February 22, 1994 |
A man shot an unarmed security guard in the eye, then escaped with a bag containing about $400,000 at Merv Griffin's Resorts Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, police said. Meanwhile, a second man grabbed another bag containing about $600,000 from the cart being wheeled by guard Sharon McGovern and ran in another direction. The second man was apprehended, sources told Associated Press. McGovern, 54, was in critical condition at a Philadelphia hospital. He had worked for the casino since 1980.
January 2, 1994 |
A man clearing snow from his driveway was robbed of his shovel at gunpoint, police said. "Give me the shovel. I need the shovel right now," the robber said after he stopped his car Thursday night, jumped out and grabbed the shovel, Woodbridge Police Detective Joe Joraskie said. After a tugging match, the robber pulled out a pistol and aimed it at the victim, who surrendered the shovel. The robber then handed it to a passenger, got back into the car and drove off, police said.