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Harwood man arrested on handgun charge


County police called to investigate a complaint that someone was selling stolen goods from a car on Telegraph Road early Tuesday arrested a Harwood man on a handgun charge after they found a gun in the man's car.

Officers Daniel A. Sereboff and Jeffrey J. Fratantuono were walking toward a house in the 8200 block of Telegraph Road in Odenton about 1:30 a.m. when they saw a red Oldsmobile fitting the description they had been given drive past and stop in front of the house. The driver flashed the high beams at the house, police said.

When the officers approached the car and identified themselves, Officer Sereboff saw a backpack on the front passenger seat of the car and asked what was in it. The driver said a handgun. Police searched the bag and found a 9 mm handgun and 19 rounds of ammunition. Police asked the man if he had a permit to transport the handgun, and he said no.

Richard E. Farber, 21, of the 1200 block of Vintage Drive in Harwood, was charged with transporting a handgun.

Dairy Queen employee knocked down, robbed

A bandit knocked down an employee at the Dairy Queen store on Route 175 in Odenton Wednesday night and stole the store's bank bag containing about $1,200, county police said yesterday.

According to police, an employee was locking the outside entrance of the store shortly before 11:30 p.m. when a man approached, pushed her to the ground and grabbed the money bag, police said.

;/ The man ran to the rear of the parking lot.


* Gambrills: Someone threw a cinder block through the rear door of the Night Hawk golf center in the 800 block of Route 3 shortly before 1 a.m. Wednesday and stole golf clubs worth more than $2,500.

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