Carnival Mother Held On $37,000 Bond

Police beat

May 30, 1991

An Alexandria woman charged with deserting her 3-month-old girl was ordered held on a $37,000 bond yesterday by a District Court judge.

Tina M. Gallucci, 28, of the 7800 block of Eagle Avenue, was taken to the county Detention Center.

Gallucci is employed as a ride operator by the traveling Winchester Amusement Co., which had set up its carnival this week at the Londontowne Community Center on Mayo Road.

Police said Gallucci left her daughter, Cassie, with two co-workers Sunday night. The co-workerscalled police after she did not return to work Monday.

Cassie wasplaced in the custody of the county Department of Social Services, police said.

Carnival employees said Gallucci had been taking less responsibility for the child, leaving her baby with another carnival couple two weeks earlier.

According to court records, Gallucci is on probation until 1993 for grand larceny and attempted burglary in Fairfax County, Va.


A NewYork man getting off a train at the BWI Amtrak station was charged with transporting cocaine.

Kirk Migeal Forbes, 21, of Brooklyn had just arrived on the train from Newark, N.J., when a narcotics officerbegan talking to him.

He agreed to let the officer search his bag. Police said the officer found 13 ounces of cocaine that had a street value of $39,000.


A 26-year-old woman told police she was raped early yesterday morning in Severn.

The woman told police she took a ride at about 1:30 a.m. from aman who drove her to the Queenstown Road area and raped her.

Police refused to release any details about the incident.


A 29-year-old Pumphrey man was robbed at gunpoint bytwo teen-agers in Meade Village Monday morning.

County police said the man was getting into his car in the 1800 block of Circle Road at about 12:45 when the pair took $700 from him.

The robbers were last seen running around the corner of an apartment building.

One bandit was wearing a dark

blue jacket with a hood, and the other was wearing a dark shirt with white shorts.


A Severn liquor store could face charges of selling alcohol to minors after police caught two employees of the store selling beer to teen-agers last week, police said.

On Friday, detectives of theSelected Alcohol Violation Enforcement program saw three boys walk into the Severn Liquor Discount Mart in the 7900 block of Crain Highway and come out with a six-pack of Miller Genuine Draft beer.

The officers questioned the boys, who said they were not asked for identification, police said.

A report of the incident was given to the county liquor board, which will decide whether to place charges.


200 block of Locust Avenue: May 21, entry gained through the window. Unknown property taken.


1300 block of Central Avenue: Mat 23, entry gained through the window. Unknown property taken.

800 block Central Avenue: May 23. Appliances taken. Loss: $300.

3800 block of Birdsville Road: May 26, entry gained through the sliding

glass door. Appliances taken. Loss: Unknown.


First block of Village Green: May 24, entry gained through the door. Nothing taken.

1600 block of Eton Way: May 21, entry gained through the door. Jewelry taken. Loss: $800.


First block ofS. Riverclub House Road: May 23, entry gained through the door. Nothing taken.


500 block Kent Circle: May 27, entry gained through the door. Unknown property taken.

400 block of Hideaway Loop: May 23, entry gained through the door. Appliances and furnituretaken. Loss: Unknown.


Unit block of Boones Mobile Home Park: May 25, entry gained through the window. Nothing taken.


100 block of S. Carolina Avenue: May 27, entry gained through the door. Jewelry taken. Loss: $300.

7600 block of 2nd Street: May 28, entry gained through the window. Money and purse taken. Loss: $380.

7600 block of Bens Way: May 27, entry taken. Total loss: Money and appliances taken. Loss: unknown.

7700 block of Princess Place:May 28, entry gained through the door. Handgun and money taken. Loss: $125.

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