HOWARD COUNTY — In yesterday's editions, The Sun incorrectly reported the number of tickets drawn Saturday night in the Maryland Lotto Game that matched five of the winning six numbers. The correct number was 53. Also, The Sun incorrectly reported the value of a ticket that matched four of the winning numbers. The correct value is $32.
2 arrested in holdup of Elkridge motel
Two suspects in the holdup of an Elkridge motel just before midnight Saturday were arrested within minutes by Howard County police at another motel less than a mile down the road.
John Legrand, 27, of the 5600 block of Cadillac Avenue iBaltimore and Lisa Hammond, 18, of the 4300 block of Ridge Avenue in Halethorpe, were charged with robbing the Exec Motel at gunpoint, police said.
FOR THE RECORD - CORRECTION
According to police, a man walked into the Exec Motel in the 6200 block of Washington Boulevard at 11:50 p.m. Saturday, pointed a gun at a clerk and demanded money. After grabbing an undisclosed amount of cash, he tied up the clerk and escaped in a waiting car. The clerk was not injured.
Both suspects were charged with robbery with a deadly weapon, battery, conspiracy and use of a handgun in committing a crime. Mr. Legrand was being held in lieu of $20,000 bail while Ms. Hammond was released on $10,000 bail, authorities said.
Gas station employees handcuffed in holdup
Two men, one armed with a sawed-off shotgun, robbed an Exxon gas station on Libety Road in Baltimore County yesterday morning, getting away with an undetermined amount of money after handcuffing two workers to a bathroom stall.
Sgt. David Jagodzinski, a county police spokesman, said the two employees were accosted by the robbers after walking out of the office area of the gas station in the 8000 block of Liberty Road about 6:30 a.m.
He said the bandits, one of them carrying a handgun, handcuffed one of the employees to a bathroom stall, forced the other employee to open the safe and then handcuffed him as well.
Sergeant Jagodzinski said he did not know if the robbery was connected to the recent spate of holdups in the metropolitan area by bandits armed with shotguns and semiautomatic weapons.
Black co-ed at Towson receives phoned threat
A black student at Towson State University, who's running for president of the Student Government Association, reported receiving a racist telephone call yesterday from an anonymous man who threatened to harm her if she didn'tend her campaign.
Leroya Cothran, a junior seeking the SGA presidency, told campus police that about 3:45 p.m. a caller making a racial slur warned her to "stopwhat you're doing or you'll be hanging."
Two other black women on her election ticket, Krisa Haggins and LeslieFrelow, said the received similar telephones calls about the same time.
Dan McCarthy, spokesman for Towson State University, said an investigation into the identity of the caller had begun, He also said that university counselors would meet with the victims and other student leaders today.
FOR THE RECORD
* No one correctly matched the six numbers drawn Saturday && night in the Maryland Lotto game, 3-6-11-18-30-49, raising the jackpot for Wednesday to an estimated $4.5 million. Lottery spokeswoman Elyn Garrett said 50 tickets matched five of the numbers to win $1,311 each; 3,718 tickets had four of the numbers to win $37 each.