Baltimore County Digest

Baltimore County Digest

August 01, 2006

Police report sighting of missing 19-year-old

A young Halethorpe man who was reported missing last week after being warned not to tell police about being robbed was seen in a convenience store in Halethorpe early on the morning of his disappearance, police said yesterday.

Zachary Scott Miller, 19, was seen on video about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Royal Farms store in the 4300 block of Hollins Ferry Road, Baltimore County police said.

Miller was robbed of $30 and a pocket knife July 20, and the robbers warned him not to inform the authorities, police said. One person was arrested on juvenile charges in the robbery, police said, and they are looking for other suspects.

Miller was described as white, 6 feet, 1 inch tall, weighing 165 pounds, with a medium build, short blond hair and blue eyes, with "Zach" tattooed on his leg. He was wearing a white T-shirt and denim shorts when last seen.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

Crime awareness

National Night Out events planned

Police and community groups will mark the annual National Night Out event to raise awareness about crime issues with gatherings tonight. Scheduled events, by police precinct, include:

Wilkens Precinct: block parties in the 2900 block of Lakebrook Circle and at Hillcrest Park, and a parade and block party at Kensington and Dorchester roads.

Woodlawn Precinct: cookout at the precinct station, 6424 Windsor Mill Road.

Franklin Precinct: public safety display at Reisterstown Elementary School.

Pikesville Precinct: rally at Winands Elementary School.

Towson Precinct: program and police procession at Towson Place.

Cockeysville Precinct: community walk at Hometown Way and Cranbrook Road.

Parkville Precinct: displays at Putty Hill Park.

White Marsh Precinct: gatherings at the end of Radecke Avenue, the 5600 block of Daybreak Terrace, the 6000 block of St. Regis Road, Park East Apartments management office and Kenwood Presbyterian Church.

Essex Precinct: community walk at Hawthorne Elementary School and ice cream social at Middleborough volunteer fire department hall.

North Point Precinct: cookouts at Quinton Street Park, the tot lot at Millers Island Road and Baylight Avenue, the park at Denbury and Moorgate roads and Iverness Community Park, and ice cream social at Sacred Heart of Mary, 6736 Youngstown Road.

Events or news items for the Baltimore County Digest may be submitted to baltco.news@baltsun.com. Information should be sent at least 10 days in advance of the event.

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