Man Charged With Sexual Assault In Park

Police beat

June 26, 1991

County police have charged a Baltimore man with sexually assaulting a county police officer in Friendship Park Monday.

David Ross Paulson, 39, of the 2400 block of Brambleton Road, was charged with a fourth-degree sex offense. Cleon Austin Beittel Jr., 46, of the 2900 block of Cresmont Avenue in Baltimore, was charged with trespassing, police said.

County police said detectives had received complaints of sexual activity in the woods of the park and went to the area to investigate.

At about noon, police said Paulson followed a detective into the woods and sexually assaulted him. A short time later, police said, Beittel followed the officer into the woods past the "No trespassing" signs.

Since March, county police have made 17 arrests for trespassing and sexual assaults in the park.


Two men robbed a Pasadena man outside a seafood store on Mountain Road Monday morning.

County police said that at about 4:30 a.m. the man was getting into his car outside Kent Island Seafood store in the 2300 block of Mountain Road when the two men walked up tohim from behind.

The robbers slammed the man's head into the car and took a bag of money he had in his hand.

Police described both robbers as black and about 6 feet tall. One of them was armed with a handgun.


A Domino's pizza deliveryman was robbed Sunday outside a home in Millersville, county police reported.

Police said at about 11 p.m. the deliveryman was taking a pizza to a home in the 700 block of Crucible Court when two men jumped out of some bushes.

They began beating the man with a metal pole and took about $30 from his pockets, along with the pizzas,police said.

The delivery man drove back to his store and called police. A co-worker took him to North Arundel Hospital, where he was treated and released.

Police described the first robber as a blackman, about 5 feet 10 inches tall, 175 pounds, with a rounded flat-top haircut. Police did not have a detailed description of the second robber.


A gas station clerk foiled a robbery early Monday morning when she called a would-be robber's bluff and refused to hand over the cash, county police said.

Police said a man walked up to the cashier's booth of the Shell gas station in the 300 block of Hospital Drive in Glen Burnie and put a black box into the cash tray.

He showed the clerk another box inhis hand, saying it was a remote control device by which he would blow up the station if she didn't give him the money.

Instead, the woman called police, and the man ran away. The box inside the cash draw turned out to be a small clock, police said.

Police described the robber as black, about 5 feet 7 inches tall and in his early 20s. He was wearing a green jacket and a baseball hat.


A Laurel man who stabbed his brother with a bush ax was charged with assault with intent to murder Saturday.

County police said Eric Nicholson, 29, of the 3500 block of Spring Road,was arguing with his brother, George Leroy Nicholson, 37, of the same address, at about 11 p.m.

During the argument, police said, EricNicholson took the ax and stabbed his brother in the ribs. George Nicholson was in stable condition yesterday at Prince George's HospitalCenter, police said.

Glen Burnie:

400 block of Glen Mar Road: June 22, entry gained through the door. Fishing equipment taken. Total loss: $145.

500 block of Digiulian Boulevard: June 21, entry gained through the door. Money taken. Total loss: $500.


7500 block of Ridge Road: June 21, entry gained through the front door. Unknown property taken.


1600 block of Annapolis Road: June 21, entry gained through the front door. Appliances taken. Total loss: $1,600.


900 block of Wieker Road: June 23, entry gained through the door. Unknown property taken.

Shady Side:

1600 block of Columbia Beach Road: June 22, entry gained through thewindow. Lawn mower taken. Total loss: $1,000.

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