Toddler Unscathed After Three-story Fall

Police beat

May 23, 1991

A 2-year-old boy was apparently uninjured after he tumbled out of anapartment window Tuesday afternoon and fell three stories.

Countypolice said the child's mother, Veronica Dorsey, 23, of the 600 block of Charante Court in Severn, put her son, Travis, down for a nap atabout 4:15 p.m.

About a half-hour later, she heard a noise, went into his room and saw the screen had been pushed out. When she looked outside, she saw her son and the screen on the ground.

Several eyewitnesses said the screen fell out and Travis followed.

They told police the boy landed on his head, sat up crying and asked for his mother.

He wastaken by state police helicopter to Johns Hopkins Pediatric Unit andreleased that night.

16-YEAR-OLD CHARGED WITH 16 BREAK-INS

A 16-year-old boy was charged with a string of break-ins over 3 1/2 weeks in the Sun Valley and Riviera Beach areas.

County police arrested the boy May 14 after they received a tip that he had broken into a home in the 7800 block of Shellye Road in Glen Burnie that same day.

During questioning, the boy admitted to 15 other break-ins since April 30, police said.

He was charged with 16 counts of breaking and entering and is being held at Boys Village in Prince George's County.

Police said about $9,000 worth of property was taken during the break-ins, including cash and jewelry.

GLEN BURNIE TEEN REPORTS $2 ROBBERY

A 16-year-old Glen Burnie boy was robbed of $2 outside his home Monday, county police report.

Police said the youth was in the 400 block of Crainmont Court with some friends when another teen-ager asked to buy his bike.

During the conversation, the buyer asked the 16-year-old if he had any money. The boy said no, and the other youth began frisking him. He took the $2 and began hitting the victim inthe face, police reported.

The victim called for his mother, who ordered the other youth to stop.

The robber told the woman to comeoutside, police said. At that point, he began walking toward the woods.

Police said the victim recognized the other youth as a former schoolmate but did not know his name.

A compilation of some of thecrimes reported to Anne Arundel County police and state police is:

Pasadena:

500 block of Sixth Street: May 20, entry gained through the window, money and a purse taken; total loss: $80.

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