December 1, 1999
County police are looking for a man who used a note to rob a Glen Burnie bank branch Monday before fleeing in a gray Acura.The robber implied that he had a weapon in handing the holdup note to a teller at Farmers National Bank in the 200 block of Hospital Drive about 11 a.m. He was described as black, 5-feet-6 to 5-feet-8-inches tall, 130 pounds, with a mustache and wearing a tan hat, khaki pants and sunglasses.
December 22, 1994
County police arrested a Heritage Harbour man Tuesday afternoon on charges that he robbed a Severna Park bank. Police think the suspect also robbed a Heritage Harbour bank earlier in the day.The suspect was arrested at Ritchie Highway and College Parkway shortly after the 1 p.m. robbery of a Loyola Federal Savings bank in the 500 block of Ritchie Highway, police said.Joseph Campbell, a 44-year-old retired Anne Arundel county police officer, called police on his car phone and gave officers a description of the suspect's car, an Oldsmobile Cutlass with Delaware tags.
December 15, 1994
A former special assistant in the Anne Arundel County state's attorney's office pleaded guilty yesterday to stealing $12,700 from the office while he was prosecuting probation violations.Alvin Jones Arnett, 59, of the 200 block of Severn Drive in Annapolis pleaded guilty to misappropriation by a fiduciary before Judge Raymond G. Thieme Jr. As a part of the plea agreement, Arnett surrendered his license to practice law, agreed to perform 100 hours of community service and returned $205. He paid back $12,500 the day he was confronted with the evidence of the thefts.
September 15, 1994
Bankers group names presidentThe newly formed Anne Arundel Bankers Community Reinvestment Group has elected Cheryl A. Anderson-Neff as the group's president. The group is made up of representatives from several area banks.Ms. Anderson-Neff is director of marketing and community reinvestment at Farmers National Bank in Annapolis.According to Ms. Anderson-Neff, the goal is to "educate ourselves and our local citizens about current community issues and look for ways to work together for the betterment of Anne Arundel County neighborhoods."
June 24, 1994
Four Annapolis banks have pooled $2 million to form a community housing fund that would make home equity loans available to people in Annapolis with low to moderate incomes.The loan program, designed to help people who may not qualify for traditional loans, is believed to be the first of its kind in the area, Margie H. Muller, state banking commissioner, said yesterday."This is being done all over the United States," she said, "but this is the first in the Annapolis area. There is a similar loan program in Western Maryland."
December 9, 1993
Vassilaros honored with metallurgy awardDr. Michael G. Vassilaros of Annapolis was recently awarded the George W. Melville award for his contributions in the field of metallurgy and materials.The award is the highest technical honor bestowed on scientists and engineers working at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Annapolis.Dr. Vassilaros, the 33rd award recipient, introduced high strength, low alloy (HSLA) steels to naval construction.This led to an increase in productivity and ship performance, as well as reduced cost.