Police beat

Police beat

November 13, 1990


A Pasadena man was shot Sunday while driving to a friend's house in Glen Burnie, county police reported.

Michael Carroll Maisel, 29, of the 100 block Cornfield Road, told officers he was driving on Elvaton Road near Tall Pines Court at about 8:30 p.m. when he heard what sounded like a car back-firing.

When he arrived at this friend's house in the 400 block of Ellwell Court, he realized he was bleeding, police said.

Maisel drove himself to North Arundel Hospital and was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center at University Hospital in Baltimore. He was in good and stable condition yesterday.

Police have no suspects.


A Severn man was shot Sunday in Meade Village during an attempted robbery.

County police said Ted Ussery, 34, of the 100 block Pioneer Drive, was walking in the 1700 block of Meade Village Circle Road at about 10:27 p.m.

when two men approached him and demanded money.

Ussery told police he started to run away and one of the men fired two shots, hitting him in the right leg.

Ussery was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center at University Hospital in Baltimore. No information was available on his condition.


A 17-year-old Glen Burnie girl reported being raped Saturday in her home, county police said.

The police said the girl had several friends at her home on Hidden Brook Drive, when she became sick and went into her room at about 11:30 p.m.

A man came into her room, took her clothes off and raped her, the police said.

The police said the girl knew the suspect by first name and had been friends for a short time.

Charges in the incident are pending.


A Glen Burnie man has been charged with possession of crack cocaine after police said he sold the drug to undercover officers Saturday in Glen Burnie.

Clarence Alex Stroud, 22, of the 200 block Woodhill Drive, was also charged with distribution of crack and possession of paraphernalia.

The police said Detective Mike Chandler was working in the 200 block of Woodhill Drive at about 8:45 p.m. when he saw a man walking up and down the street waving and stopping cars.

The suspect asked Chandler what he wanted. Chandler asked for a $40 rock of crack.

The suspect left and returned with the drugs, which he sold to Chandler, the police said.

Uniformed officers moved in and arrested the suspect.


Two men, one armed with a gun, held up the Western Automotive store in Pasadena Friday, county police reported.

The police said two men entered the store in the 8100 block of Ritchie Highway about 8 p.m. One of the men held a newspaper and a quart of oil.

One suspect pointed a gun at the clerk while the other suspect took about $100 from the cash register.

The clerk screamed and the robbers ran outside and drove away.

Police described the robbers as black, about 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing 130 pounds. He was about 25 years old and wearing a dark blue jacket and white baseball hat.

The other suspect was described as black with very short hair. He was about 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing 130 pounds and about 18 years old. He was wearing a green army jacket, black shoes and dark-colored pants.


Four men robbed the Chattaway bar Sunday in Pasadena, county police reported.

The police said the men entered the bar in the 8100 block of Hog Neck Road about 9:25 p.m. and ordered potato chips and a pitcher of beer.

One of the men demanded money; the other jumped over the bar and took about $70, then took about $120 from a customer's pocket.

During the robbery, a customer ran out and called police.

Customers told police they heard several gunshots as the robbers left the bar.

The first robber is described as black, about 5 feet 9 inches tall, 28 years old, wearing a dark jacket. The second robber is described as black, with a thin build and about 23 years old. The third robber was black, about 35, and had a mole on the left side of his face. The fourth robber was only described as black. No one was injured.


A Pasadena man was robbed and beaten Sunday outside the Sun Valley Liquor store in Glen Burnie, county police reported.

The police said the victim told officers he was getting out of his car in the parking lot of the store on Mountain Road about 7:30 p.m. when four man approached him and demaned money.

When the victim refused to give the men his wallet, they hit him in the face and took his wallet with $125 in it.

The police described the first robber as a white man about 6 feet 3 inches tall, with a thin build and wearing a gray sweat suit and painter's cap. The second robber is described as a white man about 5 feet 10 inches tall with a stocky build wearing a red sweat shirt. The last two men were only described as white.


A 31-year-old Annapolis man was charged with assault with intent to murder after police said he beat a man Friday night during an argument in Annapolis.

Charles Sharps, of the 1100 block Madison Street, was charged after the incident, city police reported.

The police said Sharps and William Bryant, 43, of the 100 block South Villa Avenue in Annapolis, began arguing outside Bryant's girlfriend's house in the 1100 block of Madison Street.

According to the police report, the fight started because Sharps was angry that Bryant had struck Sharps' mother in the face during another argument on Nov. 4.

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