Ellicott City/elkridge

October 19, 1992

Severn man arrested on drug charges

A 43-year-old Severn man was arrested Friday and charged with running a mail-order drug ring, county police said yesterday.

Joseph Harry Sine, of the 300 block of Constant Ave., was arrested at an apartment he maintains in Elkridge and charged with 10 drug violations, including possession with intent to distribute PCP and possession of PCP.

His arrest ended an 18-month investigation carried out jointly by county police and the U.S. Postal Inspector's office. Police said Mr. Sine allegedly mailed drugs to customers in 1-ounce bottles.

POLICE LOG

* Elkridge: 5800 block of Bellanca Drive: Someone stole a $400 Holly four-barrel carburetor from a 1963 Pontiac Grand Prix between last Sunday and Monday.

* 5800 block of Washington Blvd.: Someone threw a rock from a train track overpass, shattering the windshield of a northbound 1990 Ford Ranger Oct. 9.

* 6600 block of Amberton Drive: Someone punctured two front tires to a 1990 Chevrolet Camaro on Wednesday.

Ellicott City: 3200 block of Birchmede Drive: Someone broke a pumpkin and placed a padlock on a mailbox Oct. 10.

* 2900 block of The Concord Court: Someone stole a homemade Halloween scarecrow from a front porch, then set the scarecrow afire at Pebble Beach and The Concord Court between Oct. 9 and 10.

* 2700 block of Turf Valley Road: Someone stole a bag filled with Wilson Prostaff golf clubs valued at $900 from a pickup truck Thursday.

* 2900 block of Fox Fire Court: Someone wrapped toilet paper around mail and paper boxes and set them afire between Oct. 9 and 10.

* 3100 block of Kings Court: Someone yanked three wooden lawn ornaments from a front yard, then threw one of them against the house Oct. 10 or 11.

* 3200 block of Elmmeade Road: Someone pushed over a duck planter and bird feeder in a back yard between Oct. 3 and 11.

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