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NEWS
December 1, 2000
Guard faces heroin charge By MARLO BARNHART And DAN KULIN / Staff Writers A Maryland Correctional Training Center officer accused of distributing heroin in the prison said Friday he is innocent and was snared in an undercover sting that would have caught anyone. Ronald Eugene Martin, 47, of 15807 Fairview Road, Hagerstown, was charged with possession with intent to distribute heroin, possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia. According to charging documents in Washington County District Court, Martin was arrested Nov. 15 after accepting a cup containing heroin and $200 in cash from an undercover police officer at the Pilot Travel Center on Md. 63 near Hopewell Road.
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NEWS
December 5, 2000
Police log 12/6 Mercersburg man faces two drug charges CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Mercersburg, Pa., man was sent to Franklin County Prison Friday on $25,000 bond following his arrest on two counts of delivery of marijuana to an undercover agent, according to the Franklin County Drug Task Force Tuesday. Charged was Michael Starliper, 21, of 7482 Dusty Road, police said. Two men rob Frederick movie theater employee FREDERICK, Md. - Two men robbed a movie theater employee at gunpoint in Frederick County Tuesday evening, Frederick City Police said.
NEWS
May 14, 2008
A Hagerstown man was charged Monday with drug crimes after the Washington County Narcotics Task Force executed a search warrant at an apartment in the 400 block of Virginia Avenue in Hagerstown, according to a task force press release. Christopher Michael Baker, 22, of 436 Virginia Ave., Apt. 3, was charged with distribution of marijuana, possession with the intent to distribute marijuana, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and maintaining a common nuisance, officers said.
NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | April 13, 2011
A Mt. Airy man faces a mandatory minimum of 10 years in prison after a Washington County Circuit Court jury this week convicted him of distribution of crack cocaine. Anthony Darnell Oram, 48, of 3745 Old Mill Bottom Road, was convicted Tuesday of distribution of crack cocaine, criminal conspiracy to distribute cocaine, possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to court records. Sentencing for Oram was deferred until a presentence investigation is completed, said Robert Veil, the supervising prosecutor for the Washington County Narcotics Task Force.
NEWS
April 24, 2003
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Acting on tips from informants and residents, police began an undercover investigation in November at a West Sixth Street bar that led to the arrests of five Waynesboro men over the past two weeks. Officers from the Waynesboro and Washington Township police departments and the Franklin County Drug Task Force took part in the investigation and arrests. Christopher Burton, aka "Little Chris," of 8790 Kings Road in Waynesboro, was charged with two counts of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance.
NEWS
July 6, 2011
Valley Mall restaurant gets license Washington County liquor officials on Wednesday granted a liquor license to the operator of a Chinese restaurant at Valley Mall near Hagerstown. The Board of License Commissioners, known as the liquor board, granted the license to Chin Ching Hsu. Hsu said after the meeting at the liquor board office on West Washington Street in Hagerstown that he reopened Rick’s China Garden earlier this week. He said the former owner closed the business in May. Hsu, who originally opened the restaurant 14 years ago but sold it, said he recently was asked by the landlord to get the restaurant up and running.
NEWS
By RICHARD F. BELISLE, Waynesboro | April 12, 2000
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - An 81-year-old Greencastle man was charged Tuesday with two counts of promoting prostitution at the RSVP Spa in Greencastle, Pennsylvania State Police said. George W. Bradley, 81, who said in a telephone interview Tuesday that he is suffering from terminal cancer, denied the charges. Bradley said he hasn't been involved with the operation of the spa for 18 months. He said the charges won't mean much considering his health. A woman who answered the phone at the 15302 Molly Pitcher Highway business Tuesday night declined to comment.
NEWS
February 16, 2004
Monday, Feb. 16 Noon on Bravo "West Wing" marathon If you have Presidents Day off, you can spend it watching President Bartlet (Martin Sheen) cope with events that often reflect real life. The marathon will continue until midnight. 9 p.m. on TNT "Bad Apple" Chris Noth, who was a cop on "Law & Order" before he was Mr. Big on "Sex and the City," stars as an undercover FBI agent in this new movie based on a novel by Anthony Bruno.
NEWS
by DARCY SHULL | September 12, 2006
Review Grace "Ace" Kincaid has got it all - fame, good looks and lots of money. The almost-16-year-old tennis superstar even has her own cosmetics line. She's got the life every girl wants. But what happens when America's "it" girl doesn't want to be it anymore? In "Amazing Grace," Grace decides that she wants to be free of the pressure of being a celebrity, tired of being stalked by the media and able to eat whatever she wants to. The day before the U.S. Open, her mother, her lawyer and an undercover FBI agent named Ada whisk her away to a quiet Alaskan town (population 813)
NEWS
April 25, 2012
Washington County liquor officials on Wednesday imposed $1,000 fines on two establishments for selling alcohol to an undercover police agent last month. The fines were meted out to Country Spirits at 25459 Highland Road in Cascade and Pete's Tavern at 144 Main St. in Sharpsburg. The Board of License Commissioners for Washington County said the fines were that high because the underage sales violations were the second for each of the businesses since 2010. According to liquor board documents, the businesses were fined $500 for their first offense.
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