Glen Burnie

April 30, 1993

Police arrest 2 men, woman on drug charges

County police have arrested two Glen Burnie men and a 59-year-old woman on drug charges and seized $1,400 worth of crack cocaine and $700 after an undercover officer bought drugs from the men.

Police said yesterday the officer, Dennis Freeburger, met the woman Wednesday at her house in the 300 block of Andover Road, then rode with her to an address in the 200 block of Poplar Ave., where they met two men who sold drugs to the officer. As the two drove away, other officers stopped them and arrested them.

Officer Freeburger drove the woman to a third officer who arrested her. Police later searched the woman's home and found the drugs and money.

Police charged Michael D. Brown, 19, of the 700 block Hyde Park Drive, and David J. Cardomone, of the 700 block Stafford Hill Drive, whose age was not available, with distribution of crack cocaine and possession of crack with intent to distribute. Mr. Brown also was charged with possession of hashish and Mr. Cardomone was charged with possession of marijuana.

Mabel Curtain, of the 300 block of Andover Road, was charged with possession of crack cocaine.

Man charged in chasing of 2 boys with knife

A 19-year-old Glen Burnie man has been charged with assault after allegedly chasing two Southgate Elementary School students with a knife as they walked to school.

County police said yesterday two 8-year-old boys told them they were walking down Elvaton Road about 8 a.m. Tuesday when they spotted a man carrying a back pack walking near an apartment building. The man began yelling at the boys, pulled a knife from his back pack and started toward them.

The boys ran into the stairwell of the apartment building where they hid until they thought the man had left, then ran to a nearby crossing guard and reported the incident.

Police arrested David Lee Powell, of the 400 block of Silver Leaf Court, on Wednesday and charged him with two counts of assault and two counts of assault with a deadly weapon.

They said they were able to identify Mr. Powell "through previous incidents."

Ten honored by PATH

Ten Glen Burnie residents were honored for volunteering with People Aiding Travelers and the Homeless (PATH) at a luncheon last week -- National Volunteer Week -- in Baltimore.

Of the 50 volunteers who staff PATH information desks at BWI airport, 27 are county residents, and they are credited with more than 6,900 hours of service.

The 10 Glen Burnie residents honored were Margaret Albright with 38 hours; Virginia Bloomfield, 379; Winifred Harvey, 292; Ruth Herwig, 464; Jesse Mason, 2,295; Louise Mowrey, 196, Glenn Peters, 490; Rosabel Rux, 120, Lila Strong, 1,205; and Ralph Strong, 362.

Man hospitalized after stabbing

A Glen Burnie man was in stable condition at North Arundel Hospital yesterday after he was slashed several times with a knife during a fight in the 1000 block of Crain Highway.

County police charged Mark Zimmerman, 42, of the 1000 block of Wharf Road, Pasadena with assault and battery, assault with intent to maim and assault with a deadly weapon in a fight with Mark Lastner, 26, of the 5200 block of Brookwood Road.

Police said they answered a call for an assault at the address on Crain Highway about 11 a.m. yesterday and found that the two had been arguing.

Nearly nude man seen at parking lot

County police are searching for a man who has run through the parking lot of the McDonald's restaurant at Ritchie Highway and New Jersey Avenue wearing only a ski mask and a striped t-shirt three times in the last two weeks.

Restaurant employees said the man usually shows up around closing time, after the outside lights have been turned off. During his last visit, he walked through the drive-through lanes, then ran to the rear of the restaurant and disappeared.

POLICE LOG

* Glen Burnie: Someone stole white Honda 600cc off-road motorcycle from the yard of a house in the 6300 block of Furnace Branch Road between 1:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. Wednesday. The bike, trimmed in blue with an orange and white gas tank, was valued at $2,000

Heritage Hill: Thieves smashed the rear window of a truck parked in the 6400 block of Lamplighter Ridge Monday and stole stereo speakers and an ash tray, all valued at $112.

Glen Burnie: Someone removed about $11,000 worth of video recorders, compact disc players and car stereos from Dial Electronics in the 6700 block of Ritchie Highway between last Saturday and Monday.

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