October 8, 1999
PoliceWestminster: A resident of Stacey Lee Drive told police Monday that property was stolen from her vehicle. Loss was estimated at $100.Westminster: An employee of Masonry Contractors told police Monday that someone damaged windows in a house under construction on Slate Drive. Loss was estimated at $300.FireWestminster: Units responded at 7: 17 a.m. Tuesday to a fire alarm in the 100 block of E. Green St. Units were out 22 minutes.
December 6, 1998
A 20-year-old Westminster man was found guilty Friday of arson -- setting fires on April 26 that destroyed a barn in Westminster and damaged a house under construction in Reese.A Carroll County Circuit Court jury deliberated about three hours before convicting Kevin W. Wayson, of the 1200 block of Campus Court, of two counts of second-degree arson, each punishable by up to 20 years in prison and a $30,000 fine.The barn on Poole Road was destroyed at a loss of about $35,000, said Brian DeLeonardo, assistant state's attorney.
November 26, 1998
FireWestminster: Westminster and Pleasant Valley firefighters responded at 11: 10 a.m. Tuesday to a fire in the 700 block of Lyth Hill Court. Units were out 30 minutes.PoliceWestminster: An employee of WWK Ltd. of Eldersburg told police Monday that someone pried open the sliding door of a house under construction on Farm Creek Road and took a kerosene heater. Loss was estimated at $200.Westminster: A Westminster city employee told police Monday that someone damaged an outside light at Jaycee Park.
April 16, 1998
State fire marshals are investigating the cause of a fire late Tuesday that destroyed a two-story Westminster home under construction.The blaze was discovered by neighbors in the 1500 block of Kilkenny Drive at 10: 03 p.m. About 30 firefighters from Westminster and New Windsor arrived to find the house and attached garage engulfed in flames.The loss was estimated at $250,000. The house was owned by Henline Construction Co. of Sykesville.FirePleasant Valley: Firefighters responded at 9: 21 a.m. Tuesday to a fire alarm in the 3700 block of Littlestown Pike.
June 23, 1997
FireSykesville: Firefighters from Gamber assisted Sykesville at 2: 20 p.m. Thursday, responding to a natural gas leak in the 1300 block of Judges Court. Units were out 18 minutes.PoliceSykesville: A Union Bridge builder told police Thursday that someone broke windows of a house under construction in a development on Route 32 at Johnsville Road. Damage was estimated at $2,100.Pub Date: 6/23/97
April 7, 1997
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Howard County.East ColumbiaOwen Brown: 6400 block of Dobbin Center Way: Someone tried to steal a blue four-door 1983 Chevrolet on Thursday.Long Reach: A 32-year-old Baltimore man was arrested Thursday and charged with stealing appliances from a house under construction. A second suspect escaped, and police are investigating. The property was recovered.West ColumbiaTown Center: Vandals broke into Columbia Association's boat dock between Feb. 1 and Thursday, and ransacked the storage room.