Public Saftey

Hancock Police Report May 22

Hancock Police report the following arrests and incidents from the weeks of Monday, May 6, through Sunday, May 19. May 6 Assist Washington County Sheriff’s Office, first block Clay Street. Notify subject. Police information, 200 block Pennsylvania Avenue. Information taken. Abandoned vehicle, 200 block West Main Street. Vehicle towed. Service[Read More…]

Hancock Police Report this week

Hancock Police report the following arrests and incidents from the week of Monday, February 19, through Sunday, February 25: February 19 Traffic enforcement, Hancock area, one stop. Service to advise, Hancock area. Subject advised. Assist Maryland State Police, eastbound 1-mile marker I-70. Unable to locate vehicle. February 20 Service to[Read More…]

Hancock Police Report

Hancock Police report the following arrests and incidents from the week of Monday, January 1, through Sunday, January 7 January 1 Alarm, 200 block West Main Street. Accidental by employees. Trespassing, first block Blue Hill Road. Subjects left the property. 911 hang up, Rayloc Drive. Unfounded. Disabled vehicle, 100 block[Read More…]

Hancock Police Report

Hancock Police report the following arrests and incidents from the week of Monday, December 18, through Sunday, December 31:          December 18 Suspicious vehicle, 200 block West Main Street. Vehicle towed by business. Property damage accident, hit and run. 200 block West Main Street. Still under investigation. Theft in progress,[Read More…]

Hagerstown Regional Airport emergency drill alert

Hagerstown Regional Airport, in collaboration with Washington County Government and Washington County Office of Emergency Management, announces that a simulated aircraft emergency disaster exercise will take place on Saturday, October 7, from 7 a.m.-12 p.m. This exercise will provide an invaluable opportunity for participants to assess and enhance emergency response[Read More…]

Heat and dry conditions fed Hancock brush fire

by Geoff Fox About 30 firefighters from multiple fire departments in the tri-state area responded to a brush fire on Millstone Road on Wednesday, September 6. According to Hancock Fire Chief Robert Hoopengardner, the call came in at 2:24 p.m. that afternoon. A post from Hancock Volunteer Fire Company on[Read More…]