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* PENSACOLA, Fla. (3/31/10)--Pensacola police and the Santa Rosa Sheriff's Department are looking for the former boyfriend of a woman who was carjacked at a credit union's night deposit early Sunday morning. Sarah Magnes, 21, was one of two pizza parlor employees making a night deposit at Pen Air FCU in Tiger Point. The first car pulled away. After Magnes deposited the funds, a masked man put a gun to her head, demanded money and, when she said she had just deposited the funds, he stole her car. Gulf Breeze police spotted the stolen car and gave chase, joined by Pensacola police. The suspect, Tirek Robinson, 22, allegedly jumped from the stolen vehicle just before it went into the bayou. He was still at large Tuesday (Northwest Florida Daily News March 29 and PNJ.com March 30) ... * HARRISBURG, Pa. (3/31/10)--Harold F. Brown, former CEO of what is now Tri State Rail FCU, Erie, Pa., died Saturday. He was 87. Brown was employed by Standard Stoker Co., and was treasurer of the company's credit union before moving to New York Central FCU, which became Penn Central FCU, then Conrail, then Tri State Rail FCU. Brown was CEO of the credit union for more than 65 years. He was active in the credit union movement, holding positions of treasurer, president and national director of the Pennsylvania Credit Union League before it became Pennsylvania Credit Union Association (PCUA). According to PCUA, he served on the association's board for 23 years and was board chairman from 1972 to 1974 (Life is a Highway March 30). He was pioneer of five credit unions and active in the Erie chapter. In 1981, he was named the league's Credit Union Professional of the Year. He also was president and chairman of PACUL Services from 1975 to 1980. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. today at Christ United Methodist Church, Erie (Erie Times-News March 28) ...


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