2 Youths Chased, Charged In Car Theft

Police beat

March 03, 1992

Two teen-agers were charged with stealing a car after police chased a vehicle through Glen Burnie early yesterday morning.

County police said an officer on patrol at 1:20 a.m. spotted the stolen car on George Avenue and tried to stop it. The driver refused to pull over, and the officer pursued the car through Glen Burnie.

The driver and the passenger jumped from the car on Greenway Avenue and started to run.

Officers arrested two suspects, ages 15 and17, behind a house on Brownshade Road, police said.

The two were charged on juvenile citations at the Northern District station.


A Shady Side man was charged with assault with intent to murder after his 7-year-old daughter called police and said her father was beating her mother.

Detectives said the girl dialed 911 at 11:40 p.m. Friday. The child met the officers outside the home in the 4900 block of Chestnut Street and admitted them to the house.

Officers found a man and a woman struggling in thebedroom, the police report said.

Kenneth Edward Robinson, 43, of the 4900 block of Chestnut Street, was taken to the Southern Districtstation, where he also was charged with battery and assault.


Three men were charged with sex offenses Friday, as police conducted an undercover operation in Friendship Park in Glen Burnie.

Shane Savage, 31, of the unit block of Ashmill Court in Baltimore, was charged with solicitation of lewdness.

Kenneth R. Gift, 39, of the 200 block of Truck House Road in Severna Park, and Lance Alexis MacDonald, 43, of the 4100 block of Loch Lommond Road in Baltimore, were charged with fourth-degree sex offenses, police said.


A county police officer was injured yesterday morning when her patrol car hit a car that pulled out in front of her in Severn.

Shortly after midnight, Officer Tanya R. Minion was driving south on Clark Station Road on her way to a burglary call when another car coming in the opposite direction made a left turn in front of her.

Minion could not stop and hit the car on the passenger side, police said.

The driver of the other car, Michelle Rene Hornbaker, 18, of the 1400 block of Washington Avenue in Severn, was in good condition yesterday at North Arundel Hospital, police said.

Minion was treated for leg injuries at North Arundel Hospital and released, police said.


Three Annapolis men were arrested in shoplifting incidents in the city over the weekend, police said.

Thomas F. Smith, 38, of the 800 block of Bens Drive, was charged with theft and assault Saturday night after he allegedly hit a clerk in a liquor store, police said.

The clerk at Forest Drive Liquors told police that he noticed a man concealing a bottle shortly before 8 p.m. and confronted him. In the ensuing argument, the man punched him in the jaw, police said.

The following day, two men were charged with stealing two packs offrozen meat from Tower Market in the 1400 block of Forest Drive.

Ferond Jackson, 36, of the 1300 block of Tyler Avenue, and Michael Jones, 29, of the 200 block of Roll Drive, were arrested at about 11:20a.m., police said.


A Millersville man was shot in the arm while arguing with a man Sunday night in the Newtowne public housing community, police said.

John R.Carpenter Jr., 30, of the 8300 block of Lanaday Court, told police he was parked in the 700 block of Newtowne Drive when he was approached by a man. After an exchange of words, the man pulled out a chrome pistol with a pearl handle and began shooting at Carpenter, police said.

Carpenter was shot in the upper left arm, police said. He droveaway, but hit a curb at Admiral and West streets, puncturing his tire. He called police and was taken to Anne Arundel Medical Center for treatment.

Police described the suspect as a black male with close-cropped hair, last seen wearing a green coat and stone-washed jeans.


A thief stole $1,109 worth of stereo equipment Sunday night from Hi-Tech Electronics in the 1900 block of West Street in Annapolis, police said.

The thief apparentlyentered the building through an unlocked door leading to the rear storage room at about 8 p.m. and escaped with a compact disc player, several equalizers and other equipment.


1300 block of Ritchie Highway: Feb. 27, entry gained through door. Appli

ances taken. Total loss: $1,177.

Brooklyn Park

200 block of Old Line Avenue: Feb. 28, entry gained through the door. Money taken. Total loss: $200.

Glen Burnie

7600 block of Muellner Road: Feb. 29, entry gained through door. VCR taken. Total loss: $200.

7700 block of Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard: March 3, entry gained through door. Money and other property taken. Total loss: $1,262.

8100 block of Ritchie Highway: Feb. 27, entry gained through door. Money taken. Total loss: $91.

200 block of Juniper Drive: Feb. 28, entry gained through door. Appliances, jewelry and money taken.

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