Crime Watch

CRIME WATCH

January 17, 2007

Man, 31, sentenced for bank robbery

A Baltimore County man received a 10-year prison sentence yesterday for robbing an Ellicott City bank.

Luvine Summers, 31, of Reisterstown pleaded guilty Nov. 2. In court papers, Summers admitted that on June 7, he robbed the Provident Bank in the 9300 block of Baltimore National Pike.

After he robbed the bank of $4,836, a dye pack exploded in the bag he was carrying. Several people stopped and detained Summers until authorities arrived, prosecutors said.

Matthew Dolan

Cab driver is shot in neck

A 52-year-old cab driver was reported in good condition early today at Sinai Hospital after he was shot in the neck last night by one of his two passengers on Gwynns Falls Parkway, city police said.

The driver for Sedan Services, whose name was not released, picked up two men at separate locations before 9 p.m. and had stopped in the 2600 block of Gwynns Falls Parkway when he was shot in the back of the neck by one of them, said Lt. Juan Rodriquez, a Northwestern District shift commander.

Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to call the district's detective unit at 410-396-2466.

Richard Irwin

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