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Officer Linked to Gambling
During the day, Michael Anthony Thorn was a police officer in Howard County, where for 18 years he worked to uphold the law. At night, police say, Tykie Thorn was the manager and pit boss of an illegal Texas Hold 'Em poker casino run out of a warehouse in Anne Arundel County.

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The following were among incidents recently reported by the Howard County Police Department. For more information, call 410-313-2236.

In the News
Columbia Comes of Age: James W. Rouse's 1967 Creation Maintains a Hold on Its Believers (Post, April 21, 2005)

Season May Seal Fate of Pavilion (Post, April 14, 2005)

Howard Animal Watch (, April 21, 2005)

Howard County Calendar: Community Events (, April 21, 2005)

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CRIME & JUSTICE (Post, April 21, 2005)

education Notes (Post, April 14, 2005)

Howard Crime Watch (Post, April 14, 2005)

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