East Columbia

February 15, 1993

Oakland Mills to discuss plan for traffic lights

The Oakland Mills village board will have a public meeting tomorrow night to discuss a proposal to install traffic lights at Stevens Forest Road and Kilimanjaro Road.

The meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. at the Other Barn.

A county Department of Public Works study determined that the intersection met national standards warranting a signal light.

Stevens Forest Elementary School PTA members have advocated that the county take measures to control vehicle speed on Stevens Forest Road near the school so students can cross the street safely.

Village board Chairman Albert J. Dunn said that some residents might oppose installation of traffic lights at that location.

A county public works official is expected to attend the meeting.

POLICE

* Long Reach: : 8900 block of Tamar Drive: Someone smashed the rear passenger window on a 1990 Geo Prizm between 9 p.m. Tuesday and 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, and ransacked the glove box. Nothing was taken.

6000 block of Major's Lane: A suspect followed a girl home from school about 3 p.m. Feb. 5 and entered an unlocked door to her home. He held the girl down, kissed her and fled. A 14-year-old Columbia youth was arrested and charged with assault and burglary.

5600 block of Thelo Garth: Someone was heard trying to enter a front door about 11:30 p.m. Thursday.

* Kings Contrivance: : 9700 block of Clock Tower Lane: Someone entered a 1991 Mazda Protege between 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and 6:50 a.m. Thursday, and stole a $30 pair of sunglasses and a $30 pair of leather black gloves.

7600 block of Summer Blossom Lane: A gray Toyota Cressida was stolen between Wednesday and Thursday. The Maryland license plates are NJP-603.

9700 block of Polished Stone: A 1981 Datsun Maxima, which was stolen from Prince George's County, was recovered about 1 p.m. Thursday.

* Oakland Mills: : 9300 block of Afternoon Lane: Someone used a knife-like tool to puncture the front and rear driver's side tires on a 1986 Nissan pick-up truck between 11:45 p.m. Wednesday and 7:30 a.m. Thursday.

6100 block of Encounter Row: A $50 woman's green bicycle with brown handlebars and seat was stolen from the rear of a house between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

9100 block of Red Branch Road: Glass was smashed inside a Merchant's tire store after midnight Friday. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken.

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