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July 15, 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:


Schaeffer Avenue: Olive Dull reported that someone either threw or hit a ball through her window . She estimated it would cost about $25 to replace the broken window.

Church Court: David S. Adams, who lives on Lawndale Road in Finksburg, told police that someone removed a bicycle while it was parked in the rear of a house. He said the value of the bike was $300.

West George Street: A bicycle worth $120 was taken from outside his residence, Matthew D. Martin told city police.

Carrollview Avenue: Judy Mielke reported that while she was away from home Sunday an intruder entered and stole property worth $210.

Buck Cash Drive: A $25,000 trench digger used for installing cable was stolen from a construction site over the weekend. An official of the C.W. Wright Construction Co. in Baltimore said the equipment had to have been loaded on a trailer to be removed from the area.

North Center Street: Allan Dale Hanson, 20, of West Main Street, was held in $1,500 bail following his arrest while allegedly sniffing an inhalant called "whiffing rush" from a brown bottle in the restroom of a local bar. He was charged with having a controlled dangerous substance.

North Center Street: Jorge Luis Martinez, 26, of Baltimore Boulevard, was arrested at Cranberry Mall and charged with one count of theft after allegedly shoplifting two knit shirts and a pair of socks and attempting to place a bottle of perfume in his trousers.

Double Tree Lane: Michael Scott Moffitt, 19, of Hampstead, was arrested after allegedly presenting a bogus check for $146.98 in March at Cranberry Mall. He was charged with one count each of theft and bad check.

McKinstrys Mill Road: Michael Lee Hill, 19, of Union Bridge, is charged with four counts of false statements to police and 14 counts of traffic violations after being stopped four times since December on traffic charges. Police said Hill identified himself as his brother Felix each time he was stopped but carried no picture license for proper identification.


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

July 11

12:21 a.m., Hampstead answered a call for a automobile fire on Route 30 and needed only 20 minutes to extinguish it.

3:48 a.m., Hampstead and Manchester were out of service for two hours responding to a trash bin fire on Houck Avenue.

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