The owner of an Odenton bar was charged Wednesday with selling alcohol without a license after police conducted a two-day sting operationat the Telegraph Road establishment.
County police and agents from the Maryland Alcohol, Tobacco and Tax Enforcement Unit bought alcoholic beverages from the bar Monday and Wednesday before making the arrest, police said.
Police said the alcohol license from Buck Murhpy's Bar, in the 300 block of Telegraph Road, was seized in November after the owner failed to pay taxes.
Francis S. Murphy, 52, of the 300 block of Telegraph Road was charged with selling alcoholic beverages at an unlicensed establishment.
2 FREETOWNERS ARRESTED AFTER SEARCH
Two Freetown residents were arrested on drug charges Wednesday. Police said they found crack cocaine in a search of their home.
Police said the search warrant was executed following a six-week investigation into drug sales at the home in the 7800 block of Levy Court.
During the search, police said, one resident threw a container from a second-story window into a parking lot. Police say the container was filled with5 ounces of crack cocaine. Police also said they found a .45 calibersemiautomatic handgun and drug paraphernalia in the home.
Chargedwith possession of cocaine and possession of cocaine with intent to distribute were Jerard Levi Kane, 23, and Venessa Lynette McGhee, 20,of the 7800 block of Levy Court.
ANNAPOLITAN CHARGED WITH DWI, DRUGS
A 23-year-old Annapolis man was charged with driving while intoxicated and possession of drugs yesterday morning after he drove his car into a telephone pole across from the Annapolis Mall.
The man told police he was driving west on Bestgate Road at 60 miles per hourwhen he lost control going around a curve and hit the pole.
Police arrested the man after he failed a field sobriety test. When policewere preparing to tow the car, the found three bags containing what they suspect to be marijuana.
Christian Gurhler of the 800 block of Coach Way was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and possession of a controlled dangerous substance.
TWO KNIVES IN CARLEAD TO FOUR ARRESTS
Police arrested four people Tuesday night on drug and weapons charges after stopping their car for a broken taillight in Glen Burnie.
Police said they saw the 1975 Chevrolet pull into the parking lot of the Dugout Bar, Route 648 and Marley Neck Road, but the people inside did not get out of car.
Later, police stopped the car on Route 648 after noticing a broken taillight. Policesaid that when one of the occupants opened the glove department to find the car's registration, a 7-inch knife fell out. Police also found a 14-inch knife under the front passenger seat and a bag containingsuspected PCP.
Four Pasadena residents were charged with carryinga concealed deadly weapon and possession of drugs with intent to distribute: Calvin Ray Dunkle III, 40, of the 7800 block of Outing Avenue; Lisa Marie Miner, 31, of the 7800 block of Outing Avenue; William Earl Johnson, 41, of the 7900 block of Oak Road; and John V. Bandhotz, 26, of the 7700 block of Meadow Road.
DETECTIVES CHARGE 5 WITH PROSTITUTION
County police intelligence detectives charged five women with prostitution after a three-month investigation.
Teresa Ann Condron, 31, of the 500 block of Glen Court in Glen Burnie, was charged with transporting for the purpose of prostitution, solicitation for prostitution, pandering and receiving money for sex.
Vivian Carol Hall, 27, of the 500 block of Glen Court in Glen Burnie, was charged with solicitation for prostitution. Cathy Lee Harris, 30, of the same address, also faces that charge.
Severn residents Rita Renee Barr, 32, of the 1400 block of Washington Street and Deborah Lynn Davis, 31, of the 1400 block of Watts Avenue were charged with solicitation.
Police said the women were arrested at an unspecified North County hotel.