Tuesday was a bad day for Charles David Kennedy.
The Jessup man was almost robbed, his car was ransacked and he was arrested on traffic charges.
Police said Kennedy, 35, of the 8100 block Sheffield Court, picked up a hitchhiker on Laurel-Bowie Road in Prince George's County.
The hitchhiker told Kennedy he wanted to go to Meade Village to buy drugs, police said. After they arrived in Meade Village, the hitchhiker went into a home on Meade Circle Road.
He came out with two other men and tried to rob Kennedy, said the victim, who ran to an apartment building and pulled the fire alarm.
The three men took his carand drove to the intersection of Meade Village and Circle roads, where they ransacked the car and smashed the back window.
Officers found that Kennedy was wanted on traffic charges in Montgomery County. He was taken to Western District Station and turned over to Montgomery County police.
WOMAN IS MUGGED AT PASADENA MALL
A Glen Burnie woman was robbed Tuesday in the parking lot of Jumpers Junction Mall in Pasadena.
County police said the woman was walking to her car when a man came up behind her and stuck something against her back.
He demanded her diamond ring and money.
She complied, and he got into a waiting car.
The victim could not give police a description of the robber.
The following break-ins have been reported to countypolice:
1000 block of Philips Drive: March 20, entry gained through the door. Unknown property taken.
8300 block of Route 3: March 19, entry gained through the door. Money taken. Total loss: $1,600.
8500 block of Newcut Road: March 18, entry gained through the window.Unknown property taken.
1300 block of Odenton Road: March 14, entry gained through the door. Unknown property taken.
8300 block of Piney Orchard Parkway: March 18, entry gained through the door. Unknown propertytaken.
7800 block of Water Oak Point Road: March 19,entry gained through the door. Television, video recorder and two guns taken. Total loss: $2,200.