Police arrest 3 men on drug charges
The arrest of two Glen Burnie men suspected of taking part in a drug deal in Orchard Beach Thursday afternoon led to their alleged supplier, who also was arrested on drug charges, county police said.
Detective Dennis Freeburger said he watched as two young men emerged from a rental car at about 3 p.m. and used a public telephone at the corner of Fort Smallwood and Hilltop roads. He said he recognized one of the men as a convicted drug dealer.
Believing a drug deal was imminent, the detective and a police officer driving a marked cruiser stopped the car.
Police said a search turned up 5 grams of crack cocaine and $500.
Michael Clive Tracey, 21, of the 100 block of Faywood Drive, and Clarence Leslie Bristol, 22, of the 7800 block of Southampton Drive, were charged with possession of cocaine.
Police said further investigation led them to the alleged supplier, who was arrested at his Glen Burnie apartment shortly before 11:45 p.m.
Mark Anthony Boykin, 28, of the 7800 block of Bruton Drive, in the Valley Brook Apartments, was charged with possession of crack cocaine and marijuana and unlawful drug manufacturing.
Police said they found a small amount of crack cocaine and marijuana and $7,390.
Millersville firm robbed of $9,000 tool
The owner of a Millersville construction company reported that someone broke into his company truck and stole a $9,000 tool used to bore holes through concrete and asphalt.
Esperanza Shedahi, owner of Shedahi CATV Construction, told police the Pierce Arrow Pneumatic Piercing tool, which is 4 feet long, was taken from his truck Wednesday or Thursday.
Police said the thief gained entry by breaking the passenger side window. The truck was parked off Headquarters Drive, near county police headquarters in Millersville.
The tool shoots a missile that bores a hole in streets.
L The following break-ins have been reported to county police:
1400 block of Vineyard Lane: June 17, entry unknown; stolen was $1,300 hidden under a mattress.
7700 block of West Drive: June 15, entry gained through kitchen window; guns taken; total loss: $2,020.
8400 block of Fort Smallwood Road: June 18, entry gained through front door of hair salon; cash register taken; total loss: $250.
Unit block of Evergreen Road: June 18, entry gained into home under construction; heat pump, furnace and box containing 19 brass pieces taken; total loss: $2,200.