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April 11, 1996
A pizza deliveryman foiled a would-be robber Tuesday by claiming that he had spotted a police car, authorities said yesterday.Khurram Shafiq, 27, who works for a Pizza Boli's store in Odenton, told police that he was making a delivery in the 8600 block of Pioneer Drive in Severn about 8: 30 p.m. No one answered the door at the residence, but a man approached from behind, gestured with his hand under his jersey and threatened to shoot the deliveryman if...
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By Andrea F. Siegel, The Baltimore Sun | October 6, 2011
A Randallstown teenager who admitted his role in the murder of a pizza deliveryman in Severn was sentenced Thursday to serve 18 years in prison. Darrius Lynne Bullock, 19, apologized as he stood before Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Paul F. Harris Jr. Bullock told police he helped plan the robbery in December and beat Ghulam Farooq, but did not know that his cousin, Tavon Brown, also 19, was going to stab Farooq after they took less than...
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July 22, 1992
A 33-year-old Pizz-A-Boli's deliveryman received a superficial gunshot wound to the back of his head yesterday when a holdup man opened fire on him during a robbery, Baltimore police said.Unser Ikbaal of the 5900 block of Western Run Drive had just delivered a pizza to a home in the 2200 block of Linden Ave. when the gunman demanded his money at 1:15 p.m., police said.Mr. Ikbaal refused to give him the money, and the gunman fired two shots at him, one of which grazed his scalp, police said.
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By Andrea F. Siegel, The Baltimore Sun | October 5, 2011
A second teenager pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Wednesday in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court in the fatal stabbing of a pizza deliveryman. Prosecutors said Tavon Brown stabbed Ghulam Farooq, of Woodlawn, when the 46-year-old came to Meade Village in Severn Dec. 18 with a pizza Brown and a cousin ordered. Prosecutors said Brown and the cousin, Darrius Lynne Bullock, had planned to rob Farooq when he arrived. State guidelines call for a sentence of up to 30 years in prison for Brown, who is scheduled to be sentenced in November.
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May 11, 1994
A pizza deliveryman was robbed at gunpoint as he returned to his car in a Long Reach condominium community Monday night, Howard County police said.At 10:41 p.m. Monday, David Rawlings, 26, was returning to his vehicle when a man put a gun to his back and ordered him to turn over his wallet.The victim complied, surrendering an undisclosed amount of money and a pager.Mr. Rawlings told police that a second man stood on a nearby curb at the Treeover Condominium development in the 5900 block of Tamar Drive as a lookout.
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August 19, 1994
A Subrunners deliveryman was robbed Wednesday night after he made a stop in the 2100 block of Willie Drive, county police said.Reuben Jones Jr., 44, was flagged down shortly before 10 p.m. by three men, at least one of whom was a teen-ager, police said. The teen-ager pulled out a silver snub-nosed handgun, put it to Mr. Jones' head and demanded money and the food, police said.Mr. Jones handed over both, and the three ran south on Willie Drive toward Bestgate Road, police said. Mr. Jones was not injured.
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November 5, 1996
Three men, one dressed as a deliveryman, forced their way into a Linthicum home Friday, bound three residents at gunpoint and stole jewelry and a safe, county police said.Ying Tai Wan, 58, told police she opened the door of her home on Medora Road for a deliveryman shortly after 1 p.m. He and two others forced their way in, bound her, her mother and her grandchild and held them at gunpoint while they took jewelry and a safe.The robbers fled in a small white car, police said.Pub Date: 11/05/96
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October 9, 1996
A pizza deliveryman was robbed of his wallet and an undisclosed amount of money Friday after he made a delivery to a Glen Burnie apartment complex, county police said.Scott T. Nolan, 22, who works for Papa John's, told police he was leaving an apartment in the 400 block of Silverleaf Court shortly after 8 p.m. when two men approached.One of the men kept his hand in his jacket pocket, implying that he had a weapon, and the other pushed Nolan behind some bushes, police said.The men took Nolan's money and his wallet, police said.
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March 16, 1995
An armed man robbed a soft-drink deliveryman outside a Columbia hotel yesterday, then led police on a brief car chase before parking on the side of the highway near Ellicott City and fleeing, Howard County police said.Police were still searching for the robber yesterday evening. No injuries were reported, said Sgt. Steve Keller, a police spokesman.According to police, the robber approached a deliveryman on foot outside the Columbia Hilton in the 5400 block of Twin Knolls Road in Oakland Mills village at 3:45 p.m. and demanded money.
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May 11, 1995
A Pizza Bell employee was robbed at gunpoint after delivering food to a North Laurel motel Tuesday night, Howard County police said.The employee was not injured in the 9 p.m. robbery at the Valencia Motel in the 10100 block of U.S. 1, police said.The victim told police that he made a routine delivery to a room at the motel when he was met by a man armed with a black handgun. Police said the robber threatened to shoot the victim and then took a wallet and watch from the victim's pocket before running outside to the parking lot.Police said he was seen speeding away in a gray midsize car, possibly an Oldsmobile.
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By Andrea F. Siegel, The Baltimore Sun | September 6, 2011
A Randallstown teenager pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Tuesday in the fatal stabbing of a pizza deliveryman, and prosecutors said although he was not the killer, he helped lure the victim to the Severn home where he was robbed and killed. Prosecutors said Darrius Lynne Bullock, 19, told police that he only saw that his cousin Tavon Rudolph Brown had a knife after the two had beaten and robbed the 46-year-old deliveryman on Dec. 18. Anne Arundel County prosecutor Kelly Poma told county Circuit Judge Paul F. Harris that a lie-detector test showed Bullock was telling the truth.
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July 26, 2009
Teenager is charged as adult in attempted robbery of officer Baltimore police have charged a juvenile in the attempted robbery Thursday of an off-duty officer a block from the Southern District police station. Corey L. Johnson, 17, of the 3000 block of Southland Ave. was charged as an adult with first-degree assault, armed robbery and use of a handgun in a violent crime, according to court records. - Justin Fenton 2 Glen Burnie men charged in thefts Police have charged Steven Raymond Griffiths, 25, of the 300 block of Milton Court and Douglas Robert Dorsey, 23, of the 100 block of Ferndale Road, both in Glen Burnie, with multiple counts of theft and property destruction in the thefts of laptop computers, power tools, GPS units and other items from 21 people.
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By Justin Fenton and Justin Fenton,justin.fenton@baltsun.com | March 25, 2009
At age 14, police say, Radames Reyes ordered a pizza with the intention of robbing the deliveryman - and shot him when he failed to comply with the teenager's demands. Reyes, now 15, was identified after police obtained the phone number that placed the order and used cell towers to triangulate its location, a technology that is being increasingly used to track suspects. Witnesses later told police that Reyes told them he had committed the killing Nov. 23 of Adam Diarra, 22, who was shot in the Wakefield community, according to charging documents.
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By Justin Fenton and Gus G. Sentementes | November 25, 2008
Baltimore police identified yesterday a pizza deliveryman who was fatally shot Sunday night, one of three unrelated killings in the city. Adama Diara, 22, of the first block of Swan Bridge Court in Baltimore County was found unconscious in his car, which had crashed into a tree in the 2200 block of Tucker Lane in Wakefield in West Baltimore, about 7:45 p.m. Sunday. Diara worked for Royal Pizza in the 1700 block of Woodlawn Drive, police said. Police also reported that Richard A. Green, 39, was the man who was found fatally shot about 5 p.m. Sunday in the 1300 block of W. North Ave. near Etting Street in West Baltimore.
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By Justin Fenton and Justin Fenton,Sun reporter | December 28, 2007
A Chinese-food deliveryman was shot and robbed in Glen Burnie this week in the latest and most violent of similar thefts that have prompted employers to reinforce safe delivery policies. The man, identified as a 47-year-old from Linthicum who speaks little English, was found about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the vestibule of an apartment building on the first block of Crain Court, suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Police had no information on his condition yesterday.
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By MELISSA HARRIS and MELISSA HARRIS,SUN REPORTER | June 6, 2006
Howard County police have arrested a 14-year-old boy in the robbery of a pizza delivery man last month outside a Columbia apartment complex. The Pizza Boli's in the 7000 block of Oakland Mills Road received an order for an apartment on Gentle Shade Road about 9:30 p.m. May 27. No one answered when the delivery arrived. On his way out, the deliveryman said, someone wearing a mask pointed a gun at him and demanded money and his cell phone. Police traced the suspect through phone records, serving a search-and-seizure warrant on the suspect's Columbia home Friday.
NEWS
May 25, 2006
Robert Charles Roesler, whose career in circulation for The Sun spanned four decades, died of coronary artery disease Friday at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. The Forest Hill resident was 68. Mr. Roesler was born and raised in Hamilton and attended Polytechnic Institute. He enlisted in the Army in 1957, where he earned his General Educational Development diploma. In 1962, he took a job in street sales delivering The Evening Sun and The Sunday Sun. From 1985 until his retirement in 2004, he was an independent contractor delivering The Sun to Towson-area convenience stores and fast-food restaurants.
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By JACQUES KELLY and JACQUES KELLY,SUN REPORTER | December 20, 2005
George Henson, who began work delivering pharmacy prescriptions in 1927 and retired only last year, died of pneumonia Dec. 12 at St. Agnes Hospital. He was 93. Mr. Henson worked for 77 years at the same business, Voshell's Pharmacy, a firm that his mother advised him would be a safe bet for employment. "George was an institution in West Baltimore," said the Rev. Michael Roach, pastor of St. Bartholomew Roman Catholic Church in Manchester, who grew up in Edmondson Village. "He was the most trusted man on the hill.
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