Thieves steal air bags from 4 cars in CroftonThieves broke...

February 19, 1997

Thieves steal air bags from 4 cars in Crofton

Thieves broke into four parked Toyota Camrys overnight Friday in Crofton, disconnected the batteries and stole air bags, county police said.

Residents in the 1000 block of Broderick Court, the 1000 block of Shreve Court and the 1100 block of Soho Court reported thefts of the air bags, each valued at about $1,000, police said.

In each case, the thieves broke the driver's-side rear-vent window, unlocked the door and disconnected the battery to keep the air bags from deploying while removing them from the steering wheel, police said.

Police Log

Severn: Someone smashed a window at a house in the 1900 block of Arwell Court between 10: 30 a.m. and 8: 30 p.m. Saturday, ransacked a bedroom and stole a television, a videocassette recorder, a video game system and 10 video game cartridges.

Harmans: Someone pried the locks off a door of a building under construction in the 7500 block of Railroad Ave. between Saturday and Monday and stole a deep-cut board saw, a hammer drill, a pipe-thread machine with tripod and 1,000 feet of electrical wire with a wooden spool, valued at a combined $3,750.

Pub Date: 2/19/97

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