Union Mills * Westminster * Sandymount


April 16, 1993

Driver killed in Jan. crash was intoxicated

A 37-year-old Parkville man killed in a two-car collision on Route 140 in January was intoxicated at the time of the accident, reported the state medical examiners office.

The results of the autopsy toxicology examination, released on Thursday, indicated that William Peter Panos' blood alcohol content was in excess of 0.10 percent, Maryland's standard for intoxication.

Mr. Panos was driving a 1982 Datsun west on Route 140 near Pleasant Valley Road at 1:44 a.m. Jan. 23, when the vehicle ran off the right side of the highway, skidded across the center line and collided with a 1993 Ford Explorer traveling eastbound.

Mr. Panos was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two other motorists have been killed in motor vehicle accidents in Carroll County this year compared to six for the same period last year.

Westminster man charged in arcade theft

A 20-year-old Westminster man was released on $25,000 fTC unsecured bond after he was charged with breaking and entering with intent to steal, theft, breaking and entering a shop with intent to steal, conspiracy to steal, and malicious destruction.

Keith Michael Welsh of Rolling Ridge Road was arrested Monday after police received information that he and another man stole $204 from the Blazing Flippers Arcade at the 140 Village Shopping Center on March 11.

The money, in two black bags, was taken from the rear of the arcade after one of the men allegedly broke the metal door leading to the parking lot in the rear of the center.

The second man has not been apprehended.

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