Ellicott City/elkridge

November 24, 1992

Motorist in a hurry honks, pulls rifle on driver slow to leave 0) parking lot

An impatient motorist apparently pulled a rifle on another driver Saturday morning at the McDonald's restaurant on Baltimore-Washington Boulevard at Montgomery Road, police said.

An Elkridge man told police he was trying to pull out of the restaurant driveway and onto Baltimore-Washington Boulevard about 10:15 a.m., when the driver behind him started blowing his horn to make him move.

After the man pulled onto the road, the other driver pulled up beside him and pointed the rifle at him, police said.

The victim gave police a description of the suspect's vehicle and its license plate number.

Kiwanis Club installs new slate of officers

The Kiwanis Club of Ellicott City has installed its new officers. They are: George A. Eckart, president; Michael Byrnes, vice president; Robert Scarburgh, secretary; and Albert Gardner, treasurer.

Retiring President John Dibenio congratulated the members for the successful year during which the club raised and distributed more than $1,500 for the support of local charitable and non-profit organizations in the county.

Some of the beneficiaries are: the Teddy Bear Patrol, the Therapeutic Riding School in Lisbon, the Howard County Hospice, Head Start, Police Bear Trax, the Howard County Youth Program and the Boy Scouts of America. Also included is the annual Christmas party for underprivileged children.

The club meets Tuesdays at 6:45 p.m. at Bare Bones Restaurant.


* Ellicott City: 3300 block North Chatham Road: Someone entered a house and took an undisclosed amount of cash on Nov. 18.

* 8500 block Wheatfield Way: Someone took two hubcaps anfive lug nuts, worth $85, from a Chevrolet Corsica between Sunday afternoon and yesterday morning.

* 8600 block Falls Run Road: Someone took a stereo system anradar detector, worth $500, from a Jeep on Saturday.

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