Two Men Rob Grocery Store

Police beat

January 19, 1992

Two men, one armed, robbed a Glen Burnie grocery store Thursday night.

According to detectives, the first robber, holding a semiautomatic handgun, walked up to a clerk at the Giant store in the 6600 block of Ritchie Highway and demanded money.

The clerk put money in a plastic bag while the gunman's companionwaited nearby. Both men ran out of the store toward the Woodcrest apartment complex, police said.

Police described the gunman as blackand about 5 feet 9 inches tall. He was in his mid-20s and wearing a leather cap and dark brown leather coat.

The second robber was described as a black man about 6 feet tall and in his late 20s. He was wearing a dark-colored jacket, black jeans and a white knit hat.


Two Pasadena residents have been charged with narcotics violations after police raided their home Thursdaynight.

Investigators said they seized 84 grams of marijuana worthabout $840, scales and a plant-growing operation during the 8:30 p.m. search of the home in the 8400 block of Miramar Road.

David Allen Wajtkowicz, 30, and Vanessa Pauline Oakes were charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

While officers were at the home, two other people arrived and police searched them. Officers confiscated 12 grams of PCP during the search, the police report said.

Patrick Sean Crowley, 19, of the first block of Bar Harbor Road in Pasadena, was charged with possession with intent to distribute PCP.

James William Smith, 33, of the 700 block Powhatten Beach Road in Pasadena was charged with possession of PCP.


Three Annapolis residents were arrested on drug charges Wednesday night during an undercover sweep by city and county police departments.

Passley Dean Green, of the first block of Bens Drive, was charged with selling crack cocaine to an undercover detective about 8:30 p.m., police said. At 9:14 p.m., Rodell D. Surgeon, 22, of the same block of Bens Drive, was arrested while carrying three envelopes filled with what police said was cocaine.

Twenty minutes later, an undercover officer drove into Harbour House apartments on Madison Street and rolled down his car window. A man approached and asked what he wanted, the detective said. When the officer told him he wanted a $20 rock of crack cocaine, the man jogged away and then returned and held out the drug, police said.

Nick Renell, 26, was charged with possessing a narcotic with the intent to deliver, police said.


2000 block of Herndon Drive: Jan. 14, entry gained through the window. Jewelry taken. Total loss: $2,030.

Brooklyn Park

300 block Grove Park: Jan. 15, entry gained through the rear door. Bicycle taken. Total loss: $40.

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