Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from state and local police and sheriff's reports in Carroll County.


Thefts: Six residents of Vincenza Drive reported items stolen from parked vehicles June 2. On June 1, a digital camera was reported missing from an unlocked vehicle in the 1800 block of Vincenza Drive.


Arrest: Dustin Reed Barton, 18, of the 3200 block of Murray Road, Finksburg, was arrested and charged with the Feb. 15 armed robbery of a woman in a parking lot behind the Finksburg Plaza in the 3000 block of Gamber Road, state police said. The woman threw her purse to a masked man who threatened her with a knife.

Mount Airy

Vandalism: An Arnold man and Woodbine woman, both 20, were charged May 31 with malicious destruction of property after a Fogle's Septic and Portables toilet was spray-painted May 27 in the 6400 block of Ridge Road.

Union Bridge

Theft: More than $500 was reported missing June 2 from Myers IGA grocery store on Green Valley Road.

Westminster area

Assault: Someone shot a bullet through the glass door of a business at Carroll Plaza where a woman was cleaning the outside windows. The shooting, reported about 9 p.m. May 24, caused an estimated $300 damage to the door.


Theft: A resident of the 100 block of E. Main St. told police that the headlights had been stolen from a black Chevrolet. The loss, reported May 31, was estimated at $160.

Shoplifting: An employee of CVS pharmacy said someone took two fertility test kits and several bottles of Oil of Olay, valued at $430.40, May 31.

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