Union Mills * Westminster * Sandymount * Finksburg


September 07, 1993

Car, weapons stolen in Finksburg break-in

A 1987 Corvett and several weapons -- all belonging to a Finksburg man -- were stolen when someone broke into his home Sunday.

Charles J. Hymiller Jr. told state police he left his home on Jeffrey Lori Drive about 3 p.m. and returned at 9 p.m. to discover the break-in.

State police said the sports model Chevrolet is maroon and has Maryland tags VXA157. Anyone who sees the vehicle should notify the nearest police department.

Police were not able to give a description of the stolen weapons yesterday.

Westminster youth charged after drug raid

A 16-year-old Westminster youth was arrested and charged with possession of drugs after a search-and-seizure raid at his house in the 100 block of Pennsylvania Ave. Thursday.

Police said the boy, who had been under investigation, has been detained at the Charles H. Hickey Jr. School in Baltimore County pending a Juvenile Court hearing.

The youth was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after a small amount of cocaine and marijuana was discovered in the house.

Investigators also recovered a smoking pipe, plastic pouches and a piece of glass believed to have been used in drug activity, they reported.

Five Westminster officers, aided by a K-9 unit, participated in the 3:35 p.m. raid, a police spokesman said.


* Deep Run: Pleasant Valley was dispatched for wires burning on East Deep Run Road at Geeting Road at 12:10 p.m. on Saturday. Units were out for 30 minutes.

* Pleasant Valley: Pleasant Valley responded for a pole fire on Hughes Shop Road at 7:44 p.m. Friday. Units were out for 19 minutes.

* Westminster: Westminster assisted a motorist who locked his keys in a car on Charles Street at 9:31 p.m. on Sunday. Units were out for 15 minutes.

Westminster was dispatched for a transformer fire on a pole on Church Street at Grosvenor Lane at 10:05 a.m. Saturday. Units ** were out for 11 minutes.

Westminster and Reese responded to a fire alarm sounding on Old Westminster Pike at 2:36 a.m. Saturday. They were out for 30 minutes.

Westminster responded to an automatic alarm sounding in a building on Hahn Road at 3:33 a.m. on Friday. Units were out for three minutes.

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