Teens accused of breaking into home

October 07, 1994

Two teen-agers have been charged with breaking into the home of a friend, according to state police.

Investigators said the youths, 17 and 15, are accused of breaking into the house in the 2500 block of Sandymount Road in Finksburg by forcing open a door and ransacking the building. Money and comic books were stolen.

Police said the resident returned to her house, found the pair inside and recognized one of them as a friend of her sons. The 17-year-old was arrested and police are searching for the 15-year-old.

Cpl. Edward Fox, of the Criminal Investigation Division at the Westminster barracks, said the youths would be questioned

about other burglaries in the area.

POLICE LOG

* Westminster: Vandals rolled a large heavy wooden spool of electric cable into an auto parked on the Sherwood parking lot Tuesday, causing extensive damage, according to city police. The spool of wire, about six feet in diameter, belonged to BGE and was taken from the Longwell parking lot and rolled more than a block before it crashed into a 1981 Buick, damaging the right rear quarter panel and trunk. No one was arrested.

An employee of Kirby's Furniture store on East Green Street reported the theft of two signs from the shop Tuesday. The signs were recovered and the damage was estimated at $150.

FIRE

* Pleasant Valley: Firefighters from the Pleasant Valley station responded to a call of straw on fire in the 2400 block of Windisch Drive at 3:41 p.m. yesterdayThey were out for 27 minutes.

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