Sunday's brief on Jodi and Roger Keller being charged with...

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March 08, 1992

ELDERSBURG HAMPSTEAD ELDERSBURG WESTMINSTER TANEYTOWN FINKSBURG HAMPSTEAD WESTMINSTER WESTMINSTER — Sunday's brief on Jodi and Roger Keller being charged with making a disturbance should have said that a summons to appear to answer the complaint was issued; the couple was not arrested.

ROBBERY SUSPECTS CAUGHT

ELDERSBURG -- MARYLAND STATE POLICE WERE ABLE TO ARREST TWO MEN MINUTES AFTER THEY ALLEGEDLY JUMPED AND ROBBED A WOMAN OUTSIDE THE SUPERFRESH MARKET IN CARROLLTOWNE MALL WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

David Allen Whittaker, 25, of the 5600 block of Bartholow Road, Sykesville, and Walter Eugene Jason, 27, of the 5700 block of Bartholow Road, Sykesville, were being held at the Carroll County Detention Center.

Whittaker, whose bail was set at $35,000, is charged with robbery, battery and theft. Jason, whose bail was set at $25,000, is facing multiple charges of conspiracy.

At about 8 p.m. Wednesday, Elizabeth H. Goldstein, 62, was walking on the sidewalk outside the supermarket when a man approached her from the rear, according to statepolice.

Police say the man grabbed Goldstein's purse, pushed her to the ground and then jumped into a car, which was described as a 1984 Buick Regal. The car headed south on Ridge Road.

Police arrivedat the store and broadcast a description of the two men and the car.

Within minutes, a Sykesville police saw the car in the SykesvilleAmoco station, where it was being filled up. With the assistance of an off-duty officer, the two men were detained.

Goldstein was brought to Sykesville and identified them as the men who took her purse. In the course of searching the vehicle, police said they were able tofind the contents of Goldstein's purse, which contained about $40.

BOMBINGS INVESTIGATED

HAMPSTEAD -- THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL'S BOMB SQUAD IS INVESTIGATING THREE BOMBING INCIDENTS THAT TOOK PLACE ON LAST WEDNESDAY AT ABOUT 10 P.M. NEAR HERE.

OFFICIALS SAID THE EXPLOSIONS,WHICH OCCURRED IN THE 1900 BLOCK OF FAIRMONT ROAD AND 4300 BLOCK OF GROSS MILL ROAD, WERE CAUSED BY PIPE BOMBS.

ONE BOMB DESTROYED A CABLE TELEVISION JUNCTION BOX ON FAIRMONT ROAD AND THE OTHER TWO DESTROYED MAILBOXES ON GROSS MILL ROAD.

THE FIRE MARSHAL'S OFFICE HAS NO SUSPECTS IN THE BOMBING AND IS ASKING ANYONE WITH INFORMATION TO CALL(800) 492-7529.

POLICE ARREST TWO

ELDERSBURG -- POLICE SAID THEY RECOVERED A POUND OF MARIJUANA FROM AN APARTMENT THEY WERE SEARCHING HERE LAST SUNDAY.

MEMBERS OF THE CARROLL COUNTY DRUG TASK FORCE ARRESTED DAVID BRUCE LIVESAY, 33, AND RICHELLE DENISE YOUNG, 28, AFTER SEARCHING THEIR APARTMENT IN THE 6100 BLOCK OF TIMDEN COURT.

POLICE SAID THEY FOUND TWO PLASTIC BAGS OF MARIJUANA WEIGHING ABOUT A HALF POUND EACH INSIDE ANOTHER PACKAGE THAT WAS WRAPPED WITH DUCT TAPE.

LIVESAY AND YOUNG WERE CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA WITH THE INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE, MAINTAINING A COMMON NUISANCE, POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.

YOUNG WAS RELEASED ON AN UNSECURED BOND AND LIVESAY WAS RELEASED ON $1,000 BAIL.

VAN BROADSIDES CAR

WESTMINSTER -- A VAN TRAVELING ON SOUTH OLD WASHINGTON ROAD THAT FAILED TO STOP AT A TRAFFIC LIGHT DEMOLISHED A CAR AND SENT THE DRIVER TO THEMARYLAND SHOCK TRAUMA CENTER FRIDAY, STATE POLICE REPORTED.

THE ACCIDENT TOOK PLACE AT 8:51 A.M. IN DENSE FOG. MARK LEWIS LORING, 27, OF YORK PA., WHO WAS DRIVING A VAN FOR MARTIN'S POTATO CHIPS, STRUCK A1979 PONTIAC SUNBIRD DRIVEN BY TINA GREEN, 21, OF THE 2000 BLOCK OF LITTLESTOWN PIKE. GREEN'S CAR, WESTBOUND ON HOOK ROAD, WAS BROADSIDEDAS IT PASSED THROUGH THE INTERSECTION ON THE GREEN LIGHT.

HER CAR WAS SHOVED INTO A SCHOOL BUS THAT WAS JUST ENTERING INTERSECTION ON THE EASTBOUND LANE OF HOOK ROAD. GREEN RECEIVED HEAD INJURIES AND WAS TAKEN BY AMBULANCE TO MARYLAND SHOCK TRAUMA CENTER IN BALTIMORE, POLICE SAID.

POLICE CHARGED LORING WITH FAILING TO OBEY A STOPLIGHT.

NOISE LEADS TO ARREST

TANEYTOWN -- JODY AND ROGER KELLER OF THE FIRSTBLOCK OF CARNIVAL DRIVE WERE ARRESTED MARCH 2 AND CHARGED WITH DISTURBING THEIR NEIGHBORS BY PLAYING A RADIO ALL NIGHT.

JODY KELLER, 40, AND ROGER KELLER, 45, SAID THEY WERE PLAYING THE RADIO AS A WAY OF GETTING BACK AT A NEIGHBOR, WHO THEY COMPLAINED REGULARLY VACUUMED HER HOUSE AT 5:30 A.M.

POLICE CAME TO THE KELLER RESIDENCE AFTER 11:30 MARCH 1 AND ASKED THEM TO TURN THE MUSIC OFF. THEY COMPLIED BUT TURNED IT BACK ON, ACCORDING TO THE PAPERS FILED AT DISTRICT COURT.

WOMANCHARGED WITH THEFT

FINKSBURG -- POLICE WERE CALLED TO GEORGE'S SUPER THRIFT TO ARREST A WOMAN WHO WAS ALLEGEDLY CAUGHT SHOPLIFTING A PACKAGE OF CIGARETTES AND A CHICKEN ON FEB. 28.

STORE PERSONNEL TOLD POLICE THEY NOTICED ELMINO HAMMOND, 49, OF THE 2800 BLOCK OF CEDAR HURST, FINKSBURG, TAKING A PACKAGE OF CIGARETTES OUT OF HER COAT POCKETAND PLACING THEM IN HER PURSE. A LITTLE WHILE LATER, SHE WAS NOTICEDTAKING A PACKAGE OF CHICKEN OUT OF HER PURSE, POLICE SAID.

THE STORE MANAGER STOPPED HER AND CALLED THE POLICE. SHE WAS RELEASED ON HEROWN RECOGNIZANCE.

FALSE REPORT ARREST

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