Motorcyclist Killed

Police and fire scan

October 02, 1991

SYKESVILLE — A 29-year-old Klee Mill Road man died Monday at the Maryland Shock Trauma Unit at University Medical Center in Baltimore of injuries he received in a motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon.

Police said Paul Milton Martin was traveling west on Sam's Creek Road near Mail Roadaround 4:45 p.m. when he came around a curve and went off the right side of the road.

Martin, who was riding a Harley Davidson Superglide, struck a tree.

He was flown to the Shock Trauma Unit by state police helicopter after the crash.


A Baltimore man and a New Windsor woman were treated and released from Carroll County GeneralHospital Monday after a two-car crash on Liberty Road.

Police said Tyrone Charles Collins, 23, of Baltimore was driving west on Liberty Road west of White Rock Road in his 1984 Chevrolet Cavalier around 7 a.m. Monday when he fell asleep at the wheel.

Collins' car crossed the center line and struck the left side of a 1990 Isuzu Trooper driven by 50-year-old Joy Lee Warnken of Tark Drive in New Windsor, who was eastbound on Liberty Road, police said.

Warnken's vehicle overturned and went over an embankment on the right side of the road. Collins car also went down the embankment.

Collins was charged withfailure to drive right of the center line.


Crime Solvers, a volunteer group that assists area police, is asking residents to help solve the Crime of the Week.

This week, the group is targeting the theft of property from the Firehouse Studio on Broadway Street in Union Bridge.

Police said the studio was forcibly entered some time between 6 p.m. Sept. 6 and 7 a.m. Sept. 7.

Items stolen included savings bonds, certificates of deposit and personal checks. Some of the items were found in a parking lot at Center and East Main streets in Westminster, police said.

The value of the stolen items was not released.

If you have any information about this crime, or believe you may know who is involved, please call Crime Solvers at (800) 562-TIPS.

You do not need to give your name, and if your information leads to a request, you could earn up to a $1,000 reward.


Please report crime tips to these hot lines: 857-TIPS (drugs) and (800) 562-TIPS (Crime Solvers). All calls are confidential,and you do not have to give your name.

Here is a compilation of some of the crime reported to local and state police:


4400 block of Trenton Mill Road: Damage to windshield of car parked at residence between Sept. 28 and 29. Estimated loss: $130.


Gist Road: Damage to construction equipment and seeded fields between Sept. 28 and 30. Estimated loss: $1,800.


Here is a compilation of the fire and rescue calls to the Emergency Operations Center:

Sept. 28

6:58 a.m., Hampstead and Arcadia responded to an auto fire on St. Paul Road.

Sept. 29

1:47 p.m., Westminster andNew Windsor responded to a truck fire on Stone Chapel Road.

1:53 p.m., Mount Airy assisted Frederick County in an automobile fire on Interstate 70.

5:11 p.m., Westminster and Reese responded to smoke in a basement at a home on Washington Road.

5:23 p.m., Manchester,Lineboro and Hampstead responded to a report of a house fire on Hanover Pike.

Oct. 1

10:24 a.m., Hampstead responded to wires down on Route 30.

11:52 a.m., New Windsor responded to a wash detail onNicodemus Road.

1:24 p.m., Sykesville and Winfield to a field fire and farm machine fire on Obrecht Road.

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