Ex-husband charged in Carroll rape
A 30-year-old Hagerstown man charged with the first-degree rape of his former wife remained in the Carroll County Detention Center last night on $50,000 bond.
A District Court judge set the bail yesterday during a brief bail review hearing.
The man was in the woman's Union Bridge home Sunday evening when he took her to the bedroom, pinned her arms and raped her, state police said. The woman was treated at Carroll County General Hospital and released.
The suspect's name is being withheld to protect the privacy of the woman.
Man is charged with stalking woman
Taneytown police arrested a Washington County man Friday as he sat in his truck with a loaded rifle and watched the home of his former girlfriend, Sharon Hinton, in the 400 block of Red Tulip Court.
Eugene Warner Reifsnyder, 36, of Smithsburg was charged with concealing a deadly weapon after Officer Daniel P. White allegedly found the weapon under Mr. Reifsnyder's jacket.
He was released shortly after his arrest.
Woman is arrested in assault on boyfriend
Police arrested a Taneytown woman Sunday for allegegly assaulting her boyfriend with a deadly weapon.
Rhonda May Warman, 18, of Frederick Street had an argument with Bryan Rinehart shortly after 2 p.m. and cut him with a kitchen knife, court documents said.
Mr. Rinehart received cuts to both hands.
Ms. Warman was charged with carrying a deadly weapon with intent to injure and battery. She was released Monday on $2,500 bail.
It's no trick -- 'treating' banned again
The Taneytown City Council denied a request by City Manager Joseph Mangini Monday to lift a prohibition against trick-or-treating in town this Halloween.
The council said the annual town parade on Main Street would suffice as holiday fun for town tots. Mr. Mangini said in a letter to the council that he "was stunned" to learn that his children would not be able to gather candy and other goodies from his Taneytown neighbors.
W. Robert Flickinger, mayor pro tem, said some treats had been tampered with in in the past, and the children's safety was better served with the parade.
This year's parade will be at 7 p.m. October 29, beginning at Middle Street and ending on the carnival grounds.
Pump House renovation is due for discussion
The Union Bridge Town Council will meet with the Building Committee at 7 tonight to discuss renovating the Pump House building for use as the new town hall.
The committee is expected to present its recommendations for development of the new office facilities on Locust Street, said Mayor Perry L. Jones Jr.
"I think they want to give it back to the council and have a builder or architect develop the plans for the building," Mr. Jones said.
The Building Committee was formed to develop ideas for creating new town offices.
Mayor Jones said he expects the project to go out on bids next month.