Man sent to jail after failing to pay restitution ordered in burglary

January 08, 1998

A Smallwood man, who has not paid $2,000 in restitution ordered in a 1995 burglary case in Mount Airy, was sentenced yesterday to serve one year in Carroll County Detention Center after his probation was terminated.

James S. Lawhead, 20, was found guilty of violating probation in October but was given until yesterday to make an effort to pay restitution, court records show.

Circuit Judge Raymond E. Beck Sr. said the debt was not collectible and imposed the jail term.

Fire

Westminster: Firefighters responded at 3: 49 a.m. Wednesday to a fire alarm in the 100 block of E. Green St. Units were out 22 minutes.

Reese: Firefighters from Westminster and Gamber assisted Reese at 7: 13 p.m. Tuesday, responding to a gas leak inside a home in the 2100 block of E. Old Westminster Pike. Units were out 33 minutes.

Westminster: Firefighters from Reese and Pleasant Valley responded at 4: 11 p.m. Tuesday to smoke in a house in the 100 block of S. Court St. Units were out 20 minutes.

Westminster: Firefighters responded at 6: 51 a.m. Tuesday to a fire alarm in the 300 block of E. Main St. Units were out 25 minutes.

Police

Westminster: An employee at the Wheeler Chrysler Plymouth dealership on Railroad Avenue told police Tuesday that someone shot out a window at the business with a BB gun. Damage was estimated at $250.

Pub Date: 1/08/98

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