Top 5: Suspect Testimony, High School Graduations
Patch takes a look back at stories that ran last week on the site.
Here are some of the top headlines from June 4-10 in Glen Burnie (in no particular order). Click on the links to see the full stories.
- Willie Antonio McLean testified against his best friend Shawn Anthony Johnson in the trial for the 2010 murder of Misael Flores, a patron at Mr. Wings & Pizza. Both are charged in the shooting death.
- Charles Sequan Butler, who was to stand trial with Johnson, entered an Alford plea to second-degree murder on what would have been the first day of the Mr. Wings & Pizza trial. The plea allows Butler to maintain his innocence while acknowledging the state has enough evidence to convict. It carries the same weight as a guilty plea.
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- North County High School held its graduation ceremony on Tuesday, with Glen Burnie's graduation being held on Friday. It's not too late to share your pictures from graduation. Click here to share your pictures from North County and here for Glen Burnie. And check out all of Patch's 2012 graduation coverage.
- Glen Burnie Patch readers were not excited about the opening of Maryland Live! casino, though thousands flocked the facility in Hanover for it's grand opening Wednesday night.
- A Glen Burnie 7-Eleven owner told police he lost a large amount of cash Thursday morning after leaving a bank bag on top of his car and driving onto Maryland Route 100 and Interstate 97. Friends organized a fundraiser Sunday to help recover the money that was lost.
What was your favorite story this week? Tell me in the comments.