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February 16, 1996

Gunman assaults, robs motel guest from Atlanta

An Atlanta man who answered a knock at his motel room door Wednesday was assaulted and robbed by a gunman, county police said.

George Randal Jennings, 38, received a cut above his right ear but was not hospitalized, police said.

Mr. Jennings told police that when he answered his door at the Holiday Inn in the 6600 block of Ritchie Highway about 7:30 p.m., a man forced his way in, pulled out a shotgun and demanded money. Mr. Jennings refused to give it to him, and the gunman struck him in the head with the shotgun and took his money, police said.

The bandit ran to a small black sports car and got away, police said.

Burglar gets $1,000 worth of jewelry

Someone broke into a Glen Burnie home Wednesday, ransacked it and stole jewelry worth about $1,000, county police said.

Frieda Stolony, 71, told police she left her house about 8:40 a.m., and when she returned shortly after 1 p.m., everything was out of place.

The burglar entered through a basement window and went through every room and cabinet in the house, police said. Ms. Stolony said her jewelry box, where she kept two gold crosses, an Omega gold watch and a gold bracelet with gold charms, was missing.

Man seized at store, charged with felony theft

Police arrested a Baltimore man Wednesday afternoon and charged him with stealing batteries and electronic equipment worth $634 from Glen Burnie Best Buy, county police said.

Kevin Shawn, a security guard for the store in the 6200 block of Ritchie Highway, told police he saw a man put a wireless phone, a caller ID unit, two cellular phone batteries, a business organizer, a calculator and a cellular phone battery in a purple knapsack.

The man walked out without paying for the items, police said, and Mr. Shawn held him for police.

Cameron Novella, 36, of the 2000 block of W. Fayette St. was charged with felony theft.

Women's Aglow to mark its 20th anniversary

The Glen Burnie Women's Aglow will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a dinner and program at 6:30 p.m. April 9 at Michael's Eighth Avenue.

Former members and friends are encouraged to contact current members to attend. The cost is $15.

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