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October 13, 1993
Two men were robbed at gunpoint after withdrawing money from an automated teller machine in Town Center late Monday night, Howard County police said.The victims, a 32-year-old Columbia man and a 19-year-old Catonsville man, were not injured, police said. About 11:30 p.m. the Columbia man made a bank transaction at the 1st National Bank of Maryland in the 10000 block of Governor Warfield Parkway.Just as the Columbia man climbed into the passenger side of his friend's 1986 Ford Escort, an armed man ordered the driver out of the vehicle.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | April 17, 2014
A 66-year-old man was fatally struck by a car while crossing a road in Westminster late Wednesday, Maryland State Police said. The man, identified as Harry Wesley Dowden Jr., had been struck near the intersection of MD Route 140 and MD Route 27 shortly before 10 p.m. by a Pontiac driven by a woman who had a child passenger. Troopers said Dowden was not crossing in a crosswalk and was wearing dark clothing. The driver remained at the scene and troopers said speed and alcohol are not believed to be factors.
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April 17, 2002
State police are looking for two women who robbed the High's convenience store in the 400 block of Main St. in Westminster. The women entered the store about 4:45 p.m. Monday. One pointed a silver revolver-type handgun at the store clerk and demanded money, according to state police at the Westminster barracks. The cashier handed them an undisclosed amount of money, and the pair fled in a black 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier that was parked nearby, police said. The woman with the gun was described as black, about 5 feet 2 inches tall, with black hair and a dark complexion.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | August 5, 2013
Baltimore County police are searching for a man who pulled a jogger into the woods in Woodstock last week and tried to strangle her. On July 30 at about 5:30 p.m., police said a woman was jogging near Siena Way when she was pulled by the attacker into a nearby wooded area, where he tried to strangle her with some clothing. The victim bit the man in the arm and she was able to escape with injuries that were not life-threatening, while the man ran off into the woods, police said. The suspect was described by police as a black male, 16 to 20 years old, 5'6" tall, with an average build, wearing all dark clothing.
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July 10, 1997
Two men robbed a Union Bridge liquor store at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon, state police in Westminster said.Police said the men, one armed with a shotgun, entered Esquire Liquors, 5 W. Broadway, about 3 p.m. and demanded that a lone employee remove money from a register. The employee complied and the men fled after ordering the worker to lie on the floor, police said.An undetermined amount of money was stolen.The man with the shotgun had a heavy build and was clean-shaven. He was wearing dark clothing and had a stocking cap on his head.
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March 8, 1993
A man was killed and a woman critically wounded last night when a man fired several shots from a handgun at the corner of Edmondson Avenue and N. Payson Street, police said.The shooting is believed to be drug-related, police said.Pronounced dead in front of 625 N. Payson St. from gunshot wounds to the back and chest was a man who carried no identification.The woman, who appeared to be an innocent bystander, was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center and is listed in critical condition from multiple gunshot wounds.
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By Jill Hudson and Jill Hudson,SUN STAFF | April 8, 1997
Howard County police said a Columbia man was assaulted and robbed on the parking lot of the Wilde Lake Village Center last week.According to a police report, Bradley Scott Baker, who lives in the 8900 block of Skyrock Court in Kings Contrivance village, was approached by several men in the parking lot of The Pub on Twin Rivers Road about 10: 40 p.m. Friday.Baker told police one of the men tried to pick a fight with him and began hitting him.The suspects -- all of whom were identified as wearing dark clothing -- took Baker's wallet and fled on foot toward Faulkner Ridge Circle, a police report said.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | April 17, 2014
A 66-year-old man was fatally struck by a car while crossing a road in Westminster late Wednesday, Maryland State Police said. The man, identified as Harry Wesley Dowden Jr., had been struck near the intersection of MD Route 140 and MD Route 27 shortly before 10 p.m. by a Pontiac driven by a woman who had a child passenger. Troopers said Dowden was not crossing in a crosswalk and was wearing dark clothing. The driver remained at the scene and troopers said speed and alcohol are not believed to be factors.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,Sun Staff Writer | October 19, 1994
BALTIMORE -- A 23-year-old Belair-Edison man was shot to death last night during an argument with two men inside a carry-out in the 2500 block of E. Oliver St., police said.The victim, Gillrath Boyd, of the 3200 block of Elmora Ave., was arguing with two men outside Woodard's carry-out at 2517 E. Oliver St. around 8:30 p.m. when the argument continued inside the eatery.As the argument escalated and at least one employee and several customers looked on, one of the men Mr. Boyd was arguing with pulled out a handgun and shot him several times, killing him instantly.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | March 13, 2000
Anne Arundel County police seek help in their search for the attacker in the rape of a West River doctor's office employee in January. Police have no suspects in the Jan. 11 attack, in which the woman was strangled to the point of unconsciousness and raped in the parking lot of an Owensville Road office after work. The victim, who is not being identified, was putting something in her car trunk as she prepared to go home when the attacker ran toward her, grabbed her throat and choked her until she passed out, said Anne Arundel police Sgt. Pam Davis.
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By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun | October 15, 2012
A 19-year-old man shot multiple times after being approached by a group of assailants police said were dressed in "dark clothing and ski masks" died in the hospital Sunday evening. Police identified the victim Monday as Charles Fuller of the 600 Block of Potomac Street. Officers responded at 6:53 p.m. Sunday to reports of a shooting at E. Baltimore Street and Decker Avenue. Fuller was found by officers lying in front of a residence in the 3000 block of E. Baltimore Street and had been shot in the hip and the back, police said.
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By Liz F. Kay and Baltimore Sun reporter | March 2, 2010
The owner of a Towson gas station died Tuesday morning after he was shot several times the day before during an apparent robbery attempt, a Baltimore County police spokesman said. The victim, William Raymond Porter, 49, was shot about 7:25 a.m. Monday at a Hess station in the 1600 block of E. Joppa Road. He was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, where he died of his injuries at 10 a.m. Tuesday, said Cpl. Mike Hill, the police spokesman. Investigators were seeking a black male, about 25 years old and 6 feet tall, who was wearing a black hooded sweat shirt and other dark clothing.
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April 17, 2002
State police are looking for two women who robbed the High's convenience store in the 400 block of Main St. in Westminster. The women entered the store about 4:45 p.m. Monday. One pointed a silver revolver-type handgun at the store clerk and demanded money, according to state police at the Westminster barracks. The cashier handed them an undisclosed amount of money, and the pair fled in a black 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier that was parked nearby, police said. The woman with the gun was described as black, about 5 feet 2 inches tall, with black hair and a dark complexion.
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By Julie Bykowicz and Julie Bykowicz,SUN STAFF | February 12, 2002
Three separate crimes Sunday in Howard County highlight the varied ways people can fall victim to a robbery. During the most unusual of the robberies, a man with a handgun forced two people back into their residence in the 9000 block of Thamesmeade Road in North Laurel, county police said yesterday. The two were at their vehicle outside their apartment building at 7:45 p.m. Sunday when a man - described as black, 6 feet, 200 pounds, in his 20s and wearing dark clothing - approached, police said.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | March 13, 2000
Anne Arundel County police seek help in their search for the attacker in the rape of a West River doctor's office employee in January. Police have no suspects in the Jan. 11 attack, in which the woman was strangled to the point of unconsciousness and raped in the parking lot of an Owensville Road office after work. The victim, who is not being identified, was putting something in her car trunk as she prepared to go home when the attacker ran toward her, grabbed her throat and choked her until she passed out, said Anne Arundel police Sgt. Pam Davis.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | October 28, 1999
A Pennsylvania truck driver was charged yesterday with failing to notify state police about his involvement in an accident that killed a Baltimore pedestrian in Adams County last month, authorities said.Ricky Alan Emig, 30, of Gettysburg told police he thought he had run over a garbage bag about 4 a.m. Sept. 29 while traveling in the southbound lane of Old Harrisburg Road in Straban Township, Pennsylvania State Police said yesterday. But it is believed that Emig had driven over Charles Alford Alvarez Jr., 41, who was dressed in dark clothing and lying on the road, police said.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | October 28, 1999
A Pennsylvania truck driver was charged yesterday with failing to notify state police about his involvement in an accident that killed a Baltimore pedestrian in Adams County last month, authorities said.Ricky Alan Emig, 30, of Gettysburg told police he thought he had run over a garbage bag about 4 a.m. Sept. 29 while traveling in the southbound lane of Old Harrisburg Road in Straban Township, Pennsylvania State Police said yesterday. But it is believed that Emig had driven over Charles Alford Alvarez Jr., 41, who was dressed in dark clothing and lying on the road, police said.
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By Liz F. Kay and Baltimore Sun reporter | March 2, 2010
The owner of a Towson gas station died Tuesday morning after he was shot several times the day before during an apparent robbery attempt, a Baltimore County police spokesman said. The victim, William Raymond Porter, 49, was shot about 7:25 a.m. Monday at a Hess station in the 1600 block of E. Joppa Road. He was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, where he died of his injuries at 10 a.m. Tuesday, said Cpl. Mike Hill, the police spokesman. Investigators were seeking a black male, about 25 years old and 6 feet tall, who was wearing a black hooded sweat shirt and other dark clothing.
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By Marcia Myers and Marcia Myers,SUN STAFF | July 18, 1999
At a loss for a suspect in the killing of the Rev. Junior Lee Gamble, Baltimore police will begin papering the minister's Park Heights neighborhood tomorrow with fliers -- including an unusual distribution to rush-hour motorists on Reisterstown Road.Interviews have yielded only the vaguest description of the suspect -- a black male in dark clothing -- said Agent Angelique Cook-Hayes, a department spokeswoman. Police hope the fliers might produce more witnesses."Someone passing through the neighborhood may have seen or heard something, and not realized it," she said.
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July 10, 1997
Two men robbed a Union Bridge liquor store at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon, state police in Westminster said.Police said the men, one armed with a shotgun, entered Esquire Liquors, 5 W. Broadway, about 3 p.m. and demanded that a lone employee remove money from a register. The employee complied and the men fled after ordering the worker to lie on the floor, police said.An undetermined amount of money was stolen.The man with the shotgun had a heavy build and was clean-shaven. He was wearing dark clothing and had a stocking cap on his head.
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