CENTRAL--Union Mills * Westminster * Sandymount * Finksburg

June 15, 1993

Two women are injured in Route 27 crash

Two women were injured and taken to the Carroll County General Hospital after the cars in which they were riding were involved in an accident on Route 27 at Hahn Road about 1:50 p.m. Monday.

State police said a Ford LTD Landau was northbound on Route 27 attempting a left turn on Hahn Road when it collided with a Mercury Cougar that was southbound on the same road.

After the head-on collision the northbound Ford spun around and came to rest facing south.

Traffic was routed around the accident scene by deputy sheriffs who helped state police. Names of the victims were not immediately available.

Police investigate more graffiti vandalism

City police investigated seven incidents of vandalism to buildings in Westminster Thursday after the acquittal of marijuana rights activist Pamela Snowhite Davis.

The words "Free Pam Davis" were sprayed on the buildings in blue, red, orange, green and silver paint.

The words were sprayed on the courthouse wall, the wall of a building on Railroad Avenue and the bridge on Green Street over the Western Maryland Railroad tracks. Vandals also spray-painted a wall on the Caldor store in Cranberry Mall, the Burger King at Crossroads Square Shopping Center, an appliance store on East Main Street and a garage door on Pennsylvania Avenue.

Damage was estimated at about $1,000.

Two other related incidents were reported at county high schools outside of town limits.

Francis Scott Key High School officials said messages in support of Davis were painted in silver paint on the brick wall near the gym. Similar vandalism was reported at Westminster High.

Library workers visit Charles Carroll

Representatives from the Carroll County Public Library will present summer book talks to students in kindergarten through fifth grade at Charles Carroll Elementary School, 3719 Littlestown Pike, Silver Run today in the media center.

The book talks, which will take place throughout the day, are de

signed to prepare students for summer reading. Information: 848-6667.


* Westminster: An employee of Kmart reported someone forced open and stole money from two outside soda machines. The lost money and damage to the machines were estimated at $650.

A portable generator valued at $2,500 was stolen from a storage building on East Main Street Friday, a Kalten Road resident told police.

A Falcon Court resident told police someone slashed the two right tires of her car while it was parked near her house Friday. Damage is estimated at $100.

Four wheel covers were stolen from a car parked at Cranberry Mall on Friday, said a Coon Club Road resident who estimated the loss at $600.

A Ruby Court resident reported to police someone broke the front window of his house Friday. Damage was estimated at $100.

A Milton Avenue resident told police someone stole an assortment of cassette tapes from her car while it was parked near her house Sunday. Loss was estimated at $350.


* Westminster: Westminster and Reese responded to a fire alarm at Westminster Graphics, in the first block of Carroll St. at 3:44 p.m. Saturday. No fire was discovered. The units were out for 21 minutes.

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