A burglar broke into a Glen Burnie home last week, stole a television and left a note of apology, county police said yesterday.
Dwight Edwin Fish and his wife returned to their home in the 1000 block of Rose Anne Road from a week's vacation about 11 p.m. Sunday to find that someone had broken a basement door window and reached in to open the door, police said.
Later, Mr. Fish found a handwritten note on a pad lying on a counter near the door. The note said, "Broke into your house and took a TV, sorry."
A 19-inch television worth $250 was missing from the living room, police said.
Parking-space quarrel leads to vandalism charge
A Glen Burnie man was charged with scratching a car door with a key during a quarrel about a parking space for the handicapped, county police said.
The man quarreled with Nelson Ensey of the first block of Thomas Road in Glen Burnie shortly after 1 p.m. because Mr. Ensey parked in the space, police said. Afterward, the man told police, he used his key to scratch the door of Mr. Ensey's 1995 Chevrolet truck.
Police arrested Lowell Wellington Finch, 54, of the 200 block of Hammerlee Road and charged him with destruction of property.
Hospital sponsoring lecture on stress management
North Arundel Hospital is sponsoring a lecture at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow on "Stress Management Through Exercise."
Cardiac therapist Rachel Obenshain will speak in the hospital's Third Floor Conference Center.