NEW PHONE NUMBER FOR POLICE DRUG TIPS
County narcotics investigators have a new phone number for residents to call to give police anonymous drug tips.
All information is kept confidential.
4 ARRESTED ON DRUG, WEAPONS CHARGES
Annapolis police responding to reports of a fight at a city public housing complex arrested four people after finding three handguns and $2,000 worth of crack cocaine.
FOR THE RECORD - Because of an error by C&P Telephone Co., a police brief in Tuesday's paper incorrectly stated the county police drug hot line phone number. The correct number is (800) 752-DRUG.
The arrests came just before 9 p.m. Saturday, minutes after a bullet was fired through the floor of an apartment in the 700 block of Newtowne Drive in the Newtowne 20 complex, police said.
The bullet traveled through the ceiling into a child's bedroom in an apartment below, police said. No one was injured.
Officers arrived to find six to eight men in a bedroom filled with marijuana smoke, police said. Two of the men jumped from the window of the second-story apartment and escaped, police said.
The officers seized a .38-caliber handgun, two loaded handguns with the serial numbers filed off, a small quantity of marijuana and a sock containing 20 grams of crack, police said.
Police arrested Angela D. Jones, the apartment's 20-year-old tenant; Reginald W. Kerrick, 20, of no fixed address; Richard Felton, 18; and Shawn A. Scott, both of Brooklyn, N.Y.
All four face drug distribution and weapons violation charges.
2 ARRESTED, 1 SOUGHT AFTER MORNING ROBBERY
Police arrested two men and are seeking a third following an early-morningrobbery yesterday in front of the Pioneer Food Mart in Severn.
A 34-year-old man told police he was approached by three men -- two on bicycles -- at about 3 a.m. The trio asked the victim for a cigaretteand then for cash.
The victim tried to run, but one of the robbers grabbed and shoved him to the ground, police said. The victim took $22 out of his pockets and threw it on the ground, and the robbers picked it up.
A short time later, Sgt. Dennis Bailey found three menbehind a home in the 8500 block of Arwell Court. He arrested two, but the third escaped, police said.
Alvin Dewalt Wallace, 24, of the400 block of Old Stage Road in Glen Burnie, and his companion, HoseaBarry Johnson, 27, of the 1900 block of Arwell Court, were charged with robbery. Johnson also was charged with possession of crack cocaine, police said.
SEVERNA PARK MAN FACES DRUG CHARGES
A Severna Parkman has been charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine after officers seized $4,200 worth of the drug from his home Friday night.
Police said narcotics investigators received complaints from residents in the 700 block of Trenton Avenue that a neighbor was dealing drugs out of his home.
When police searched the home, theyfound an ounce-and-a-half of cocaine packaged in small bags.
In addition to the cocaine, police seized about $200.
Richard John Sudol, 30, also was charged with possession of cocaine and possession ofparaphernalia, police said.
POLICE SEEK 3 MEN IN ROBBERY, BEATING
County police are looking for the three men who beat and robbed a Glen Burnie man Saturday.
Police said the victim was walking on Faywood Drive at about 4:30 p.m. when three men walked up to him and began beating him with a club. They took $300 from his pockets.
Policesaid the victim was taken to North Arundel Hospital, where he was treated for a cut over his eye and later released.
Police described the robbers as three black men in their 30s wearing blue jeans.
The following break-ins have been reported to county police
600 block of Monterey Avenue: Sept. 14, entry gained by removing window fan, cutting screen; liquor and beer stolen from apartment. Total loss: $100.
100 block of Spa Road: Sept. 15; bicycle stolen from unlocked garage. Total loss: $350.
Unit block of Shaw Street:Sept. 15, entry gained by unknown means; wallet containing $532 and check for $325 stolen from parked vehicle. Total loss: $877.
1000 block of Primrose Road: Sept. 14, entry gained by climbing onto balconies and opening patio doors; purse containing $48 and keys stolen from two apartments.
Unit block of Randall Street: Sept. 15, entry gained by climbing onto car, cutting window screen; CD player, stereo receiver stolen. Total loss: $1,000.
100 block of Compromise Street: Sept. 14, entry gained by forcing open vehicle door; video camera stolen. Total loss: $1,600.
700 block of Harmony Avenue: Sept. 13, entry gained through the door. Appliances taken. Total loss: $1,050.
100 block W. Meadow Road: Sept. 13, entry gained through the door. Unknown property taken.
1700 block of Floral Court: Sept. 12, entry gained through the door.Unknown property taken.
7800 block of Shirley Murphy Court: Sept.12, entry gained through the door. Money and purse taken. Total loss: $389.
First block of Phyllis Drive: Sept. 13, entry gained through the door. Nothing taken.
900 block of Genine Court: Sept. 14, entry gained through the door. Nothing taken.
Firstblock of Queen Anne Road: Sept. 12, entry gained through the window.Money taken. Total loss: $300.
3600 block of Laurel-Fort Meade Road: Sept. 10, entry gained through the door. Unknown property taken.
6800 block of Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard: Sept. 13, entry gained through the door. Money taken. Total loss:$4,500.
400 block of Nancy Avenue: Sept. 14, entry gained throughthe window. Money taken. Total loss: $50.
600 block of Old Hammonds Ferry Road: Sept. 13. Portable stereo taken. Total loss: Unknown.
8000 block of Edwin Raynor Boulevard: Sept. 14, entrygained through the door. Unknown property taken.
First block of Carnene Avenue: Sept. 12, entry gained through the door. Money taken. Total loss: $56.
First block of Evergreen Road: Sept. 13, entry gained through the door. Nothing taken, but damage done to the basement door. Total loss: $750.
600 block of Ritchie Highway: Sept. 12, entry gained through the window. Appliances taken. Total loss: $1,000.