Ellicott City/elkridge

June 02, 1993

Police probe smashing of 18 vehicle windows

Howard County police are investigating 18 reports of smashed vehicle windows in Ellicott City neighborhoods.

Police have made no arrests and have no suspects. They are not sure what was used to smash the windows.

Between late Saturday night and early Sunday, windows were smashed on 16 streets, police said, including the 2800 block of Country Lane, the 4500 block of Hemlock Cone Way, the 3700 block of Plum Meadow Drive and the 3900 block of MacAlpine Road.

"It was probably a group of kids riding around in a car or several cars," said Sgt. Gary L. Gardner, a police spokesman.


* Elkridge: 5500 block of Levering Avenue: Someone broke into a tow truck between 11:45 p.m. and 9:15 a.m. Sunday, and stole $1,485 worth of tools, including a $280 tool set, a $490 lock pick set and a $400 pair of binoculars.

5700 block of Railroad Avenue: Someone stole a $99 Service Star lawn mower from a back yard between 11 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. Sunday.

* Ellicott City: 3200 block of Normandy Woods Drive: Someone shattered the driver's-side window of a Ford between 2:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. Thursday, and stole a $400 speaker part and a $450 amplifier.

3400 block of Pierce Drive: Someone stole a $1,000 Montgomery Ward lawn tractor from a back yard between 6 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday.

7700 block of Briarstone Court: Someone stole 84 sheets of plywood valued at $1,350, and $500 worth of wood from a construction site between 4:30 p.m. May 26 and 8 a.m. Friday.

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