Regional Recap, June 3, 2011

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Police Recover Body Of Missing Pasadena Boater. Maryland Natural Resources Police said they have recovered the body of a boater who went missing in the Chesapeake Bay last week. Police said the body of 40-year-ol Mark Allen Harvison was found about a mile south of the Chesapeake Bay bridge, on the shoreline in Queen Anne’s County. Harvison, who was from Pasadena, had been reported missing on Saturday.

Man, Dog Killed In Crash After Car Catches Fire In Anne Arundel. Anne Arundel County police are investigating a crash and vehicle fire that killed a man and a dog.Officers were called to Solomons Island Road near Harwood Road in Harwood around 12:30 a.m. Friday after getting reports of a vehicle fire.Investigators said that a 1997 Ford F-150 pickup truck that had been traveling south drifted off the road, went through a grassy median past a gas station and ended up in the parking lot of Southern High School.Police said the truck hit a chain-link fence and a tree before stopping and catching on fire.After crews put the fire out, investigators found the bodies of a man and a dog inside the truck.

ICE Shares Gambling Probe Proceeds With Anne Arundel County. Federal immigration authorities have shared with a Maryland police department nearly $500,000 that was seized during an investigation into illegal gambling businesses.The $470,000 was shared Thursday with the Anne Arundel County Police Department, which partnered with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in the investigation.The county police force has three officers assigned to ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations division.In April, a federal grand jury in Baltimore charged two gambling businesses and three people with an illegal gambling and money laundering operation. Authorities also issued seizure warrants for 11 bank accounts from Charlotte to Panama to Portugal.

Southern High Student Beats Homelessness, Cancer To Graduate. As thousands of Maryland students graduate from high school this week, WBAL’s Tim Tooten met a Southern High School senior who has beaten the odds to get his diploma.Reggie Evans will graduate from the Anne Arundel County school after facing some real-life challenges and letting nothing block his path.Evans grew up homeless in Baltimore and was diagnosed with leukemia in the ninth grade. He spent six months in the hospital.”I wanted to just get through, and I just wanted to show people that chemotherapy and having cancer and stuff wasn’t going to stop me from trying to be successful,” Evans said.

 

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