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NEWS
July 1, 2010
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. --A Jefferson County, W.Va., woman accused of robbing the 340 Tobacco Outlet in Clarke County, Va., Thursday was caught by police in Jefferson County, Jefferson County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Victor Lupis said. Heather Michelle Wilt, 28, was arraigned on a misdemeanor charge of bringing stolen property into West Virginia from another state and on a fugitive from justice warrant charging her with robbery and use of a firearm in commission of a robbery in Clarke County, Va., Lupis said.
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NEWS
October 25, 2012
Hagerstown police said they were searching for a man wearing a red-hooded sweatshirt who tried to rob a person at gunpoint early Thursday in the unit block of West Baltimore Street. The victim told police that he was in the area at about 2:45 a.m., when a dark Saturn sport-utility vehicle approached him, according to a Hagerstown Police Department news release. Police said a black male wearing a red-hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and a red cover over his face got out of the vehicle and pointed a handgun at the victim.
NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | July 30, 2012
A witness' testimony about facial tattoos Monday in Washington County Circuit Court resulted in a mistrial for a man charged in a 2011 armed robbery. Circuit Judge Donald E. Beachley granted a motion by defense attorney Andrea Chee-a-tow for a mistrial in the case of Lee Colby Morton, 38, of Hagerstown. Assistant State's Attorney Gina Cirincion said afterward that the state is considering whether to retry Morton in connection with the Dec. 16, 2011, robbery of United Petroleum at 890 Pennsylvania Ave. in Hagerstown.
NEWS
May 2, 2013
An armed robbery was reported at Universal Spirits at 33 E. Franklin St., Thursday night, according to a Washington County 911 spokesman. The robbery was reported at 10:36 p.m. and Hagerstown Police Department officers were investigating the incident, the spokesman said.
NEWS
November 23, 2012
The West Virginia State Police are investigating a reported robbery at the McDonald's restaurant in Inwood, W.Va., according to a Berkeley County Central Dispatch supervisor. The robbery was reported at 6:07 p.m., the dispatcher said. Additional information from the investigating State Police trooper was not available.
NEWS
July 12, 2013
A Hagerstown man has been charged with using a gun to rob another man early Friday morning in downtown Hagerstown, city police said. Racquez Shireek Warfield, 18, of 103 E. Antietam St., was charged with one count each of armed robbery, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, theft and reckless endangerment, according to a Hagerstown Police Department news release. A man entered the lobby of police headquarters on Burhans Boulevard at 1:36 a.m. Friday and told officers he had just been robbed at gunpoint by several males in the area of South Potomac Street and West Antietam Street, police said.
NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | September 25, 2012
A man with four previous robbery convictions entered guilty pleas Tuesday in Washington County Circuit Court to robbery and attempted armed robbery, crimes committed within minutes of each other May 5. Circuit Judge Dana Moylan Wright sentenced Mark Edward Ernst to 10 years in prison on each count, with the sentences running consecutively. Ernst was charged with attempting to rob Phil & Jerry's Meats and More at 22937 Jefferson Blvd. in Smithsburg, shortly after 7 p.m. In that incident, a man armed with a screwdriver entered the business and told employees, “Give me your money or I'll shove this screwdriver through your temple,” the charging document said.
NEWS
February 1, 2013
Hagerstown police said they have charged a man with robbing a bar Tuesday night on South Potomac Street. Parsram Kevin Sukhram, 18, of no fixed address, was charged with robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery and theft, according to a Hagerstown Police Department news release. Police allege Sukhram was charged in a warrant and arrested Friday after an investigation determined he was one of two men who robbed Side Pockets Bar at 807 S. Potomac St. A uniformed officer saw two suspicious-looking males enter Side Pockets at about 11:15 p.m. Tuesday, the release said.
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