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POLICE BEAT

May 29, 1994

Reward offered in bank robberies

Harford County Crime Solvers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for the arrest and indictment of the person responsible for robbing the Maryland National Bank in the Constant Friendship Shopping Center on April 14 and May 16.

Maryland State Police are searching for a man described as black, 25 to 35 years old, about 6 feet tall, with a thin to medium build and possibly a light mustache.

A man quietly approached a teller April 14, displayed a handgun and demanded money. He then fled, running north and parallel to Route 24 behind the shopping center, which faces Emmorton Road.

The Harford County sheriff's office also is investigating two earlier robberies at the Harford National Bank, also on Emmorton Road.

The description of the suspect in those robberies is similar to that of the suspect in the Maryland National robberies.

On May 16, the suspect was described as wearing a dark jacket, dark sun glasses, a white baseball cap with "Roadrunner" printed on it and white tennis shoes.

Anyone with information about this incident should call the Crime Solvers hot line at (410) 877-STOP, the Bel Air state police barracks at (410) 879-4101, the sheriff's office at (410) 838-6600 or the FBI at (410) 838-4349. Callers need not give their name or appear in court.

3 Joppa man charged after raid

Three Joppa men were arrested late Thursday on charges of possession and possession with intent to distribute marijuana after members of the county's Joint Narcotics Task Force raided a residence in the 300 block of Rosecroft Court.

Police reported seizing half a pound of marijuana worth an

estimated $800, drug paraphernalia and $543, a spokesman for the task force said.

Released on his own recognizance was Mark Christopher Keefer, 18, of the 100 block of Kenyon Court in Joppa.

Released after posting $10,000 bonds were Harry William Krulock, 22, of the raided house, and Christopher Charles Milland, 21, of the 200 block of Chell Road.

Bel Air woman, 37, faces drug charges

A Bel Air woman was arrested May 19 and charged with multiple drug counts, including trafficking, possession with intent to distribute marijuana and use of a firearm.

Beverly Kay Bergman, also known as Beverly Kay King, 37, of the 200 block of Broadview Ave., was indicted by a grand jury after members of the Harford County Joint Narcotics Task Force reported seizing 17 ounces of alleged marijuana worth an estimated $1,600, drug paraphernalia, a .22-caliber revolver and $360 during an April 4 raid at her Broadview Avenue basement apartment, said a spokesman for the Task Force.

Ms. Bergman was being held at the Detention Center on $25,000 bail, the spokesman said.

Bel Air man burned in tractor fuel spill

A 34-year-old Bel Air man accidentally burned himself last Sunday evening when fuel from his lawn tractor spilled onto a hot muffler and ignited in his one-story detached garage, fire authorities said.

Robert G. Gulas of the 400 block of Cedar Springs Road was treated for first- and second-degree burns at Fallston General Hospital and released, a spokesman for the state Fire Marshal's Office said.

The garage sustained smoke damage and damage to the tractor was estimated at $550, the spokesman said.

EDGEWOOD

* Gateway Road: Someone stole a bank bag containing checks and cash from a truck belonging to an auto parts business on May 12. The loss was estimated at $3,100, deputies said.

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