Three students accused of setting off firecrackersTwo...


Three students accused of setting off firecrackers

Two small firecrackers set off at North Carroll High School yesterday led to suspensions for three students, according to the state fire marshal.

No one was injured and the school in the 3800 block of Hampstead-Mexico Road was not evacuated in the incident, which was reported by school staff. Two 1-by- 1/2 -inch cylindrical fireworks were set off near an elevator by the cafeteria and in a boys lavatory near the main office.

Three 15-year-old boys were suspended from school for an amount of time to be determined later, and other charges are possible, according to a report of the incident. Explosives technicians from the fire marshal's bomb squad responded to the scene.

Teens arrested in Woodbine on marijuana charges

A Woodbine man and a boy, 16, were arrested on charges of possessing marijuana and drug paraphernalia after Carroll sheriff's deputies responded to an anonymous tip, authorities said.

Michael Ray Meadows, 19, and the boy were arrested shortly after 7 p.m. Friday in Meadows' apartment in the 6000 block of John Picket Road in Woodbine, sheriff's officials said. Deputies found 5 grams of suspected marijuana and three pipes in the apartment. The juvenile was released to his parents. Meadows was released on personal recognizance.

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