April 11, 1996
Someone broke into a car owned by the Naval Investigative Service while it was in front of a house in Pasadena Monday night and stole a bulletproof vest and a raid jacket, county police said.Paul E. Leo, 40, of the 100 block of Oak Road, told police he went to the 1990 Oldsmobile Achieva shortly before 6 a.m. Tuesday and found the right front window smashed and the vest and a blue nylon raid jacket missing.The items were valued at $400.Pub Date: 4/11/96
June 30, 1996
Man steals boy's bike after pushing off riderA 12-year-old boy was robbed of his bicycle Tuesday as he rode near the Brooklyn Park library, county police said.The boy told police he was riding on Brookwood Road when he was approached by a man in his 20s. The man pushed the boy off his bicycle, then put the bike in the trunk of an Oldsmobile and drove off, police said.Police searched unsuccessfully for the car. The 20-inch black-and-chrome boy's bicycle was valued at $350.Pub Date: 6/30/96
May 25, 1993
* North Laurel: 9200 block of Traders Crossing: Someone broke a small rear window on the driver's side of a 1982 gray Oldsmobile, apparently in an attempt to steal the vehicle between 11 p.m. last Wednesday and 6:30 a.m. Thursday. Nothing was taken from the vehicle.9500 block of Gorman Road: Someone stole a $288 Panasonic VCR from Forest Ridge Elementary School. The VCR was taken from the unlocked storage closet in the media center between 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. last Wednesday.
February 28, 2000
A man being sought on drug possession and distribution charges surrendered about 6 p.m. yesterday to Baltimore County police. Deante Stuckey, 24, of the 200 block of S. Hilton St. in Baltimore was being held at the Wilkens Precinct. Police said Stuckey had been sought after an accident Feb. 21 near Pikesville in which a passenger in the car he was driving was killed and the driver of the other car died Tuesday, police said. Drugs were found in the rented 2000 Oldsmobile that Stuckey was driving, police said.
May 17, 1995
Baltimore County police were searching yesterday for two men who followed a woman home and then carjacked her 1994 teal-green BMW convertible in the first block of Wellhaven Circle in Garrison.Police said a gray car pulled up alongside the woman, 27, as she was parking. Two men, both wearing masks and carrying handguns, jumped out and told her to lie on the ground. One man drove off in the BMW, which had license plates YDT 917, and the other man drove away in the gray car, believed to be a four-door Oldsmobile Cutlass.
May 20, 1991
Allison takes The WinstonCONCORD, N.C. -- Davey Allison led from start to finish yesterday and took home $325,000 by winning The Winston, NASCAR's rich all-star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.Allison, 30, started from the pole and finished first in the opening 50-lap segment and again in the final 20-lap shootout around the 1.5-mile superspeedway.The Winston, in its seventh year, does not count in the Winston Cup Series points standings but that doesn't diminish the $875,000 purse.Considered a "fan's race" by NASCAR officials, The Winston FTC features the 17 drivers who won a Winston Cup race during the last year and the three top finishers in the preliminary Winston Open.
October 17, 1992
Spurred by model-year-end clearance sales, Maryland motorists went on a mini spending spree last month that boosted new-car sales in the state by 7.3 percent, according to figures released yesterday by the Motor Vehicle Administration.Dealers sold 24,312 new vehicles last month, according to title figures compiled by the MVA, up from 22,654 in the same period last year.Used cars during the month proved nearly twice as popular as new cars. According to the state figures, used-car sales totaled 40,870, compared with 38,216 in the same period last year.
August 11, 1996
General Motors Corp. took action last week to satisfy dealers that have long clamored for a larger Saturn. The company said it would build a midsize model at its Chevrolet plant in Wilmington, Del.The new car, code-named Innovate, will be the first Saturn built outside its assembly line at Spring Hill, Tenn., which has cultivated an image of down-home workers who crafted a car as a team.It is scheduled to make its way into showrooms in 1999.General Motors said the car will be based on the Opel Vectra that GM makes and sells in Europe.
July 13, 1995
State police identified the victim of Tuesday's fatal accident at Route 97 and Old Liberty Road West as Viola May Wilson, 81, of Fort Myers, Fla.The woman was alone in her 1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera station wagon driving west on Old Liberty Road and failed to stop at a flashing red light at Washington Road, police said. She was struck broadside by a northbound Ford pickup truck.Two men in the truck were taken to Carroll County General Hospital and released after treatment, officers said.
October 11, 1992
A bizarre tandem of accidents on Interestate 95 in Princ George's County early yesterday left two people dead and one truck driver unhurt but badly shaken, according to Maryland State Police at Forestville.Ralph Ellis of Germantown, the tractor-trailer driver, was moving south on I-95 near Route 4 at about 2:35 a.m., police said, when a 1984 Oldsmobile, also moving south, suddenly changed lanes, cut in front of his truck, and slowed down. Unable to swerve or brake fast enough, the truck, carrying appliances for Montgomery Ward, ran over the car, demolishing it. The driver of the car, Marvin Osborne, 51, of Oxon Hill was killed.