Traffic Stop Nets Possession Arrest

Police beat

August 16, 1991

A Glen Burnie man was charged with possession of cocaine Tuesday in Freetown Village.

County police said Ryon Joseph Mullen, 21, of the 100 block Leonard Court, was stopped by officers for having a hole in the muffler of his car.

The officers asked to search the car and found two small vials ofcrack between the driver's seat and the passenger's seat, police said.

Mullen was taken to Northern District Station to be charged.


County police seized a small amount of marijuana after searching an Edgewater home Wednesday.

Shirley R. DiPietro, 43, of the 1600 block Shore Drive, was charged with possession of marijuana, police said.

At about 9 p.m., officers served a search warrant at her home and found less then an ounce of marijuana in her bedroom, police said.


A man broke into the box office of the Annapolis Summer Garden Theater and stole a cash register, purse and $235, city policereported.

An employee of the outdoor theater, in the 100 block Compromise Street, told police that she spotted the robber walking to City Dock with a full plastic garbage bag about 5:40 p.m. Wednesday, police said.

Police recovered the knife that was used to pry open the door. The register, worth $500, contained $35 and the purse had $200.

Police described the suspect as a 5-foot-8 black male in his early 20s wearing a white T-shirt and blue pants.


County police have charged two men with breaking into a Linthicum liquor store last week.

Clifford Luke Edwards, 23,of the first block Blue Jay Court in Baltimore, and Michael Aaron Tackett, 22, of the 300 block Congressional Court in Glen Burnie, were charged after Baltimore City officers searched a home and found moneyorders believed stolen from Al's Liquor store Aug. 8.

Police saidBaltimore officers caught a man trying to cash one of the stolen money orders shortly after the break-in.

Information from that man led the officers to a home in the first block of Blue Jay Court.

Thepair is also charged with felony theft.


An Annapolis man was charged with assault and battery after he refused to leave a party Sunday night, county police said.

Police said officers received a call at about 11 p.m. for a loud party in the 700 block of Bestgate Road. While officers were ordering people to leave, they saw a man sitting on the hood of a squad car.

An officer told the man to get off the car and as the man did, he started yelling obscenities at the officer. The man ignored the officer's order to get in his car and leave.

As the man tried to walk pastthe officer, the officer put his hand out to stop him. The man slapped it away and the officer hit him in the chest, the police report said.

Travis Jacob Coker, 19, of the 100 block of Porter Drive, was taken to Southern District station to be charged.


A man snatched a 30-year-old woman's purse as she talked on a public telephone in an Eastport shopping center, police said.

Constance S. Snyder told police that a man had picked up an adjoining pay phone at Eastport Plaza about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, thengrabbed her purse, which had been sitting in front of the phone she used.

The man ran across the parking lot with the purse, containing $9, police said. Snyder said she last saw the man heading toward Tyler Avenue.


A tow truck and a pickup truck were stolen from an Annapolis auto repair shop Wednesdaynight, police said.

The 1985 Ford tow truck and the 1990 Chevy pickup had been parked inside a locked fenced area behind Annapolis Radiator & Body Shop, in the 1000 block Spa Road, police said.

The locked fence had been forced open with a screwdriver and a wrench just before the 10:45 p.m. thefts, police said.

A compilation of some of the crimes reported to Anne Arundel County police and state police:

Glen Burnie

7400 block of Furnace Branch Road: Aug. 14, entry gained through the window. Cough medicine taken. Loss: Unknown.

First block of Ivy Lane: Aug. 12, entry gained through the door. Unknown property taken.

First block of Three Coin Lane: Aug. 13, entry gained through the door. Unknown property taken.


1900 block of West Street: Four tires reported stolen Wednesday from a newMazda Miata at dealership. Loss: $1,517.

300 block of Burnside Street: Food stamps reported stolen Wednesday from unlocked home. Loss:$260.

1000 block of Eaglewood Road: Jewelry reported stolen Wednesday from dresser drawer of apartment. Loss: $1,000.

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