Robbery attempt foiled at Crofton bank
A teller at a Crofton bank thwarted a robbery attempt Friday morning by pushing an alarm button, scaring away the suspect, who was in a car at the drive-up window, police reported.
Police said a man drove up to the Standard Federal Savings Bank, in the Crofton Center shopping plaza, and placed a note announcing a holdup in the drawer.
The teller moved away from the window, gave the note to her supervisor and pushed the alarm button, summoning police. The man drove away from the bank without further incident.
Police are looking for a white man with dark brown hair and a mustache, about 27 to 32 years old. He was driving a blue station wagon.
Man charged with cutting woman
39-year-old Crownsville man has been charged with cutting a woman several times with a knife during a domestic fight at her home.
Henry Airth, of the 8000 block of Quarterfield Road in Glen Burnie, was charged with assault. Police said he was arrested at the woman's home Friday night and still had the knife in his hand when officers arrived.
Jannet Stoup, 39, of the 700 block of Old Herald Harbor Road, was taken by ambulance to North Arundel Hospital, suffering from minor cuts to her face and a dislocated shoulder.
Police, who were called to the woman's home about 7:55 p.m., said the man pulled a knife on Ms. Stoup and kept assaulting her despite attempts by witnesses to get him to stop.
Police arrest three in Severn drug raid
Three Pioneer City residents face drug charges after they were arrested when police raided their Severn home Friday night.
Police said they found drug-packaging material and 49 bags of marijuana ready for street sale, valued at $980.
Members of the Western District Tactical Narcotics Team raided the home in the 8700 block of Pioneer Drive about 9 p.m. Undercover detectives said they had bought marijuana from the home as part of their investigation.
Thomas Weldon Wills, 36, Terry Renee Wills, 35, and Jana Michelle Wills, 31, all of whom live in the home, were charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana.
Man critically injured in Ferndale
A 23-year-old New Jersey man was critically injured Saturday morning when he either fell or jumped from a balcony at a second-floor apartment in Ferndale.
Jeffrey Reese, of Margate, was taken by ambulance to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, where he was listed in critical condition yesterday.
Police said Mr. Reese was at a party when either fell or jumped from the balcony about 1 a.m. He suffered internal head injuries.