Four people were arrested on drug charges Monday night after police raided what they are calling an "open-air drug market" being operated out of the Woodhill Apartments in Glen Burnie.
Police say an undercover narcotics detective was asked by a man standing in the 200 block of Woodhill Drive what he was looking for. The detective replied, "A forty," indicating $40 worth of cocaine.
Police said two detectives were escorted inside an apartment and then into a stairwell, where they bought crack cocaine.
A search of the apartment turned up drug paraphernalia and various amounts of cocaine and marijuana, police said. A man and six children, 6 years old and younger, live in the apartment, police said.
Daniel Lee Baker, 23, of no known address, was charged with distribution of cocaine, conspiracy to distribute drugs and possession with intent to distribute drugs.
Franklin Delano Tarver Jr., 24, of the 100 block Plymouth Lane in Glen Burnie, was charged with distributing cocaine and conspiracy to distribute drugs.
Lawrence Rolen Williamson, 37, of the 200 block Woodhill Drive in Glen Burnie, was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Marie Suzanne Turner, 29, of the 200 block Woodhill Drive in Glen Burnie, was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
BROOKLYN MAN STABBED IN STREET DISPUTE
A 38-year-old Brooklyn man was injured Tuesday morning after being stabbed in the chest during a fight outside his home.
Samuel William Ayers, of the 200 block E. 11th Avenue, was stabbed with a six-inch knife in an alley, police said.
Monday night, police said, the brother of Ayers' girlfriend came over with some friends, two $50-dollar bills and a gram of cocaine. Police said that after drugs were used an altercation started.
The fight spilled into the alley, where Ayers was stabbed, apparently by a 16- or 17-year-old boy.
No arrests have been made.
Ayers is listed in good but stable condition at the Shock Trauma unit of University Hospital in Baltimore. The following break-ins have been reported to county police:
300 block West 11th Avenue; Sept. 15, entry gained through basement door. Camera taken. Total loss: unknown.
100 block 8th Avenue; Sept. 15, entry gained through basement window. Nothing taken.
100 block Sloanne Drive; Sept. 16, entry gained through front door. Cash taken. Total loss: $847.
8300 block Dubbs Drive; Sept. 18, entry gained through basement window. Nintendo System and two school backpacks taken. Total loss: $200.