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Regional Briefs

May 31, 1999

In Baltimore City

Stolen car used in robbery of guard found in N.E. Balto.

The getaway car used by three armed men being sought in the robbery Friday of a Dunbar Armored Inc. guard outside a McDonald's restaurant in Middle River was found yesterday in Northeast Baltimore, Baltimore County police said.

Cpl. Art Nilsen said a gold-colored 1994 Infiniti J30 that was stolen Thursday in Towson was recovered in the 4400 block of Chalet Court about 10: 30 a.m. and was taken to police headquarters in Towson for processing.

Police said three gunmen accosted the guard outside the McDonald's at the Martin Plaza Shopping Center in the 1300 block of Martin Blvd. about 3 p.m. and stole a money bag, containing an undisclosed sum, and the guard's handgun.

Condition of man trapped in N. Balto. crash improves

The condition of an Anne Arundel County man who was trapped for 2 1/2 hours in his minivan after a chain-reaction collision Friday on West Northern Parkway was upgraded yesterday to serious, said a nursing coordinator at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Dave Stephens, 45, of Arnold was freed by emergency personnel and taken to the hospital in critical condition.

The accident occurred when the brakes of a cement truck apparently malfunctioned. The truck careered down the North Baltimore hill toward Falls Road, crashing into Stephen's minivan. The incident involved six cars and a Mass Transit Administration bus. There were no other injuries. Police said they are investigating the accident.

In Howard County

FBI agent's home robbed, his official car stolen

COLUMBIA -- The home of an FBI agent who was on vacation was burglarized and his official car stolen, county police said yesterday.

A neighbor called Howard County police at 7: 30 a.m. yesterday when he saw a television lying in the agent's yard, police said. Police discovered that the agent's home had been burglarized during the night and his car, a green, FBI-issued 1996 Pontiac Bonneville with District of Columbia license plates, stolen.

FBI agents would not identify the agent, who works in the Washington office. They also would not say what FBI equipment was inside the car when it was stolen.

Columbia man charged in attack on police officer

COLUMBIA -- Howard County police have charged a 36-year-old Columbia man who was riding in a car that drove full-speed at a police officer with attempted murder.

In the incident 7: 50 p.m. Saturday, the officer, who was standing in the parking lot of the Oakland Meadows Apartments on Stevens Forest Road, fired at the car, missed and jumped to avoid being hit. Police arrested William Raymond Carter, of the 6700 block of Quiet Hours in Columbia, but the driver ran off.

Investigators had been following their car because a vehicle of a similar description was involved in a drive-by shooting about 2: 31 a.m. Friday in Glen Burnie. Two men were wounded in that incident.

In Worcester County

Man killed in car crash identified by state police

BERLIN -- State police identified Rollace Evans Heustess, 26, of the 13100 block of Cherwin Ave. in Middle River yesterday as the man who was killed early Saturday when the car he was traveling in ran off the road at Route 90 and U.S. 113 and slammed into a guardrail.

The driver of the 1971 Volkswagen Beetle, Jason Michael Standiford, 18, of the 100 block of Whistle Stop Road in Middle River, Baltimore County, was charged with possession of marijuana and crack cocaine after troopers found suspected drugs in the car, police said.

Standiford was driving west on Route 90 about 3 a.m. when the accident occurred, police said.

Pub Date: 5/31/99

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