Police Log: 01/11

Washington County Sheriff:
10:30   Theft   16900blk Virginia Ave                           Copper Ground leads stolen $4000.00  Sprint Tower site
10:56   Theft   16900blk Virginia Ave                           Copper theft $5000.00 Sprint Tower site.
13:04   Theft   17700blk Virginia Ave                           Theft of Nintendo DS
13:58   Theft   16100blk Business Parkway                       Theft of tools, no value
Cumberland Police:
Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 @ 6:32 PM                           DUI / CDS Arrest
Officers responded to a M/V Crash in the 200 blk of Polk St.  Upon their arrival they observed a vehicle that had struck a house.  The pickup truck's bed was against the house.  The officers made contact with the vehicles owner operator who was identified as Adam James Knotts.  Knotts advised that his vehicle ran out of gas and he then attempted to push the truck when it drifted away from him into the house.  While talking with Knotts the officer observed his eyes to be glassy along with his speech being slurred.  They also observed a hypodermic needle laying on the ground near Knotts along with a tin sitting on the seat in plain view containing drug paraphernalia.  Knotts denied drinking alcohol and agreed to take field sobriety tests.  Knotts failed the tests given and was placed under arrest for DWI.  The tin was seized and searched.  The tin contained a glass marijuana smoking device, 14 Clonazepam, 6 Alprazolam and a short straw containing possible heroin residue.  A further search of the vehicle revealed 3 more hypodermic needles.  He was transported to PH where he was charged and processed.
Adam James Knotts                  Age: 26                          Braddock Rd., Cumberland
Charges: DUI, DWI, 2cts CDS Possession other than Marijuana, Possession of paraphernalia
Knotts was taken for a Bond Hearing and released on his personal recognizance
Frederick Police:
INCIDENT/ INFORMATION:  On the above date and time, The Frederick Police Department responded to an alarm from the PNC Bank located in the 1200 block of W. Patrick Street. Officers found a damaged ATM machine on its side and an unknown amount of currency was apparently stolen. There were no witnesses and the incident is under investigation.

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