Would-be Bomber Sought By Police

Police beat

July 07, 1991

Harford Crime Solvers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for the arrest and indictment of a suspect who threatened to bomb the Commercial Bank in Edgewood on June 21 if the bank manager didn't give him money.

According to police, a man called the bank at 7:30 a.m. and reported to the manager that explosive devices had been placed outsidethe bank. The suspect told the manager that he had just been released from prison and "had nothing to lose" by bombing the bank, police said.

The manager left the bank and called police. Officers found a package in the shrubbery outside the bank, but it was not a bomb.

To provide information on the incident, call the Crime Solvers hot line at 877-STOP. Callers do not have to give their names or appear in court.

Crimes that county police agencies said they investigated lastweek included:


200 block Bush Chapel Road: A $300 minibike was stolen from a house on June 19, the county Sheriff's Department said.


100 block Waldon Road: Cash was stolen and a sliding glass door was damaged during a burglary at a house June 22, the sheriff's department said. Loss $2,300.

Bel Air

1900 block Baltimore Pike: A radio, radar monitor and navigator, worth $1,600,were stolen from a boat stored at the Bel Air Auto Auction on June 20, the sheriff's department said.


3000 block Whiteford Road: Jewelry worth $17,970 was stolen from a house June 23, the sheriff's department said.


1800 block Edgewater Drive:A video camera and a charger, worth $800, were stolen from a house June 22, the sheriff's department said.

2100 block Bayberry Road: Two motorcycles and a cable lock, worth $1,335, were stolen June 19, the sheriff's department said.


2000 block Bel Air Road:A 1991 Dodge worth $11,750 was stolen from Bel Air Dodge Inc. June 21, the sheriff's department said.

Havre de Grace

100 block South Union Avenue: A 17-foot canoe worth $400 was stolen from a yard June 30, city police said.


3500 block Advocate HillsDrive: A $900 generator was stolen from a house June 24, the sheriff's department said.


500 block Enfield Road: A television,videocassette recorder, videotapes, a chair and a .38-caliber revolver, worth $1,380, were stolen from a house June 16, the sheriff's department said.

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