Merchants association selects 4 officers
The recently formed Heart of Glen Burnie Merchants Association has elected officers.
They are: Charles Parlato of Arundel Computers, president; William Upton of the Glen Burnie Business Center, vice president; Mick Beasley of Dragon Moon, secretary; and Tom Shrum of Shrum's Bridal, treasurer.
Directors are Glen Walters of BWI Insurance Brokers, Geoffrey Hunt of Hunt Reporting Co., Sigrid Kingsbury of O'Conor Piper & Flynn and Suzanne Locy of Sign-A-Rama.
The organization has about 28 member businesses in downtown Glen Burnie that have expressed interest in making the area more attractive and working cooperatively.
Man with knife robs food store, escapes
A man with a knife robbed a food store in Glen Burnie Wednesday night of an undetermined amount of money, then escaped on a bicycle, county police said.
Police said the man entered the Foods-R-In on Crain Highway about 9:50 p.m., threatened an 18-year-old clerk with a knife and demanded money.
The man then rode away from the store on the bicycle, which police said had been stolen and later was recovered on Phirne Road.
* Country Club Estates: Three guns and jewelry worth $1,500 were stolen Wednesday from a home in the first block of Harvard Road by someone who broke in through a screen window, county police said. The stolen guns were described as a 243 Remington rifle with scope, a 20-gauge skeet gun and a Remington 12-gauge shotgun.
* Town & Country Apts.: Money and jewelry worth $2,200 were stolen Tuesday from an apartment in the 200 block of Woodhill Drive, county police said. The break-in occurred between 3 p.m. and 10 p.m. Police said entry was gained through a first-floor window.