Two men hold up Crown convenience storeTwo men, one with a...

April 16, 1996

Two men hold up Crown convenience store

Two men, one with a revolver, held up the convenience store at a Crown station in the 7600 block of Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. on Sunday, county police said.

The men walked into the store shortly before 10 p.m., and one with a gun approached the clerk and demanded money while the other man stood as a lookout, police said.

The clerk turned over money, police said.

Police do not have detailed descriptions of the men.

2 Columbia women charged with stealing clothing

County police arrested two Columbia women Saturday on charges of stealing more than $2,000 worth of clothing from Macy's department store in Marley Station mall.

Ruby Blondina Greene, 42, of the 5400 block of Ring Dove Lane and Marian Olivia Johnson, 43, of the 5800 block of Stevens Forest Road were charged with felony theft.

Officer Peter Scarpetta went to the store shortly before 1 p.m., after he heard Macy's security guards on the police radio talking about two women stuffing clothing in Macy's bags and walking out without paying.

When he arrived in the parking lot, he saw a woman drive off in a 1983 Ford Thunderbird and followed until Macy's guards gave him a description, police said, When Officer Scarpetta stopped the car and checked the woman's Macy's bags, he found one bag contained hangers but another was full of clothing, police said. The woman could not produce a receipt, police said.

The woman later said a friend stole the items, police said. Another officer found a woman outside Macy's with a purse and Macy's bag stuffed with merchandise, police said.

The stolen goods were worth $2,071.95, police said.

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