Woman, 82, hospitalized after crash She didn't yield to traffic, police say

November 02, 1993

An 82-year-old Reisterstown woman remained in serious and stable condition in the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore yesterday, one day after her car was struck broadside at Route 140 and Reese Road.

Gladys Proble, of the first block of Brookebury Drive, was westbound on Route 140 in her 1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass when she made a left turn at the Reese Road crossover, state police said.

The Reisterstown woman drove in front of an eastbound 1986 Chevrolet Camaro driven by William Fout, 26, of Sykesville, police said.

Mr. Fout was taken to Carroll County General Hospital and released after treatment, a hospital spokeswoman said.

Police said the cause of the accident was the woman's failure to yield right of way to through traffic.

Westminster man charged in break-in

An 18-year-old Westminster man was arrested while climbing in the second-floor window of a vacant apartment downtown and was charged with breaking and entering Saturday, police said.

George L. Carr of West Main Street was released on his own recognizance by a court commissioner after a bail hearing.

A 13-year-old boy found inside the same Westminster apartment building was released to his mother after being charged with breaking and entering. He will be tried in juvenile court, police said.

Mr. Carr was apprehended after Officer Howard Friedman saw him climbing in the window about 4:30 p.m. Saturday, police said.

Investigators said the officer was hired recently by the Westminster Police Department as a foot patrol officer after his retirement from the Baltimore Police Department, where he walked foot patrol in the Park Heights Avenue area.

POLICE

* Westminster: A resident of South Court Street told police someone broke into his car while it was parked near his home last week. He estimated the damage and loss at $575.

A resident of Johahn Drive reported to city police that someone broke into his car and removed personal property while the vehicle was parked near his home Oct. 26. He estimated the damage and loss at $645.

FIRE

* Westminster: Westminster and Reese responded to the report of a fire in a building on East Main Street at 11:55 a.m. Friday. Units were out for 16 minutes.

Westminster was dispatched to a 911 call from a telephone booth on East George Street at 10:57 p.m. Friday. Units were out for 20 minutes.

* Reese: Reese responded for clean-up duties at the scene of an accident on Baltimore Boulevard at 9:33 a.m. Sunday. Units were out for 40 minutes.

Firefighters from the Reese station investigated a report of a fire on Clydesdale Road at 2:54 p.m. Friday. They were out for 25 minutes.

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