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Police log 3/9

March 09, 2000

ROHRERSVILLE - Maryland State Police were looking Wednesday for the driver of a red 1994 or later Pontiac Grand Prix that may have been involved in a Feb. 29 hit-and-run accident in the 4000 block of Trego Road.

Police recently learned that wreckage left at the scene may have come from a Pontiac. The vehicle would have front and rear damage and is missing a piece of side moulding, police said.

The driver crossed the center line of northbound Trego Road and ran off the side of the road, police said. The car hit a telephone pole, shrubs, a wooden fence and a well cap on private property. The lawn also was torn up, police said.

The house on the property lost its water supply as a result of the damage to the well.

FREDERICK, Md. - A pallet of cream-colored vinyl siding was stolen from Wicks Lumber on Urbana Pike in Frederick County recently, Maryland State Police in Frederick said.

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Police said a dual axle truck was backed up to the store fence, where the siding was loaded.

Several pieces of evidence were found at the scene, including a woman's blue jean shirt with an American flag patch on the back and sleeve.

Anyone with information may call police at 1-301-663-3101.

FREDERICK, Md. - A Westminster, Md., man was released on personal recognizance after a theft charge that stemmed from an 8-month-old investigation, according to Maryland State Police in Frederick.

Police said a man walked up to a home in Woodsboro, Md., and asked the residents if they wanted to buy a refrigerator. The homeowners gave the man $200 in cash, but the refrigerator was never delivered and the money was not returned, police said.

On Monday police charged Larry Donald Pickett, 50, with theft under $300.

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