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By Mary Gail Hare | mary.gail.hare@baltsun.com and Baltimore Sun reporter | February 15, 2010
State police in Harford County have charged two men in the shooting of a convenience store clerk during an armed robbery in Edgewood. Steven Lamar Joseph, 19, of 300 block of Canoe Lane in Edgewood, and Adam Elijah Williams, 21, of the 9800 block of Dee Way in Middle River, were charged with first- and second-degree assault, armed robbery, robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, theft under $1,000 and weapons violations. Police say two masked men brandished a handgun during the Jan. 11 robbery of the Royal Farms Store in the 600 block of Edgewood Road.
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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | July 1, 2014
A cell phone store employee claimed he was robbed Monday, but Anne Arundel County police say he made the story up to cover his own theft. Police officers went to the Metro PCS store in the 5600 block of Ritchie Highway in Brooklyn Park just before noon Monday to investigate a reported robbery. A store employee told police that two people had walked in, showed a handgun, announced they were robbing the store and made off with money from the business. Police said one of the officers noticed the employee had a ladder, and after checking the rear of the business, officers found money hidden in the ceiling.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | October 1, 2012
A liquor store clerk in Annapolis tried to contact city police to mediate a dispute about a customer's change. He never completed the call and police are looking for the unidentified woman, who struck the clerk on the head and stole his phone Friday evening. The customer argued with the clerk about the change she received from a purchase at the store in the 200 block of West Street at Madison Place. When the argument continued, the clerk attempted to call 911 on his cell phone. The woman struck him mid-call on the head, most likely with the bag of her bottled purchases, police said.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | May 5, 2014
A Craigslist user and a 7-Eleven clerk were robbed at gunpoint in separate incidents in Anne Arundel County this weekend, police said. A 24-year-old man was robbed in Severn about 4:50 p.m. Saturday outside a home at the 1800 block of Oriole Ct., where he had planned to buy a dirt bike he'd seen on Craigslist, police said. Before the man got to the door, one of four suspects pointed a black-and-silver handgun at him, and another demanded everything out of his pockets, police said.
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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | July 1, 2014
A cell phone store employee claimed he was robbed Monday, but Anne Arundel County police say he made the story up to cover his own theft. Police officers went to the Metro PCS store in the 5600 block of Ritchie Highway in Brooklyn Park just before noon Monday to investigate a reported robbery. A store employee told police that two people had walked in, showed a handgun, announced they were robbing the store and made off with money from the business. Police said one of the officers noticed the employee had a ladder, and after checking the rear of the business, officers found money hidden in the ceiling.
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August 17, 2000
An Eldersburg convenience store clerk was slightly injured during an armed robbery early yesterday when the suspect slashed the employee's left hand with a razor knife, state police said. Police said a man entered Eldersburg Amoco in the 1500 block of Liberty Road about 2:30 a.m. wearing a homemade black ski mask, long-sleeve baggy gray shirt, faded camouflage pants and dark shoes. He fled with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said. Anyone with information about the incident may contact Tfc. P. Lacy at the Westminster barracks of the Maryland State Police at 410-386-3055.
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By Laura Sullivan and Laura Sullivan,SUN STAFF | January 7, 1998
Three men wearing ski masks walked into an arcade at Annapolis Mall early Tuesday, demanded money and beat the store clerk, county police said.The clerk, a 55-year-old Edgewater woman, had arrived at Tilt Arcade at 5: 30 a.m. to ready the store, which opens at 10 a.m., for business, police said. A security guard had let her into the mall and escorted her to the arcade.Shortly after, three men, one carrying a gun, came into the arcade and told the clerk to open the safe, police said. When at first she refused, they beat her, cutting and bruising her head and upper body.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | May 25, 2000
A state police sergeant pleaded guilty in Baltimore County Circuit Court yesterday to misconduct in office stemming from a sexual encounter with a convenience store clerk in Reisterstown. Thomas Hicks Lewis, 47, of Finksburg, entered an Alford plea before Judge J. William Hinkel and was given an 18-month suspended sentence and two years of supervised probation as part of a plea agreement. Under an Alford plea, Lewis does not admit guilt but acknowledges that prosecutors would have enough evidence to convict him if the case was tried.
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By Stephanie Hanes and Stephanie Hanes,SUN STAFF | December 28, 2002
A 20-year-old man from Woodlawn was sentenced to life in prison yesterday for kidnapping, beating and repeatedly raping a pregnant 23-year-old convenience store clerk in March. Baltimore County Circuit Judge Dana M. Levitz sentenced John Xavier Gamble Jr. to life for first-degree rape and to 30 years on the kidnapping conviction. Also yesterday, Circuit Judge Thomas J. Bollinger sentenced Gamble to 10 years on a second-degree rape conviction stemming from Gamble's sexual relationship with a 13-year-old in 2001.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | March 25, 2013
A man robbed the Great Cookie store at Annapolis Mall on Saturday evening, Anne Arundel Police said. Police were called to the business around 8:22 p.m., and upon arrival learned that a suspect handed a store clerk a note demanding money. The suspect received an unknown amount of cash and fled toward a nearby garage, where he escaped. The clerk was not injured in the robbery, police said.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | February 3, 2014
Armed with a machete and a handgun, two men robbed three 7-Eleven stores across Baltimore County in about an hour Thursday night before being arrested, police said. A 7-Eleven in White Marsh on Philadelphia Road was the first target, where shortly before 11 p.m., one man armed with a machete jumped over the counter, pointed it at the clerk and demanded money, while the second man with a handgun pointed it at a customer and asked for money. Police said the pair then went to the 7-Eleven on Belair Road in Nottingham, where, around 11:20 p.m., the man with the machete jumped over the counter and the man with a gun walked up to a store clerk, where they demanded cash.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | June 13, 2013
It's dyeable. It's bleachable. And it's highly sought after by thieves targeting shops in the Baltimore area and around the country. Unprocessed human hair - prized for providing women with long, flowing, natural-looking locks - has been swiped from half a dozen area beauty supply stores. The high-end hair, often sewn or glued in place to add length or volume, costs nearly $200 a bundle. Such steep prices have made the fashionable locks desirable among thieves , much like Nike Air Jordan Concords and Helly Hansen jackets.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | March 29, 2013
UPDATE March 29: On Friday, the Harford County Sheriff's office released surveillance footage from a March 21 armed robbery at a Bel Air Royal Farms store. The video shows the suspect entering the store, collecting an undisclosed amount of cash from the counter, and then leaving the store. The Sheriff's office suspects this incident is connected to two other armed robberies, one the day before, a third the following day. Original report from March 23 is below: A third Harford County armed robbery in three days Friday night has investigators for the Harford County Sheriff's Office considering the likelihood all three are related.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | March 25, 2013
A man robbed the Great Cookie store at Annapolis Mall on Saturday evening, Anne Arundel Police said. Police were called to the business around 8:22 p.m., and upon arrival learned that a suspect handed a store clerk a note demanding money. The suspect received an unknown amount of cash and fled toward a nearby garage, where he escaped. The clerk was not injured in the robbery, police said.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | October 1, 2012
A liquor store clerk in Annapolis tried to contact city police to mediate a dispute about a customer's change. He never completed the call and police are looking for the unidentified woman, who struck the clerk on the head and stole his phone Friday evening. The customer argued with the clerk about the change she received from a purchase at the store in the 200 block of West Street at Madison Place. When the argument continued, the clerk attempted to call 911 on his cell phone. The woman struck him mid-call on the head, most likely with the bag of her bottled purchases, police said.
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By Matthew Hay Brown, The Baltimore Sun | September 3, 2012
A gunman shot a convenience store clerk during a robbery attempt early Monday in Halethorpe, Baltimore County police said. Officers responding to a report of a shooting at the Speedy Mart in the 3800 block of Hollins Ferry Road at 1:40 a.m. found the clerk with gunshot wounds to the upper and lower body, police said. He was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he was treated and later released, police said. The gunman entered the store, displayed a handgun and demanded money from the clerk, police said.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | February 29, 2000
A Baltimore County police officer shot a man suspected in a string of robberies in Dundalk after he allegedly put a knife to a convenience store clerk's head, police said. Police said a man walked into the Royal Farms Store in the 7700 block of German Hill Road about 12: 55 yesterday morning, brandished a knife and stole two cartons of cigarettes and money from a cash register. The man told the store clerk to walk toward the door, and put the knife to her back, said Bill Toohey, a county police spokesman.
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January 6, 2012
Police say an "alert citizen" in Sykesville tackled a man who was beating a High's convenient store clerk with a baseball bat on Friday, Jan. 6, but couldn't detain the assailant long enough for police to make an arrest. As a result, Maryland State Police and the Sykesville Police Department are searching for the clerk's attacker, and have obtained a warrant for Darrell Webb Jr., 21, of the 1800 block of Amanda Lane, Sykesville. Police said Webb is wanted for armed robbery, first degree assault and theft.
NEWS
February 16, 2010
State police in Harford County have charged two men in the shooting of a convenience store clerk during an armed robbery in Edgewood. Steven Lamar Joseph, 19, of 300 block of Canoe Lane in Edgewood and Adam Elijah Williams, 21, of the 9800 block of Dee Way in Middle River were charged with first- and second-degree assault, armed robbery, robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, theft under $1,000 and weapons violations. Police say two masked men brandished a handgun during the Jan. 11 robbery of the Royal Farms Store in the 600 block of Edgewood Road.
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