Man held on DWI charges after 2 arrests in 2 1/2 hours

April 12, 1995

A 34-year-old Baltimore man is being held on $1,500 bail after being arrested twice within 2 1/2 hours early Saturday on charges of driving while intoxicated.

Roger Carville Fisher of the 400 block of Mirable Lane was stopped for speeding by a state trooper on Route 140 at Bethel Road at 4:55 a.m. Saturday. He was charged with DWI after a Breathalyzer examination and released at 6:50 a.m. in the custody of a friend and on his own signature with a warning not to drive.

At 7:25 a.m., another trooper stopped Mr. Fisher on Route 140 at Reese Road, less than a half-mile from where he was first stopped. Police said he again was at the wheel of his car when he was stopped the second time.

Mr. Fisher was charged a second time with DWI, and bail was set.

Westminster set to buy 6 acres for city park

The Westminster City Council took an option contract to buy six acres of land on Winter's Street near the intersection of Monroe Street. The land, owned by Stewart N. Dutterer Flower Shop Inc., will become a city park.

The city agreed to pay $400,000 for the property, financing it with $375,000 from the state's Program Open Space and $25,000 in city money. The agreement calls for the park to be named in honor of the Dutterer family.

POLICE

* Westminster: A resident of Wakefield Valley Road reported to city police that somebody broke into his car while it was parked in the 100 block of Ralph Street and stole a 35 mm camera, a video camcorder and other equipment Sunday. The value of the items was estimated at $6,545.

Three cars, two parked at Western Maryland College and the other on West George Street, had their windows shattered on Sunday. The damage to all three was estimated at $950.

Metropolitan Associates on Charles Street told police that someone damaged an exterior door in an apparent attempt to break into the business Monday. The damage was estimated at $400.

A Gettysburg woman reported that someone stole the rear license plate from her car while it was on a parking lot on Washington Road Sunday. She estimated her loss at $25.

A resident of Mayberry Road told police that someone stole money from her purse while she was working in Staples in Cranberry Square Thursday. She estimated the loss at $120.

A Manchester resident reported that someone damaged his car while it was parked at Cranberry Mall April 3. He estimated the damage at $275.

FIRE

* Westminster: Westminster firefighters responded to a report of a fire alarm sounding in a building in the 1000 block of Long Valley Road at 8:32 p.m. Monday. They were out for 35 minutes.

Westminster, Pleasant Valley, New Windsor and Union Bridge firefighters were dispatched to a chimney fire in the 400 block of Palmer Terrace at 7:37 p.m. Monday. Units were out for 33 minutes.

The Westminster fire company responded to an illegal burning incident in the 300 block of Warfieldsburg Road at 6:36 p.m. Monday. Firefighters were out for 33 minutes. A statewide ban on open-air burning was initiated Friday by the Department of Natural Resources.

Westminster firefighters responded to a car fire on Route 140 at Pennsylvania Avenue at 5:35 p.m. Monday. They were out for 13 minutes.

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