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By Ivan Penn and Ivan Penn,Sun Staff Writer | August 11, 1995
The Howard County Board of Appeals postponed its vote Tuesday on a proposed Exxon gas station in North Laurel until next month so each board member will have enough time to study all testimony for and against the plan.It was the third time the board postponed its vote on the Exxon Corp. proposal. During the board's first two meetings, board members ran out of time to vote because of long testimonies. The board will be on vacation for the next two weeks.Exxon wants to build a gas station with a convenience store and a carwash on a 1.1-acre parcel at All Saints Road and Route 216. The McDonald's chain wants to build a restaurant next to the proposed gas station and has an option on land for the project.
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By Ed Heard and Ed Heard,SUN STAFF | March 25, 1996
An armed man robbed a North Laurel gas station Thursday night and then drove off in a vehicle parked nearby, Howard County police said.No injuries were reported in the robbery of the All Saints Crown in the 9200 block of All Saints Road.About 9: 30 p.m., the man walked into the gas station store and pulled a semiautomatic handgun.He pointed the weapon at the cashier, then took $300 from the cash register, ran to an Isuzu Trooper and drove away, police said.The suspect was described as a black male, 25 to 30, 5-feet-7 and weighing 150 pounds.
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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.
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By Ed Heard | December 21, 1994
Two men in stocking caps, one armed with a .38-caliber revolver, robbed an Elkridge gas station, grabbing cash and cartons of cigarettes before they fled, Howard County police said.The men do not appear to be the pair believed responsible for six armed robberies -- four in the Jessup area -- within the past two weeks, according to police.In last night's incident, two men entered the Stewart gas station in the 7300 block of Route 1 about 5:25 p.m. and demanded cash from a clerk. No one was injured, police said.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | April 11, 2000
An Elkridge man suspected in the robbery of a gas station in his neighborhood was arrested at his home over the weekend, Howard County police said. On Saturday, police charged Jeffrey Michael Lewis, 40, of the 6000 block of Rock Glen Drive with armed robbery, felony theft, a weapons violation and first-degree assault. He was being held yesterday at the county detention center on $100,000 bail. According to police, a gunman walked into the Elkridge Shell gas station in the 6200 block of Washington Blvd.
NEWS
April 18, 1995
An armed man entered a Columbia gas station, demanded cash and fled with a second man Saturday morning, Howard County police said.No injuries were reported in the 9:25 a.m. robbery of the Mobil gas station in the 7200 block of Cradlerock Way in Columbia's Owen Brown village.The robber was described as a black male, 25 to 30 years old, standing 5 feet 6 inches tall with a tan jacket.POLICE LOG* Long Reach: 8700 block of Cloudleap Court: The front window of the CVS Pharmacy was smashed early yesterday.
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By Jamie Manfuso and Jamie Manfuso,SUN STAFF | March 6, 2001
Eldersburg Exxon gas station and convenience store was held up Sunday afternoon by a man who pulled a gun on the cashier and demanded money from the cash register, Maryland State Police said yesterday. No one was injured during the robbery. Police said a man entered the convenience store in the 1300 block of Liberty Road about 4:45 p.m. and asked an employee for a pack of cigarettes before displaying the handgun and demanding money. After taking an undisclosed amount of cash and the cigarettes, the man fled west along Liberty Road, police said.
NEWS
January 4, 1994
Two men, one of whom was armed with a handgun, robbed a Severn gas station Sunday evening, county police said yesterday.According to police, the men walked into Uncle Marvin's Oasis in the 7500 block of Ridge Road at 6:35 p.m. One threatened the clerk with a handgun and demanded money.The second grabbed money out of the register, and the pair ran out of the store.They were last seen in a small red pickup truck heading west on Dorsey Road, police said.
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By Ivan Penn and Ivan Penn,Sun Staff Writer | May 26, 1995
North Laurel residents say they will fight plans for a gas station and for a fast-food restaurant in their area, arguing that the sites are too close to residential areas and would worsen traffic at one of Howard County's most accident-prone intersections.Exxon Corp. wants to build a gas station with a convenience store and a carwash at All Saints Road and Route 216, across the street from a Crown gas station. The property's owners, Mirza and Amina Big, of Burtonsville, also want to sell another parcel of land on the same site for construction of a McDonald's.
NEWS
December 7, 1994
A man who robbed an Arnold gas station early yesterday made off with an undisclosed amount of money and the tape to the station's video monitoring system, county police said.The man walked into the food market section of the Sunoco station in the 1500 block of Ritchie Highway shortly after 2 a.m., announced a robbery and lifted his sweater to reveal a black object that the clerk believed to be a gun, police said.The man walked behind the counter, took money from the cash register, then ordered the clerk to take him to an office, where he also took the videocassette tape that recorded the robbery.
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