In Baltimore CountyBail set for man accused of robbing...

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July 23, 1999|By From staff reports

In Baltimore County

Bail set for man accused of robbing bank on York Road

TOWSON -- Bail was set at $100,000 for a man accused of robbing a First Mariner bank on York Road, officials said yesterday.

Andre Swann, 37, of the 800 block of W. Lombard St. was charged late Wednesday with armed robbery and handgun violations. County police suspect he was the lone gunman in a bank robbery Wednesday morning that occurred as an employee unlocked the bank on York Road.

"Some evidence was recovered in his car," said Cpl. Vickie Warehime of the county Police Department. She declined to say what was found in Swann's white Mercedes, which was stopped by police Wednesday afternoon as Swann drove along the 2600 block of Edmondson Ave.

49 start 6-month classes at state police academy

PIKESVILLE -- The 113th class began this week at the Maryland State Police Academy, officials said yesterday.

The class has 49 members. They will train for six months at the residential academy, with classes in physical fitness, firearms, investigation and law enforcement procedures.

In Baltimore City

Police investigate deaths of two men in Baltimore

Police were investigating two unrelated killings yesterday -- one in East Baltimore and the other on the west side.

A man whose identity was not released was shot several times in the 1200 block of Aisquith St. about 11 p.m. Tuesday, police said. He died at 2: 30 a.m. Wednesday at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

The body of Oronde Foreman, 21, of the 2900 block of Windsor Ave. was found by police about 6: 30 a.m. Wednesday in a park in the 3000 block of Liberty Heights Ave. He had been stabbed.

Stop the Madness to hold rally in East Baltimore park

The Stop the Madness Crusade, a Christian movement dedicated to alleviating violence, drug use and pregnancy among teen-agers, will hold an all-day rally tomorrow at Collington Square Park in East Baltimore.

The rally, with its theme of "Bringing salvation to a dying generation," is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. It will feature free food, gospel music, face painting for children and preaching by the Rev. Mark Crawley of Washington, the Rev. Shawn Bell of John Wesley African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in East Baltimore and Minister Clarinda Burston of Mount Hatten Baptist Church in East Baltimore.

Information: 410-791-8040.

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