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No harm, no fowl in Howard County case of the missing chickens
No harm, no fowl in Howard County case of the missing chickens

The stranger showed up Tuesday morning at the Jacob family home in Sykesville in a black car with six chickens and a bundle of apologies. The mystery of the Sykesville chicken heist was solved. "I swear to you, you couldn't make this up," said Karen Jacob, counting the family's egg-laying hens Tuesday and finding that they once again added up to 20, not 14, as was the case late last Sunday. She and her husband and two sons had come home from dinner at her mother's in Glen Burnie to find someone had left a note and $40 cash at the door, and six of their 20 egg-laying hens were gone. Whoever took the chickens left a note in blue ink on a pale blue sticky:...

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