Glen Burnie

August 09, 1993

Report on carnival fund-raising expected at meeting

The Glen Burnie Improvement Association will meet tomorrow, and members are likely to hear an early estimate of revenue from the carnival that ended Saturday night.

The weeklong Big Glen Burnie Carnival is the association's main annual fund-raiser.

The meeting will begin at 8 p.m. at the association's building on South Crain Highway near First Avenue.

Baltimore man robbed after cashing paycheck

A 43-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint Thursday afternoon moments after he cashed his paycheck at a bank, county police said.

Police said Donald Joseph Blondell of Baltimore was standing in front of the Bag Shop in the 7300 block of Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. about 3:10 p.m. when two men approached him.

One of the suspects, armed with a handgun, demanded his money. Mr. Blondell turned over an undisclosed amount of cash, and both men got into a car and drove off.

Glen Burnie man faces drug charge

County police said they confiscated a small quantity of PCP from a basement freezer during a raid on a house in Glen Burnie Thursday night.

Police said the raid was the culmination of a brief investigation into suspected drug activity at the house in the 400 block of Ross Ave.

James J. Vanskiver, 43, who lives at the house, was charged with possession of PCP and drug paraphernalia.

Gun charge lodged after traffic stop

A man stopped for a routine traffic violation was arrested Thursday night and charged with carrying a concealed handgun in a motor vehicle.

County police said they found an automatic handgun under the front seat of the car driven by David George Shiflett, 27, of the the 4400 block of Mountain Road. Police said that they stopped a car outside the Valley Brook Apartments for a defective headlight. After Mr. Shiflett got out of the car, police said, they found a Bowie knife in his pocket.

Authorities said that Mr. Shiflett gave police permission to search the car and that they found a .38-caliber automatic handgun under the passenger floorboard.

A loaded clip for the weapon was found in Mr. Shiflett's front pants pocket, police said.

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