A Baltimore man was robbed of 35 cents late Sunday night by two men who asked him for a cigarette, county police reported.
Police saidthe victim was walking behind the Lucky's convenience store in Brooklyn Plaza at about 11 p.m. when two men approached him.
When he told them he did not have a cigarette, one of the robberspulled out a handgun and told him to get on his knees.
The robbers took the change out of the man's pockets.
The two men were last seen walking toward a McDonald's restaurant, police said. Police gaveno description of the pair.
GLEN BURNIE MOTEL ROBBED AT GUNPOINT
A gunman robbed a Glen Burnie motel of $350 early Sunday morning, county police said.
Police said the man walked into the Holiday Inn in the 6600 block of Ritchie Highway at 12:50 a.m. and asked about thecost of a room. After the clerk told him, he took out a gun and demanded money.
Police described the robber as a black man about 5 feet 8 inches tall in his 20s. He was wearing a black jacket and blue jeans.
MOLOTOV ARSON PROBED FOR CLUES IN HANOVER
Fire officials and county police are investigating an arson in Hanover last week.
According to the police report, someone used four Molotov cocktails to set fire to a house in the 7500 block of Race Road on Sept. 10.
Thereport said the arsonist got into the house by breaking the glass onthe back door and reaching in to unlock the door.
Two antique guns and a chain saw were taken from the house. Damage to the house is estimated at $40,000, police said. Investigators have no suspects.
WOMAN CHARGED WITH COCAINE POSSESSION
A Glen Burnie woman was chargedwith possession of cocaine after police stopped her car Sunday.
County police said an officer stopped Robin Doreen Dunlop, 31, of the 200 block Highland Road as she was leaving the Double Eagle Saloon onRitchie Highway. According to the police report, officers received atip that she was carrying cocaine.
She agreed to let officers search her car. They found a small piece of folded-up paper with cocaineunder the driver's seat near the door, the report said.
She was taken to Northern District, where she was charged.
ROUTINE TRAFFIC STOPENDS IN ARREST
A 30-year-old Arnold woman was arrested after police said they found crack cocaine in a truck she was driving in Annapolis.
Julie A. Hines of the 800 block of Waterview Avenue was charged with cocaine possession about 11:50 p.m. Sunday after a routine traffic stop just outside the Robinwood public housing complex.
An officer stopped a truck just after it left the complex because its license tag light was out and its rear-view mirror was broken, police said. The driver reached under the seat as the officer approached and, when asked to get out, tried to kick her purse under the truck, police said.
A search of the purse turned up a small amount of crack cocaine in a plastic bag and two homemade crack pipes, police said.
400 block of Chinquapin Round Road: Sept. 14-16, entry gained by cutting fence; four riding lawn mowers, leaf blower stolen from store's storage lot. Loss: $17,450.
1700 block of Greentree Court: Sept. 11, entry gained through the back door. Purse and money taken. Loss: Unknown.
1800 block of White's Ferry Place:Sept. 15, entry gained through the door. Nothing taken.
3000 block of Solomon's Island Road: Sept. 16, entry gained through the door. Nothing taken.
7200 block of Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard: Sept. 15. Appliances taken. Loss: $200.
900 block of Pleasantville Drive: Sept. 14, entry gained through the door. Jewelry taken. Loss: $5,260.
600 block of Hallmark Drive: Sept. 13. Unknown property taken.
3500 block of Whiskey BottomRoad: Sept. 12, entry gained through the door. Stereo taken. Loss: $400.
1200 block of Alta Vista Drive: Sept. 15, entry gained through the door. Unknown property taken.