State police have charged a Manchester man with filing a false report of the theft of tools and camping equipment.
Police arrested William W. Bolt, 23, on Friday and charged hiwith one count each of false reporting, making a false statement to police and attempted theft.
Mr. Bolt reported a breaking and entering and theft of nearl$10,000 worth of equipment from his Main Street home May 25, police said.
He filed a claim with Allstate Insurance Co., authorities said.
On July 8, police obtained a search warrant after receiving information that the property was in Mr. Bolt's basement.
Police said they recovered the property during a July 9 search othe home.
NESAP to go bowling for emergency funds
The Northeast Social Action Program (NESAP) will have a bowl-a-thon to help the needy and people in emergencies at 7 p.m. July 26 at Hampstead Bowling Lanes.
The cost is $5 per bowler for three games and shoe rental. Bowlers need to get pledges per game or per pin to raise money for NESAP. The event raised more than $900 last year.
Teams and singles are welcome.
To register -- include preference for tenpins or duckpins -- and obtain forms, call 239-6216. Registration deadline is Wednesday.
* Lineboro: Engines from the Lineboro Fire Company responded to a call of wires down on Gunpowder Road near the Baltimore County line at 8:19 p.m. Wednesday. Units were out for 45 minutes.