Police urge participation in Night Out

July 30, 1996

Westminster police are inviting residents in every neighborhood to join in celebrating the annual National Night Out, an anti-crime effort.

Some city neighborhoods have organized block parties, cookouts, flashlight walks and visits from police.

Nationally, more than 30 million people are expected to participate, police said.

Anyone desiring assistance in organizing an event should call Cpl. Michael Bible of the Westminster Police Department at (410) 848-4646.

Fire

Westminster: Firefighters responded at 8: 22 a.m. Friday for a truck fuel tank leak on Hahn Road at Route 27. Units were out 30 minutes.

Westminster: Firefighters from Reese assisted Westminster at 6: p.m. Friday for a truck fire in the 200 block of N. Gorsuch Road. Units were out 36 minutes.

Police

Westminster: A resident of Logan Drive told city police that someone stole his 1984 Chevrolet pickup that was parked outside his home Saturday. The loss was estimated at $2,500.

Westminster: A Uniontown resident told city police that someone threw an unidentified object at his vehicle while he was driving on South Center Street at 2: 55 a.m. Friday. The damage was estimated at $200.

Westminster: A Finksburg resident told city police that someone maliciously scratched his vehicle while it was parked on Webster Street on Sunday. The damage was estimated at $500.

Pub Date: 7/30/96

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