Two Baltimore Men Are Robbed, Beaten

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June 25, 1991

Two Baltimore men were robbed of $70 early Sunday morning after theyaccepted a ride from two other men who said they would take them to a party.

County police said that about 1:30 a.m., the victims got into a car on Lake Shore Drive in Pasadena with two men who said theywould drive them to a nearby party.

When the driver began going in the opposite direction, his companion took out a revolver and told the victims to "stay calm" and they would be all right.

The driver stopped the car in the woods off Lake Shore Drive and demanded money. The victims gave the men $70. The victims ran to a gas station on Mountain Road and called police.

While they were waiting for police to arrive, the robbers drove into the parking lot of the gas station and beat the men up, police said.

Police described the robbers as two white men, driving a gray Ford Escort.


County police charged three men with possession of crack cocaine during an undercover drug operation in Pioneer City Friday night.

Douglas Sherman Mason, 34, of Port Republic in Calvert County, and Patrick Leon Dixon Jr., 28, of the 1800 block Ridgewick Road in Glen Burnie, were charged afterundercover officers sold them the illegal drug in Pioneer City, police said.

County police said undercover narcotic officers posed as drug dealers when they sold a placebo drug containing a small amount of cocaine to the men.

Also arrested was Michael Allen Rich, 29, of the 1800 block Ridgewick Drive in Glen Burnie.


A man wearing a ski mask robbed a Severna Park yogurt store Saturday night.

Police said about 10:30 p.m., the gunman walked into the I Can't Believe It's Yogurt store in the 500 block of Ritchie Highway and demanded money.

The two clerks in the store gave him money from the cash register and safe and the robber forced them into the back office before he left.


Two men robbed a Domino's Pizza deliveryman Sunday night inSevern, county police said.

Police said the deliveryman was taking a pizza to a home in the 8300 block of Flintlock Court about 11 p.m. when one of the robbers, armed with a blue steel revolver, walked up to the driver's door and demanded money.

The second robber walked over to the passenger side, opened the door and took the pizzas andsodas.

After taking the deliveryman's money, one of the robbers took his car keys and threw them into the street before running away.


A Glen Burnie man was robbed of $160 as he was walking down Crain Highway Saturday night, county police said.

Police said the man was walking under the Route 100 overpass about 11 p.m. when another man walked up to him, showed him a badge and demanded information about a heroin dealer.

The man called the victim by name, but the victim said he could not recognize the man. The man then began hitting and kicking the victim and took the money from his wallet before riding away on a bicycle.

Police described the robber as a white man about 200 pounds and wearing a tank top.


A 38-year-old man who left Crownsville State Hospital Friday afternoon was hit and killed by a car on U.S. 50, county police reported.

Police said David Allen Williams was walking east on the highway when he stepped into the road and was hit by a car about 12:30 p.m.

The driver of the car told police he swerved to try to avoid hitting Williams. Williams was flown by state police helicopter to Maryland Shock Trauma Center at University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

No charges have been filed.


An Annapolis woman was robbed Thursday outside a Severna Park liquor store, countypolice said.

Police said the woman had $50 in her hand as she waswalking across the parking lot of Hiway Liquors in the 6700 block ofRitchie Highway about 9:15 p.m.

A man walked up, grabbed the money and ran away.

Investigators have a suspect, but no arrest has been made.


An Annapolis woman riding in a car with a friend was robbed early Saturday morning near the Robinwood Community.

Annapolis police said the woman and her friendwere driving down Tyler Avenue at about 3:30 a.m. As the car slowed to stop, two men and a woman jumped in the back seat.

One of the men had a gun and demanded money. The woman gave him $50 and got out of the car. She ran down the street and called police.

Police gave no description of the robbers.

In a separate incident later that morning, another woman was robbed after a man flagged her down on Tyler Avenue and warned her not to go into the neighborhood because of a shooting.

The woman told police that after she stopped for the manat about 4:50 a.m., he grabbed $60 from her hand and ran away.

Police described that robber as a black man, about 6 feet 2 inches talland weighing 180 pounds. He was wearing an orange shirt and a blue baseball cap.


Two taxicab drivers were robbed over the weekend in Annapolis, city police reported.

At 2:59 a.m. Saturday, the driver of a Crown and Diamond cab was robbed by a man who asked him for change for a $20 bill. When the driver told the man he did not have the change, the robber reached in the cab and took $4.

Police gave no description of the robber, who drove away in a white Ford Mustang.

At 6:10 a.m. Sunday, a Yellow Checker cab driver was robbed after she dropped off a man on Brooke Street and picked up another man who wanted to go to Brooke Court.

When they arrived at the end of Brooke Court, the man threatened her with a handgun and demanded money. The driver gave the man $107, and the robber ran into the woods.

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