Toys, trees among thefts during holidaysWhile the holidays...


December 27, 1992

Toys, trees among thefts during holidays

While the holidays put many in the spirit of giving, over the past 2 1/2 weeks they have given others a motive for taking.

Police said a trailer parked behind Lionel Kiddie City on U.S. 1 in Bel Air was broken into Dec. 13 and toys were stolen -- a loss of $2,500.

A Towson-based company reported 10 of its pine trees were damaged in the 1300 block of Continental Drive, Abingdon, on Dec. 16. Damage was estimated at $1,000.

A resident of the 200 block of St. Mary's Road in Pylesville reported the theft of two spruce trees Dec. 14. The loss was estimated at $500.

A Belcamp woman reported the theft of 15 Christmas lights Dec. 10 from her home. The loss was estimated at $10.

Towne Baptist Church, in the 500 block of Trimble Road, Joppa, had an 8-foot Scotch pine worth $80 taken from its property Dec. 11.

A Joppa man reported losing a 6-foot white pine worth $25 Dec. 12.

* Bel Air

2300 block of Edwards Lane: Breaking and entering at a home Dec. 8; a dirt bike and helmet were stolen, and a lock damaged. Loss estimated at $2,037.

* Darlington

4700 block of Conowingo Road: Theft of telephone at liquor store Dec. 10. Loss estimated at $500.

* Forest Hill

300 block of Bynum Ridge Road: Theft of saw, drill, level, radar detector and damage to window of a 1985 Ford truck Dec. 16. Loss estimated at $519.

* Pylesville

400 block of Wheeler School Road: Breaking and entering at a home Dec. 12; theft of piggy bank, currency, Coke bank and payroll check. Loss estimated at $410.

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