A 38-year-old Westminster man was being held yesterday in the Carroll County Detention Center on charges that he stole a car and $1,150 worth of property inside it Oct. 31.
Bryant Edwin Millberry of the 1100 block of Western Chapel Road was being held on $25,000 bond as the result of a grand jury indictment.
He and two other men are charged with restraining Joseph Clark, who was visiting friends at 63 Charles St. about 11:15 a.m. Oct. 31, and taking his car keys, Circuit Court records show. Mr. Millberry and the two men are accused of driving off in Mr. Clark's 1979 Oldsmobile, records say.
One of the men called Mr. Clark later that day and told him where the car was, records show. Mr. Clark said clothing, tools, cassette tapes and fishing equipment were missing from the car.
Mr. Millberry was charged with three counts of felony theft and unauthorized use of a vehicle. He is scheduled to appear in court Jan. 12.
* Westminster: A Hersh Avenue resident told city police a pellet gun was stolen from his house and a hole was punched in a wall at his residence. The loss was estimated at $100.
A Manchester Avenue resident told city police a window at his house was broken, causing about $,1000 of damage.
* Pleasant Valley: Pleasant Valley and Westminster responded to a chimney fire on Pinch Valley Road at 12:02 p.m. Tuesday. Units were out for 45 minutes.