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NEWS
April 11, 2013
Two teenage boys have been charged in connection with an armed robbery Wednesday afternoon behind the Jonathan Hager House in Hagerstown City Park. The 15-year-old teenagers, whose names were not released, were charged with one count each of armed robbery, robbery, second-degree assault, theft and other related charges, according to a Hagerstown Police Department news release. One of the juveniles was picked up at his home Wednesday night, Lt. Tom Langston said. The second juvenile surrendered at Hagerstown police headquarters Thursday morning.
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NEWS
April 10, 2013
A teenage boy was struck with a handgun during an armed robbery near the Hager House in City Park on Wednesday afternoon, according to a Hagerstown Police Department spokesman. Sgt. John Lehman of the Criminal Investigation Division said the robbery was not a random act. Lehman said the victim and at least two teenage boys involved knew each other. The victim was taken to Meritus Medical Center east of Hagerstown, where he was treated and released, Lehman said. An undisclosed amount of money was taken from the victim, Lehman said.
NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | April 10, 2013
An exploding dye packet helped lead police to the arrest of two men in a bank robbery last year, one of whom pleaded guilty in Washington County Circuit Court this week and was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Jacob Malachi Adams, 22, formerly of 330 McDowell Ave., pleaded guilty Tuesday to armed robbery in the Nov. 15, 2012, holdup of the Susquehanna Bank branch on Salem Avenue. Judge Daniel P. Dwyer sentenced Adams to 20 years with all but 10 years suspended, court records said.
NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | April 10, 2013
A Frederick, Md., man was found not guilty by a jury this week in Washington County Circuit Court of second-degree attempted murder, but guilty of the armed robbery of three women at Motel 6 last year. Judge Daniel P. Dwyer ordered a presentence report be prepared before sentencing for Tony Anthony Jones, 24, formerly of 1153 Orchard Terrace. In addition to three counts of armed robbery, Jones was also convicted of first-degree assault for stabbing one of the women during the May 21, 2012, incident.
NEWS
April 8, 2013
One of two men charged in a December robbery of a Hagerstown drug store pleaded guilty in Washington County Circuit Court on Monday to robbery and was sentenced to five years in state prison. Daniel Russell Knopp, 27, formerly of 1124 Kuhn Ave., Hagerstown, entered the plea in exchange for armed robbery and other charges being dismissed, court records said. Knopp and Patrick Dennis Weber, 23, of 134 Saunders Drive, Falling Waters, W.Va., were charged by Hagerstown police in the Dec. 9, 2012, holdup at the CVS pharmacy on East Wilson Boulevard.
NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | March 28, 2013
The last of three teenagers charged in a robbery last summer - one of them a previous North Hagerstown High School football star - had his case transferred to juvenile court Thursday during a hearing in Washington County Circuit Court. Judge Dana Moylan Wright granted a request from the attorney for Iydae Anthony Bostic be transferred from adult to juvenile court, a recommendation in line with a report prepared by the Maryland Department of Juvenile Services. Bostic, 17, whose address was listed at Mount Vernon, N.Y., was charged as an adult with armed robbery, criminal conspiracy, assault, carrying a handgun and other offenses in a July 27, 2012, robbery near the North Hagerstown High School football field, according to charging documents filed by Hagerstown police.
NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | March 21, 2013
A Fairplay man who stole a neighbor's van, unsuccessfully tried to rob a pharmacy and then was caught by the son of the van's owner was sentenced to five years in state prison after pleading guilty Thursday in Washington Circuit Court to attempted robbery. Bradley Steven Lapp, 43, formerly of 8617 Sharpsburg Pike, also pleaded guilty to fourth-degree burglary. In exchange for the plea, charges including theft, motor vehicle theft and assault were dismissed. On the morning of Oct. 13, 2012, Lapp entered the unlocked apartment of a neighbor and removed the keys to the van, Assistant State's Attorney Michele Hansen said, reading from the statement of facts in the case.
NEWS
March 15, 2013
A Martinsburg man was charged with aggravated robbery for a holdup Friday morning at Jim's Auto Service, according to the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office. Jimmy Lee Sims, 20, of 1693 Files Cross Road, was arrested Friday afternoon on the robbery charge, police said. He was arraigned at Berkeley County Magistrate Court and posted bail, police said. The robbery occurred at 6:14 a.m. when three males entered the business and demanded money from the owner, police said. The three males assaulted the owner and left with a small amount of cash, police said.
NEWS
March 15, 2013
A Hagerstown man has been arrested and charged in connection to a recent armed robbery of a store on Pennsylvania Avenue, the Hagerstown Police Department said Friday. Police on Wednesday identified and later arrested Alfred Conrad Teabout Jr., 47, of 428 Jonathan St., as the man responsible for the March 9 robbery of Family Dollar at 921 Pennsylvania Ave., according to a news release. Teabout is charged with armed robbery, robbery, reckless endangerment and theft, police said.
NEWS
March 14, 2013
A Greencastle, Pa., man has been charged in a warrant with robbing a bank Wednesday afternoon in Frederick, the Frederick Police Department said. James Raymond Vanwinkle, 36, whose last known address was Greencastle, was charged in an arrest warrant with robbery, according to a Frederick police news release. Police said they were called for a report of an armed robbery at 3:23 p.m. at the Sun Trust Bank at 1700 Rosemont Ave. When officers arrived in the area, they found a vehicle that matched the description of the one used in the robbery.
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