September 20, 1996
FireWestminster: Firefighters responded at 11: 42 a.m. Wednesday to wires on fire in the 100 block of Railroad Ave. Units were out 15 minutes.Westminster: Firefighters responded at 11: 41 a.m. Wednesday to a fire alarm in the 400 block of Malcolm Drive. Units were out five minutes.Reese: Firefighters responded at 9: 24 a.m. Wednesday to smoke in the building in the 2800 block of Baltimore Blvd. Units were out 30 minutes.PoliceWestminster: A Hampstead-Mexico Road resident told police that the windshield and rear windows of his vehicle were damaged while it was parked at the 140 Village shopping center Wednesday.
March 6, 1998
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Howard County.Ellicott City: 4800 block of Montgomery Road: Someone kicked in a door to a backyard shed Wednesday evening.Ellicott City: 5600 block of Waterloo Road: A couple's quiet night was shattered when an arrow crashed through their bedroom window Monday night, police said. Arrested in the incident was Keith Jones of the 3500 block of Georgetown Road, Lansdowne. Jones, the estranged husband of a woman who lives in the house, was charged with assault, reckless endangerment and destruction of property, police said.
September 25, 1990
An Orlando, Fla., publisher has offered a $10,000 reward in connection with the Sept. 17 slaying of a Philadelphia woman at a motel in the Westview section of Baltimore County.Valerie Brown, 30, was killed in an apparent robbery attempt as she was about to enter the motel in the 5800 block of Baltimore National Pike, police said.Brown, who was based in Philadelphia, was a senior sales representative for Holt, Rinehart and Winston Inc., a subsidiary of Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Inc., publishers, which is offering the reward.
March 15, 1993
Fire department will present its 'Gift of Life' and other 0) awardsThe Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services has scheduled its awards program at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the Banneker Room of the George Howard Building.The evening will highlight the contributions of Howard County volunteer and career personnel during 1992.Eight "Gift of Life" awards will be presented to 50 fire and rescue workers. Five of the patients are scheduled to be present, including a child. Four "Stork Awards" will be presented with four infants making an appearance.
March 29, 1996
Two New Windsor men remain in serious condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore after falling about 50 feet when scaffolding on which they were working in Westminster collapsed Wednesday, authorities said yesterday.Witnesses told city police that Dale A. Arnold, 29, of the 3900 block of Buffalo Road and Michael A. Anthony, 28, of the 15000 block of Oak Orchard Road were removing roof shingles at the Apartments at The Greens in the 700 block of Crows Court when the center support for the scaffolding gave way, said Capt.
July 13, 1997
A 73-year-old man sitting in a lawn chair was fatally injured yesterday afternoon when he was struck by an automobile than ran out of control and jumped a curb along Baltimore National Pike, city police said.The victim, Nathaniel Ashe of the 5100 block of Greenwich Ave., was sitting outside an apartment building there when the accident occurred about 12: 15 p.m. He was pronounced dead at 2: 19 p.m. at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.Police said the car, a 1997 Kia driven by Keishan Willis, 21, of the 100 block of Twin Circle South, was eastbound in the 5100 block of Baltimore National Pike when it hit a curb, an embankment and a tree before hitting and dragging Ashe.
September 28, 1997
A Yellow Van Services car veered out of control late Friday and hit a steel pole in West Baltimore, killing a paraplegic passenger and leaving the driver in serious condition, police said.The passenger, William E. Williams, 47, of the 700 block of E. 43rd St., was being driven home from his job at a Catonsville Wal-Mart when the car veered onto the median in the 5100 block of Baltimore National Pike, said Officer Raymond Howard, an accident investigator for the city police.Yellow Van provides transportation for the disabled in the area under contract with the state.
February 17, 1999
PoliceWestminster: A resident of Glen Oak Court told police Friday that someone scratched his vehicle while it was parked at the Albion lot. Damage was estimated at $800.Westminster: An Eldersburg resident told police Saturday that someone entered her vehicle while it was parked at Cranberry Mall and took property. Loss was estimated at $100.FiresWestminster: Firefighters from Westminster, Reese, Pleasant Valley and Manchester responded at 6: 05 p.m. Monday to a building fire in the first block of Baltimore Blvd.