Man claiming to have gun flees with cash from Provident Bank

August 03, 1994

A man with a threatening note robbed a Provident Bank of an undisclosed amount of cash yesterday morning, county police said.

The man walked into the bank in the 7400 block of Ritchie Highway about 11 a.m. and handed the teller a note, police said. The note said that the man had a gun and that he wanted the bank's money in a brown paper bag. No dollar bills or dye packs were to be put in the bag, the note said.

The note also informed the teller that if she did as she was told, no one would be hurt. The teller put the money in the bag and gave it to the man, who ran off in the direction of Georgia Avenue N.W. and Platzer Lane, police said. The robber never showed a weapon, police said.

The man is described as a white male, 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighing about 130 pounds. He is in his mid-30s,,and was wearing a white shirt, blue pants, a blue baseball hat and sunglasses, police said.

Driver in fatality released on bail

The man charged Sunday with driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of a fatal accident in Glen Burnie has been released from the county Detention Center after posting $10,000 bail, county officials said.

Joseph Michael Boggs, 31, has a New York driver's license but lives on Shorefield Court in Wheaton, police said.

Bruce Alan Johnson, 35, was bicycling along Quarterfield Road near the Route 100 bypass when he was struck by a limousine allegedly driven by Mr. Boggs, police said.

Mr. Boggs is a dispatcher for a Severn limousine company in the 1400 block of Grimm Road, police said.

Mr. Johnson worked for a computer software company in Columbia and lived in the 7600 block of Rona Court, police said.

Pair beat man at his apartment

A Glen Burnie man was beaten in front of his apartment building Saturday morning by two unknown assailants, county police said.

Ramiel Navarro, 31, who lives on Warwickshire Lane, suffered bruises and scrapes in the beating but refused hospital treatment, police said. He told police he was going back to his apartment around 2:45 a.m. when the men jumped him.

A search of the area failed to find the assailants.

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