Westminster man is accused of setting fire to car in shop

November 17, 1997

A Westminster man was released on an unsecured $2,500 bond Thursday after he was arrested by state fire marshals on charges of setting fire to a car at a local auto repair shop in August.

Paul E. Lauer, 32, of Carrollview Avenue faces charges of malicious destruction of property and first-degree malicious burning, court records show.

State fire marshals said a 1979 Chevrolet Caprice was destroyed about 5: 40 a.m. Aug. 31 on the lot at Stew's Auto Service on Gorsuch Road.

Fire

Westminster: Firefighters responded at 5: 16 p.m. Thursday to a fire alarm in the 300 block of N. Center St. Units were out 25 minutes.

Police

Westminster: A Charles Street resident told police Wednesday that someone stole property from her home. The loss was estimated at $410.

Westminster: An employee of Westminster Elementary School told police Nov. 10 that someone broke four windows. Damage was estimated at $400.

Westminster: A resident of Johahn Drive told police Wednesday that someone stole her gold 1986 Dodge Aries while it was parked at Cranberry Mall. The loss was estimated at $1,500.

Westminster: A resident of East Green Street told police Wednesday that someone broke the driver's side mirror on her vehicle while it was parked at her home. Damage was estimated at $150.

Pub Date: 11/17/97

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