Man, 39, charged in motel stabbingA 39-year-old man was...


September 27, 1992

Man, 39, charged in motel stabbing

A 39-year-old man was hospitalized early Thursday after being stabbed by his girlfriend's estranged husband at a motel in Jessup, Howard County police said.

The husband, Anthony Robert Monaco, 55, of the 300 block of Endsleigh Road in Middle River, turned himself in to police later Thursday. He was charged with assault with intent to murder, assault with intent to maim, attempted murder, two counts of assault and battery and two counts of reckless endangerment, police said.

Mr. Monaco is being held without bond.

Stafford C. Moran Jr., of no fixed address, was listed in stable and good condition at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, where he was flown by state police helicopter, police said.

His girlfriend, Linda Grace Monaco, 45, formerly of Baltimore County, suffered minor facial injuries during the fight at the motel. She and her husband have been separated for about a month, police said.

Man robbed of $6 after leaving bakery

A 47-year-old Ellicott City man was robbed of $6 Wednesday afternoon by a man who threatened to cut his throat if he didn't hand over money, county police said.

The victim was robbed at about 2:18 p.m. after he left Leidig's Bakery on Main Street and Church Road in Ellicott City, police said. As he left the bakery, the suspect approached him and demanded money, police said. The suspect said the victim owed him money for allegedly breaking one of his car windows.

The victim said he didn't know anything about a broken window and refused to hand over money, police said. At that point, the suspect threatened to cut the man's throat if he didn't, police said. The victim reached in his pockets and gave the man $6, police said.

Stabbed nanny remains in serious condition

The 41-year-old live-in nanny and tutor allegedly stabbed Tuesday afternoon by a 13-year-old Columbia boy remains in serious but stable condition at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, a hospital spokeswoman said.

Police said that Linda Dale Greenbank was stabbed in the neck, chest and abdomen by the juvenile she cared for and tutored at his home in the 8800 block of Blue Sea Drive.

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