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By Larry Carson, The Baltimore Sun | July 25, 2010
The owner of an Ellicott City liquor store whose license was opposed by area residents has been fined $250 for allowing a 20-year-old underage police volunteer to buy alcohol March 12. Police sent the youth into the St. John's Liquors at 9150 Baltimore National Pike, where he bought a four-pack of malt liquor after showing the clerk his driver's license showing him to be 20. The legal drinking age in Maryland is 21. Owner Matthew Park testified...
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By Janene Holzberg, For The Baltimore Sun | September 9, 2013
"Aunt Millie" - as soldiers receiving care packages in Afghanistan affectionately refer to 95-year-old Vivian "Millie" Bailey - doesn't see an end in sight for the work her group does. Yet she and her volunteers are more than willing to take on more. "Whatever number of troops we have over there is too many," says the Running Brook resident, who has lived in Columbia since 1970. "Any time you have to send them toilet paper, and then any president says [the country] is meeting our troops' needs… well, that just makes me want to stand up and fuss and cuss," Bailey said.
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By Janene Holzberg, For The Baltimore Sun | September 9, 2013
"Aunt Millie" - as soldiers receiving care packages in Afghanistan affectionately refer to 95-year-old Vivian "Millie" Bailey - doesn't see an end in sight for the work her group does. Yet she and her volunteers are more than willing to take on more. "Whatever number of troops we have over there is too many," says the Running Brook resident, who has lived in Columbia since 1970. "Any time you have to send them toilet paper, and then any president says [the country] is meeting our troops' needs… well, that just makes me want to stand up and fuss and cuss," Bailey said.
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By Larry Carson, The Baltimore Sun | July 25, 2010
The owner of an Ellicott City liquor store whose license was opposed by area residents has been fined $250 for allowing a 20-year-old underage police volunteer to buy alcohol March 12. Police sent the youth into the St. John's Liquors at 9150 Baltimore National Pike, where he bought a four-pack of malt liquor after showing the clerk his driver's license showing him to be 20. The legal drinking age in Maryland is 21. Owner Matthew Park testified...
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By New York Daily News | July 17, 1995
NEW YORK -- Rap and television star Queen Latifah may have saved her bodyguard's life after a carjacking by commandeering a cab that raced the wounded man to Harlem Hospital.Ms. Latifah, who was not hurt in the ambush, stepped into the street to flag down the cab as bodyguard Sean Moon lay bleeding. She insisted that the cab race to the hospital, which is about a mile away, police said.Meanwhile, the carjackers who shot the bodyguard sped off with the singer's luxury car, police said."She jumped in the cab and took them to the hospital," said a detective who asked not to be identified.
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November 21, 2007
A popular bar on Main Street in Ellicott City that is undergoing renovation and upgrading food offerings in hopes of attracting new customers was fined $250 by the Howard County Alcoholic Beverage Hearing Board for an underage-drinking incident. Jane Johnson and Marsha Greenfield, licensees for the Judge's Bench, agreed to a statement of facts concerning an incident May 25 in which county police Detective Martin Johnson found three young women in the bar who admitted they were 20 years old and had fake driver's licenses.
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By Larry Carson | May 23, 2008
Owners of a North Laurel tavern were fined $175 by the Howard County Alcoholic Beverage Hearing Board for allowing people to drink inside after the 2 a.m. closing time Nov. 11, and for keeping the blinds closed, which is a violation of county rules. Jeffrey Hunt, one of the owners of the Game Sports Bar and Grill in the 11200 block of Scaggsville Road, Laurel, was on the premises that morning when county police Cpl. Martin Johnson found the blinds closed and several people drinking beer at 2:15 a.m. The incident was a mistake, the owners said, and would not happen again.
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By Larry Carson and Larry Carson,Sun Reporter | March 28, 2007
The owner of a Columbia burrito restaurant was fined $500 for allowing a 19-year old police "volunteer" to be served beer. Howard County police Detective Martin Johnson sent a police cadet and a volunteer into Frisco Burritos, in the 8865 Stanford Blvd., on Nov. 9. The volunteer was served a beer without any request for identification. While speaking with licensee Adam Carton, Johnson told the county Alcoholic Beverage Hearing Board, he also saw a man repeatedly walk outside the restaurant carrying a beer -- another rule infraction -- and found a 20-year old woman patron with an alcoholic drink.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | January 29, 2004
A Hickory Ridge liquor store owner whose clerk gave beer to an underage employee in August after closing was fined $500 by the Howard County Liquor Board. Eric Stein, of Decanter Fine Wines in Hickory Ridge Village Center, was ordered to pay the fine after county police Detective Martin Johnson testified at a hearing Dec. 15. Johnson was outside the store after it closed Aug. 2, he said, when clerk David Catania, 25, and Sean Fable, 18, emerged, each clutching brown paper bags found to have beer in them.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | November 4, 2004
Operators of Merriweather Post Pavilion are facing a $500 fine for an underage drinking incident at a Kenny Chesney concert July 10 when an employee slipped two cups of beer to a friend while the beer stand manager stepped out. Howard police Detective Martin Johnson saw the incident. Acting on undisputed facts, the Howard County Council, acting as the liquor board, last week imposed a $250 fine for each infraction on Charm City Hospitality and licensees Julie Berla and Jerome and Lisa Gottlieb.
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By LARRY CARSON | October 18, 2006
The owners of two Howard County liquor stores were each fined $250 for serving underage customers sent into their stores in March by county police. Anita and Prem Bansal, who own Absolutely Wine and Spirits in Wilde Lake, and Winfield Kelly III, licensee for Woodbine Wine and Spirits on Lisbon Center Drive, Woodbine, were fined by the county Alcoholic Beverage Hearing Board. Detective Martin Johnson sent an 18-year-old into the Wilde Lake store March 20. An employee and a security guard looked at a driver's license but sold the teen alcohol.
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