Woman Is Killed In Cycle Accident

Police beat

October 13, 1991

An Abingdon woman was killed when she was thrown from the seat of anout-of-control motorcycle, a spokesman for the Harford County Sheriff's Office said.

The accident occurred on Oct. 5 at 2:45 a.m. whenthe driver of the motorcycle, identified as Gerald Andrew Jr. of Baltimore, was traveling north on Route 24 near Stonehaven Road, Deputy DeWayne Curry said.

Curry said the motorcyclist lost control and the passenger on themotorcycle, identified by Curry as Frances Smith, was ejected from the bike.

Andrew was hospitalized with serious injuries, Curry said. Neither the driver or the passenger wore helmets, Curry said.


Harford County sheriff's deputies are investigating the robbery of the HiWay Bookstore in Aberdeen.

Deputy DeWayne Curry said the robbery occurred at 10 p.m. last Sunday,when a man wearing a stocking mask entered the business, displayed ashotgun and ordered the attendant to turn over cash from the register.

Police say the suspect is a white male, about 5-feet-8, with blond or brown hair, wearing a green T-shirt, blue jeans, tennis shoes and gloves.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact the Harford County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division at 836-5442 or 838-6600.


Harford County Crime Solvers is offering up to $1,000 in rewardsfor information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person who stole items from a 1989 pickup truck in the parking lot of the Edgewood Ames department store.

Police said a compound bow, bow attachments, arrows, an arrow case and a deer stand were taken.

Crimes county police agencies say they investigated this week include:


2900 block Emmorton Road: The Harford County Sheriff's Office said $2,000 worth of damage to the Harford National Bank drive-through window was reported Oct. 1.

Forest Hill

1900 Bear Creek Drive: The Sheriff's Office investigated malicious destruction of windows and a fender on a vehicle parked at a residence Oct. 5. Damage wasestimated at $1,500.


3900 block Madonna Road: A 1979 Yamaha four-wheel all-terrain vehicle worth $1,500 was reported stolen Oct. 3, the Sheriff's Office said.

3700 block Norrisville Road: The Sheriff's Office investigated an incident of malicious destruction to a vacuum tube at the drive-thru window of the Forest Hill State Bank Oct. 1. Damage was estimated at $600.

4300 block HarfordCreamery Road: The Sheriff's Office investigated the theft of a Schwinn bicycle Oct. 5. The bicycle was valued at $510.

White Hall

5100 block Jolly Acres Road: The theft of a 1987 Yamaha four-wheel all-terrain vehicle worth $3,500 was reported Oct. 4, the Sheriff's Office said.

Havre de Grace

800 block Country Club Road: The Sheriff's Office investigated a report of malicious destruction to shrubs,grass and light fixtures at a home. Damage was estimated at $2,764.

600 block Warren Street: Havre de Grace police investigated the theft of American and Maryland flags from poles outside the Knights of Columbus building. The flags, valued at $90, were stolen sometime between Sept. 26 and Oct. 2.


300 block Foster Knoll Drive: An eight-horsepower outboard motor worth $1,300 was reported stolen Oct. 4, the Sheriff's Office said.

800 block Bradley Road: On Oct. 5the Sheriff's Office investigated a report of motor vehicle tampering and the theft of a camcorder valued at $700.

600 block DembytownRoad: The Sheriff's Office investigated a breaking and entering and the theft of a chain saw, router and table saw from a residence Oct. 5. The items were valued at $800.

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