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July 08, 1992

Please report crime tips to these hot lines: 857-TIPS (drugs) and 876-8956 (state police). All calls are confidential and you do not have to give your name.

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


Hickory Knolls: Someone attempted to break into a residence by forcing a window and a door, damaging both. Nothing was taken in the attempt, which occurred between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m. June 28.


Patapsco Road: A Finksburg resident reported to state police that someone entered a house and stole an undisclosed amount of money from a pocketbook between 6:30 and 7 p.m. on June 29.

Mount Airy

East Ridgeville Boulevard: Someone damaged the door of the American Pizza shop, but stole nothing, between 10 p.m. June 22 and 10:30 a.m. June 23.

East Ridgeville Boulevard: Someone damaged the lock at the Roy Rogers restaurant in an attempted breaking-and-entering between 11:30 p.m. June 30 and 4:10 a.m. July 1.

South Main Street: An intruder forced the front door at Anita Liquors and made off with an undisclosed amount of money. The break-in was discovered after midnight on June 29.


Airport Drive: An official of Traynor's Floors & Carpet reported to police that someone stole a stereo after breaking into an automobile parked near the building. The stereo, valued at $400, was stolen June 29.

Pleasanton Road: City police are looking for anyone carrying a C&P telephone stolen from a construction site. The phone, valued at $200, was discovered missing June 29.

Woodward Drive: Craig Miller, an official of Chase Electric Inc., of Gettysburg, Pa., told police that an intruder forced open a construction trailer and took two electrical panels worth $1,000. Mr. Miller reported the theft on June 30.

West Main Street: Laurel May of Webster Street reported on June 30 that someone stole her parked bicycle, worth $125. Christopher Collins of Webster Street reported that someone stole his $179 bicycle the same day.

Railroad Avenue: The Texaco station reported that someone put $5 worth of gas into a car's tank and did not pay on July 1.

City Park: Phil Reddinger of Hughes Shop Road reported that someone stole his $100 bicycle on July 1.

Old Washington Road: Employees of the Sheetz convenience store reported that someone pumped $22 worth of gas without paying on July 1.

Webster Street: A 15-year-old boy was arrested for theft and released into his mother's custody on July 1.

Middle Grove Court: Lynn Forth reported that someone removed items worth $500 from her house.

Englar Road: Store employees reported that someone stole NTC items worth $77.63 from the K mart on July 2.

Pennsylvania Avenue: Stocksdale, Graham's Serve Center and Little George's reported that someone stole sodas from their machines on July 2.

Baltimore Boulevard: Patricia Ott of Carroll Street reported that someone shattered the driver's side window of her vehicle, causing $100 in damage, on July 6.

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

July 1

5:03 p.m., Sykesville responded to an auto leaking gasoline on the parking lot of Sykesville Fire Department.

5:46 p.m., Sykesville and Gamber responded to an alarm sounding on Londontown Boulevard.

7:00 p.m., Taneytown responded to a hay bale fire on Trevanion Road.

11:00 p.m., Mount Airy assisted Frederick County with a house fire on West Main Street in New Market.

July 2

5:03 p.m., Westminster, Reese, Pleasant Valley and Manchester responded to an electrical fire on Carroll View Avenue.

9:49 p.m., Hampstead and Arcadia responded to an auto fire on Hanover Pike.

July 3

12:15 a.m., Westminster responded to a wash detail on Route 97 at Route 140.

July 4

5:15 a.m., Taneytown extinguished a trash fire on Memorial Drive.

1:45 p.m., Taneytown, Harney and Frederick County Squad 6 were called to a house on East Baltimore Street in Taneytown when occupants discovered smoke inside the dwelling.

3:03 p.m., Gamber and Reisterstown responded to a call for a water rescue on Benson Road at Liberty Reservoir and were out of service for more than two hours before recovering the body of a drowning victim.

11:07 p.m., Lineboro, assisting Pennsylvania firefighters, battled a barn fire for more than 3 1/2 hours before extinguishing the blaze on Lee Road in York County.

July 5

6:29 a.m., Manchester and Hampstead responded to a call for electrical wires down on Harvey Gummel Road and remained at the scene for almost an hour to prevent injuries.

11:12 a.m., Sykesville, Winfield and Gamber required only 23 minutes to extinguish a house fire on Emerald Lane.

12:37 p.m., Taneytown responded to a mulch fire on Memorial Drive.

11:16 p.m., Westminster responded to a fire alarm on Gist Road. The company was out of service for 31 minutes.

July 6

9:13 a.m., Gamber took 12 minutes to check on an overheated truck at the intersection of routes 91 and 32.

12:18 p.m., Gamber was called to a house on London Bridge Road to free a child locked in a room on the second floor of the dwelling.

4:59 p.m., Westminster responded to an alarm of fire on Long Valley Road.

5:50 p.m., Sykesville was called to stand by electrical wires down on Marriottsville Road and was out of service for one hour and 39 minutes.

7:22 p.m., Mount Airy responded to an auto fire on West Wind Drive in Frederick County.

7:33 p.m., Sykesville was sent to answer a call for an auto fire on Sykesville Road.

9:42 p.m., Pleasant Valley responded to a woods fire on Pinch Valley Road. The company returned to service in 18 minutes.

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