A man who threatened suicide Wednesday in front of his Glen Burnie apartment landed in jail after he was charged with assaulting a policeofficer trying to help him in a hospital emergency room.
Western District officer Norman Milligan III brought the 30-year-old man to North Arundel Hospital after receiving a call from a counselor who wasworried that the man was planning to jump from his window.
A police report said that the man agreed to go to the hospital's psychiatric ward, but while in the waiting room, he told the officer,"I want to fight."
The report said the man pushed Milligan, triedto pull his glasses off and kicked him in the chest before being subdued and handcuffed.
"The man said he knew the victim was a policeofficer, but wanted to go to jail," the report said.
The man was charged with assault and disorderly conduct.
OPTICAL EQUIPMENT MISSING FROM BG&E
Police are investigating the disappearance of a $9,000piece of optical equipment from a lab room at a Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. office in Pasadena.
Francis E. Woods, a security investigator for BG&E, told police that the item was found missing April 11, but an internal investigation failed to produce any suspects.
The item, a MIZ 20-A Eddy Current Instrument, is a fiber optic scope used to look inside pipes to find cracks.
The police report said thelab room was not locked, and eight employees had access to it.
1000 block 6th Street, April 12; entry gained: unknown. Items taken: unknown. Total loss: unknown.
300 block Phirne Road, April 15; entry gained through rear patio door. Bike taken. Total loss:$556.
500 block Sarah Avenue, April 16; entry gained through front door. Motorcycle taken from shed. Total loss: $4,000.
7000 block Edgewood Avenue, April 14; entry gained throughside basement window of vacant house. Vice taken. Total loss: $20.
700 block Evergreen Road, April 5; entry gained through garage door. Power leaf blower and weed-cutting equipment stolen. Totalloss: $189.82