Police, fire log

Police, fire log

October 17, 1990


A Louisiana man was robbed of clothing and $200 in cash Friday by two men in Columbia who turned on him after initially offering him a ride, county police said.

The victim, who had been staying with friends in the Baltimore area, reported he was offered a ride back to Louisiana by two men to whom he had been introduced about a week ago, police said.

At approximately 12:45 p.m., the driver of the car pulled over on U.S.

29 near Route 175 and told the man that he did not intend to drive any further, according to police. The other man then pulled out a knife, held it to the victim's face and told him to hand over his valuables, police said.

The victim gave the men his money, three pairs of designer blue jeans, two pullover shirts, a T-shirt and a pair of prescription sunglasses, police said. The two men then drove off and left the victim by the side of the road.

Police say the victim was not able to provide an address or last names of the men, who are believed to be Baltimore residents. No injuries were reported in the incident.


A Baltimore man remained in critical but stable condition yesterday with injuries he suffered in a Saturday morning car crash in Ellicott City, county police said.

Keith Sorillo, 23, of the 2400 block of Keyworth Avenue, was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center at University Hospital in Baltimore after suffering multiple internal injuries, a police report said.

Sorillo was heading west on U.S. 40 near Rogers Avenue shortly before 3:30 a.m. when his car left the road and struck a light pole in the center median, police said. Sorillo, who was the only person in the car, was not wearing his seat belt, police said.

Police say the accident is under investigation.

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


8300 block Sperry Court: Oct. 4, a 1985 Toyota Cressida was reported stolen at 7 a.m. from a residential neighborhood.


10300 block Buglenote Way, Hickory Ridge: Oct. 4, cash and jewelry were reported stolen at 3:30 p.m. from a home that was broken into through a kitchen window.


9100 block Bourbon Street: Oct. 4, two stereo speakers were stolen sometime before 1:30 p.m. by a person who kicked open the front door of a home.

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