POLICE* Westminster: A resident of Hampstead reported that...

October 24, 1994


* Westminster: A resident of Hampstead reported that someone slashed a tire on her car while it was parked Thursday in the Cranberry Mall lot.

A Taneytown resident, visiting Oct. 17 in the Greens of Westminster, told police that someone damaged his car doors and broke a window in an apparent attempt to enter the vehicle. He estimated the damage at $500.

A resident of Robins Way reported that someone damaged his car Oct. 17 in an apparent attempt to get in while the vehicle was parked near his home.

* Finksburg: Two residents of the 2300 block of Kays Mill Road told state police that someone broke into their homes Thursday and stole a videocassette recorder and an extension ladder. The intruder cut the screens and pried windows. The loss was estimated at $500.

Three automobiles parked in the 1400 block of Blackfoot Court were peppered with shotgun pellets Wednesday night or Thursday morning, state police were told. Damage is estimated at $1,700.


* Reese: Firefighters from the Reese station were dispatched to investigate a fire alarm sounding in a house in the 2600 block of Sandymount Road at 11:10 a.m. Friday. The alarm was activated by workers sanding the wood floors. The engine was out for 25 minutes.

* Westminster: Firefighters from the Westminster station responded to an automatic fire alarm at the Locust House in the first block of Locust Street at 1:58 p.m. Thursday. Personnel at the senior citizen apartment building were testing the alarm system, according to an employee. Units were out for 12 minutes.

Fire volunteers from Westminster were dispatched to an auto fire on Bachman Valley Road at 1:36 p.m. Thursday. They were out for 22 minutes.

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