Union Mills * Westminster * Sandymount * Finksburg


June 08, 1993

$120 worth of quarters stolen from car wash

One hundred and twenty dollars worth of quarters were stolen from a coin changer at Duke's Car Wash on Railroad Avenue by someone who inserted 12 counterfeit $10 bills on Friday, Westminster City police reported.

Officials of the Secret Service office were called by Westminster police and said they would monitor the activity in the area, but would leave the investigation and prosecution to local authorities at this time.

A spokesman at the Secret Service office in Baltimore said it is a federal offense to possess and/or use a counterfeit bill.

Westminster police to sell unclaimed bikes

Bikes for the young and the not-so-young, in sizes ranging from 20- to 26-inch, will be sold June 26 at the Westminster Police Department.

The sale, an annual event to sell abandoned and unclaimed bicycles, will start at 9 a.m., according to police.

Police are asking anyone who has lost a bicycle under any circumstances to call 848-4646 to determine if the bike has been recovered, so it can be returned.

The bikes will be sold for $10 to $50, depending upon their condition.

Westminster student gets award at NYU

Holly Ann Carpenter of Westminster has received the President's

Service Award for leadership at New York University.

She earned the award for her efforts to involve freshmen students in all aspects of the Chamber of Duties, the university's adjunct to the Student Senate.

New York University is the nation's largest private university with an enrollment of 48,000.


* Westminster: A West Main Street resident told police someone scratched the hood and roof of his car while it was parked near his home on Saturday. Damage is estimated at $300.

A Madison Street resident told police someone scratched her car while it was parked at the 140 Village Shopping Center on Friday. Damage estimate is unknown.

Police were called to Westminster Motors on Baltimore Boulevard when an employee discovered a spare tire missing from one of the vehicles on display. Loss is estimated at $125. The theft was discovered on Saturday.

A Watsontown, Pa., resident told police someone entered his car and stole personal property while it was parked at Western Maryland College last month. Damage is estimated at $600.

An employee of Twin Kiss Family Restaurant on Baltimore Boulevard reported to police someone broke into the building on Saturday and stole $358.

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