Thoroughbred Stolen, Disfigured By Thieves

Police beat

December 16, 1990

Police said last week they are continuing to investigate the theft and painting of $2,000 thoroughbred quarter horse in Jarrettsville two weeks ago.

The horse was stolen from its pasture in the 3400 block of North Furnace Road in the early morning hours of Dec. 1, the county Sheriff's Department said.

The brown mare was discovered a short distance from the horse farm, police said. The horse's back had been painted with white spots and its legs painted black.

The horse's mane had also been cut and a $535 saddle on the horse was stolen, police said.

Police said the horse was not seriously injured.

The following is a compilation of crimes that county police agencies said they investigated last week:

Bel Air

2400 block Churchville Road: Thirty-seven tires worth $2,470 were stolen from United Auto Center at the Campus Hills Shopping Center on Dec. 3.

2200 block Route 24: A cash register, cash box, cigarettes and cash worth $4,975 were stolen from the Party Palace at the Festival at Bel Air shopping center on Dec. 6.

1500 block Bentley Circle: A set of golf clubs, a golf bag and accessories worth $780 were stolen from a garage on Dec. 6.

Fallston

2600 block Hess Road: A $600 Honda minibike was stolen from a house Dec.

8.

Havre de Grace

200 block Wilson Street: Five cartons of cigarettes, a pistol and cash worth $750 were stolen from a house Dec. 5.

Joppa

700 block Shore Drive: Tools, jewelry and cash worth $340 were stolen from a house Dec. 5.

Whiteford

2900 block Whiteford Road: An exhaust fan and fan belt were damaged during a break-in at the Graceton Store on Whiteford Road Dec. 5. Damage was $1,210, but nothing was stolen.

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