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Police beat

October 10, 1990


A Glen Burnie woman was killed last week when the car she was driving collided with another car on Edwin Raynor Boulevard in Pasadena.

Joan Marie Dumler, 55, of the unit block of Ivy Lane, was killed Friday when she pulled out of the parking lot of Super Thrift on Edwin Raynor Boulevard and into the path of another car, the police said.

Dumler was pronounced dead at 4:35 p.m. at North Arundel Hospital.

Dumler's mother, Mary Weist, 80, a passenger in the car, was listed in stable condition yesterday at North Arundel Hospital.


A midshipman and an unidentified woman were seriously injured Sunday when the car in which they were traveling hit a telephone pole on Outing Avenue in Glen Burnie.

Jason Cottam, 19, a midshipmen from Nevada, was taken by state police helicopter to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, where he was listed in critical condition yesterday.

The woman with him was listed in stable condition there yesterday, the police said.

The police said Cottam was southbound on Outing Avenue at about 2:30 a.m. when he lost control of the Chevrolet Corvette he was driving and hit a telephone pole. The pole broke off at the base, sending a 15-foot section 50 feet across the road, the police said.

Both people were thrown from the car.


A man with a gun tried to rob a High's store in Glen Burnie Thursday, county police reported.

The police said a man entered the store, in the 600 block of Old Mill Road, about 7:50 p.m. and demanded money.

He told the cashier he had a gun and pulled up his shirt to show it to her. The cashier grabbed the robber's hand and the robber ran out of the store.

* A compilation of some of the crimes reported to Anne Arundel County police and state police:

Glen Burnie:

Unit block of Mountain Road: Oct. 5, entry gained through the door. Unknown property taken.

7600 block of Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd.: Oct. 6, entry gained through back door. Unknown property taken. Total loss: $80.

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