Employee Robbed While Making Deposit

Police beat

December 24, 1991

County police were looking last night for a suspect who abducted a man making a bank deposit for a Glen Burnie car dealership and then stole the 1992 Toyota Camry the man was driving.

Rodney Thompson, 25, of Cherry Hill in Baltimore, told police he was approached at about12:30 p.m. by a man as he got out of his car in the parking lot of the Mercantile Bank in the 7300 block of Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie.

Thompson was to make a deposit for Brown's Toyota, also located on Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie.

He said the man threatened him with a blue revolver, forced him back into the car and ordered him to drive around the parking lot. When they were behind the Pep Boy's store, the suspect told Thompson he was going to lock him in the trunk, police said.

Thompson then jumped out of the car and ran to a nearby phone. Two bank bags containing an unknown amount of money from the dealership were in the car, police said.

The suspect was described as a black male in his mid-30s, about 6-foot-1 and between 250 and269 pounds. He had a mustache and was wearing dark-colored pants, a green army jacket, hat and sunglasses.


A 32-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint Saturday in a Glen Burnie bank parking lot.

The woman, Edna Lee Davis of Millersville, gave the man $15.

Police said Davis and her 3-year-old son had just come out of the Maryland National Bank in the 7000 block of Ritchie Highway about 10:30 a.m.

The woman had opened her car door when the suspect approached her carrying a handgun.

The suspect is described as a 25-year-old black male, about 6 feet tall. He weighed about 150 pounds, had a medium complexion, moles on his face and spaces between his teeth. He was wearing a green army jacket and a dark-colored cap with red in it.


A man armed with a semi-automatic handgun and wearing a black ski mask held up a 7-Eleven store Sunday morning, getting away with about $20.

Police said the man entered the convenience store, in the 8100 block Veterans Highway in Millersville, at about 1:30 a.m. and demandedmoney from the clerk.

He is described as about 6 feet tall with amedium to thin build. The man wore a light green jacket with a picture of a bulldog on the back and "Bulldog" spelled out.


A 22-year-old U.S. Army specialist based atFort Meade wasarrested Friday after leading police on a 100-mph chase through the base, from Routes 198 to 175, where he lost control of his car and crashed, police said.

Anthony L. Miller, 22, of Alexandria, Va., was charged with fleeing and eluding, driving on a suspended license and various other traffic citations.

Police said an officer saw a 1986 Saab pass several cars on the shoulder of Route 198. He swung his cruiser around and attempted to pull the car over.

But the police report says the driver of car refused to stop, and instead drove off at speeds exceeding 100 mph. The car went from Route 198to Route 32. As it approached Route 175, the driver lost control andthe car went through a series of turns and crashed, police said.

The driver told police he and another man driving a Mustang GT were racing. A Fort Meade spokesman said Miller was not injured.


A man carrying a black revolver held up a Brooklyn Park sub shop Saturday night, escaping with an undetermined amount of money.

Police said the man walked into Mom Wards, in the 5900 block of Ritchie Highway, at about 7:15 p.m. and demanded money from a 17-year-old clerk.

The man put the money in a brown paper bag and left the store.

The suspect is described as a white male with brown stringy hair, a brown mustache and a goatee.


Holiday thefts over the weekend included thepilfering of a 4-foot light-up Santa from a Pasadena home and a 6-foot hemlock tree taken from an Annapolis yard.

The Santa, worth $60, was taken from the house in the 2400 block of 228th Street, Pasadena. Police said someone stole the ornament Sunday between midnight and9:30 a.m.

The evergreen was cut down Saturday afternoon from a home in the 1700 block of St. Margaret Road in Annapolis.


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


100 block AudreyAvenue, Sunday, Dec. 22; entry gained through back window of church.Scanner, cordless phone taken. Total loss: $307.


1300 block Waterbury Road, Saturday, Dec. 21; entry gained through garage door. Carpentry tools taken. Total loss: $4,000.

Glen Burnie:

200 block New Jersey Avenue, Thursday, Dec. 19; mink coat, fox stoll and scarf taken. Total loss: $2,750.

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