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THE BALTIMORE SUN

Two Westminster men charged with breaking into the homes of neighbors in unrelated incidents last month were held yesterday at the Carroll County Detention Center in lieu of $100,000 bail on burglary and related charges.

State police said a man broke into the home of his next-door neighbor on Sunshine Way on Sept. 14 and stole items valued at $3,190. Officers said the suspect forced open a rear window to get into the house.

Police said the man stole a necklace, ring, watch and a small safe and pawned the jewelry at a pawn shop in Baltimore. The jewelry was recovered.

Police said Michael V. McNeal Jr., 18, 500 block of Sunshine Way, was charged with two counts of burglary and one count each of theft and malicious destruction of property.

Another man was charged with breaking into the house of a neighbor on East Main Street on Sept. 21, police said. The man is accused of stealing $680 after burglarizing.The money was not recovered.

Mickey Lee White, 21, of the 400 block of E. Main St. was charged with two counts of burglary and conspiracy and one count each of theft and malicious destruction of property.

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Westminster: An employee of Sheetz on East Main Street reported that a driver left without paying for gasoline Sept. 28. The loss was $15.

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