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December 1, 1994
Two men wearing ski masks robbed a Glen Burnie 7-Eleven at gunpoint early yesterday and fled with an undisclosed amount of money, county police said.The men walked into the store in the 1600 block of Furnace Branch Road about 3 a.m. One of them had a black handgun, and both demanded and received money from the clerk, police said.Purses snatched in 2 incidentsAn 68-year-old Linthicum woman's purse was snatched Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot of the Chesapeake Square Shopping Center in the 6700 of Ritchie Highway, county police said yesterday.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | September 26, 2011
Anne Arundel County Police have identified a pedestrian who was struck and killed early Sunday morning while trying to cross a road in Glen Burnie. James William King Sr., 45, of no fixed address, was fatally hit on Furnace Branch Road. At about 3:29 a.m., county police and fire departments responded to a report of a crash involving a pedestrian in the area of South Meadow Road, police said. Upon arrival, officers found a 1999 Chrysler 300 stopped in the northbound lane near the double yellow line, police said.
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NEWS
March 1, 2003
On February 26, 2003 LEONARD W. CURRY of Glen Burnie devoted husband of Shirley Freyman-Curry (nee Seim); beloved step-father of Patricia Hinks, Debra Bohn, Wendy Clark and Robert Freyman; loving grandfather of 11 and great-grandfather of five. The family will be holding a memorial service on Saturday March 8, 2003 at 1 p.m. in the Faith Baptist Church, 7378 Furnace Branch Road, Glen Burnie, MD. Arrangements by Singleton Funeral Home, P.A. In lieu of flowers contributions to Faith Baptist Church, 7378 Furnace Branch Rd., Glen Burnie, MD 21060 or The American Cancer Society Memorial Program, 1041 Route 3 north, Building A-1, Gambrills, MD 21054
NEWS
March 2, 2003
On February 26, 2003 LEONARD W. CURRY of Glen Burnie devoted husband of Shirley Freyman-Curry (nee Seim); beloved step-father of Patricia Hinks, Debra Bohn, Wendy Clark and Robert Freyman; loving grandfather of 11 and great-grandfather of five. The family will be holding a memorial service on Saturday March 8, 2003 at 1 p.m. in the Faith Baptist Church, 7378 Furnace Branch Road, Glen Burnie, MD. Arrangements by Singleton Funeral Home, P.A. In lieu of flowers contributions to Faith Baptist Church, 7378 Furnace Branch Rd., Glen Burnie, MD 21060 or Hospice of the Cheseapeake, 8424 Veterans Hgwy, Millersville, MD 21108.
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By Devon Spurgeon and Devon Spurgeon,SUN STAFF | September 3, 1999
A Glen Burnie man was killed early yesterday when his car slammed into a parked car and a concrete wall, Anne Arundel County police said.Gregorio Legorreta Olvera, 32, of the 6900 block of Glen Ridge Road, was pronounced dead at the scene.His passenger, Gerardo Hernandez Ocampo, 23, of the 100 block of Warwickshire Lane in Glen Burnie, was transported to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he is in serious condition with injuries to both legs, police said.Olvera was traveling north on Furnace Branch Road about 2 a.m. when his Ford Taurus ran into a parked Chevrolet Cavalier.
NEWS
May 5, 1993
Chase by police ends in drug chargesCounty police arrested a 22-year-old Glen Burnie man on drug charges after chasing him into a yard off Furnace Branch Road Sunday evening.Officers said they found the man about 8 p.m. walking in the middle of Furnace Branch Road, near South Meadow Drive, holding up traffic. When two officers chased him, he reached into his pocket, pulled out a plastic bag and tossed it.The officers caught up to the man near Country Club Road. They said the bag he discarded contained suspected drugs and a pack of rolling papers.
NEWS
October 22, 1993
Glen Burnie woman robbed on Furnace Branch RoadA 22-year-old Glen Burnie woman was robbed yesterday by a man believed to be armed with a knife as she walked down Furnace Branch Road near her home, county police said.Georgean Marie Hodgson, 22, told police she was attacked near Margate Drive about 7 a.m. She said a man came up to her from behind, stuck what she thinks is a knife in her back and said, "Give me your money."Ms. Hodgson said she gave the suspect money from her purse.Man with gun robs convenience storeA man armed with a handgun robbed a Glen Burnie convenience store Wednesday night and escaped with an undetermined amount of money, county police said yesterday.
NEWS
September 25, 1995
The State Medical Examiner's Office has identified the two men killed Thursday when the 1987 Camaro in which they were riding slammed into the back of a tractor-trailer on Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie at about 100 mph and was ripped in half.The two were John Bowman, 22, and William Bowman, 20, both of the 1100 block of Nanticoke Street in Baltimore, investigators said.Car parts were strewn across the northbound lanes of Route 2, backing up morning rush-hour traffic for miles as police closed all northbound lanes and two of the three southbound lanes.
NEWS
May 13, 2000
Three men were injured yesterday afternoon in an accident involving an Anne Arundel County school bus and two other vehicles on Furnace Branch Road in Glen Burnie. No one on the bus was injured. Police said Angelo Anthony Agro, 81, of Fort Smallwood was driving a pickup truck east on Furnace Branch Road at Point Pleasant Road about 3 p.m. when he turned into the path of a car driven by Dustin Lee Burriss, 21, of Glen Burnie. Burriss then hit the front of the school bus. Police said Agro was in cardiac arrest at the scene of the accident and may have been stricken just before the crash.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | March 9, 1997
Anne Arundel County police were still searching yesterday for a man who attempted to sexually assault an 8-year-old boy Thursday evening in a restroom at a Hardee's restaurant in Southgate Shopping Center in Glen Burnie.The man was described as white, about 35, 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing 200 pounds. He was wearing a tan hat, black jacket and dark pants and had a mustache and beard. He was described as "dirty in appearance."People who observed him before the incident at 6: 10 p.m. said he was acting strangely, police said.
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By Laura Barnhardt and Laura Barnhardt,SUN STAFF | July 27, 2000
Three suspects were in police custody last night, charged with holding several Glen Burnie bank tellers at gunpoint and leaving the branch with pockets full of cash, Anne Arundel police said. A few miles from the Bank of America branch in the 7200 block of Ritchie Highway, Northern District officers found what they said was the robbers' getaway car abandoned on Crain Highway near 11th Avenue and two of the suspects walking nearby. Police said they found the third suspect walking on Furnace Branch Road near Burwood Road about 35 minutes after the 11:30 a.m. robbery.
NEWS
May 13, 2000
Three men were injured yesterday afternoon in an accident involving an Anne Arundel County school bus and two other vehicles on Furnace Branch Road in Glen Burnie. No one on the bus was injured. Police said Angelo Anthony Agro, 81, of Fort Smallwood was driving a pickup truck east on Furnace Branch Road at Point Pleasant Road about 3 p.m. when he turned into the path of a car driven by Dustin Lee Burriss, 21, of Glen Burnie. Burriss then hit the front of the school bus. Police said Agro was in cardiac arrest at the scene of the accident and may have been stricken just before the crash.
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By Devon Spurgeon and Devon Spurgeon,SUN STAFF | September 3, 1999
A Glen Burnie man was killed early yesterday when his car slammed into a parked car and a concrete wall, Anne Arundel County police said.Gregorio Legorreta Olvera, 32, of the 6900 block of Glen Ridge Road, was pronounced dead at the scene.His passenger, Gerardo Hernandez Ocampo, 23, of the 100 block of Warwickshire Lane in Glen Burnie, was transported to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he is in serious condition with injuries to both legs, police said.Olvera was traveling north on Furnace Branch Road about 2 a.m. when his Ford Taurus ran into a parked Chevrolet Cavalier.
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By Bonita Formwalt and Bonita Formwalt,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 23, 1998
PARENTS OF Glen Burnie High School students are invited to the annual Back-To-School Night at 7 p.m. tonight in the auditorium.Activities will begin with a welcome statement from Principal David Hill and the introduction of school administrators, counselors and PTSO officers. After an abbreviated version of their child's schedule, parents will meet teachers, who will provide overviews of the semester's course and answer general questions. Specific concerns about individual performance can be addressed by scheduling a conference.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | March 9, 1997
Anne Arundel County police were still searching yesterday for a man who attempted to sexually assault an 8-year-old boy Thursday evening in a restroom at a Hardee's restaurant in Southgate Shopping Center in Glen Burnie.The man was described as white, about 35, 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing 200 pounds. He was wearing a tan hat, black jacket and dark pants and had a mustache and beard. He was described as "dirty in appearance."People who observed him before the incident at 6: 10 p.m. said he was acting strangely, police said.
NEWS
By Bonita Formwalt and Bonita Formwalt,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | August 7, 1996
The school year starts a little early for athletes at Glen Burnie High School. Fall sports practices begin Aug. 15.Practices for varsity and junior varsity football, boys and girls soccer, girls volleyball, cross country, golf and cheerleading are scheduled.Students must have a 2.0 grade point average to participate.Parental permission forms and medical evaluation forms can be obtained from the school office from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays.Each student athlete must get a physical before being allowed to practice.
NEWS
September 25, 1995
The State Medical Examiner's Office has identified the two men killed Thursday when the 1987 Camaro in which they were riding slammed into the back of a tractor-trailer on Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie at about 100 mph and was ripped in half.The two were John Bowman, 22, and William Bowman, 20, both of the 1100 block of Nanticoke Street in Baltimore, investigators said.Car parts were strewn across the northbound lanes of Route 2, backing up morning rush-hour traffic for miles as police closed all northbound lanes and two of the three southbound lanes.
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