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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | October 15, 2013
The head teller at a Perry Hall bank and the reputed leader of a drug trafficking organization pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to a money laundering conspiracy, court records show. According to a copy of their plea agreements, Deanna Bailey was a member of a drug ring that moved at least 500 pounds of marijuana from the "southwestern United States to Maryland for the purpose of distributing it for profit once it arrived. " The government alleges Bailey was head of the organization - she says she was only a member, records show.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | August 1, 2014
A man who, with his fiance, stole $130,000 from a Dundalk bank where she had previously worked as a teller, was sentenced in federal court Friday, authorities said. U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced Darrius Roszario D. Washington, age 20, of Baltimore, to more than 10 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release. His accomplice, Janaya B. Person-Robinson, 20, pleaded guilty will be sentenced on October 22. She had worked at the branch, was familiar with the bank's operating procedures and knew the employees, authorities say. The couple waited in the M&T Bank branch bank's parking lot on October 1, as employees were arriving to work when Washington stopped a bank employee walking from her car, authorities said.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | July 18, 2009
Judith A. Shadrick, a retired bank teller and an outdoorswoman, died of breast cancer July 9 at her Ellicott City home. She was 61. Judith Ann Webster was born in Takoma Park and raised in College Park. She was a 1965 graduate of High Point High School in Beltsville and attended the University of Maryland. Mrs. Shadrick, who worked as a teller at the Columbia Bank branch on Route 40 in Ellicott City, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1993. She was an avid gardener and animal lover, family members said.
NEWS
By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | December 24, 2013
Howard County police are searching for a man who robbed an Ellicott City bank at gunpoint on Monday. The suspect, described as roughly 6 feet tall and about 170 pounds, walked into a PNC Bank in the 4300 block of Montgomery Rd. just before 5 p.m. and pointed a handgun at the bank teller, demanding money. No one was injured. Police said the teller gave the man cash, and the suspect, who wore a knit hat covering his face, along with a tan hooded jacket over his shoulders and dark jeans, left the bank.
NEWS
April 10, 2005
Shirley J. Shanholtz, a retired bank teller and homemaker, died of breast cancer Thursday at her Dundalk home. She was 65. Born and raised Shirley Yannacci in Dundalk, she was a 1958 graduate of Dundalk High School. She attended Dundalk and Essex community colleges. She was married for 41 years to the Rev. Norris M. "Nick" Shanholtz, pastor of New Hope Lighthouse Pentecostal Church in Highlandtown. When her children were older, Mrs. Shanholtz took a job as a bank teller in 1986 at Union Trust Co.'s Dundalk and Carroll Island branches.
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By MATTHEW DOLAN | June 10, 2006
A federal jury in Baltimore convicted a former Columbia bank teller this week for her inside role in a bank robbery, prosecutors said yesterday. After a one-week trial, Jayne A. McLean, 26, of Baltimore was convicted late Thursday of bank larceny and conspiracy to commit bank larceny. According to trial testimony in U.S. District Court, McLean amassed a large amount of cash in her teller drawer at the Owen Brown shopping center branch of Chevy Chase Bank on May 16, 2001. She then staged a mock robbery by arranging to have an acquaintance demand the money from her, which totaled $27,752.
NEWS
May 6, 2002
Mary E. Tronolone, a bank teller and Wave, died Saturday of congestive heart failure at Gilchrest Center for Hospice Care. She was 83. Born in Mercer County, Ohio, Mrs. Tronolone lived and worked in the Catonsville area for 42 years and was a member of St. Agnes Parish. For the past year and a half she lived in Charlestown Retirement Community in Catonsville. From 1943 to 1946, Mrs. Tronolone served in the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service of the Navy, reaching the rank of yeoman first class.
NEWS
May 17, 2006
Mary K. Macrides, a former bank teller and homemaker, suffered a heart attack Friday while visiting relatives and was pronounced dead at St. Joseph Medical Center. The longtime Bel Air resident was 78. Mrs. Macrides was born Mary Kanaras in Sparta, Greece, and after completing her education began working as a bank teller for the International Agricultural Bank of Athens. She came to Baltimore in 1952, and the next year married Peter Macrides, who is a partner in the Red Fox, a popular Bel Air restaurant.
NEWS
By MATTHEW DOLAN | October 26, 2005
A bank teller manager from Odenton pleaded guilty in federal court in Greenbelt yesterday to embezzling more than $35,000. Theresa Williamson, 40, worked at Wachovia Bank in Laurel starting in 2002, according to court documents. Over two years, she transferred about $35,920 from a vault to her checking account, prosecutors said. The transactions generally involved between $1,000 and $2,000 each. She would create a "miscellaneous cash out ticket" for the amount she had taken to balance the bank's records, documents say. Because the bank rarely audited the vault, the crime was not discovered until an audit Sept.
NEWS
October 7, 2007
Elaine C. Parker, a homemaker, sports enthusiast and bank teller, died Monday of lung cancer at the home of her son in Goldsboro on the Eastern Shore. The Greenbelt resident was 80. Born Elaine Charland in Detroit, she later moved with her family to Virginia Beach, Va., where she attended school. There, she met her husband James R. Parker Jr., a sheet metal worker. The couple married in 1949 and settled in Greenbelt, where they raised three children. After her children were grown, Mrs. Parker worked for many years at Suburban Bank in Bethesda.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | October 15, 2013
The head teller at a Perry Hall bank and the reputed leader of a drug trafficking organization pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to a money laundering conspiracy, court records show. According to a copy of their plea agreements, Deanna Bailey was a member of a drug ring that moved at least 500 pounds of marijuana from the "southwestern United States to Maryland for the purpose of distributing it for profit once it arrived. " The government alleges Bailey was head of the organization - she says she was only a member, records show.
NEWS
By Nick Madigan, The Baltimore Sun | June 6, 2011
Police in Baltimore County are looking for the men responsible for robberies at two PNC Bank branches, one Saturday in a supermarket and another last month at an assisted-living facility for the elderly. In the most recent incident, a man used a note to hold up a PNC branch in a Giant Food market on Loch Raven Boulevard in Towson. The man's face was captured by surveillance cameras shortly before 1:30 p.m. Saturday. A statement issued Monday by Baltimore County police said the man entered the store and passed a note to a bank teller in which he announced that he was committing a robbery.
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen | July 18, 2009
Judith A. Shadrick, a retired bank teller and an outdoorswoman, died of breast cancer July 9 at her Ellicott City home. She was 61. Judith Ann Webster was born in Takoma Park and raised in College Park. She was a 1965 graduate of High Point High School in Beltsville and attended the University of Maryland. Mrs. Shadrick, who worked as a teller at the Columbia Bank branch on Route 40 in Ellicott City, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1993. She was an avid gardener and animal lover, family members said.
NEWS
By John-John Williams IV and John-John Williams IV,john-john.williams@baltsun.com | November 22, 2008
A Silver Spring man was being held yesterday after being charged in a bank robbery that resulted in the shooting of a teller Thursday morning in Howard County. As Anirudh Lakhan Sukhu made an initial appearance yesterday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore, a third suspect remained at large. Police were able to track down Sukhu after discovering his identification in a black Ford pickup the suspects abandoned after fleeing the bank, according to a criminal complaint filed in federal court.
NEWS
By JEAN MARBELLA | July 22, 2008
I drove out to the future of grocery stores yesterday, but when I stopped for gas, I ended up on a detour to the past. There wasn't anywhere on the gas pump to stick my credit card, so I just started filling up, marveling that there was still a place where they trusted you to pay after rather than before. But then - cue the Twilight Zone music - a ghost appeared. Well, not a real ghost, but what seems like one these days: an actual human asking if he could help me. Turns out I had driven into what must be one of the last full-service stations around here.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | February 1, 2008
Marion A. Backof, a retired bank supervisor and former Highlandtown and Dundalk resident, died Saturday of cancer at a Pensacola, Fla., hospice. She was 93. Marion Geiger was born and raised in Baltimore and attended city public schools. She was married in 1941 to Joseph Backof, an accountant, and together the couple owned and operated Backof's, a confectionary store at Eden Street and Fait Avenue, from 1948 to 1961. After her husband's death in 1964, she went to work as a bank teller at the Eastern Avenue branch of the old St. James Savings Bank.
NEWS
August 1, 1995
A would-be robber who handed a Signet Bank teller a note Saturday afternoon and walked away empty-handed might want to be more careful about how he phrases his demand the next time.The man walked into the bank in the 500 block of Crain Highway about 12:05 p.m. He gave the teller a note that ordered her to give him "all the unbanded fives and tens." The clerk said she didn't have any and told the man to get out of the bank, police said.The man took his note and left the bank. Another man came in the bank and stood in the lobby for a few minutes.
BUSINESS
By New York Times News Service | April 27, 1995
As part of the movement sweeping the banking industry to supplant branch workers with automated services, the nation's 10th-largest bank announced yesterday a broad-ranging plan to charge some customers as much as $3 each time they use a human teller.Under the plan, First Chicago Corp. said, customers who choose a checking account that does not require a minimum balance would pay the fee if they went to a teller when they could have completed the same transaction using an automated teller machine or telephone banking system.
NEWS
October 7, 2007
Elaine C. Parker, a homemaker, sports enthusiast and bank teller, died Monday of lung cancer at the home of her son in Goldsboro on the Eastern Shore. The Greenbelt resident was 80. Born Elaine Charland in Detroit, she later moved with her family to Virginia Beach, Va., where she attended school. There, she met her husband James R. Parker Jr., a sheet metal worker. The couple married in 1949 and settled in Greenbelt, where they raised three children. After her children were grown, Mrs. Parker worked for many years at Suburban Bank in Bethesda.
FEATURES
By Mary McCauley and Mary McCauley,Sun Reporter | March 27, 2007
When the American Idol competition was in its earliest stages, Lakisha Jones offered a tantalizing plum to four of her friends from a Millersville bank branch -- tickets to a live broadcast. For March 27 and 28. So as far back as late February, the 27-year-old former bank teller from Fort Meade with the powerhouse voice thought she could make it into the Top 10 contestants. ON TV American Idol airs at 8 tonight and 9 p.m. tomorrow on WBFF (Channel 45).
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