Anne Arundel County and other counties in the Baltimore region experienced a slight decrease in arson offenses, with a 1 percent decrease for the first six months of 1990 as compared with the same period in 1989, according to state Fire Marshal Rocco J. Gabriele.
Seven hundred cases of arson were reported in the Baltimore metropolitan region, which includes Baltimore City, and Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Harford and Howard counties, for the first six months of 1990, as opposed to 708 for the first six months of the previous year.
Anyone with information regarding suspected arson should call (800) 492-7529. All information will be kept strictly confidential.
Copyright The Baltimore Sun 1990