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February 5, 2013
The following is compiled from local police reports. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-0872. Park Drive, 100 block, Feb. 2, between 6:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Glass broken out of side door window of residence. Three jewelry boxes, laptop, television, drill, hammer, two screw drivers and pliers stolen. Lucky Leaf Circle, 600 block, Jan. 30, between 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. Cash stolen from residence.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | April 20, 2014
A man walking his dog in Towson on Friday reported a speed camera covered in white spray paint, Baltimore County police said. Police don't know when the vandalism at the intersection of Thornton and Landrake roads happened, and a suspect has not been identified. Anyone with information may call police at 410-307-2020. cmcampbell@baltsun.com twitter.com/cmcampbell6
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July 17, 2012
Vandals hit 18 different cars in a Fountain Green neighborhood Thursday night. Between about midnight last Wednesday and 6 a.m. Thursday, tires were punctured on at least 18 vehicles in the 1400 and 1500 block of Redfield Road off Route 543, according to Monica Worrell, spokesperson for the Harford County Sheriff's Office. They also stole sunglasses, a GPS and a case of Gatorade from one vehicle. Police have no suspect information. Anyone with information can call the tipline, 410-836-7788, or the southern precinct, 410-612-1717.
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March 3, 2014
The following is compiled from local police reports. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-0872. Old Frederick Road, 2500 block, between 11:30 p.m. Feb. 28 and 4:05 a.m. March 1. Residence entered through rear kitchen window. Television, three video game systems, 9 mm Beretta pistol stolen. Bloomsbury Avenue, 400 block, between 6 a.m. Feb. 28 and noon March 1. Concession stand at Catonsville High School ransacked.
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October 6, 1994
Vandals ransacked the Spanish room of Magothy River Middle School Sunday morning, throwing papers on the floor, breaking pencils and urinating on a textbook, county police said.Eastern District Officer Neil McKee went to the school around 10:30 a.m. to investigate the alarm sounding. He found an exterior door ajar.Police said the vandals got into the school through an unlocked outer door. Also found unlocked were the door to the Spanish room and an interior hallway door that would have prevented the culprits from getting into the school, police said.
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January 26, 1993
Howard County police are trying to determine who shot out the windows of about 20 cars during the weekend in three different parts of the county.There was no pattern to the vandalism, which occurred between late Friday night and early Sunday morning, mostly in Ellicott City, police said. Vandals may have used a BB gun to shatter the windows, police said.The vandals damaged cars in the 13800 block of Frederick Road; 8600 block of Frederick Road; 8700 block of Frederick Road; 11700 block of Triadelphia Road; 11900 block of Triadelphia Road; 3900 block of Shady Lane and the 3000 block of Evergreen Way.Cars also were damaged on Ten Mills Road; the 10800 block of Beechwood Drive; High Hay Drive and the 5000 block of Ten Mills Road in Columbia, police said.
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July 9, 1996
Someone vandalized three mailboxes in a Crownsville neighborhood Friday, causing $70 worth of damage, county police said.State's Attorney Frank Weathersbee called police just after midnight Friday when he heard a loud banging coming from HTC outside his home in the 800 block of Valentine View.When Weathersbee went outside, he saw three men get into a white Mazda RX7 and drive off. He did not get a tag number, police said.Police investigated and found three mailboxes in that block had been knocked off metal posts or pulled out of the ground.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,Sun Staff Writer | June 19, 1995
Vandals spray-painted several vehicles and houses in New Windsor in an overnight spree that left residents wondering how they can prevent more incidents, the mayor and several residents said."
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By Roger Twigg | February 5, 1992
Vandals overturned 130 tombstones at a Jewish cemetery in Halethorpe, causing property damage estimated at $50,000, according to Baltimore County police.W. Leroy Acree, who has been caretaker of United Hebrew Cemetery in the3900 block of Washington Boulevard for 14 years, said it was the seventh time he could recall that vandals had damaged the 40-acre cemetery."It's one of those things that happen with all cemeteries," Mr. Acree said. "You can't stop it unless you put canines out there around-the-clock, and you can't do that with the public visiting the cemetery."
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By Andrea F. Siegel and Andrea F. Siegel,SUN REPORTER | September 18, 2006
Perry Hall Baptist Church was defaced with three swastikas over the weekend, Baltimore County police said yesterday. The vandalism occurred between 9:15 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday, police said. The pastor of the church, in the 3900 block of Schroeder Ave., discovered the spray-painted swastikas. The damage was estimated at $500. Police said the church would add security cameras.
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February 25, 2014
Aberdeen William Lee Daniels, 23, of the first block of Ray Avenue, was arrested Thursday on a bench warrant in a case he was charged with driving while his license was suspended. Joshua Paul Antlitz, 29, of the 600 block of Law Street and the 500 block of Cider Press Loop in Joppa, was arrested Friday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with driving while his license was suspended, driving with a suspended registration, failure to display his license and speeding.
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August 15, 2013
The following is compiled from police reports. The Howard County Times includes descriptions of perpetrators only when the description makes identification possible. Entry gained to abandoned commercial building in the 7600 block of Browns Bridge Road in Clarksville at 2:49 p.m. on Aug. 6 by breaking window. Interior vandalized with paint. Paint obtained by cutting open several paint cans. Paint spilled on floor. Old van on property set on fire. Attempts to set fire to building unsuccessful Three juveniles charged with second- and fourth-degree burglary, second-degree arson, trespassing, malicious burning, malicious destruction of property and attempted burning.
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August 13, 2013
Aberdeen Aberdeen police reports: Kim Webb, 38, of the 500 block of East 175th Street in New York City, was charged Saturday with theft between $1,000 and $10,000, scheming to commit theft between $1,000 and $10,000 and having a counterfeit credit card. Rashard Jamel Allen, 27, of the first block of Tilghman Street in Fogelsville, Pa., was charged Sunday with theft between $1,000 and $10,000, having a counterfeit credit card and vandalism. Cedwin S. Quallo, 25, of the 200 block of Putman Avenue in Brooklyn, N.Y., was charged Sunday with theft between $1,000 and $10,000 and having a counterfeit credit card.
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By Peter Hermann and Keith L. Alexander, The Washington Post | July 31, 2013
Moments before D.C. police found Jiamei Tian hiding in a bathroom stall at Washington National Cathedral, a family of tourists had spotted her in a back pew of the Children's Chapel guarding two bags and muttering softly in a foreign language. Tian's unsettling behavior continued Tuesday, when the 58-year-old Chinese national made her first appearance in D.C. Superior Court to face charges in connection with a string of vandalism in which churches and tourist attractions across the city, including two chapels at the cathedral, were spattered with green paint.
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By Jonathan Pitts and John Fritze, The Baltimore Sun | July 30, 2013
On his first trip to Washington, Austin Jarvis most wanted to visit the Lincoln Memorial, so the 11-year-old from Georgia was displeased when he and his family had to settle for an obstructed view. Five preservationists stood on three tiers of scaffolding erected around the legs of the statue of the 16th U.S. president, using paint brushes to apply a white, foamy substance made in Hanover that they hoped would remove the last of the defiling green paint. "I wasn't very happy," Jarvis said about the vandalism.
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By Alison Knezevich, The Baltimore Sun | April 8, 2013
More than 240,000 gallons of sewage has spilled in Gunpowder Falls State Park as of Monday afternoon after someone vandalized a manhole, Baltimore County public works officials say. Officials said the sewer overflow was discovered Sunday afternoon near Jennifer Branch - a tributary to the Gunpowder Falls - in a heavily wooded area of the park that is east of Harford Road and south of Gunpowder Falls. A resident alerted the county to the problem, officials said. Crews have been working to contain the overflow, but the waste is being discharged at a rate of about 10,000 gallons per hour, according to the public works department.
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By Donna E. Boller and Donna E. Boller,Sun Staff Writer | May 30, 1995
Vandals stole the head of a zebra from Richard Knight's Inner Harbor carousel Sunday night, the owner reported yesterday."This is just senseless," Mr. Knight said after he discovered that someone had mutilated the zebra, one of four originals on the 83-year-old carousel.He is offering a $1,000 reward for the return of the animal's head and the arrest and conviction of the people responsible.He said he closed the carousel at 7 p.m. Sunday, five hours earlier than usual, and found the damage when he returned yesterday.
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By Ed Heard and Ed Heard,Sun Staff Writer | December 23, 1994
It's a scene right out of a Christmas standard: Thieves and vandals slip into yards and try to steal Christmas, one string of lights at a time.Howard County police say that in each incident this year, holiday "Grinches" -- most of them believed to be juveniles -- have destroyed decorations outside area homes or stolen them for their own use.The victims say they will let no one steal their Christmas joy."It's not going to ruin my Christmas," said Rita Wyble of Ellicott City.Last week, Ms. Wyble found a set of decorative lights in the street in front of her home, picked them up and put them in her garage.
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April 1, 2013
Baltimore County officials say a sewer overflow that discharged an estimated 16,800 gallons of waste into a tributary of White Marsh Run was discovered this past week. County health department officials said the tributary flows to the Bird River, and that said the overflow resulted from a vandalized eight-inch sewer line. County utility crews contained the overflow with a pump, but officials said that due to it occurring in a wooded area, between Gunpowder Crossing Lane and Pulaski Highway, the overflow went undetected for two weeks.
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