Washington County Law Enforcement kept busy with thousands of calls in December alone

09 January 2024- During December 2023, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office handled 6,757 calls for service, 543 incident reports, and 269 arrests.

So, if you are keeping track at home, during 2023, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office handled a total of 84,303 calls for service, 7,615 incident reports, and 3,465 arrests.

Not to be outdone, in 2023 officers of the Hagerstown Police Department served over 40 search warrants, recovered 16 stolen vehicles, seized 45 illegal guns and over $41,000 in suspected drug proceeds.

Highlighting HPD, the department has announced a series of major arrests in the last month.

CDS PID, 58 E Antietam ST- Jason Gross 9/24/93- 4g fentanyl, 10g crack, $1637 seized

CDS PID, Summit / Baltimore St- Marquis Craig 1/11/2001 arrested with 65 fentanyl pills, $458. Warrant also served for stolen firearms and vehicle theft

Warrant, 400 blk Park Pl – Kareem Clymer 5/16/91 – VOP CDS distribution, child support

Warrant, Summit/Baltimore St- Marquis Craig 1/11/2001 arrested for stolen firearms, vehicle theft

Handgun, 300 blk Jonathan St – Kayvonta Johnson 8/29/05

Stolen vehicle recovery- Kelly Myers 3/5/89, grey Ford Escape

CDS, 200 W Franklin St – Dante Wester 5/9/77 arrested for fentanyl and crack possession after foot chase

Armed Robbery, 100 blk Bethel St- investigation resulted in search and seizure warrant at 300 block Jonathan St. 2 handguns, fentanyl recovered – Darin Walden 09/21/1964; Justin Jett 11/25/1996; Chaz Keyes 11/30/1984; Renee Frye 03/14/1972 charged with home invasion, CDS, weapons related offenses.

Home Invasion/Handgun, 38 S Locust St – Tavon Medley 5/13/78 and Andre Robinson 12/2/81 charged with home invasion, CDS, assault and related charges after foot chase. Handgun recovered. Andre Robinson also wanted for homicide VOP

CDS, Mulberry/Antietam- Freddie Thompson 5/21/83 charged with crack and fentanyl possession

Assault, 129 Ray St – Samuel Page 9/7/84 brandished a look-a-like Glock

Both HPD and the WCSO remind our community members not to disclose personal information to unsolicited callers or contacts. Scammers continue to try to find new ways to access personal and financial account information. When in doubt, do not give it out.