Pasadena Man Diesafter Cycle Accident

Police beat

December 03, 1991

A Pasadena man died early yesterday morning of injuries he received after falling off his motorcycle and being run over by a car last week, county police reported.

Richard Edward Bruce, 48, of the 8400 block Park Road, died at 6:30 a.m. at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Investigators said Bruce had been trying to make a left turn lastTuesday afternoon from the the parking lot of a convenience store onto Fort Smallwood Road.

At about the same time, a woman in a 1987 Chevrolet Nova was also making a left turn onto Fort Smallwood Road from a parking lot across the street when Bruce's motorcycle slid. He fell off the bike and rolled under the moving car, police said.

Nocharges have been placed in the accident.


County police said a Baltimore man was knocked unconscious and robbed Sunday outside the Wonder Bread outlet in Glen Burnie.

According to a police report, the 32-year-old man was working on aloading dock behind the building in the 7100 block of Furnace BranchRoad at about 8:45 p.m. when two men walked up and hit him on the head.

When a co-worker found him a short time later, the victim realized that $17 was missing from his wallet.

Police described the first robber as a black man in his mid 30s, wearing a blue wool cap andan army jacket. The second robber was described a black man, in his mid-30s who was wearing a gray sweat shirt and a baseball hat.


Two Arnold residents were robbed early Sunday morning as they sat in a car in front of their homes, county police said.

Investigators said the pair was sitting in the car in the 400 block of Century Vista Drive at about 1 a.m. when the robber tapped on the window with a handgun.

After the 20-year-old driver rolled down the window, the gunman demanded money, and the man said he had none. Then the robber demanded money from a 17-year-old girl in the car.

Before the girl could turn over the cash, the man grabbed the robber's gun, and the two began struggling, police said.

The girl gave the robber about $60, and the robber hit the man in the face with the gun before running away, police said.

Police described the gunman as a black man, about 5 feet 5 inches tall, with a slim build. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and an army jacket.


A 12-year-old boy was charged with assault after police said he threw a knife at a woman who was taking care of him Saturday, county police said.

Officers said a 23-year-old woman was taking care of the boy in her home in the 7900 block of Liberty Circle while his father was out of town.

At about 3 a.m., the pair began arguing in the boy's bedroom, and he grabbed a7-inch butcher knife and threw it at her, police said. She dodged the knife, police said.

The officers took the boy to Northern District station, where he was charged, and social services case workers picked him up.


Three men snatcheda Severna Park woman's purse as she left Marley Station Mall last week.

County police said the woman was walking out of the Hecht Company store at about 7 p.m. last Tuesday when she noticed three men loitering at the door. They followed her out into the parking lot and grabbed her purse, containing credit cards and $20.

Police describedthe first two robbers as white teen-agers. and the third as a black teen-ager.


Two Severna Park residents were charged with possession of cocaine after officers said theycaught them with drug paraphernalia Friday in Glen Burnie.

According to a police report, officers saw the men possibly dealing drugs at about 10 p.m. outside an apartment building in the Valley Brook apartment complex. The officers searched the men and found some drug paraphernalia, police said.

The paraphernalia tested positive for cocaine and marijuana, said police spokesman Officer V. Richard Molloy.

Richard K. Mustin, 26, of the 8200 block of Jumpers Hole Road, andIssac Chesnut, 36, of the 100 block of Jennings Road, also were charged with possession of marijuana.


3100 block of Newchurch Court: Nov. 28, entry gained through the door; jewelry taken. Total loss: $1,850.


500 block of Palisades Boulevard: Nov. 27; unknown property taken.


5400 block of Nutwell-Sudley Road: Nov. 29, entry gained through door; money taken. Totalloss: Unknown.


500 block of Old Mill Swamp Road: Nov. 28; videocassette recorder taken. Total loss: $500.

Glen Burnie:

First block of Mapledale Road: Nov. 27, entry gained through thedoor; mountain bike taken. Total loss: $170.

7700 block of Overhill Road: Nov. 28, entry gained through the door; jewelry taken. Totalloss: $270.

400 block of Hideaway Loop: Nov. 23, entry gained through the window; unknown property taken.


1500 block ofGreen Valley Circle: Nov. 27, entry gained through door.


300 block of Jerlyn Avenue: Nov. 29, entry gained through the door; unknown property taken.


400 block of EllwellCourt: Nov. 29, entry gained through the door; tools taken. Total loss: $500.


300 block of Nature Walk Lane: Nov. 26, entry gained through the window; unknown property taken.

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