Swimmer's body recovered from Marley Creek

The state Department of Natural Resources Police recovered from Marley Creek early yesterday the body of a Glen Burnie man who had disappeared Sunday while swimming to shore.

The body of Patrick E. Warosh, 19, of the 600 block of Newfield Road was found at 4:25 a.m. after an 8 1/2 -hour search, DNR spokesman John Verrico said. His body was taken to the state medical examiner's office in Baltimore for an autopsy.

Mr. Warosh and a friend were aboard a boat at 7 p.m. Sunday when they decided to swim to shore. Ten yards from shore, Mr. Warosh disappeared under the water and never returned to the surface. DNR police were notified at 8:06 p.m.

Restaurant robbed in Glen Burnie

Two men robbed a Glen Burnie restaurant yesterday of an undetermined amount of cash, county police reported.

The manager of Shoney's restaurant in the 7000 block of Ritchie Highway reported that a man armed with a handgun was waiting for him in the kitchen when he arrived at 4 a.m. The robber, dressed in black and wearing a mask, pushed the manager to the floor, shoved the handgun at his neck and forced him to open the safe. The robber grabbed the cash and fled with another man.


* Point Pleasant: Robbers entered a house under construction on Furnace Avenue between May 9 and Thursday and stole $14,400 worth of construction material, including 13,000 square feet of hardwood flooring and three bathroom sinks.

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