A 19-year-old man and two juveniles have been charged in connection with a rash of thefts and tamperings of vehicles, said Deputy DeWayneCurry, a spokesman for the Harford County Sheriff's Department.
Curry said Brian Paul Hutchinson, of no fixed address, was being held at the Harford County Detention Center in lieu of $1,000 bond following his arrest Nov. 15. Hutchinson was charged with four counts of theft and one count of continuing scheme/conduct.
The two juveniles arrested were charged with four counts of motorvehicle tampering and four counts of theft, and were released into the custody of their parents, Curry said.
The thefts of cars or items inside began about a week ago in areas including Edgewood and Bel Air.
MAN CHARGED IN DRUG-FREE ZONE
Bel Air police arrested and charged a man with conducting a drug transaction within the "Drug Free School Zone" surrounding Bel Air middle and high schools.
Deputy Chief John W. Harkins said Michael J. McLaren, of Bel Air, was arrestedNov. 13 and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, having a controlled dangerous substance on school property and delinquency to a minor. McLaren was released on his own recognizance, Harkins said. Two juveniles were arrested in connection with the alleged transaction, charged and released to the custody of their parents, Harkins said.
500 block Eastvue Terrace: The HarfordCounty Sheriff's Office investigated the theft Nov. 8 of a 1982 Plymouth valued at $800.
3400 block Emmorton Road: A 1987 Chevrolet worth $1,000 was taken from a parking lot Nov. 11, the Harford County Sheriff's Office reported.