Union Mills * Westminster * Sandymount * Finksburg


December 21, 1992

Man charged with stealing cable TV box from relative

A 27-year-old man has been charged in the theft of a cable TV box from a distant relative who lives in the same building, police ++ said.

James Allan Nickoles, of the 100 block of East Green St., was ordered held on $5,000 bail on multiple burglary and theft charges in Carroll District Court Friday.

He is charged with breaking into a first-floor apartment while his 71-year-old relative, Peggy L. Schlee, was in the hospital.

Mr. Nickoles allegedly stole a TV cable box which he then installed in his apartment, to replace one that was removed for lack of payment.

He was being held at the Carroll County Detention Center.

Burlary suspect held in lieu of $8,500 bail

A 28-year-old man who allegedly was seen breaking and climbing through the window of a house on South Center Street was held in lieu of $8,500 bail on multiple charges of malicious destruction, burglary and theft after his arrest Wednesday.

Curtis Lee Frisby, of Washington Lane, was charged with stealing a Nintendo game system and a multicolored jacket from the house in the 100 block of South Center Street.

Police records alleged that Mr. Frisby was seen by a neighbor of the victim going in the window and again at the front door of the house.

Mr. Frisby was arrested on two warrants sworn out by the owner of the house.


* Westminster: Someone damaged the automobile of Patricia Haghighat, of Nicodemus Road, while it was parked at the Washington Heights Medical Center on Thursday. Damage was estimated at $300.

Two vehicles parked on Sycamore Street were sprayed with the contents of a fire extinguisher on Thursday. The owners, Dominick Derita and Steven Horn, estimated the damage at $100 for each car.

The windshield of a car parked on West George Street was shattered on Wednesday. Margie Seipp, the owner, told police she estimated the loss at $300.

The window of an automobile was shattered when someone threw a bottle at it on Wednesday. Sharon Lee Hughes told police the car was parked near her home on Bond Street and the damage is estimated at $200.

Someone slashed the front tire of a car parked on Hillside Court on Wednesday. Pamela Hoke reported to police the loss is about $80.

An official of Fox Chevrolet, Inc., of Security Boulevard, told police someone stole a dealer tag from the rear of an automobile parked at Cranberry Mall on Wednesday. The loss is about $27.


* Westminster: Westminster responded to a wash detail on West Green Street at 3:11 p.m. Thursday. Units were at the scene for one hour, 18 minutes.

Westminster and Reese responded to a house fire on West Green Street at 7:01 a.m. Thursday. Units were out for 45 minutes.

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