after being shot in the chest, according to Martinsburg City Police and a hospital spokeswoman.
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October 11, 2009
Here are some of the things happening in Washington County Public Schools this week: Today Bester Elementary - Individual picture day Boonsboro Middle - Homecoming/Spirit Week Clear Spring Elementary - Green School Committee meeting E. Russell Hicks Middle - PTA meeting, 6 p.m. Greenbrier Elementary - PTA meeting, 6:30 p.m. North Hagerstown High - All County Chorus rehearsal, 6:30 p.m....
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BY KIMBERLY YAKOWSKI | March 7, 2002
The parents of a 6-year-old girl who was accidentally shot to death by her 8-year-old brother last year pleaded guilty in Washington County District Court Wednesday to allowing their children access to firearms. Patricia Mae Yost, 26, and Alan Frederick Yost, 27, both of 12072 National Pike, faced the misdemeanor charge as a result of the Nov. 29, 2001, death of their daughter. Cassey Yost died when a shotgun held by her brother, Austin, discharged, striking her in the head at the family's home, Maryland State Police said.
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