Union Mills * Westminster * Sandymount * Finksburg


April 06, 1993


* Westminster: The tires of a car parked at Western Maryland College were slashed on Sunday. Edward Anthony Buzzi of Christian Hill estimated the damage at $225.

Someone scratched the side of a car belonging to Martha Berry of Union Avenue on Saturday. Damage is estimated at $75.

Several rocks were thrown through the windows of Beacon Industries on Railroad Avenue on Saturday. The damage estimate is unknown, police said.

Two cars belonging to Ronald and Nancy Weaver of Webster Street were damaged when someone broke the antenna on each vehicle Saturday. The housing unit on one of the cars was also damaged. Loss is about $220.

Bryan Kent of Young Way told city police someone attempted to set fire to a grill cover at the rear of his house on Saturday. The loss is about $45.

Stacey Shipley reported to city police that someone broke a storm window on the Westminster Coin & Currency shop in the first block of W. Main St. on Friday. The damage is estimated at $50.

The rear window of a car parked on a lot in the rear of the 200 block of E. Main St. was broken by someone with a pellet gun on Friday. Earlene Elkins told police the damage is estimated at $472.

Mike Litchfield of Westminster reported the left side of his car was spray painted while it was parked in the area of Winter Street on Friday. The repair cost is about $127.

James Pickett, of Almost Heaven Drive in Finksburg, told city police someone stole a chain saw valued at $300 from the rear of his truck while it was parked on East Main Street on Thursday.


* Finksburg: Reese was called to investigate smoke in the area of Lawndale Road at 12:15 p.m. Monday. Units were out for 23 minutes.

* Westminster: Fire companies from Westminster and Reese were called to a chimney fire on Sunshine Way at 6:49 p.m. Saturday. They were out 38 minutes.

Westminster firefighters were called to a brush fire on Chapel Road at 5:10 p.m. Saturday. They were out 25 minutes.

Fire companies from Westminster, Reese and Pleasant Valley took 28 minutes to extinguish an apartment fire on Liberty Street at 10:05 p.m. Friday.

Firefighters from the Westminster and Reese companies were jTC called to a house fire on East Main Street at 6:38 p.m. Friday. They were out for 17 minutes.

The Westminster, Reese, Pleasant Valley and Reisterstown fire companies were called to a building fire at 11:46 a.m. Friday on Malcolm Drive. They were out 30 minutes.

Fire companies from Reese and Westminster were called to a fire alarm at 10:28 a.m. Friday on Bethel Road. They were out 15 minutes.

* Union Mills: Engines from Pleasant Valley, Westminster and Littlestown, Pa., were dispatched for a report of a house struck by lightning on Turkeyfoot Road at 7:16 p.m. Thursday. Firefighters determined that lightning had struck the television antenna and the rotary box on the antenna pole. Units were out for 40 minutes.

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