ELLICOTT CITY — Man, 37, mugged at elementary school
A 37-year-old Columbia man was robbed at knifepoint Monday at Talbot Springs Elementary School as he walked home from work, police said.
The man was crossing the rear ball field of the school about 11:15 p.m. when the suspect approached him from behind, displayed a 6-inch knife and demanded his money, police said.
No injuries were reported.
The suspect is described as a black male in his early 20s, 6 feet tall with a medium build. He was said to be wearing a black jacket and blue jeans.
FBI arrests pair in Elkridge theft
Two Columbia residents were arrested in Fort Pierce, Fla. Monday and charged with stealing over $186,000 from an Elkridge business and transporting the money through interstate commerce.
Agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Florida arrested Antonio and Silvana Severino, both of the 11000 block of Gold Needle Way, said Bobby R. Gillham, special agent in charge of the Maryland-Delaware division of the FBI.
Antonio Severino, comptroller of United States Electrofuse in Elkridge, is charged with making two wire transfers from a company account to an account set up by his wife at Maryland National Bank.
The two transfers were made April 27 and 29 and totaled $540,100.
Silvana Severino had opened the account April 21 in the name of "Dickman Inc." of Jessup, Gillham said.
According to FBI agents, she purchased two certified checks from Maryland National Bank totaling $186,250 and deposited them into two bank accounts in Florida.
9100 block of Northfield Road: A rear patio door was forced open Friday night and a VCR was taken. A television was recovered in the backyard.
5000 block of Worthington Way: A side door was kicked open on Friday night and someone attempted to take a VCR. The suspect was apparently scared away by the resident.
the woods of Park Drive: A 1990 GMC cargo van stolen in Anne Arundel County and owned by the Baltimore Cigarette Service was recovered Saturday afternoon.
6400 block of Waterloo Road: A side window in a garage was broken between Friday and Monday and auto parts were taken.
5400 block of Smooth Meadow Way: Someone entered
through the sliding glass door on Friday night and took cash, jewelry and a VCR.
6000 block of Misty Arch Run: A rock was thrown through a sliding glass door on Saturday night. Nothing was taken.
6656-A Dobbin Road: A rear door was pried open on Saturday in Mason and Friends and cash and CDs were taken.
6656-T Dobbin Road: Someone entered through a hole cut through drywall and took cash.
5600 block of Stevens Forest Road: A 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix was stolen overnight Saturday.
5100 block of Thunderhill Road: A 1992 Honda Civic was taken overnight Sunday and returned damaged.
5400 block of Tilted Stone: A 1988 Mazda 323 was stolen overnight Thursday.
5300 block of White Mane: A 1986 red Toyota 4-Runner was stolen overnight Thursday.
8300 block of Silver Trumpet: A black Cherokee was reported stolen on Saturday.
10000 block of Goodbody Court: Someone attempted to steal a 1989 white Jeep Cherokee early Sunday morning.
8700 block of Cloudleap Court: A bedroom window was broken on Monday night and a VCR and television were taken.
10000 block of Washington Boulevard: A rock was thrown through a window at McMillan Marine Inc. on Saturday night, and an outboard motor, the cash register and change were taken.
10600 block of Fable Row: A resident returned home on Monday night to find the garage door open and the front door unlocked. Jewelry was taken.
10600 block of Green Mountain Circle: A rear window was broken with a rock between Thursday and Monday. The bedroom and den were ransacked and jewelry was taken.
6700 block of Old Waterloo Road: A 1987 red Volkswagen Cabriolet was stolen overnight Sunday.