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May 29, 2001
A fire that started in an upstairs bathroom of a Glen Burnie home and spread to the attic caused more than $50,000 in damage yesterday, an Anne Arundel County fire official said. The house, in the 7900 block of Shetlands Dell, is owned by Melvin Wittmann. No one was at home when the fire began about 12:50 p.m., said Division Chief John Scholz of the county Fire Department. No one was injured in the blaze.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | January 23, 2014
An explosion in a Glen Burnie home with a gas leak led firefighters to evacuate several neighboring families as a precaution Thursday night, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. The home in the 1300 block of Meadowvale Rd. was empty at the time of the explosion, and Baltimore Gas & Electric workers responded to investigate the gas leak, fire department spokesman Keith Swindle said. There were no injuries, and it's not clear whether anyone lives in the house, Swindle said.
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January 23, 2005
Caroline B. Shawkey, a homemaker and doll collector, died of heart failure Monday at her Glen Burnie home. She was 74. She was born and raised Caroline Beatrice Libby in Biddeford, Maine, where she graduated from high school. She moved to Baltimore in 1947 and worked for several years at the Calvert Distillery in Relay. She was married in 1950 to Billy Robert Shawkey Sr., a retired driver for Red Star Trucking Co. Mrs. Shawkey enjoyed collecting dolls, which she displayed in the Glen Burnie home where she had lived since 1965.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | October 28, 2013
Anne Arundel County police busted up a Glen Burnie massage parlor they said was a front for prostitution activity. After receiving complaints about possible prostitution at a home business publicly advertised as a massage parlor in the 500 block of Glenbrook Road, Anne Arundel County police vice detectives investigated. Using a search warrant, they entered the home on Thursday and found two women inside. Detectives searched the building and discovered "evidence indicating prostitution activity," police said in a statement.
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September 18, 2002
John William Settino, a retired Department of Defense employee assigned to the National Security Agency, died of cancer Saturday at his Glen Burnie home, the day before his 70th birthday. He had lived in Glen Burnie for 43 years. Born and raised in the Bronx, N.Y., he served for four years in the Air Force in the early 1950s and attained the rank of staff sergeant. He moved to Maryland in the mid-1950s and worked for the government for 34 years. He retired about 15 years ago. Mr. Settino was a member of Moose Lodge 1456.
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December 5, 2007
Geraldine E. "Geri" Albright, a retired secretary, died in her sleep Saturday at her Glen Burnie home. She was 81. Geraldine Elizabeth Schwartz was born in Baltimore and raised in Westport. She was a graduate of Baltimore public schools. She was a beautician before going to work in the 1970s as a secretary at the then-state Department of Motor Vehicles at its Glen Burnie headquarters. She retired in 1987. Mrs. Albright was a member of the Ferndale Roadrunners, a seniors group, the Lansdowne Over 50 Club and the Glen Burnie Moose Lodge.
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January 6, 1994
Two men tried to rob a pizza deliveryman outside a Glen Burnie home Tuesday night, county police reported.John Wright Mitchell, 27, had delivered a pizza to a home in the 200 block of Woodhill Drive at 10:10 p.m. when the robbers grabbed him and demanded money.The robbers kicked Mr. Mitchell several times before running away without the money, the police report said.POLICE LOG* Glen Burnie: Burglars broke into Pool and Stove Headquarters in the 6800 block of Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. between 3 p.m. Saturday and 12:30 p.m. Sunday and took tools and other property, all valued at $400.
NEWS
September 6, 1994
Duane Michael Hicks, a Frito-Lay route salesman for 10 years, died Sunday of cancer at his Glen Burnie home. He was 44.The Baltimore native spent three years in the Army from 1968 to 1971.Services will be held at 10:45 a.m. tomorrow at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery Chapel in Crownsville.He is survived by his wife of eight years, Linda C. Hicks of Glen Burnie; three daughters, Heather Nicole Hicks and Lindsey Ryan Hicks, both of Ocean City, and Heather Joan Nims of Glen Burnie; two brothers, Jerry W. Hicks of Baltimore and Craig E. Hicks of Pasadena; and his mother, Emma L. Hicks of Maryville, Tenn.
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January 6, 2004
Doris Elaine Price, a homemaker, died in her sleep Saturday of an apparent heart attack at her Glen Burnie home. She was 73. Born Doris Elaine Cole and raised in the Brooklyn area, she attended Glen Burnie High School. She was a Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. operator before her marriage to Alvah T. Price, a Coast Guard chief radio officer and later a Sears Roebuck and Co. assistant automotive manager in Glen Burnie. He died in 1982. She enjoyed cooking, reading and playing games dealing with trivia.
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By Staff Report | May 18, 1993
A woman was shot to death yesterday on the porch of her Glen Burnie home, and investigators were searching late last night for her boyfriend as a possible suspect, county police said.Police said Gregory Edward Byrd, 29, whose last known address was in the 1700 block of Wilson Ave. in Lansdowne, was wanted for questioning in the woman's death.The victim, whose name and age were not released, was shot with a 9 mm handgun about 5 p.m. as she stood on the porch of her home in the 7800 block of Twin Ridge Drive.
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By Andrea F. Siegel and Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun | December 11, 2012
Anne Arundel County police said they found a woman who drank herself to death in a Glen Burnie home Tuesday after her husband reported it during a traffic stop. An autopsy by the office of the chief medical examiner Tuesday showed that Bonnie Grace Anthony-Garde, 50, died from gastrointestinal bleeding due to excessive alcohol consumption, police said. Her husband had been stopped about 11 p.m. Monday at West Ordnance Road and Roberts Court on suspicion of drunken driving, police said.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | October 10, 2012
Anne Arundel police have charged a teenager as an adult and are looking for four others in connection with a home invasion in Glen Burnie Tuesday. Terance Johnson Jr., 17, of the 100 block of Henson Road in Glen Burnie, faces multiple counts of armed robbery, false imprisonment, reckless endangerment, assault and theft. The victims, who were not injured, told police that five men broke into their home in the 100 block of Southbridge Drive about 2 a.m. The suspects, who were armed and masked, ran from the home after taking money and property.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | September 11, 2012
Anne Arundel County police are investigating a shooting in Glen Burnie that injured a 29-year-old man. Officers found the victim at a home in the 6400 block Colonial Knoll at 10:38 p.m. Friday. He and other witnesses told police multiple shots were fired from a location across the street from the home. Several officers, assisted by the K-9 and aviation units, canvassed the area but were unable to locate a suspect. Investigators have yet to determine if the victim was targeted or if the shooting was random.
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By Andrea F. Siegel, The Baltimore Sun | August 31, 2012
Acting on neighbors' complaints about drug traffic, Anne Arundel County police raided a home Thursday in Glen Burnie, where they seized drugs, a gun and drug paraphernalia, police said. Police said they found a little more than 56 grams of marijuana, a .20-gauge shotgun and drug paraphernalia at the residence in the 800 block of Bentwillow Drive. They charged Patrick Andrew Swain, 20, with possession of marijuana, possession with intent to distribute and possession drug paraphernalia, they said.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | August 27, 2012
William Thomas Napier Martin IX, who with his wife became one of the world's largest collectors and sellers of period vintage postcards, died Wednesday of heart disease at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Havre de Grace resident was 71. Mr. Martin, who was known as Bill, was living in Albany, N.Y., in the early 1970s, where he was chief of security for Montgomery Ward, with his wife, the former Mary Louise Walker, whom he had married in 1966. A lifelong stamp collector, Mr. Martin felt slightly guilty that he spent hours working on his collection while his wife, who had no interest in stamps, had been reduced to being a "stamp widow.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | July 2, 2012
Anne Arundel County police have arrested three juveniles and are looking for a fourth in connection with a home invasion Sunday evening in Glen Burnie. Three victims, who were at the home in 300 block of Lincoln Ave., told investigators that the four suspects entered shortly before 11 p.m. through a back door. While one suspect threatened the residents with an AK-47 rifle, another demanded money. When one victim wrested the weapon from the armed suspect, all four fled the scene. Police found one suspect on foot a short distance from the scene and located two others in a vehicle.
NEWS
April 9, 1993
Pair arrested in break-in at houseTwo men allegedly trying to break into a Glen Burnie home Wednesday afternoon were arrested by police, who said they caught them in the act.Members of the Western District bike patrol sent to a home in the 700 block of Cotter Road saw the men breaking a rear window and removing an air conditioner, police said.Angel Nelson, 21, of an unknown address, and Dale Kevin Keyser, 19, of the 4400 block of Annapolis Road in Baltimore, were charged withbreaking and entering.
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By Steven Stanek and Steven Stanek,Sun Reporter | July 10, 2008
A $20,000 stolen metal eagle that was recovered along with a cache of weapons and other contraband from a Glen Burnie home will soon return home, Anne Arundel County police said yesterday. The stainless-steel sculpture, which depicts the eagle in mid-flight and has a 10-foot wingspan, belongs to a larger sculpture that includes another eagle and a 15-foot stainless-steel tree. It stands on the grounds of the Highpoint 100 business park on Coca Cola Drive in Elkridge, Howard County. The entire artwork, by Montana-based artist Jim Dolan, has an estimated value of $70,000, said Ellington Churchill Jr., a senior project manager with Liberty Property Trust, the developer of the business park.
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By Yeganeh June Torbati, The Baltimore Sun | April 27, 2011
A man fired shots at a police officer around 5 a.m. Wednesday from a home in Glen Burnie as officers responded to the residence for earlier reports of a gunshot, Anne Arundel police said. The officer, a 17-year-veteran of the force, returned fire and took cover as officers from the Special Operations Section and Crisis Negotiations Unit surrounded the home, in the 100 block of Oak Spring Drive, just off Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard. Negotiators convinced a man inside the home to surrender at around 7:45 a.m. The man was wearing body armor when he was taken into custody, police said, and no one was injured during the incident.
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By FREDERICK N. RASMUSSEN | April 15, 2009
Booker T. Madden Sr., a retired career noncommissioned officer in the Army who later was a restaurant manager at Fort Meade, died April 8 of cancer at his Glen Burnie home. He was 75. Mr. Madden was born in Baltimore and raised on Druid Hill Avenue. He attended Carver Vocational-Technical High School, where he had studied cooking. He left Carver in 1951 to enlist in the Army, where he later earned his high school equivalency certificate. He served with an infantry unit and fought in the Korean and Vietnam wars.
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