Woman shot after asking group to stop firing guns

April 26, 1996

A Glen Burnie woman was shot in the arm Wednesday after she told a group of men to stop shooting pellet guns behind her house, county police said yesterday.

Lucinda Marie Skaggs, 28, of the 500 block of Kent Circle was treated at North Arundel Hospital for the wound to her left arm and was released.

Ms. Skaggs told police she saw four men shooting pellet guns behind her home shortly after 5 p.m. and went out on her porch to tell them to stop.

One man fired, striking her with a .177 caliber bullet, police said.

Glen Burnie woman robbed of her purse at bus stop

A 67-year-old Glen Burnie woman was robbed of a wallet and $20 Wednesday when a man at a bus stop snatched her purse, county police said yesterday.

Anna Roberson of the 7800 block of Americana Circle told police she was sitting on a bench at a bus stop at Ritchie Highway and Jumpers Hole Road about 3 p.m. when a man sitting next to her grabbed her purse and ran.

The bandit went behind the Huffard Animal Hospital, got into a light-colored compact car and drove off, police said. A short time after Ms. Roberson called police, an unidentified man and boy returned her purse which they said they found along Ritchie Highway, police said. A brown wallet, which contained money and papers, was missing.

Police arrest woman, 24, in theft of video tapes

County police arrested a woman on theft and drug charges Wednesday after video tapes were stolen from a Glen Burnie Kmart.

Justine Ann Roff, 24, of no fixed address was charged with theft, possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Stephen Groce, a security guard for the store in the 6700 block of Ritchie Highway, told police he saw a woman in the store shortly after noon take video tapes, together valued at $101, and put them in her jacket and down her pants, police said.

The woman walked out without paying, and Mr. Groce detained her, police said. When an officer searched the woman's purse, he found a spoon and a mirror and razor blade with residue that tested positive for heroin, a syringe, and three empty capsules, police said.

10 dresses are stolen from Marley Station store

Dresses worth $980 were stolen from the Express clothing store in Marley Station mall Wednesday, county police said yesterday.

Manager Joyce Baggett told police that 10 two-piece dresses were taken from a display between 3: 30 p.m. and 3: 50 p.m. A similar theft occurred Monday.

Pub Date: 4/26/96

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