Shoe store robbed by gunman

September 26, 1996

A gunman robbed a Pasadena shoe store of an undisclosed amount of money Saturday, county police said.

The man was in the store in the first block of Mountain Road shortly before 9 p.m., asking clerks Gina Barnes, 24, and Andrea Robinson, 23, about shoes. After a brief time, the man disappeared, but Barnes found him in a rear storage room, police said.

The man pulled a gun and ordered Barnes to the floor, police said. A short time later, Robinson went to the storage room and also was ordered to the ground, police said.

The man forced Barnes to give him money from a cash register and a safe in the front of the store, police said. He took her back to the storage room and ordered both women to remain on the floor as he left through the front door, police said.

Several customers were in the store, police said.

Woman is charged with stabbing boyfriend

County police arrested a Pasadena woman Saturday and charged her with stabbing her boyfriend three times in the stomach, county police said.

Donna Jean Rogers, 39, of the 8100 block of Lea Road was charged with assault with intent to murder.

Gary W. Umstead, 51, of the Lea Road address was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center but refused treatment, police said.

Police said the stabbing occurred about 10 p.m. after the couple had been drinking.

Police log

Pasadena: Someone climbed a security fence at 84 Lumber in the 7900 block of Fort Smallwood Road in Pasadena overnight Sunday and stole $863 worth of shingles.

Pub Date: 9/26/96

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