Police Blotter


October 30, 2005|By SHERIDAN LYONS

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


Theft -- Someone smashed the right front window of a black 2003 Ford Expedition parked at Oklahoma Road Middle School between 2:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. Oct. 15 during a soccer game and stole a black leather purse with $5 and several credit cards from under the right front floor mat, according to state police.


Vandalism -- Someone used a pellet gun to shoot a hole through the front window of a home in the 3400 block of Niner Road about 11 p.m. Oct. 11, causing about $200 damage, according to state police.

Theft -- Someone took a $7 sign reading "I'm beautiful inside" that was hanging from a larger Fairfax Realty "for sale" sign at a residence Oct 17 in the 300 block of Old Westminster Pike, according to state police. The sign was hung about 4 p.m. and gone by 9:30 p.m.


Theft -- Someone pumped $97.90 worth of diesel fuel at the Citgo Gas station in the 1000 block of Francis Scott Key Highway about 9:30 a.m. Oct. 17 and drove away without paying. The vehicle was a blue or black dump truck, with "in loving memory" written on the driver's side fender, according to state police.


Vandalism -- Someone threw a small stump through the rear window of a silver-colored 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer whose driver slowed to avoid hitting a group of children while westbound on Route 140 between Tyrone and Mayberry roads at 3:45 p.m. Oct. 11, according to state police.

Mount Airy

Arrest -- Two teenage girls have been charged as juveniles with spray painting the roadway and six vehicles - one with a racial epithet - Oct. 19 at the Tall Oaks townhouse development on North Oak Cliff Court. Resident trooper Daniel Pickett said the two girls, ages 16 and 15, were charged with destruction of property. The younger girl also was charged with a hate crime.

Burglary -- Thieves broke a sliding door and filled two trash bags with 145 cartons of Salem and Marlboro cigarettes Oct. 10 at the Food Lion store in the 1300 block of S. Main St., according to state trooper Richard P. Kulina. A Coca-Cola vending machine also was damaged. The loss was placed at about $6,000.

Theft -- Someone took two side mirrors valued at $375 from a 2005 Ford F450 pickup truck parked in the Century Ford dealership lot in the 300 block of Century Drive, between 10 p.m. Oct. 10 and 7 a.m. Oct. 11, according to state police.

Theft -- Someone pried open a Pepsi machine at the Wagner Brothers Meats company in the 600 block of N. Main St. overnight Oct. 7 to 8, taking about $15 in coins and causing about $50 damage to the machine, according to state police.

Sykesville area

Burglary, arrest -- Jason Wesley Cugle, 29, of Sykesville was arrested and charged with fourth-degree burglary and theft after a truck driver reported that his wallet with $25 had been stolen from the cab of a white 2001 Mack truck about 11:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at the loading dock of Martin's Food Store in the Freedom Shopping Center, according to Maryland State Police Cpl. Christopher J. Cole.

Theft -- A purse valued at less than $500 was stolen Oct. 23 from a vehicle parked in a garage in the 800 block of Margo Court, according to the Carroll County Sheriff's Office.

Theft -- Less than $500 was reported stolen Oct. 21 from the Pizza Hut in the 6300 block of Sykesville Road, according to the Sheriff's Office.

Vandalism -- Several residents of the 6400 block of Macbeth Way and the 6300 block of Barnett Ave. reported their homes had been hit with paintballs Oct. 23, according to the Sheriff's Office.

Union Bridge

Theft -- A resident of the 200 block of Penrose St. reported a snow plow hydraulic system stolen from a 1987 Chevrolet pickup truck between Oct. 15 and 20, according to the Sheriff's Office. The system was valued at $2,000.

Westminster area

Arrests -- John Scott Eberman, 48, and his son Dale Eberman, 20, both of the 1900 block of Fairmount Road in Hampstead were arrested and charged with second-degree burglary Oct. 14 after two men crawled under a fence and attempted to steal 45 vehicle rims at Petry's Junk Yard Inc. in the 800 block of Gorsuch Road, according to state police.

Theft -- A purse containing a Verizon cell phone, a checkbook and $50 was stolen from the bleachers during a football game at Westminster High School in the 1300 block of Washington Road, between 9:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Oct. 19 when the owner went to buy a drink, according to state police.

Theft -- Change and small bills totaling about $22 were stolen from three unlocked vehicles in the 3800 and 3900 blocks of Bixlers Church Road between 12:30 a.m. and 8 a.m. Oct. 8, according to state police.

Arrest -- Jorge Julio Huitron-Perez, 44, of the first block of Pennsylvania Ave., was arrested at the Motor Vehicle Administration on Oct. 17 on charges of possessing and displaying fraudulent documents, after he tried to obtain a driver's license, according to state trooper Steven W. Spoonire.

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