Police Confiscate 322 Hits Of Lsd

Police beat

July 16, 1991

County police seized more than 300 hits, or doses, of LSD during twoseparate drug operations over the weekend.

At about 9 p.m. Friday, officers from the Southern District Tactical Narcotic Team made arrangements to buy LSD from two men at a gas station on Route 468 in Edgewater.

Robert Edward McKenna, 18, of the 1000 block Rogers Avenue in Churchton, and Joseph Jordan, 21, of no fixed address, were charged withpossession with intent to distribute LSD after they arrived at the station with 256 hits of the drug, police said.

Also on Friday, at 12:10 p.m., narcotics officers seized 66 hits of the drug after they served a search warrant in a home in the 200 block of Taylor Avenue in Annapolis.

William Thomas Hopkins, 21, who lived in the home, was charged with possession with intent to distribute LSD, police said.


One Prince George's County man was killed and another injured during a motorcycle accident along Route 258 in Bristol on Saturday.

Police spokesman OfficerV. Richard Molloy said Donald Granville Mock Jr., 38, of Clinton wastraveling west on Route 258 near the Route 4 overpass at about 9:30 p.m. when he lost control of his bike and hit a guard rail.

Mock was riding with Frank Robert MacSorley, 46, of Temple Hills, Molloy said. MacSorley also lost control of his bike and hit the guard rail.

When police and rescue personnel arrived, they found MacSorley, Molloy said, but could not find Mock.

"He (Mock) was ejected as soon as he hit the guard rail," Molloy said. "But the bike kept going downthe guard rail. They didn't know what happened to him."

Police and witnesses searched the thickly wooded area with lights and trackingdogs, but could not find Mock's body.

Molloy said Mock's Air Force reserve unit found the body about 15 feet into the woods Sunday morning.

MacSorley was taken to Calvert Memorial Hospital. His condition was unavailable yesterday.


A 23-year-old woman said she was raped early Saturday morningby a man whobroke into her home, county police reported.

Police said the woman was getting out of the shower at about 4 a.m. when a man attacked her and threw her onto her bed. He raped her and then beat her, policesaid.

Police would not say where where the woman lives. She was treated and released from North Arundel Hospital.

No one has been arrested in the case.


A 61-year-old Annapolis woman was robbed in a parking lot near her home Saturday night, Annapolis police said.

Police said the woman was walking inthe 800 block of Monroe Street at about 10 p.m. when a man approached from behind and grabbed her purse with $20 in it.

The woman did not see the robber, but neighbors in the area said they saw a black man hiding in the bushes prior to the robbery.

Police searched the neighbor hood but found no suspects.


Two Edgewater men were charged with possession of cocaine afterpolice followed them from an Annapolis housing project to a convenience store Friday night.

Annapolis police said undercover narcoticsofficers were working drug surveillance in the Robinwood community when they saw two men drive into the neighborhood.

After stopping to talk to several men, they left Robinwood and drove to a 7-Eleven onForest Drive. The officers said they saw the men smoking cocaine outof a homemade pipe in the parking lot.

They searched the car and found a small amount of crack.

Gary Wallace Hostetter, 29, of the 1600 block Bay Ridge Road and Ernest Ray Hostetter, 26, of the same address were charged with possession of paraphernalia as well.


A 42-year-old Glen Burnie woman was robbed of her purse Friday night in front of her home, county police reported.

Police said the robber approached the woman from behind as she was getting out of her car in the 400 block of Hideaway Loop at about 9:30 p.m. The woman screamed and the robber put his hand overher mouth.

He held a gun to her face and grabbed her purse and ran into the woods with two other men, police said.

Witnesses described the robber as a black man, about 18 years old, 5-foot-10 and armed with a silver gun. The men with him were described as black and in their late teens.


Annapolis police charged a 25-year-old man with possession with intent to distribute cocaine after they received complaints of drug trafficking on Madison Street Friday night.

Police said they received the complaints at about 9 p.m. Officers arriving at the 100 block of Madison Street said they saw a man that fit the description provided to police ofthe dealer.

They questioned the man and, noticing something in his pocket, found 13 rocks, or doses, of crack cocaine in a film canister. They also seized a bag of marijuana from the sweatband of his hat, police said.

Donald Edward Arthur, of the 1600 block Colmar Lanein Annapolis, also was charged with possession of marijuana.

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