Weird News: Drugs, Alligators and a Robber in a Neon Safety Vest
Patch brings you the weirdest headlines from the week in Maryland.
Anne Arundel County police have seized a three-foot long American alligator from a Jessup home following a drug bust that resulted in various criminal charges for a Jessup man.
Meet girls on chat line. Go to McDonalds. Get hit in the head with a statue. Get robbed.
Potomac drivers experiencing the long traffic lines on River Road Thursday morning may be mollified, or further annoyed, to learn it’s because British actress Judi Dench is in town filming a BBC production.
A man delivering food to an Owings Mills apartment complex was robbed at knifepoint on Friday, Nov. 2.
A Severna Park man was detained at Oak Creek Sikh Temple, the site of an August mass shooting in Wisconsin, for suspicious behavior last week. He reportedly had boxes of ammunition in his car but was not arrested by police.
Police say Andre Kovacs was angry that he hadn't received a call about a dirtbike.
Annapolis Police are searching for a man in connection with the theft of a stuffed replica of the Naval Academy mascot that was stolen from a Jeep during a football game against Indiana on Oct. 20.
A fire has torn through an apartment building in Odenton, not far from where a blaze struck about a month ago.
Overheard in a voting line: a paleontologist and a forensic scientist debate whether their district’s outline in new congressional district boundaries more closely resembles a pterodactyl or a blood spatter.
Voters expect long lines, canvassing and a bit of small talk when they visit their local precincts to vote. A big, yellow barbecue truck? Probably not.
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