25 Years Ago (Week of Feb. 2-8, 1969):* The Maryland Tank...


February 13, 1994|By Diane Mullaly

25 Years Ago (Week of Feb. 2-8, 1969):

* The Maryland Tank Transportation Truck Terminal in Elkridge was raided by state Gasoline Tax Division officials. A quantity of "pep pills" were confiscated, as were samples of gasoline suspected of being illegally re-labeled. The owner of the company was arrested and charged with failure to keep records of motor fuel transactions, dispensing motor fuel without a license and possession of amphetamines.

* Former state police Sgt. Russell Walters was sworn in as Howard County's police chief.

50 Years Ago (Week of Feb. 6-12, 1944):

* In separate incidents, two county residents reported that their cars had been stolen while they were in church.

* The Howard County Fire Department signed up 14 members of the Ellicott City Minute Men Company 767 as auxiliary firefighters.

Information for this column was compiled by Diane Mullaly from the Howard County Historical Society library.

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