Drug suspect freed on $2,500 bond

November 15, 1994

A Westminster man, arrested on drug charges after city police received a tip about a marijuana delivery in the city, was released on $2,500 bond yesterday.

James Lance Brady, 23, of the first block of Liberty St. was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and one count each of possession of the drug and possession of paraphernalia.

Police said they received information about 9:20 p.m. Friday that a man was to deliver marijuana to the 300 block of E. Main St. Police said officers waited for the courier but they believe he recognized one of the police vehicles and sped off.

Detectives said they stopped a car on Liberty Street, called for a K-9 dog to examine the vehicle and recovered 10 grams of marijuana plus paraphernalia and $150 cash.

Mr. Brady was ordered held on $100,000 bond by a court commissioner Friday. His bond was reduced by a judge during a bail review hearing yesterday.


* Westminster: A resident of Sycamore Street reported that someone damaged the driver's window of his auto while it was parked in the first block of Pennsylvania Ave. Sunday. He estimated the damage at $150.

An employee of Sears in Cranberry Mall said someone stole items valued at $20 Saturday.

An official of Luskin's in the 140 Village Shopping Center reported that someone climbed to the roof of the building Friday and stole a satellite dish valued at $200.

A resident of Uniontown Road reported someone stole a purse from her car Saturday while it was parked in the rear of Carroll Street. She estimated the loss at $30.

A resident of East Mayberry Road said someone stole items valued at $70 from his auto while it was parked on the Cranberry Mall lot Thursday.


* Westminster: Pleasant Valley was dispatched to investigate the report of about five gallons of hydraulic fluid spilled in the 2100 block of Littlestown Pike at 10:25 a.m. yesterday. Units were out for almost two hours.

Westminster, Reese, Union Bridge and Pleasant Valley responded to a house fire in the first block of Carroll St. at 8:09 a.m. yesterday. Units were out for 24 minutes.

Westminster, New Windsor, Pleasant Valley, Manchester and Hampstead were dispatched for an oven fire in a house on St. Mark Way at 12:18 p.m. Saturday. Units were out for 30 minutes.

Westminster responded for a fire alarm in a building in the 300 block of Doral Court at 10:16 p.m. Friday. Units were out for 24 minutes.

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