Glen Burnie Man Charged With Rape

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July 23, 1991

A Glen Burnie man has been charged with second-degree rape after an attack on a woman asleep at a home in Heritage Hills.

Timothy Edward Copeland, 20, of the 100 block Warwickshire Lane, was arrested at 8 a.m. Friday, county police said.

The 24-year-old woman told police that she was at a friend's house Thursday night in Heritage Hills when she went to a bedroom to sleep.

When she awoke, she found herself undressed and a man on top ofher. When she yelled the man ran out of the room.

AMOCO GAS STATION ROBBED BY GUNMAN

County police are looking for a gunman who robbeda gas station on Fort Smallwood Road late Friday night.

Police said the robber, armed with a small automatic handgun, walked into the Amoco station in the 300 block of Fort Smallwood Road about 9:30 p.m.and ordered the clerk to the floor.

The clerk gave the gunman themoney. The man was last seen running north on Fort Smallwood Road.

WOMAN, 22, RAPED BY MAN IN A TRUCK

A 22-year-old woman reported being raped early Saturday, investigators said.

The woman said she was walking along the 900 block of Nabs Creek Road in Pasadena about 2 a.m. when a man in a white pickup truck stopped, forced her into the truck and raped her, police said.

The man is described as white with a big build and dark hair.

PAIR OF GUNMEN ROB CROFTON LIQUOR STORE

Two gunmen robbed a Crofton liquor store Saturday night, county police reported.

Police said the men walked into Mr. B's Wine and Cheese liquor store in the 2100 block of Priest Bridge Drive about 11 p.m. and ordered the clerk to open the cash register. They took all the money, along with a coin bag from under the restaurant, police said.

Police described the pair as black men in their 20s.

BOY, 17, ACCUSED OF SHOOTING AT DRIVER

A 17-year-old boy was charged with assault with intent to murder Friday night after police said he allegedly shot at a truck in Pioneer City.

Police said Richard McMahon, 21, of the 7200 block Hall Street in Fort Meade was driving on Deerfield Drive at 9:15 p.m. when a shot was fired at him. The bullet hit the metal frame of the window.

McMahon identified the boy to police,who later arrested him. He was charged as an adult.

WOMAN IS ROBBED IN FRONT OF 7-ELEVEN

A 22-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint infront of a Glen Burnie convenience store early Saturday, police said.

Police said the woman told officers that she was getting into her pickup truck about 1 a.m. at the 7-Eleven in the 500 block of Donaldson Avenue when two men, one armed with a small silver revolver, walked up behind her.

The man put the gun to her head and demanded the keys to her truck. She refused, and the gunman punched her in the face and drove off in the truck with his companion, police said.

The truck was later found on Old Telegraph Road with its windows smashed, police said.

Police described the first robber as white, about 5 feet 7 inches tall, 160 pounds, with brown curly hair. The other gunman was described as white, about 6 feet 2 inches tall, with blond hair and a tattoo on his left hand. He was wearing a red shirt and blue jeans.

The following break-ins have been reported to county police:

Annapolis:

900 block of Bay Ridge Road: July 15, entry gained through door. Unknown property taken.

1300 block of Douglas Avenue: July 18, entry gained through door. Money taken. Total loss: $222.

Crownsville:

1100 block of Opaca Court: July 18, entry gained through door. Unknownproperty taken.

Edgewater:

3300 block ofOak Drive: July 18, entry gained through window. Jewelry and record albums taken. Total loss: $339.

Galesville:

4800 block of Church Lane: July 20, entry gained through door. Appliances taken. Total loss: $800.

Glen Burnie:

400 block of Glen Mar Circle: July 21. Unknown property taken.

100 block of Funke Avenue: July 17. Compact discs taken. Total loss: Unknown.

Pasadena:

8100 block Armiger Drive: July 18, entry gained through door. Jewelry taken. Total loss: $2,865.

8000 block of Outing Avenue: July 18, entry gained through door. Money taken. Total loss: $400.

Severna Park:

300 block of Lindus Court: July 16, entry gained through window. Furniture taken. Total loss: $1,560.

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