Saturday, May 11, 2013
Patch brings you the weird news headlines from the week in Maryland.
'Peeping Tom' Sentenced to 11 Years for Secretly Recording Ellicott City Women A Columbia man pleaded guilty Tuesday to secretly videotaping two women inside their Ellicott City condominium and was sentenced to 11 years in prison. Man Robbed in Front of Police Union Lodge A man told the robber he didn’t have a cellphone and then it started ringing. Alleged Havre de Grace Decoy Thief Caught on Tape The Harford County Sheriff's Office said a resident captured the suspect in a home burglary on surveillance camera twice in three days. Police: Suicidal Man Escaped Hospital, Broke Into Home in Westminster A suicidal man escaped from the emergency room at Carroll Hospital Center Wednesday night and broke into a Westminster home before being …
Monday, May 6, 2013
Patch brings you weird headlines from around Maryland.
Rockville Man With Tourette’s Denied Flight for Saying ‘Bomb’ A 19-year-old said he told the airline about his ‘ticking,’ the vocalizing of thoughts he’s trying to suppress. Blessing the Bikes at Stan and Joe’s The annual tradition involves a priest blessing motorcycles in the hope that it will bring safety to their riders. Search for Naval Academy Ring Spans Continents, Centuries Reward still being offered for Class of '32 ring with quite a history. Group of Robbers Takes Over Cartier, Escapes with Loot A group of masked robbers smashed display cases at the Cartier jewelry shop in Friendship Heights' tony shopping center, The Collection at Chevy Chase, on Tuesday, and escaped with high-priced merchandise. Gap Robbed at Knifepoint Less …
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Patch brings you the top weird news headlines from across Maryland.
North Baltimore Crime: Remington Church's Laptops, Cash Stolen During Service Two laptops, $175 and five board games were stolen from the Fellowship Spiritual Church’s office while service was going on. SPEAK OUT: Could The ICC Be An 'American Autobahn?' Speeds above 90 mph should be allowed on the Intercounty Connector, says a letter in The Washington Post. Toilet Paper Roll Set on Fire at School A 16-year-old boy allegedly lit a roll of toilet paper on fire in a bathroon at Dulaney High School, and the fire department has ruled it first-degree arson. Police: No New Developments In Attempted Gaithersburg Kidnapping "In my past nine years, I cannot recall an incident occurring such as this," Gaithersburg police officer Dan Lane said. …
Monday, April 22, 2013
Patch brings you the weird news headlines in Maryland from the week.
Chevy Chase Landlord Pleads Guilty to Spying on Tenants CHEVY CHASE—Dennis Van Dusen, 64, pleaded guilty to three charges related to using video cameras to record three tenants—all women—while they were undressed. Read more on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch. Man Allegedly Pulls Gun During Argument About iPhone A Better Waverly man is accused of threatening a woman with a handgun and then barricading himself in a house following an argument about an iPhone. Teen Charged in West Middle School Bomb Threat Incident (Updated) A 13-year-old female is accused of making a false threat Tuesday to bomb West Middle School in Westminster, Carroll County Sheriff's officials said in a release. $12K in Movies Stolen from Havre de Grace Library Hundreds of…
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Patch brings you weird news headlines from around the state of Maryland.
Lanham Woman Attempts Robbery, Bites Good Samaritans A Lanham woman is facing robbery and assault charges after attempting to steal a purse from an 80-year-old woman and then biting the victim's husband and a Good Samaritan, who foiled the robbery. Cicadas Return: 17-year Cicadas to Overtake East Coast by the Millions this Spring In May, cicadas in Maryland and along the Eastern seaboard will wake from their 17-year sleep. Jail for 76-Year-Old Ellicott City Man for Embezzlement, Tax Evasion A 76-year-old Ellicott City man was sentenced to more than a year in prison for tax evasion and embezzling more than $415,000 from Social Security Administration’s (SSA) employee association, according to a statement released by Maryland’s U.S. Attorney…
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Patch brings you Weird News headlines across Maryland.
Report: 'Sovereign National' Claims Ownership of $6 Million Bethesda Mansion A Prince George's County man who described himself as a 'Moorish American sovereign' attempted to use historic maps and documents to lay claim to a $6 million Bethesda mansion, The Washington Post reported. Bail Bondsman Cause Brief Lockdown of Gaithersburg Area High School GAITHERSBURG—Quince Orchard High School was locked down briefly Friday afternoon for the report of two men with a weapon outside the school. Read more on Gaithersburg Patch. Former NBA All-Star Is Now Eastern Middle Crossing Guard A six-time NBA All-Star player reportedly makes less than $15,000, sports blog Deadspin reported. Are These Homeowners the Biggest Nats Fans Ever? In Bethesda it's …
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Patch brings you the top Weird News headlines of the week in Maryland.
VIDEO: Gaithersburg High School Science Class Experiments With Harlem Shake Students in a Gaithersburg High School environmental science class created a dance video to Baauer’s “Harlem Shake.” Report: Alleged NYPD Cannibal Planned To Kidnap, Cook Germantown Woman An FBI agent testified that Gilberto Valle targeted a former University of Maryland classmate, NBC Washington reported. Rockville Man Arrested While Video Recording Police During Traffic Stop Jarred Parr posted a video of the encounter on YouTube. Phone Scammer Tells Rockville Woman Her Son Would Be Killed If She Didn’t Send Money Montgomery County police say the scammer has phoned residents in Rockville, Aspen Hill and Montgomery Village. Laurel Man Pleads Guilty to Failed …
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Patch brings you weird news headlines from around Maryland.
PHOTOS: Star Wars Invades Broadneck Library The Maryland Chapter of the 501st Legion went all out on Saturday at the Broadneck Library, displaying their costuming skills for everyone in attendance. Man Arrested in Glen Burnie Gravesite Thefts Investigators arrested a Pasadena man in connection with the theft of property from a Glen Burnie graveyard. Wounded Police Trainee in Critical Condition A University of Maryland Baltimore police trainee was shot in the head during a training exercise in Owings Mills Tuesday. Suspect Charged in Death of Man Found In Car Trunk Near Shady Grove Metro An Anne Arundel County man was arrested Tuesday at a New York airport for the murder of a Frederick County man whose body was found in the trunk of his car…
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
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Sunday, February 3, 2013
Patch brings you the weird news headlines from the week in Maryland.
Legislator Goes After Shopping Cart Scofflaws Along with high-profile legislation that would repeal the death penalty and strengthen gun control, Maryland’s General Assembly is considering making it more expensive for people caught stealing shopping carts. Homemade Helicopter Crashes in Westminster; Pilot Escapes Injury The National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration are investigating the incident. 13-Year-Old Among Those Charged in Serial Howard County Burglaries One 13-year-old, two 14-year-olds and a 17-year-old are believed to be involved with a string of burglaries that began in November, police said. Rockville Company Says White House Party Crasher Owes $34K Remember the Salahis? They soared to fame for …