Union Mills * Westminster * Sandymount * Finksburg


June 07, 1993


* Westminster: Two cases of soda were stolen from the Direct To You store on East George Street on Tuesday, after someone removed a window pane to gain entry. Loss is $26, according to a store employee.

Vandalism and car thefts on the parking lot of Cranberry Mall have resulted in a total loss of $15,850 since May 1.

Two cars were stolen from the lot and eight acts of vandalism, including the shattering of windows, deep scratches along the sides of cars and the slashing of convertible tops, have been reported to local police.

A resident of Carroll View Avenue told police someone attempted to remove the radio from her car's --board while it was parked at Cranberry Mall on Thursday. Damage was estimated at $100.

A resident of Hampstead told city police that someone cut the canvas top of her car on Tuesday while the vehicle was parked at Cranberry Mall. She estimated the damage at $500.


* Campus Heights: Firefighters from the Westminster and Reese stations were confronted with dense smoke throughout a house when they responded for an oven fire on Edwards Street at 8:51 p.m. Thursday, but the fire was confined to a microwave oven. Units spent more than an hour in smoke removal before returning to their stations. No one was injured.

* Silver Run: Engines from the Pleasant Valley company were dispatched to investigate a report of a fire alarm in a building on Mathias Road at 5:16 a.m. Wednesday. Units were out for 20 minutes.

* Westminster: A brush fire on Carriage Hill Drive at 3:39 p.m. kept firefighters from Westminster busy for 35 minutes Wednesday.

Westminster battled a brush fire on Gist Road at 6:49 p.m. Wednesday. Firefighters were out for 42 minutes.

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