Top News: School Closures Tabled, Skeletal Remains Found and a Disastrous Oil Leak

Patch brings you the top headlines from the week in Carroll County.

Sheriff: 'Large Jar' of Marijuana Found in Eldersburg Man's Car

Patrick Richie was charged with five drug-related offenses.

Oil Leak Causes Collisions Involving Eight Cars

Light rain and a box truck’s oil leak apparently caused collisions involving eight vehicles as cars had trouble stopping, spun around and slid off the roadway on Westminster Pike near Mitchell Road Tuesday morning.

When it came time to announce options for schools to be closed, Superintendent Steve Guthrie said "I am not going to name any schools tonight."

Mailing Causes Consternation for Some Voters

State Board of Elections mails 1.1 million Maryland voters in an effort to increase voter registration across the state.

Police Investigate Skeletal Remains Found in Westminster

Police report they found the remains of a man along Baltimore Blvd (Rt. 140) in Westminster.

City Council Gets First Glimpse at Landlord Licensing Program

Landlord licensing is designed to improve the overall condition of rental housing, provide financial incentives for landlords to comply, and to offer progressive strategies to encourage improvement of problem properties, officials said. 

Police Working with State's Attorney's Office in Justin Ogle Investigation

The body of Justin Ogle was found on the side of the road in Finksburg in late July.


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