Police Blotter

Police Blotter

March 27, 2005|By Sheridan Lyons

Manchester area

Theft: An $1,800 Trynex Model 1075 salt spreader with "RK Grounds" etched into the metal was stolen between 5:30 p.m. March 19 and 5 p.m. March 20 from the 4000 block of Hanover Pike.

Mount Airy

Vandalism: A woman was reading in her home in the 4900 block of Crocus Road about 12:30 a.m. March 19 when she heard a noise and discovered damage to an outer pane of a bay window, apparently from a water balloon launched with a slingshot from the road about 150 feet away.

New Windsor

Destruction of property: The rear window of a 2003 Honda van was shattered between midnight and 7 a.m. March 18 while it was parked in the 1000 block of Gullo Road. A red liquid also was splattered inside. The cost of the damage was unknown.


Attempted theft: Someone attempted to steal a generator and an air compressor from a home in the 6000 block of Barnett Ave. on March 21, causing about $150 damage to the home.


Theft: About $150 worth of firewood was reported stolen and $150 in damage was done by a vehicle to the lawn of a home in the 6000 block of Old Washington Road between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. March 24.


Theft: A pupil at East Middle School reported that a $200 cellular telephone was stolen from her locker March 16.

Vandalism: A retaining wall at St. John Roman Catholic Church on Monroe Street was spray-painted, causing an estimated $100 in damage. The incident was reported Monday.

Destruction of property: A resident of Long Valley Road reported March 18 that someone had thrown a can of soda through the rear window of her car, causing $200 in damage. A thrown soda can also broke the taillight on a nearby vehicle, causing about $50 in damage.

Vandalism: A resident of Pennsylvania Avenue told city police that someone shot a BB gun at his truck, damaging the front quarter panel, as he was driving on East Green Street on March 19.

Theft: A manager at Arby's restaurant on North Center Street reported the theft of $900.84 from the safe there March 20.

Westminster Area

Burglary: A Scrabble game, a coffee maker and an Xbox video game system, all valued at $205, were stolen from a home in the 1000 block of Muller Road about 4:30 p.m. March 18.

Break-in: A Plexiglas window and wooden frame sustained about $200 in damage during a break-in at a storage facility belonging to Mine Safety Appliances at 1125 Poole Road sometime between March 6 and March 19. Nothing appeared to have been taken.

Thefts from vehicles: Employees of two local construction companies reported the theft of equipment worth about $7,000 from their trucks March 17. An employee of C.J. Miller Construction left his 1997 Chevrolet pickup unlocked on Route 140 near Route 27. An employee of Kibler Construction also reported items stolen from his 1995 GMC pickup parked near the Route 97 ramp.


Vandalism: On March 17 or March 18, someone caused about $820 in damage to a 1995 Saturn parked at the Winfield Community Volunteer Fire Department at 1320 West Old Liberty Road.


Robbery: Three masked men armed with steak knives robbed the 7-Eleven store in the 7600 block of Woodbine Road of an undisclosed amount of money about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. The store cashier was not injured.

Theft: Someone stole the hood, valued at $500, from a 2000 Dodge Durango at a home in the 7000 block of John Pickett Road early March 22.

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