Two teens arrested in thefts from vehicles

Police Blotter

February 16, 1997|By TaNoah Morgan | TaNoah Morgan,SUN STAFF

County police arrested two Cape St. Claire teen-agers Friday on charges of stealing stereos from vehicles in Arnold.

The youths, both 17, were charged as juveniles with auto tampering, destruction to autos, theft and fleeing and eluding police. They were released to their parents.

Police were called to the 600 block of Oakland Hills Drive in Arnold about 1: 30 a.m. by a resident who said two youths were breaking into a truck.

When Officer Gary V. Kazor arrived, he saw a 1995 Jeep Wrangler with its plastic window slashed and its door ajar. A lighted flashlight was on the floor on the driver's side, along with tools and the face plate of a stereo cassette player, police said.

Kazor followed footprints in the snow for about a mile through the woods to Pine Valley Court and and Bay Green Drive, where he found two youths and arrested them, police said.

The teen-agers admitted a theft from the Jeep as well as previous incidents, said police, who found another stereo in one boy's car.

Two men rob teen-ager of his wallet and shoes

A 17-year-old youth was beaten and robbed of his wallet and shoes by two men Thursday as he walked along the Baltimore-Annapolis Trail in Severna Park, police said.

The teen, whose name police would not release, was on the trail near Round Bay Road about 5 p.m. when two men jumped him, police said.

The men pushed the youth to the ground and stole his wallet and shoes, police said.

The youth ran to Severna Park High School to call police, and the men fled into the woods, police said.

Police did not have a description of the assailants.

Annapolis man arrested on indecent exposure counts

County police arrested an Annapolis man Friday on charges of exposing himself to an officer while in a restroom at Montgomery Ward in Annapolis Mall.

Stephen Robert Collette, 30, of the 1500 block of Star Pine Drive was charged with indecent exposure.

Police arrested a man about 9 a.m. as part of a two-day sting operation targeting lewd sexual conduct in public restrooms at the mall. Several other men were warned about loitering in the restrooms, police said.

Police log

Brandon Woods: Someone stole the scoop from a backhoe that was left overnight Wednesday at a construction site in the 7600 block of Gambrills Cove Road. The scoop was valued at $700 to $800.

Pub Date: 2/15/97

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