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October 11, 1993
* Glen Burnie: Burglars stole paint and paint sprayers from the Sherwin Williams Paint store in the 7500 block of Ritchie Highway overnight Thursday.
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December 16, 2013
Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes. City of Laurel Scott Adam Court, 9100 block, Dec. 8. Theft from motor vehicle Braygreen Road, 7800 block, Dec. 7. Forced-entry burglary. Lauren Lane, 14100 block, Dec. 7. Theft. Chapel Cove Drive, 7900 block, Dec. 6. Forced-entry burglary. Spring House Lane, 9300 block, Dec. 6. Theft of motor vehicle parts/accessories.
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March 5, 2008
Stun gun subdues woman with knife Anne Arundel County police used a Taser to subdue a woman with a knife who had locked herself in her Pasadena home and threatened to burn it down. The husband of the 47-year-old woman told police she was suicidal. Officers arrived about 1 a.m. Monday at the house on the 8400 block of Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. Officers heard a smoke alarm and saw the woman sitting on a bed. After they tapped on the window, she stood and retrieved a large knife from the kitchen.
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By Del Quentin Wilber and Del Quentin Wilber,SUN STAFF | January 19, 1999
Howard County police Sgt. David J. Trapani was cruising through a parking lot when he spotted license tags dangling suspiciously from an old yellow car.The police radio was flooded with calls, a situation that often prevents officers from checking with dispatchers about stolen plates. But this time, Trapani typed the numbers into a computer in his patrol car and watched as information scrolled down the screen: The tags were stolen.He arrested the car's owner."It would have been impossible and very selfish to run the computer work over the radio," said Trapani, who has been testing a Datalux Corp.
NEWS
February 20, 1998
Two men from the Glen Burnie area were arrested on burglary charges after an Anne Arundel County officer stopped their car early Wednesday and found a stolen copying machine in the trunk, police said.Lt. Tim Wheeler was northbound in the 500 block of Ritchie Highway about 2 a.m., near the Severna Park One shopping center, when he heard a radio call concerning a burglary at the Swim-n-Holes store and saw a small silver-colored car leaving the complex.After making a U-turn, Wheeler spotted the car traveling north, turned around again and pulled the car over, police said.
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By TaNoah Morgan and TaNoah Morgan,SUN STAFF | February 19, 1998
County police arrested an Arnold teen-ager Tuesday and charged him with making a bomb threat at Broadneck High School last week.The boy, 16, was charged with making a false report of a bomb. He was being held at Boy's Village in Cheltenham.Police said school administrators found a threat scrawled on a bathroom wall about 9: 30 a.m. Feb 11. The school was evacuated and searched, but no devices or suspicious packages were found, police said.This week, three witnesses told administrators about a boy who they said wrote the note, police said.
NEWS
January 27, 1998
A man who demanded money but never said or implied he had a weapon robbed a Brooklyn Park 7-Eleven early Sunday, fleeing with an undisclosed amount of the store's money along with the clerk's handbag, county police said.The robber entered the store at 4000 Ritchie Highway just across the city line shortly before 4 a.m., jumped over the counter between the gas pump register and a rear cash register and declared: "I want the money."Asked where her handbag was, the clerk said she pointed to it under the counter near the rear register.
NEWS
December 24, 1997
A Pasadena woman whose body was found in her bathroom one day after she was reported missing was strangled, according to the medical examiner.The body of Brenda Lee Painter, 36, of the 600 block of 201st St. was found about 1 p.m. Friday when an officer went to the house to follow up on a missing-person complaint that her mother had filed the day before.The officer checked on the house, found the door unlocked and found the body in the bathroom. There were no obvious wounds, police said.The woman's truck, a red 1996 Chevrolet S-10 pickup with gray trim and Maryland tags 54D-208 that also had been missing from her home, turned up yesterday morning in Baltimore, but police have made no arrests.
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By TaNoah Morgan and TaNoah Morgan,SUN STAFF | December 21, 1997
A gunman got into a Baltimore man's car while he was at a Nursery Road gas station Thursday, ordered the man to drive off and robbed him of $100 and a pager, county police said.Harold H. Grewe, 40, told police he was getting gas at an Amoco station in the 800 block of Nursery Road in Linthicum Heights just after 9 p.m. when a man got into his car, pulled out a gun and ordered him to drive away.The man ordered Grewe into a nearby parking lot, where he took Grewe's pager and cash and fled on foot, police said.
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By TaNoah Morgan and TaNoah Morgan,SUN STAFF | December 19, 1997
County police arrested a 14-year-old Severna Park High School student Wednesday on drug and theft-related charges after he was caught smoking in a boys' restroom. Police say he was searched, and a stolen credit card and a pipe containing marijuana residue were found on him.Police said a teacher found two boys smoking in a bathroom at Severna Park High about 11 a.m.He sent the 14-year-old to an administrator, who searched him and found a pack of cigarettes, a pipe and a Visa card belonging to Andrew Sosnowski of Severna Park, police said.
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By TaNoah Morgan and TaNoah Morgan,SUN STAFF | December 16, 1997
An Arnold man who may have been unconscious at the wheel of his car was killed Saturday when the vehicle ran off the road on Route 100 in Glen Burnie and slammed into a guardrail, county police said.Investigators are not sure what happened to Frank Lawrence Chartier, 46, of the 900 block of Lynch Drive as he drove his 1996 Lexus LS 400 from northbound Interstate 97 to eastbound Route 100 about 1: 30 p.m.Witnesses told police Chartier was lying back in the seat with his head tilted to one side as the car went onto Route 100, crossed the lanes and struck a guardrail in the median, police said.
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