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Modified town ordinance geared toward protecting citizens


August 29, 2015

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(THE PICKET)—At July’s Shepherdstown town counsel meeting, a town ordinance pertaining to skateboarders and bicyclists was modified due to citizens’ complaints and safety concerns. Town police say that boarders and cyc... Read more »

Shepherdstown Police Department

August 29, 2015

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This is the Shepherdstown Police Department log for Aug. 24-Aug. 28. Aug. 28, 2015: 7:29 a.m.- General Alarm, 219 S. Duke St. 2:45 a.m.- Suspicious person, 104 N. King St. 2:02 a.m.- Intoxicated person, 126 E. German St... Read more »

Opinion: US averages more than one mass shooting per day

August 27, 2015

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(THE PICKET) - The Washington Post reports that the U.S. averages more than one mass shooting per day. Aug. 26, the 238th day of the year, 247 mass shooting incidents have been reported. What do you think should be done to break... Read more »

Synthetic marijuana popular among young adults; Leading cause of overdose in Washington County


August 11, 2015

Filed under News, Recent Posts, Showcase 2015

HAGERSTOWN, Md. – With the start of the fall semester drawing closer, the Shepherdstown Police Department is prepared to deal with an increase of drug activity on campus and in town, but officials don’t predict a dramatic... Read more »

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