Police Blotter


August 21, 2005|By Sheridan Lyons

Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from state and local police and sheriff's reports in Carroll County.


Burglary: Sheriff's Deputy Kristofer Emery was investigating an alarm inside the CVS pharmacy in the 1400 block of Liberty Road at 2:18 a.m. Aug. 11 when he was confronted by a man wielding a 3-foot pry bar and drew his gun. The intruder scaled a fence and fled. A black bag of tools was found at the scene. A second person is believed to have been involved.

Theft: A $114 road sign advising "Uneven Pavement" was stolen between Aug. 4 and Aug. 8 from Crossway Drive, according to the sheriff's office.

Finksburg area

Vandalism: A resident of the 4000 block of Carrollton Road called police after he saw a man yelling and breaking the post of a mailbox, valued at $40, about 5:30 p.m. Aug. 6, state police said. Trooper Rebecca A. Bosley issued a citation for malicious destruction of property to a resident of the 3000 block of Carrollton Road.

Hampstead area

Impersonation: A 40-year-old Pasadena man allegedly told employees July 24 at Cascade Lake that he was a U.S. marshal looking for a suspect, but had no identification, according to Trooper Ronald J. Menchey Jr. The man later claimed to be a doctor and intervened in a rescue of a 3-year-old boy until he was pushed away and left the scene at 3000 Snydersburg Road.


Thefts: Change, CDs and an iPod were reported stolen the night of Aug. 11 from about a dozen unlocked vehicles in the North Carroll Farms subdivision, according to town police.

Vandalism: Someone spray-painted references to the "Class of '05" on portable classrooms at North Carroll High School, 1400 Panther Drive, between 11 p.m. Aug. 10 and 1:30 a.m. Aug. 11, according to the sheriff's office.

Theft: A wallet was stolen from a locker at Wal-Mart in the 2300 block of N. Hanover Pike between 10:15 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Aug. 3, according to state police. It contained a MasterCard, which was used five times.

New Windsor

Burglary: Power tools, skis and a CD player, all valued at $1,320, were taken from a home in the 900 block of Murphy Court between Aug. 7 and Aug. 8, according to the sheriff's office.

Vandalism: A windshield, mirrors and windows were damaged on three vehicles in town overnight from Aug. 6 to Aug. 7, according to the sheriff's office.

Vandalism: An explosive device destroyed a mailbox in the 2800 block of Graybill Court Aug. 7, according to the sheriff's office.

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