Glen Burnie

June 22, 1993

Police seek man accused of carjacking

Police are looking for the man responsible for a carjacking on Interstate 97 in Glen Burnie yesterday.

According to police, Keith Lee Harris, 37, of Annapolis had pulled over to the side of the highway near Dorsey Road around 1:15 p.m. to check his car's right front tire when a man jumped in the passenger side. The man told Mr. Harris he had a gun and was willing to use it, then ordered him to drive onto Dorsey Road.

When the car reached the intersection with Eighth Avenue, the gunman forced Mr. Harris out of the car and drove away.

The gunman was described as a black man with facial hair, about 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighing 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white tank top and blue jeans.

Arts commission plans free reggae concert

The Anne Arundel County Commission on Culture and the Arts is sponsoring a concert by Caribash, a reggae group, on Thursday at the Arundel Center North Plaza.

The concert, part of a summer series, begins at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free.

No pets or alcoholic beverages are permitted and the audience is asked to bring lawn chairs.

The concerts are co-sponsored by the Bank of Glen Burnie and the Glen Burnie Improvement Association.

Man is charged with drug possession

A Glen Burnie man was charged with possession of marijuana after police found him in a car at the Valley Brook apartment complex early Friday.

According to the police report, officers on foot patrol in the neighborhood saw a parked car in the lot with the interior lights on.

As the officers walked up to the car, they could smell marijuana.

On the --board of the car, police found a pack of rolling papers and a partially burnt marijuana cigarette, the police report said.

Melvin Wayne Baker, 31, of the 100 block of Sloan Drive was taken to Northern District station to be charged.


* Glen Burnie: Two handguns were stolen from a home in the 200 block of Continental Court between 8:05 p.m. and 10:10 p.m. Wednesday. The property was valued at $830.

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