Glen Burnie

February 15, 1993

Woman raped after accepting ride with men

Two men operating an apparently unlicensed cab in Baltimore raped a 23-year-old woman at a Glen Burnie industrial park early Saturday morning, county police said.

The woman was walking on Stoll Street near Patapsco Avenue about 1:30 a.m. when a man in a Bronco Blazer offered her a ride in exchange for money.

The woman got in, and the driver and a male passenger drove to a dark area of the Baymeadow Industrial Park, located near Ordnance Road and Route 10, near the Army General Services Depot.

Police said that during the ride the woman drank alcoholic beverages, possibly laced with drugs. Once in the parking lot, the men dragged the woman from the car, beat her and forced her to have sex with them. They took her pocketbook before driving off.

The woman walked one mile to a pay phone to call police.

Utility crew to replace sewer pipes at N Street

The Anne Arundel County Department of Utilities will begin replacing sewer pipes on a section of N Street on Tuesday.

The work, which will continue through March 15, consists of relining a 10-inch sewer line from Fourth Avenue to Ritchie Highway. Because crews will be working in the road between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m., there may be traffic congestion in the neighborhood. Pipes will be run along the ground to divert wastewater around the work area.

The existing sewer lines are old and damaged by tree roots, according to a spokesman for the Department of Utilities.

About 22 people will be asked not to use their drains during some of the work time.

Glen Burnie woman awarded scholarship

Shirelle E. Flamer, a 1990 graduate of Glen Burnie High School, will receive a scholarship from the National Association of Black Accountants, Washington, D.C., chapter.

The junior majoring in accounting at Hampton University in Virginia will accept the award at a March 6 banquet in Washington.

The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Flamer of Glen Burnie is active in many organizations and serves as historian of In Roads, a career development program for minorities.

Police raid home, find 4 children left alone

Police who raided a Glen Burnie home Friday night searching for drugs found four small children left alone.

The father of two of the children was arrested on drug charges. Another woman who lives in the home but who has no connection to any of the children, also was charged with drug offenses.

Undercover officers armed with a search and seizure warrant entered the home in the 200 block of Allen Road about 10 p.m.

Police said narcotics detectives had bought drugs at the home in the past.

The only people home at the time of the raid were two boys, ages 6 and 8, and two girls, ages 6 and 7. Police said they recovered small amounts of marijuana and drug paraphernalia at the house.

Joseph Peter Brown, 32, the father of the boys, and Terri Ann Manns, 34, who also lives at the house, were charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The boys were placed in the custody of their uncle. The girls were left with their mother, who was not charged.

Protective Services was notified to investigate possible child neglect, police said.

Man, 2 teens charged in restaurant robbery

County police have charged a Glen Burnie man and two Pasadena teen-agers with robbing an Italian restaurant in Marley Thursday night.

Brad Theodore Boston, 20, of the first block of Georgia Ave. in Glen Burnie; James Thomas Quirk, 15, of the 600 block of 227th St. in Pasadena; and Robert Samuel Helmick, 16, of the 700 block of 202 St. in Pasadena, were arrested shortly after the 7:20 p.m. robbery.

The teen-agers were charged as adults.

Investigators said a suspect went into the Italian Sunlight in the 7700 block of B&A Blvd., pulled a gun on the owner and threatened to kill him if he did not turn over the cash.

The owner gave the gunman money and as the gunman turned to leave, the owner grabbed his .22-caliber handgun and tried to fire several shots, but the gun misfired.

The owner chased the robber down Marley Neck Boulevard but did not catch him.

After police put out a lookout for the suspects, they were stopped on Mountain Road in Pasadena.

Police found the gun that was used in the robbery.

Investigators also charged Mr. Boston and the Quirk youth with robbing the Shell gas station in the 100 block of Mountain Road Tuesday.

Boy, 17, assaulted, robbed of $20 in woods

A 17-year-old boy was assaulted and robbed early Saturday morning in woods behind an apartment complex on Ritchie Highway, county police said.

The teen-ager told police that he was near Americana Circle when four men forced him to the ground and stole $20 from his pants pocket.

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