Student arrested on drug charges

March 13, 1998

A North Carroll High School student was arrested on marijuana charges yesterday after three police dogs scanned 280 cars in the school's parking lot, authorities said.

State police charged Shawn Shroyer, 18, of Manchester with possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and a pager on school property after searching his car. He was taken before a District Court commissioner, who set bail at $1,500.

Two other students will be disciplined for having cigarettes on school property.

The drug scan, the sixth since September at county schools, was carried out by state and local police in cooperation with the state's attorney's office and school authorities.

Prosecutor Edward J. Puls Jr. said yesterday's arrest was the third at county schools this year.

Lineboro man pleads guilty to breaking into garages

A Lineboro man, whose lawyer said he turned to burglary to support a severe drug habit, pleaded guilty yesterday to attempted theft and two counts of breaking into garages last summer to steal tools.

Sentencing for Leif E. Shock III, 20, of the 4200 block of E. Main

St. was scheduled June 23, allowing time for the defendant to enroll in the county jail's 90-day drug treatment program.

Michael M. Galloway, a Westminster attorney representing Shock, told Circuit Judge Raymond E. Beck Sr. that his client is addicted to heroin.

Prosecutor Jerry Joyce said Shock, who was riding with a juvenile driver, was caught in a routine traffic stop July 8. A state trooper became suspicious of tools and a crowbar in the car and linked the items to burglaries in Hampstead and Manchester, Joyce said.

Fire

Hampstead: Firefighters responded at 3: 47 a.m. Thursday to a fire alarm in the 700 block of Hanover Pike. Units were out 20 minutes.

Hampstead: Firefighters assisted Baltimore County at 7: 57 a.m. Wednesday, responding to a trash fire on Mount Zion and Black Rock roads. Units were out five minutes.

Pub Date: 3/13/98

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