32-year-old Glendale man sought in the robbery...


November 24, 1997|By From staff reports

TOWSON -- A 32-year-old Glendale man sought in the robbery of a Parkville bank Thursday surrendered to police about 2 a.m. yesterday, ending a four-hour standoff at the Royal York Hotel in the 1700 block of York Road, county police said.

Police went to the hotel after a caller reported that someone matching the description of a robbery suspect was staying there.

Police charged Alan Patrick Malstrom of the 2700 block of Glendale Road with robbing First National Bank in the 7900 block of Harford Road shortly after noon Thursday. He is being held at the White Marsh Precinct pending a bail hearing today in District Court, police said.

Hot line for assault victims needs daytime volunteers


TOWSON -- The Baltimore/ Carroll County Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Hotline is seeking volunteers available to work from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Training will be provided.

Information: hot-line coordinator Peggy Miller, 410-887-4230.

Northwest recycling center closed Saturday for holiday


RANDALLSTOWN -- Northwest Area Recycling Center at 8737B Liberty Road will be closed Saturday for the Thanksgiving holiday.

The center, which accepts glass and plastic bottles and aluminum cans, will reopen Dec. 3. Hours are 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Police had no suspect and knew of no motive in the slaying of a 20-year-old man in West Baltimore last night.

Homicide Detective Kevin Turner said a gunman approached the victim, who was alone in the 1600 block of Presbury St. about 9: 23 p.m., and shot him once in the back and once in the left side.

Turner said the victim died at 10: 27 p.m. during surgery at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. He said the victim's name was withheld pending notification of family.

Firm to help workers buy empowerment-zone homes

Medo Manufacturing, a maker of air fresheners and related products, is offering $2,000 to employees who buy homes in the city's federally designated empowerment zone.

Medo, at 2010 Washington Blvd., is using money it saves through the empowerment zone wage tax credit to pay for the program. An empowerment zone business with employees from the zone is entitled to a federal tax credit of up to $3,000 per worker.

Medo created its program in partnership with the Empowerment Zone Housing Venture Fund and PNC Mortgage. Participants will receive $1,000 after settlement and another $1,000 a year later. They also might receive an empowerment zone grant of up to $5,000 to defray closing costs.

Pub Date: 11/24/97

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