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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | October 3, 1999
Two gunmen stormed into a Mobil gas station on Dorsey Hall Drive in Ellicott City early yesterday morning and robbed it of an unknown amount of cash, Howard County police said.The robbers were wearing ski masks and dark clothing when they entered the gas station, which is in Dorsey Search Village Center, shortly before 3 a.m.Armed with a gray handgun, the robbers forced the male clerk into a back room and then shoved him to the ground. One man emptied the cash register, police said.Pub Date: 10/03/99
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May 30, 2007
An Anne Arundel County man was arrested and charged in the armed holdup early yesterday of a Belcamp gas station. Fontaine D. Smith, 20, of Glen Burnie is accused of robbing the Texaco gas station in the 4200 block of Philadelphia Road and threatening a station attendant with a pellet gun about 2 a.m. yesterday, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said. Smith is charged with armed robbery, attempted robbery and second-degree assault, the Sheriff's Office said.
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By Shanon D. Murray and Shanon D. Murray,SUN STAFF | May 12, 1997
A much-disputed gas station proposed for a spot near the Long Gate shopping center in Ellicott City was approved by the Howard County Board of Appeals last week.At numerous hearings, residents fought a Mobile Oil station on Montgomery Road, near Long Gate Parkway, voicing concerns that it would attract much more traffic to the area.The gas station will be the newest feature of the shopping center, which includes a Kohl's department store, Blockbuster Video, Outback Steak House, Carrabba's Italian Grill, McDonald's, Citizens National Bank and Columbia Bank.
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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 | 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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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.
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