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May 8, 2009
WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- Waynesboro police thwarted what is being called an attempted senior prank at Waynesboro Senior High School early Friday morning, a press release from the Waynesboro Police Department said. Police charged Edwin Santiago, 18, 11658 Blue Mountain Drive in Waynesboro, and a 17-year-old girl with felonious criminal trespass, the release said. Santiago and the girl also are facing disciplinary action through the school. Police went to the school at about 1:45 a.m. Friday after someone reported intruders had entered the building, the release said.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | May 15, 2008
The 18-year-old Hedgesville High School student charged in the flattening of tires on 85 Berkeley County school buses on April 30 told police that he and three younger students intended to do enough damage to close school for a day as a "senior prank," according a complaint filed in magistrate court. Joseph Douglas Schildt of 197 Michigan Drive in Falling Waters, W.Va., was arraigned Wednesday on five misdemeanor counts - trespassing, destruction of property, tampering with motor vehicles, conspiracy to commit destruction of property, trespassing and disturbance of schools, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court records.
NEWS
May 9, 2009
Police foil attempted senior prank at Waynesboro school Ovechkin death threat traced to area teen Tractor-trailer fire causes backup on I-70 Restaurateur a citizen after 35 years Hancock woman to receive bionic hand
OPINION
May 25, 2013
Thumbs up to the more than 100 volunteers and organizers of the fifth annual Boonsboro Green Fest for producing an event that featured 160 vendors, dozens of recycling opportunities, children's activities and a variety of speakers promoting earth-friendly practices. Thumbs down to the Wayne (W.Va.) High School students who were barred from graduation activities because of a senior prank that damaged the building. About 20 students broke windows to get inside the building, smeared deer carcasses and poured deer urine in several rooms, and placed 1,800 cups of water throughout the hallways.
NEWS
By DAVE McMILLION | April 4, 2008
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Police on Thursday said they were continuing to investigate an incident this week in which 17 students broke into Jefferson High School. Officials with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department met with Jefferson County Schools officials Thursday to get a more-detailed report on damages to the school, Lt. Dave Colbert said. The group broke into the school about 11 p.m. Sunday. Officials say access was made through a hatch in the roof. Once inside, the students hid 31 telephones in ceilings and dragged 600 desks into hallways, scratching floors, police said.
NEWS
By Don Aines | May 26, 2005
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Three Greencastle-Antrim High School seniors will face a disciplinary hearing next week for allegedly gluing the school's exterior doors shut over the weekend, Principal Jack Appleby said Wednesday. A group of other students caught building cinder-block barriers at the entrance and exit to the school have received warnings, but will not be subject to disciplinary proceedings, Appleby said. "Every year, you get a senior prank and it was pretty novel," Appleby said of the cinder-block walls, which a group of students were found assembling Sunday morning by Greencastle police.
NEWS
by PEPPER BALLARD | November 12, 2004
pepperb@herald-mail.com HAGERSTOWN - Three South Hagerstown High School students have been charged with spray painting their school this past weekend with North Hagerstown High School colors and names, City Police Officer Steve Cromer said Thursday. Cromer, South High's school resource officer, said that two seniors, both 17, and a junior, 16, all boys, were charged Tuesday with malicious destruction of property more than $500 and trespassing. "All three of them are good kids and they thought it was a cool school prank, a senior prank.
NEWS
By DAVE McMILLION | November 26, 2008
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. -- Fifteen former Jefferson High School students charged in a March 2008 break-in at the school each have completed 80 hours of community service and have paid the school system more than $3,000 to cover costs of cleaning up the mess left behind, according to Jefferson County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Steve Groh. The students initially were charged with destruction of property, criminal trespassing and conspiracy. However, none of the students was convicted of any charge because officials faced a tough dilemma, officials said.
NEWS
By DAVE McMILLION | August 13, 2008
CHARLES TOWN, W.VA. -- A Shepherdstown, W.Va., man who was involved in the March 30 break-in at Jefferson High School has been charged with destruction of property after he defaced a bathroom stall in the new Washington High School while performing community service there, police said. Lucca Fiorenzo Fleri, 18, of 156 Willis Drive, was arraigned Monday and released on a $5,000 personal recognizance bond, according to Jefferson County Magistrate Court records. Fleri was sentenced to perform community service at the new high school off Huyett Road because of his role in the Jefferson High School incident, Detective A.F. Jenkins of the Charles Town Police Department said.
NEWS
By DAVE McMILLION | June 17, 2008
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. -- Parents and recent Jefferson High School graduates filled one half of the spectator section of Jefferson County Circuit Court as five of six adult students charged in a March 30 break-in at the school were arraigned Monday morning before Jefferson County Circuit Judge Thomas W. Steptoe Jr. Defense lawyers said they believe agreements in the cases are being worked out, but attorneys, Assistant Jefferson County Prosecutor Steve...
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OPINION
May 25, 2013
Thumbs up to the more than 100 volunteers and organizers of the fifth annual Boonsboro Green Fest for producing an event that featured 160 vendors, dozens of recycling opportunities, children's activities and a variety of speakers promoting earth-friendly practices. Thumbs down to the Wayne (W.Va.) High School students who were barred from graduation activities because of a senior prank that damaged the building. About 20 students broke windows to get inside the building, smeared deer carcasses and poured deer urine in several rooms, and placed 1,800 cups of water throughout the hallways.
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NEWS
May 9, 2009
Police foil attempted senior prank at Waynesboro school Ovechkin death threat traced to area teen Tractor-trailer fire causes backup on I-70 Restaurateur a citizen after 35 years Hancock woman to receive bionic hand
NEWS
May 8, 2009
WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- Waynesboro police thwarted what is being called an attempted senior prank at Waynesboro Senior High School early Friday morning, a press release from the Waynesboro Police Department said. Police charged Edwin Santiago, 18, 11658 Blue Mountain Drive in Waynesboro, and a 17-year-old girl with felonious criminal trespass, the release said. Santiago and the girl also are facing disciplinary action through the school. Police went to the school at about 1:45 a.m. Friday after someone reported intruders had entered the building, the release said.
NEWS
By DAVE McMILLION | November 26, 2008
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. -- Fifteen former Jefferson High School students charged in a March 2008 break-in at the school each have completed 80 hours of community service and have paid the school system more than $3,000 to cover costs of cleaning up the mess left behind, according to Jefferson County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Steve Groh. The students initially were charged with destruction of property, criminal trespassing and conspiracy. However, none of the students was convicted of any charge because officials faced a tough dilemma, officials said.
NEWS
By DAVE McMILLION | August 13, 2008
CHARLES TOWN, W.VA. -- A Shepherdstown, W.Va., man who was involved in the March 30 break-in at Jefferson High School has been charged with destruction of property after he defaced a bathroom stall in the new Washington High School while performing community service there, police said. Lucca Fiorenzo Fleri, 18, of 156 Willis Drive, was arraigned Monday and released on a $5,000 personal recognizance bond, according to Jefferson County Magistrate Court records. Fleri was sentenced to perform community service at the new high school off Huyett Road because of his role in the Jefferson High School incident, Detective A.F. Jenkins of the Charles Town Police Department said.
NEWS
By DAVE McMILLION | June 17, 2008
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. -- Parents and recent Jefferson High School graduates filled one half of the spectator section of Jefferson County Circuit Court as five of six adult students charged in a March 30 break-in at the school were arraigned Monday morning before Jefferson County Circuit Judge Thomas W. Steptoe Jr. Defense lawyers said they believe agreements in the cases are being worked out, but attorneys, Assistant Jefferson County Prosecutor Steve...
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | May 15, 2008
The 18-year-old Hedgesville High School student charged in the flattening of tires on 85 Berkeley County school buses on April 30 told police that he and three younger students intended to do enough damage to close school for a day as a "senior prank," according a complaint filed in magistrate court. Joseph Douglas Schildt of 197 Michigan Drive in Falling Waters, W.Va., was arraigned Wednesday on five misdemeanor counts - trespassing, destruction of property, tampering with motor vehicles, conspiracy to commit destruction of property, trespassing and disturbance of schools, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court records.
NEWS
By DAVE McMILLION | April 6, 2008
SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.VA. Local elected officials and others attended a dedication Sunday at Jefferson High School to celebrate a $15.3 million renovation of the school, but some parents and students had other things on their minds. About 30 students and parents staged a protest at the school, taking exception to the way school officials have reacted to a break-in at the school on March 30 that allegedly involved 15 students. Group members said they are upset because they have heard felony charges like grand larceny might be filed against the students.
NEWS
By DAVE McMILLION | April 4, 2008
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Police on Thursday said they were continuing to investigate an incident this week in which 17 students broke into Jefferson High School. Officials with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department met with Jefferson County Schools officials Thursday to get a more-detailed report on damages to the school, Lt. Dave Colbert said. The group broke into the school about 11 p.m. Sunday. Officials say access was made through a hatch in the roof. Once inside, the students hid 31 telephones in ceilings and dragged 600 desks into hallways, scratching floors, police said.
NEWS
By Don Aines | May 26, 2005
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Three Greencastle-Antrim High School seniors will face a disciplinary hearing next week for allegedly gluing the school's exterior doors shut over the weekend, Principal Jack Appleby said Wednesday. A group of other students caught building cinder-block barriers at the entrance and exit to the school have received warnings, but will not be subject to disciplinary proceedings, Appleby said. "Every year, you get a senior prank and it was pretty novel," Appleby said of the cinder-block walls, which a group of students were found assembling Sunday morning by Greencastle police.
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