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January 13, 2003
WILLIAMSPORT - Police are looking for the man who robbed a Williamsport store at gunpoint Saturday evening. Around 6:45 p.m., a man wearing a ski mask walked into Byers Market at 18 N. Conococheague St. and demanded money from two employees who were working at the time, police said. The employees gave the man an undisclosed amount of cash, said Deputy Brad Creek of the Washington County Sheriff's Department. The robber left the store through its back door into an alley.
NEWS
May 1, 2013
Hagerstown police are looking for a person who robbed a Sheetz convenience store at gunpoint Wednesday morning. The robbery at 700 Potomac Ave. was reported at 4:57 a.m., police said in a news release. A male wearing a ski mask and a dark sweat shirt or jacket brandished a handgun and demanded cigarettes. After receiving an undisclosed amount of cigarettes, he fled on foot, according to police. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Hagerstown Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at 301-790-3700.
NEWS
December 13, 2012
Hagerstown Police are looking for a person who robbed a McDonald's restaurant at gunpoint early Thursday. The robbery at the McDonald's at 316 E. Washington St. was reported at 2:07 a.m., police said in a news release. Store employees told police that a man wearing a ski mask and dark clothing entered the restaurant and displayed a handgun. The man then went to the safe and took an undisclosed amount of cash before fleeing the store in an unknown direction, the release said.
NEWS
November 24, 2000
McDonald's held up By DAVE McMILLION / Staff Writer, Charles Town CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - A handgun-wielding man held up the McDonald's restaurant on Washington Street Tuesday night, demanding money from the store's safe, cash registers and employees, police said. The store was closed when the man entered through a side door that had been propped open, said Charles Town Police Patrolman John Jeffries. The man, who wore a ski mask, got money from the safe, registers and store employees, although it is not known how much, Jeffries said.
NEWS
September 30, 2008
WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- An 8-year-old boy told Waynesboro police that a man attempted to abduct him Sept. 19. Police described the assailant as 6 foot 3 inches to 6 foot 4 inches tall with a medium to slightly heavy build. The man grabbed the child from behind in the incident that occurred at 8:39 p.m. near the intersection of West King Street and CV Avenue, police said. "The man attempted to pull him into his car, but the juvenile was able to get away," a police news release stated.
NEWS
by CANDICE BOSELY | May 15, 2003
martinsburg@herald-mail.com MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Police charged a Hagerstown man with armed robbery Wednesday after receiving tips that he was involved in a robbery at a Berkeley County 7-Eleven store. Dale Anthony Shoop, 32, of Mount Tabor Road, was charged with one felony count of armed robbery. The robbery happened on Sunday, May 4, at the 7-Eleven on Berkeley Station Road. The robber, who wore a ski mask and wielded a gun, took $26 from a Berkeley County 7-Eleven store.
NEWS
March 31, 2008
Investigators this morning were investigating a Sunday morning armed robbery at the AC&T on Big Pool Road, Washington County Sheriff's deputies said. At about 12:20 a.m. Sunday, a man entered the store at 11079 Big Pool Road with a wood grain rifle and demanded money, deputies said in a news release. The robber took an undisclosed amount of cash. He was described as white, between 5 feet 8 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighing between 140 and 160 pounds, deputies said.
NEWS
January 20, 2009
A Domino's pizza delivery man was robbed at gunpoint Monday night as he attempted to deliver a pizza in the 600 block of Security Road, Hagerstown City Police said Tuesday morning. The incident occurred at 11 p.m. when the delivery man was approached by a man carrying a handgun. The man took a small amount of money and fled on foot. Police described the robber as a black man in his 20s, 6 feet 2 inches tall, 220 pounds, wearing a black jacket, pants and a ski mask. The delivery man was uninjured.
NEWS
By ERIN JULIUS | April 13, 2009
Hagerstown police are looking for the man who robbed the Subway restaurant at 1201 Dual Highway on Monday. A female employee was the only person in the store at about 10:20 a.m., when a man displaying what was described as a butcher knife entered the store and jumped the counter, Lt. Mark Holtzman said. The robber forced the employee away from the cash register and took money out of the drawer, Holtzman said. He then forced the woman into the back of the store and fled, the lieutenant said.
NEWS
June 30, 2010
A man was arrested Tuesday night as he fled the scene of a robbery at the I-Mart convenience store at 18403 Maugans Ave., according to Maryland State Police. Craig Alexander, 31, address unknown, was charged with second-degree burglary, theft under $1,000 and giving a false statement to a police officer, Washington County Sheriff's Detective Tim Atwell said. Alexander was being held on a $50,000 bond, police said. Officers responding to the store for a robbery call at about 11 p.m. Tuesday saw a man wearing a ski mask inside the store, state police said in a press release.
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NEWS
May 1, 2013
Hagerstown police are looking for a person who robbed a Sheetz convenience store at gunpoint Wednesday morning. The robbery at 700 Potomac Ave. was reported at 4:57 a.m., police said in a news release. A male wearing a ski mask and a dark sweat shirt or jacket brandished a handgun and demanded cigarettes. After receiving an undisclosed amount of cigarettes, he fled on foot, according to police. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Hagerstown Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at 301-790-3700.
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By DAN DEARTH | dan.dearth@herald-mail.com | February 6, 2013
A man wearing a mask and carrying what turned out to be a rifle-style BB gun was arrested near Winter Street Elementary School on Wednesday morning, the Hagerstown Police Department said. Officers took Santez Merrell Thomas, 18, of 67 Elizabeth St. in Hagerstown, into custody without a struggle shortly after the call came in at about 11:50 a.m., according to Lt. Paul Kifer. Thomas was charged with having a prescription with a removed label and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to Washington County District Court records.
NEWS
December 13, 2012
Hagerstown Police are looking for a person who robbed a McDonald's restaurant at gunpoint early Thursday. The robbery at the McDonald's at 316 E. Washington St. was reported at 2:07 a.m., police said in a news release. Store employees told police that a man wearing a ski mask and dark clothing entered the restaurant and displayed a handgun. The man then went to the safe and took an undisclosed amount of cash before fleeing the store in an unknown direction, the release said.
NEWS
May 6, 2012
Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies were investigating an armed robbery Sunday night at the Dollar General store at 415 S. Conococheague St. in Williamsport, according to a Washington County 911 spokeswoman. The robbery was reported at 9:10 p.m. and officers stopped someone, but they determined it was not the person who committed the crime, a sheriff's office spokesman said. The robber, who was dressed in a gray hoodie with a ski mask, pulled a gun in the store and stole money out of a cash drawer, the spokesman said.
NEWS
February 18, 2012
Hagerstown police were investigating an armed robbery Saturday morning at the M&T Bank branch on Dual Highway, the third time this week a Dual Highway business has been robbed at gunpoint. At 9:54 a.m., police received a report that a man had entered the bank, went to the teller counter, pulled a handgun and demanded cash. The man made off with an undisclosed amount of cash and last was seen running north toward Weis Market. A K-9 team tracked the man, but the trail was lost in the parking lot on the west side of Weis Market, police said.
NEWS
By DAN DEARTH | dan.dearth@herald-mail.com | February 14, 2012
Police officers Tuesday were continuing their search for a masked man who robbed the PNC Bank in the 1700 block of Dual Highway on Monday morning. On Tuesday, police said a $5,000 reward was being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the bank robber. Anyone with information about the robbery may call police at 301-790-3700, ext. 234, or send an email to crimetip@hagerstownpd.org . Hagerstown Police Sgt. Jim Hurd said a man entered the bank at the corner of Dual Highway and Edgewood Drive at about 9:10 a.m., went behind the counter and displayed an “old-style revolver.” “He was dressed in black from head to toe,” said Hurd, noting that no one was injured during the robbery.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | matthewu@herald-mail.com | December 30, 2010
A Harpers Ferry area man accused of robbing a City National Bank branch in Ranson, W.Va., on Monday has been charged in the Dec. 22 robbery of BB&T bank just outside of Martinsburg, the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department said Thursday night. An arrest warrant charging Mark Daniel Haines, 40, with non-aggravated robbery in the BB&T holdup was issued Thursday, Berkeley County Sheriff’s Deputy Lt. Gary Harmison said. Haines, who lives at 152 Red Bird Lane in the Shannondale subdivision, also is a “primary suspect” in the Dec. 22 robbery of a Susquehanna Bank drive-up office at 17301 Valley Mall Road near Hagerstown, Cpl. Greg Alton, an investigator with the Washington County Sheriff's Office, said Thursday night.
BREAKINGNEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | matthewu@herald-mail.com | December 27, 2010
A Harpers Ferry, W.Va., area man accused of robbing the drive-through window of a City National Bank branch in Ranson Monday was arraigned Tuesday on multiple charges by magistrates in Jefferson and Berkeley counties. Mark Daniel Haines, 40, of 152 Red Bird Lane in the Shannondale subdivision, is charged with two counts of possession of a stolen vehicle, fleeing, obstructing and robbery, according to magistrate court records. Haines, whose drivers' license listed a Wheeling, W.Va.
NEWS
June 30, 2010
A man was arrested Tuesday night as he fled the scene of a robbery at the I-Mart convenience store at 18403 Maugans Ave., according to Maryland State Police. Craig Alexander, 31, address unknown, was charged with second-degree burglary, theft under $1,000 and giving a false statement to a police officer, Washington County Sheriff's Detective Tim Atwell said. Alexander was being held on a $50,000 bond, police said. Officers responding to the store for a robbery call at about 11 p.m. Tuesday saw a man wearing a ski mask inside the store, state police said in a press release.
NEWS
By KATE S. ALEXANDER | April 2, 2010
WAYNESBORO, PA. - Authorities were searching Friday for a man who robbed Antietam Pharmacy in Waynesboro that morning and got away with drugs, according to the Waynesboro Police Department. A man dressed in a multicolored coat, gloves and a ski mask entered Antietam Pharmacy at 11:43 a.m., showed a handgun and demanded the staff turn over drugs, Police Department Sgt. Mike Bock said. No one was hurt in the robbery, Bock said. Little was known of the robber other than his clothing and approximate height.
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