Woman Shot During Domestic Dispute


September 26, 1990

A 62-year-old Glen Burnie woman was listed in serious but stable condition yesterday at Shock Trauma Center at University Hospital in Baltimore after being shot once in the chest during a domestic dispute.

The woman's boyfriend, William Howard McLarin, 60, has been charged with assault with intent to murder.

Police say McLarin and Marian Cecillia Johnson, who live in the 400 block of McLarin Drive, were arguing Monday night. During the argument, McLarin and Johnson both walked into a bedroom, where Johnson kept a .22-caliber handgun under a pillow, police say.

Police say McLarin and Johnson went for the gun at the same time. After the shooting, Johnson ran next door to a neighbor's house for help. McLarin left the house in his pick-up truck, police said.

Police say McLarin was stopped a short time later on Church Street in Baltimore by city police and was arrested. He was taken to Northern District police station, where he made statements to investigators linking him to the shooting, police say.


An Annapolis couple were arrested Monday afternoon after police seized 21 pounds of marijuana and 19.5 grams of crack cocaine from their home.

A police report says an officer was dispatched to the 600 block of Ridge Road after receiving a 911 emergency call at 1:30 p.m. When he arrived and entered an open back door, he could smell a strong odor of marijuana, the report says. Police would not say who made the 911 call.

The officer obtained a search warrant and police raided the home at 4 p.m., seizing the drugs and arresting the occupants. Police also say they confiscated $1,072.

Gary and Deborah Painter were each charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine and marijuana, possession of cocaine and marijuana, possession of cocaine and marijuana with intent to manufacture and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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