The 18-year-old son of County Councilman David G. Boschert, D-Crownsville, was charged with theft after police said he and some friends stole soda coolers from a Glen Burnie convenience store Monday.
Michael C. Boschert, of the 100 block Bacon Ridge Road, was charged after the 12:30 a.m. incident outside the Dash-In store on Crain Highway,police spokesman Officer V. Richard Molloy said.
Molloy said Boschert was outside the store when police arrived. Police had received complaints that a group of people were throwing things at cars.
When the officer pulled up, a group of five standingaround a pay phone piled into a car. One of the youths continued talking on a pay phone, then took a cooler out of the car and put it on the pavement.
The store clerk told police the coolers, worth about$160 each, belonged to the store and were taken from an enclosed area behind it.
Police also charged Henry C. Nutter, 19, of the 900 block Bargagni Road in Crownsville, Craig C. Dawson, 18, of the 1100 block Bacon Ridge Drive in Crownsville, and two 17-year-old boys with theft.
Last August, a 17-year-old Glen Burnie boy was seriously injured during a party at Boschert's home. Police had been called to the home by Michael Boschert because some youths had tried to crash theparty. Councilman Boschert and his wife were in Ocean City for the Maryland Association of Counties Convention.
The elder Boschert described the cooler incident as a "college prank."
"I told Michael he is 18 years old and has to start being responsible for his actions.You've got to start growing up," he said.
Michael Boschert was released on personal recognizance.
POLICE SEEK ROBBER OF SUNOCO STATION
County police are looking for the man who held up the Sunoco gasoline station in Glen Burnie on Tuesday.
Police said the man approached a clerk at the station, in the 300 block Hospital Drive, and held his hand in his pocket as if he had a gun.
The clerk handed over the money from his pockets and the robber left the station.
Police gave no description of the robber.
MAN ALLEGEDLY SHOOTS AT A MAN IN ODENTON
County police charged an Odenton man with assault with intent to murder after he allegedly shot at a man Sunday.
Michael Burton Tobash, 22, of the 1600 block Annapolis Road, also was charged with reckless endangerment and discharging a firearm within 1,000 feet of a residence.
The police said officers were called to the area of the 1600 block Annapolis Road at 10 p.m. They questioned a manwho at first said he did not have a gun. But when officers searched his home, they found an assault rifle with a scope.
Police said witnesses told officers Tobash came out of his home, threatened to killa neighbor, then fired one shot at a man but missed.
GIRL, 17, IS ACCUSED OF PCP POSSESSION
A 17-year-old Pasadena girl was charged with possession of PCP after a traffic stop on Quarterfield Road on Saturday.
Police said an officer patrolling Quarterfield Road at about 11 p.m. saw a gold station wagon weaving back and forth on the road.
He stopped the car and asked the driver to take sobriety tests, which she failed, police said. She seemed to be having trouble walking and standing up.
Police searched the woman's purse and found four bags of PCP and $147, police said.
The girl also was charged with driving under the influence of narcotics.
GLEN BURNIE MAN FACES DRUG CHARGE
A Glen Burnie man was charged with possession of PCP after a traffic stop in Odenton Sunday.
James William Upton, 34, of the 500 block Monroe Circle, also was charged with driving under the influence of PCP.
Police said officers were patrolling Route 170at 8:25 a.m. when they stopped a pickup truck for traveling east in the westbound lanes of the road.
The driver of the truck would nottalk to the officers and just stared straight ahead. Officers said they saw a bag between the seats and found PCP in it.
The followingbreak-ins have been reported to county police:
2200 block of John Hopkins Road: Jan. 20, entry gained through the window. Money taken. Total loss: $50.
1100 block of Route 3: Jan. 20, entry gained through the door. Nothing taken.
8100 block of New Cut Road: Jan. 20, entry gained through the door. Unknown property taken.
1700 block of Village Square Court: Jan. 19, entry gained through window. Cameras and VCR taken. Total loss: Unknown.
1300 block of Ava Road: Jan. 19, entry gained through the door. Unknown property taken.
7800 block of Spruce Hill Road: Jan. 18, entry gained through the door. Unknown property taken.