Glen Burnie

December 22, 1992

To plug in for decoration prize, keep houses lighted

Homeowners who want their holiday decorations in the running for one of four cash prizes should keep their lights on through this weekend.

A three-member committee of the Glen Burnie Improvement Association is roaming the area, looking for best overall, worth $75; most original, $50; greatest child-appeal Christmas decorations, $50; and an honorable mention, $25. The committee probably will select winners Monday.

80-year-old woman fends off robber

An 80-year-old woman resisted a robber trying to snatch her purse in the parking lot of a Ritchie Highway grocery store Sunday.

The woman told police she was getting into her car in the parking lot of the Mars grocery store at Ritchie Highway and Burwood Road at 9:45 a.m. when a man asked her for change. When she reached into her purse, the man tried to grab it. After a short struggle, the woman was knocked to the ground. The robber ran without her purse, police said.

Pasadena man, 21, is stabbed in back

A 21-year-old man was in good condition yesterday after he was stabbed in the back during a fight outside a Glen Burnie fast-food restaurant early Sunday.

According to the police report, Jason Lecompt of the 3600 block RTC of Handel Court, Pasadena, was in a fight with a large group of people outside Hardee's restaurant in the 1600 block of Crain Highway at 10:33 a.m. when someone stabbed him three times.

Mr. Lecompt's assailant was seen leaving the area in a blue and silver Pontiac Trans Am.

POLICE LOG

* Glen Burnie: A home in the 8000 block of Quarterfield Road was broken into Saturday. Six rifles and one handgun were reported stolen. Police said the thieves broke into the home through a bedroom window.

* Marley: A trailer outside Marley Elementary School, in the 200 block of Marley Station Road, was broken into Tuesday. A video cassette recorder and monitor, worth $294, were reported stolen.

* Village Square: A home in the 8200 block of Kramer Court was broken into Sunday and several appliances were stolen. Police do not know the value of the property.

* Gatewater Landing: Burglars took the outboard motor from a boat parked in a lot in the 300 block of Gatewater Court on Tuesday night. The motor is valued at $1,000.

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