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October 25, 1996
A Crofton woman was robbed at gunpoint of her handbag Wednesday in Severn, county police said.Nora R. Koch, 24, told police she was getting out of her car in the 1800 block of Hawk Court about 11: 30 p.m. when a man walked up, pointed a gun and demanded money.After Koch gave the man her bag, he ran toward Pioneer City. Police searched the area but could not find the man. Police did not have a detailed description of him.Pub Date: 10/25/96
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By Julie Scharper and Julie Scharper,julie.scharper@baltsun.com | January 10, 2009
Wearing a pink sweater and clutching a stuffed bunny rabbit, the 7-year-old girl spoke in a quavering voice as she answered the prosecutor's questions. The man she knew as "Mr. Mike" had kissed and fondled her numerous times, she told the jury, when her baby sitter left them alone. The second-grader wiggled in her chair and colored furiously with markers as she told how the man had warned her to not to tell anyone. She put her hand up as if blocking from view the white-haired man sitting at the defense table.
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NEWS
December 21, 1993
A 23-year-old Odenton woman told county police her purse was snatched from her as she stood in the driveway of her home early Friday morning.Police said the woman told them she was in the driveway about 6:30 a.m. when a man ran up to her, grabbed and shook her, then snatched her purse and fled around the side of the building.Mrs. Rhodes went to a neighbor's house to call police.Officers searched the area, but could not find the man.
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By Laura McCandlish | October 24, 2006
A man broke into a Westminster home Sunday night, demanded money from a female resident while wielding an unknown tool and then fled, state police reported yesterday. The intruder broke in through a rear sliding door of the house in the 1000 block of Humbert Schoolhouse Road about 10:30 p.m., police said. After walking up the basement stairs and demanding money from the woman, the suspect fled on foot. The woman was not injured, police said. The robber might be linked to another crime in which vehicles were ransacked about a half-mile down the road in the 5000 block of Biemiller Road, police said.
NEWS
May 23, 1995
Two county police officers talked a distraught man out of jumping off a Waterford Road overpass onto westbound Route 100 about 2:30 p.m. Sunday, police said.Officer Eric A. Snair and Cpl. Donald R. Pearson arrived on the scene to find the man standing outside the fence on the overpass, police said.Corporal Pearson talked to the man for about 20 minutes and persuaded him not to jump. He was taken to North Arundel Hospital for an emergency psychiatric evaluation by Officer Snair, police said.
NEWS
March 23, 1994
A 45-year-old Harper's Choice woman awoke early yesterday morning to find a man armed with a pipe standing over her bed, Howard police said.The man broke into the house on Hesperus Drive just before 2 a.m. and ordered the woman to put her face down, police said.Before fleeing, the man stole cash and other items, police said. The woman called 911 after he left, but officers were unable to find the man.POLICE LOG* Harper's Choice: 10900 block of Olde Woods Way: Someone attempted to enter a home by tampering with a front door lock Thursday, police said.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | October 28, 2002
A suspected thief apparently drowned last night in Hogpen Creek in Essex after abandoning a stolen truck that was being pursued by Baltimore County police, authorities reported. The man was seen about 8 p.m. stealing a work truck in the 2400 block of Holly Neck Road by people who called police. The vehicle was pursued to Anne Avenue and Carvel Grove Road, where the man got out and jumped into the chilly waters of the narrow creek to get away in the darkness, police said. When a ground search failed to find the man, police and fire department marine units conducted a search that ended at 10:15 p.m., when a body was pulled from the water.
NEWS
April 29, 1994
A 38-year-old Sykesville man was arrested on rape charges Wednesday after a female acquaintance accused him of attacking her while she slept, police said.Luther Henry Robinson Jr. of the 1900 block of Gardenia St. was released on a $5,000 unsecured bond on Wednesday.The victim, a 22-year-old Ellicott City woman, said the man had been visiting her and a friend at a home on Rogers Ave. The man had been invited to sleep overnight Tuesday on a living-room sofa while the woman went to her bedroom.
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By Ed Heard and Ed Heard,SUN STAFF | April 22, 1996
A man loitering near Harper's Choice Middle School in Columbia Wednesday afternoon exposed himself to two students as they walked past, Howard County police said.Officers searched the area but did not find the man.Police said two teen-age girls walking to the school in Harper's Choice Village saw a man standing on the corner of Hesperus Drive and Eliots Oak Drive about 1 p.m.After they walked by the man, they looked back and saw him unzipping his pants and exposing himself. He zipped his pants back up and sat down.
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By Ed Heard and Ed Heard,SUN STAFF | May 28, 1996
An armed man wearing a ski mask tried to rob a Columbia gas station Friday, but he ran when a clerk pressed an alarm button, Howard County police said.The clerk was not injured, police said.According to police, the man approached the clerk at the Exxon gas station in the 7100 block of Minstrel Way at 1: 18 a.m., displayed a handgun and demanded money.But the clerk immediately activated an alarm system and picked up a phone to call police. The man ran to a black vehicle and fled, police said.
NEWS
By Jeannine Stein and Jeannine Stein,Special to the Sun | April 27, 2003
Michael O'Hearn walks with the confidence of a man who knows he's won the DNA lottery: 6 feet 2 inches tall, 255 pounds, with a perfect T-shape, biceps that make grown men green with envy and a Dudley Do-Right chin line. He's aware of the dropped-jaw stares but doesn't bask in the awe. He's used to it. O'Hearn is a fitness model, one of a handful of people who grace the covers of such serious bodybuilding magazines as Muscle & Fitness, Ironman and Muscular Develop-ment. He has had 463 covers, including foreign publications, in a dozen years.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | October 28, 2002
A suspected thief apparently drowned last night in Hogpen Creek in Essex after abandoning a stolen truck that was being pursued by Baltimore County police, authorities reported. The man was seen about 8 p.m. stealing a work truck in the 2400 block of Holly Neck Road by people who called police. The vehicle was pursued to Anne Avenue and Carvel Grove Road, where the man got out and jumped into the chilly waters of the narrow creek to get away in the darkness, police said. When a ground search failed to find the man, police and fire department marine units conducted a search that ended at 10:15 p.m., when a body was pulled from the water.
NEWS
July 11, 2002
Warrant issued for arrest of man in assault on infant A Severn man demanded money from two Autumn Lake Court residents by placing a handgun to their infant daughter's arm Tuesday night, Anne Arundel County police said. Milton McLean, 33, of the 1800 block of Montreal Road has been charged in a warrant with first-degree assault, reckless endangerment and first-degree burglary, police said. He was still being sought as of last night. Police said the infant's father wrestled the assailant for the weapon while another resident ran next door to call 911. Officers were unable to find the man when they arrived at the scene, police said.
NEWS
September 25, 1997
A gunman wearing surgical gloves, black sunglasses and a camouflage-style baseball cap robbed an Annapolis bank of an undisclosed amount of money Tuesday, county police said.The man, who displayed a semiautomatic handgun, walked into the Annapolis Bank & Trust branch in the 700 block of E. College Parkway about 1: 30 p.m. and announced a robbery.He jumped over the counter, took cash from several teller stations, then fled on foot toward westbound U.S. 50, police said.A 26-year-old woman told police she was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night while walking through her Glen Burnie neighborhood, police said.
NEWS
October 25, 1996
A Crofton woman was robbed at gunpoint of her handbag Wednesday in Severn, county police said.Nora R. Koch, 24, told police she was getting out of her car in the 1800 block of Hawk Court about 11: 30 p.m. when a man walked up, pointed a gun and demanded money.After Koch gave the man her bag, he ran toward Pioneer City. Police searched the area but could not find the man. Police did not have a detailed description of him.Pub Date: 10/25/96
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By Dana Hedgpeth and Dana Hedgpeth,SUN STAFF | August 29, 1996
A $2,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a man who robbed a NationsBank branch yesterday in the 9800 block of Broken Land Parkway.The man entered the bank about 10 a.m. and handed a teller a note demanding money and implying that he had a weapon, said Sgt. Steven Keller, a Howard County police spokesman. Police would not discuss the contents of the note or confirm whether the suspect had a weapon.The teller gave the man an undetermined amount of money, which included a dye pack that exploded as he ran into the woods near the bank's parking lot. The dye would have discolored the money and the man's skin, police said.
NEWS
By Laura McCandlish | October 24, 2006
A man broke into a Westminster home Sunday night, demanded money from a female resident while wielding an unknown tool and then fled, state police reported yesterday. The intruder broke in through a rear sliding door of the house in the 1000 block of Humbert Schoolhouse Road about 10:30 p.m., police said. After walking up the basement stairs and demanding money from the woman, the suspect fled on foot. The woman was not injured, police said. The robber might be linked to another crime in which vehicles were ransacked about a half-mile down the road in the 5000 block of Biemiller Road, police said.
NEWS
November 8, 1993
A reported attack on an Essex woman by her 33-year-old boyfriend was ended last night when he was shot to death by her son, Baltimore County police reported.Police said the woman was taking a shower after an argument with the man when he entered the first-floor bathroom and began choking her.The violence occurred at the woman's home in the 600 block of Delaware Ave. None of the people was immediately identified.Police said the woman's 23-year-old son was in his second-floor room when he heard the commotion, retrieved a 9mm Glock semi-automatic handgun, and went downstairs to find the man choking his mother.
NEWS
June 27, 1996
A Glen Burnie man was arrested Monday after county police said he broke a window at a Shell gas station in Pasadena.Samuel Anthony Ziegler, 19, of the 8000 block of Covington Ave. was charged with destruction of property.The gas station manager called police around 4 a.m. to report the broken window. She told police a man who appeared to be intoxicated came to the gas station in the 100 block of Mountain Road, but that she refused to allow him into the convenience store. Soon after, she heard the crash of breaking glass and she found a broken window on the west side of the building.
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