Glen Burnie

March 25, 1993

Traffic signals due at Oakwood, Route 100

The State Highway Administration will begin construction next month to install traffic signals at the intersection of Oakwood Road and Route 100.

A contractor for the agency will install signals at the highway ramps and Oakwood Road and widen the ramp to westbound Route 100, a SHA spokesman said. The changes are being made to correct congestion and improve sight distance.

The project, estimated to cost $527,000, will take about four months.

Man charged in break-in at vacant house

An 18-year-old Glen Burnie man was charged with breaking into a vacant house in the 200 block of Carroll Road Tuesday afternoon.

Police said officers were called to the house at noon to investigate a break-in. When they arrived, the house was empty. Officers searched the area and stopped a man who fit the description of the suspect.

Jason Michael Kerr, of the 200 block of Glen Avenue, told

officers he needed a place to stay.

Glen Burnie man faces drug charges

A Glen Burnie man was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana after police raided his home Monday.

According to the police report, narcotics officers searched a home in the 400 block of Magnolia Road at 9:20 p.m. and found a half-pound of marijuana packaged for distribution. They also found seized $4,303.

Timothy Gerard Hammen, 38, also was charged with possession of marijuana.

Suspect sought in break-in

County police are looking for the man who forced his way into the home of an 83-year-old woman while she slept Saturday morning.

According to the police report, the woman was asleep in the bedroom of her home in the 7700 block of on Quarterfield Road at 3 a.m. when she awoke to find a man ransacking her dresser. The hooded man told her to be quiet and pulled the phone out of the wall. He asked for her purse, and she gave it to him.

The police report said the burglar used a tool to pry a breezeway door open, then removed a window air conditioner to get into the main part of the house. Police found footprints behind the house heading north toward a town house community.

Pa. motorist charged in cocaine case

County police have charged a Philadelphia man with possession and possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine after a traffic stop on Crain Highway.

Police said yesterday they stopped Keith Derrell Lyde, 33, at the intersection of 8th Avenue and Crain Highway. The officers arrested Mr. Lyde on charges of driving with a suspended license, then searched the car and found a plastic bag on the front passenger seat that contained 48 wrapped packages of crack cocaine and two large blocks of the drug with an estimated street value is $2,000.

POLICE LOG

* Glen Burnie: Burglars pried open the door of the Wings to Go store in the 5000 block of Ritchie Highway Monday night and took $35.

Glen Burnie: Computer equipment valued at $6,205 was taken from the Rosko Realty Co. in the 7300 block of Furnace Branch Road between March 7 and Tuesday.

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