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May 30, 1996
A Washington man was arrested and charged with stealing merchandise from an Annapolis store, police said.Carmichael Odom, 36, of the 5600 block of Ninth Street N.W. was charged with theft of less than $300.An employee at the Sunglass Hut in the Annapolis Mall on Defense Highway told police he saw a man remove two pairs of Rayban sunglasses worth $200 from a display and place them beneath his coat shortly after 7 p.m.When the man walked out of the store without paying for the sunglasses, a mall security officer stopped him and brought him back to the store, a police report said.
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By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun | June 10, 2014
A grandson of the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Samuel Eliot Morison has been charged with stealing nearly three boxes of documents that his grandfather used to write a 15-volume history of World War II commissioned by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Authorities found some of the documents when they raided the Crofton home of Samuel L. Morison in May, according to federal charges unsealed Tuesday. Others had been put up for sale. They had been missing for more than a year. Morison, 69, appeared briefly in court following his arrest Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. attorney's office.
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NEWS
June 11, 1996
County police arrested two Baltimore women Saturday on charges that they stole $403 worth of clothing from Macy's in Marley Station.Linda Marie O'Neill, 35, of the 9600 block of Baron Place and Josephine Ann Guernsey, 42, of the 300 block of Shagbark Road were charged with theft.Steve Sumner, a security guard, told police he saw two women take several items from the Tommy Hilfiger display into a fitting room about 6 p.m., then come out without any of the clothing.A security guard went in to the fitting room after the women left and did not find the clothes, police said.
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By Luke Broadwater and The Baltimore Sun | January 27, 2014
The grandson of former State Del. Hattie Harrison, of Baltimore, has been indicted on charges of felony theft of campaign funds. Philip Harrison II, 35, of Salisbury, who was his grandmother's treasurer from 2006 to 2009, is accused of stealing $17,600 of campaign funds, according to the state prosecutor's office, which announced the charges Monday. Harrison wrote "numerous unauthorized checks from the campaign account to himself and his then girlfriend and now spouse Rehanna Singletary," prosecutors said.
NEWS
December 10, 1993
A Baltimore man was charged with theft after police said they searched his home and found building supplies that had been stolen from a Harmans company.Detectives said they searched a house in the 5000 block of Kramme Ave. and another in the 400 block of Longwood Ave. in Glen Burnie Wednesday and found 15 doors and other building materials valued at $3,500.They arrested Frank E. Knight, 29, of the Kramme Avenue address.Car rear-ends bus on Defense HighwayCounty police charged a 16-year-old Gambrills girl with failing to stop for a school bus after the car she was driving rear-ended a bus that had stopped to pick up a child Wednesday morning.
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By Bill Talbott and Bill Talbott,Sun Staff Writer | April 7, 1995
Two teen-agers accused of conspiring to fake the holdup of an Eldersburg 7-Eleven store Saturday have been charged with felony theft, conspiracy and filing a false report, state police said yesterday.Investigators said a clerk at the convenience store in the 2000 block of Liberty Road reported he was robbed by an armed man about 6:30 p.m. Saturday.The clerk initially gave police a description of a man dressed in black who fled with $596 after threatening him with a large semiautomatic pistol.
NEWS
July 14, 1994
A security guard at a Giant Food store in the 7900 block of Crain Highway went after a suspected shoplifter Tuesday afternoon and got a drug suspect in the bargain, county police said yesterday.The guard followed a man he suspected of stealing dental products into the parking lot shortly before 5 p.m. He stopped the man, brought him back into the store and searched him, police said. The guard found $11 worth of nonprescription painkillers and two bags of suspected cocaine, police said.Daniel Eugene Starliper, 21, of the 7800 block of Citadel Court in Severn was charged with theft under $300 and possession of cocaine in the incident, police said.
NEWS
January 24, 1991
The 18-year-old son of County Councilman David G. Boschert, D-Crownsville, was charged with theft after police said he and some friends stole soda coolers from a Glen Burnie convenience store Monday.Michael C. Boschert, of the 100 block Bacon Ridge Road, was charged after the 12:30 a.m. incident outside the Dash-In store on Crain Highway,police spokesman Officer V. Richard Molloy said.Molloy said Boschert was outside the store when police arrived. Police had received complaints that a group of people were throwing things at cars.
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By Del Quentin Wilber and Del Quentin Wilber,SUN STAFF | August 13, 1998
A 15-year-old Columbia girl who spent the night locked in the Mall in Columbia was charged with theft after she was discovered in a bathroom yesterday morning, according to Howard County police.Police spokesman Sgt. Morris Carroll said a teen-ager was discovered about 8: 30 a.m. by a manager at Hecht's, allegedly disposing of clothing price tags in a toilet.The girl told the manager she worked in Hecht's cosmetics department, police said.That manager -- who is in charge of the cosmetics department -- called mall security, who then called police.
NEWS
October 13, 1995
A Severna Park man was arrested Wednesday after cigarettes and a ham were stolen from a Severna Park Safeway market.Police said a man entered the store in the 500 block of Benfield Road just before 4 p.m. Wednesday. Store employees told police that the man took cigarettes and ham from a display, put them into his pants and left the store. An employee stopped him before he left and called police.James E. Frick, 36, of the 600 block of Park Road in Severna Park was arrested and charged with theft.
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By Jon Fogg, The Baltimore Sun | September 27, 2013
Some college students spend a lot of their time playing video games. Police say Auburn lacrosse player Zachary Burgess decided he'd rather try to live one. Burgess, 20, of Hoover, Ala., was charged with stealing a pickup truck, kidnapping a woman and crashing into nine parked cars in Baton Rouge, La., in an attempt to recreate the game "Grand Theft Auto V," according to multiple reports. Police said that during questioning, Burgess told an officer that he “wanted to see what it was really like to play the video game Grand Theft Auto.” Burgess faces one count of theft of a motor vehicle, nine counts of hit-and-run and simple kidnapping.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | November 19, 2012
An Annapolis man who police said was fleeing with a stolen vehicle was involved in a three-car pile-up Sunday that landed him first in the hospital and then in jail. Police said Curtis Proctor Jr., 26, lost control and overturned the Hyundai Sonata on Spa Road near the Westgate Circle roundabout shortly after 7 p.m. The vehicle landed on the trunk of a Lincoln Town Car and pushed it into another vehicle. The injured Proctor was trapped inside and had to be extricated by fire crews.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | September 17, 2012
Anne Arundel County police are investigating several armed robberies that occurred over the weekend in Brooklyn Park, Galesville, Glen Burnie and Annapolis. In several cases, they have descriptions of the suspects, but have been unable to locate them. Officers on patrol in Gambrills did arrest a 29-year-old Arnold man in connection with a series of thefts from autos. Officers stopped a vehicle, known to be involved in the thefts, at about 3 a.m. Friday on Reidel Road, near Route 3. The driver Brandon Michael Smith of the 1100 block Wright Avenue gave officers the consent to search the vehicle.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | August 6, 2012
Anne Arundel police have charged a 19-year-old city man with burglary after he was spotted carrying a TV at the North Linthicum Light Rail Station. Corey Monte Williams, of the 1800 block of Woodbourne Avenue, faces two counts of burglary and one count of theft in the incident Friday. Witnesses told police they had seen a man walking along Regency Circle near Minta Court with a television in his hands. A homeowner in the 200 block of Minta Court had just reported a stolen TV, police said.
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By Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun | March 10, 2012
A Baltimore police officer has been charged with attempted theft of groceries at a Northeast Baltimore store after a cashier — the officer's daughter — rang up items for her at reduced prices, police said Saturday. "We demand, we expect more from the people who wear this badge," Baltimore police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said. The officer is facing both an internal investigation and a criminal summons. The charge comes within days of the department's suspending John A. Ward, 32, a four-year veteran of the force.
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January 19, 2012
A case in which a Parkton woman was charged with theft of a dog in 2009 was settled before the case went to trial, according to court documents. According to assistant state's attorney Jared Green, Leslie Slebzak was accused of stealing "D.O.G. ", a 1-year-old male Brittany spaniel belonging to Parkton neighbor Billie Jo Ashe. Ashe said she discoverd her dog in August 2010 tied up in Slebzak's garage and the dog had been neutered, according to Green. A criminal case was filed in Baltimore County District in July 2011.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | December 2, 2011
An Annapolis man accused of charging dozens of schools across the state to deliver Ravens players for assemblies then reneging without refunding the money has been placed on the most-wanted list in Queen Anne's County, where he has been charged with three counts of theft, police said. Schools and parent groups statewide have sought to recoup money from Joseph Gill of Annapolis and his company, Odyssey Group LLC, saying that the company charged them to schedule Ravens players to speak to students about bullying prevention and character education at assemblies.
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By Tricia Bishop, The Baltimore Sun | November 28, 2011
A man arrested for attempted theft was mistakenly released from custody, the state Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services said Monday. Nathan Cockrell, who's charged with attempted theft of less than $100, was set free from the Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center about 7 a.m. Friday, officials said. City and state police were notified. "He has not returned to the facility," a statement from authorities said. tricia.bishop@baltimoresun.com
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