2 Men Charged In Apartment Break-in

Police beat

November 27, 1991

County police have charged two men with breaking into a Glen Burnie apartment Monday.

According to the police report, officers were called to the 400 block of Secluded Post Circle after an apartment break-in was reported.

Upon their arrival, police saw two men running from the building.They caught up with the men, one of whom said he was looking for a friend who lived in apartment.

Witnesses told police one of the menhad used a beer bottle to break a window and get into the apartment.After getting in, the men did not take anything and left through thefront door, police said.

Paul Thomas Medley, 24, of the 400 blockof Main View Court in Glen Burnie, and Shahiree Devon Mason, 18, of Laurinburg, N.C., were taken to Northern District to be charged.

Inside the apartment, officers found some drug paraphernalia, police said.


A Glen Burnie man has been accused of running a gambling operation out of his home, county police said.

Melvin Joseph McMahon, 40, of the 100 block of Dorchester Road, was charged with conspiracy, gambling on professional sporting events, gaming and possession of marijuana, police said.

Vice and intelligence officers served a search warrant at McMahon's home 8 p.m. Monday after a six-week investigation.

When investigators came to the door, McMahon was in the process of taking bets on the Los Angeles Rams-San Francisco 49er's game, said Sgt. Thomas Suit.

Suitsaid McMahon had a small network of fewer than 100 customers who placed bets on NFL games. Investigators confiscated tally sheets, other evidence of a bookmaking operation, and a small amount of marijuana, police said.

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


200 block of Najoles Road: Nov. 24, entry gained through the door. Tires and other property taken.


200 block of Old Annapolis Road: Nov. 25, entry gained through the door. Appliances taken. Loss: Unknown.


700 block of Bridge Drive: Nov. 24, entry gained through the window. Video cassette recorder and other property taken. Loss: $394.

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