Identification Sought In Suspected Suicide

Police beat

May 10, 1991

State police are trying to identify the body of a man found by a jogger Wednesday in the woods near a dirt path off Hammock Lane in Glen Burnie.

Police say the body is white, about 38 years old, apparently a suicide, but their investigation hasn't been completed yet. Theysaid the man's left wrist was slashed.

The body was found about 2:30 p.m. about two-tenths of a mile from Hammock Lane, near the B&A Hiker-Biker Trail.


Two unrelated car break-ins Monday and Tuesdayleft owners without thousands of dollars in property.

On Monday, someone broke into a 1989 Nissan truck owned by Jeff R. Meshling, 28,of the unit block of Country Club Drive in Glen Burnie, stealing a $2,300 stereo system. Items stolen include two speakers, a CD player, a tuner, three amplifiers and a cassette player. The truck was parkedat Meshling's house.

On Tuesday, someone broke into a 1979 Porsche 911, parked in the owner's driveway, and stole three leather jackets, valued at about $450 each, and a pair of Ray Ban aviator sunglasses worth $48. The car is owned by James Allen Lowry, 53, of the 600 block Truxton Drive in Annapolis.


A 15-year-old boy told police that he was threatened Wednesdaynight by a man with a knife in the parking lot of a 7-Eleven convenience store in Laurel.

The boy, a resident of the 3400 block Andrews Court, was not injured in what was described as an argument outsidethe store on Route 198 about 7:50 p.m.

He told police that duringthe argument, the man pulled out a 6-inch folding knife and threatened to cut him.

The man then got into a late model green Jaguar anddrove east on Route 198. Police say the car's license plate is registered to a 1968 BMW.


The Annapolis Police Crime Solvers program is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and indictment of people involved in the theft of $10,000 worth of rifles from a home on Taylor Avenue in March.

Police say that someone broke into the house in the 300 blockof Taylor Avenue by prying off a screen window, then breaking a glass window. The burglar took a large number of customized rifles and pistols.

Anyone with information on this or any other crime is urgedto call the Annapolis Police Department Crime Solvers at 267-8888. All information will remain anonymous.


County police have reported the following break-ins:


1500 block Pine Whiff Avenue; Tuesday, May 7, entry gained through unlocked front door. Items taken: unknown.

Glen Burnie:

200 block Greenway Road; Wednesday, May 8, entry gained through kitchen door. Home vacant.

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