Glen Burnie

August 13, 1993

Annapolis man assaulted at Glen Burnie restaurant

An Annapolis man was in critical condition yesterday after being assaulted late Tuesday night in the parking lot of a Glen Burnie restaurant.

Craig Charles Dawsey had been talking to a waitress for several hours as he drank beer at O'Toole's Road House Restaurant in the 8400 block of Ritchie Highway, when the woman's boyfriend arrived and saw them, police said.

As Mr. Dawsey and the waitress left the restaurant about 3 a.m., a man approached them from the Crain Highway side of the parking lot and punched Mr. Dawsey in the face. Mr. Dawsey stumbled and fell to the pavement, striking his head. When paramedics found him, he was bleeding from an ear and had lost a large amount of blood.

The assailant, after hitting Mr. Dawsey, got into a 1993 black Thunderbird driven by the waitress' boyfriend. The waitress, who stayed with Mr. Dawsey until medical help arrived, told police her boyfriend had nothing to do with the assault. Police interviewed the boyfriend, but did not charge him.

Mr. Dawsey, 26, of the 500 block of Fawns Walk Road, was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he was listed in critical, but stable condition with a fractured skull, bruises and a blood clot in the front of his skull.

Police were searching for a man identified as Jimmy Hazel, 25, of the 400 block of Starwood Drive in Glen Burnie, for questioning.

Man shoplifts items at Ritchie Highway store

A man entered a Rite Aid store in the 7500 block of Ritchie Highway Wednesday shortly before 7 p.m., filled a blue shopping basket with merchandise and left the store without paying.

A witness who followed the man out of the store to the rear of the building saw him run through the back yard of an adjacent house. Some items that fell out of the basket were returned to the store by passersby.

The man was described as a 35-year-old white male, 6-foot-2, with brown hair, and with a tattoo on his right arm. He was wearing white shorts, black shoes and no shirt.

POLICE LOG

* Glen Burnie: Several people smashed the driver's side and rear windows of a 1989 Ford Ranger pickup truck, and the passenger side window of 1987 Ford Taurus parked in the 7600 block of Marcy Drive shortly before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. The amount of damage is unknown.

* Glen Burnie: The windshield, rear window and the the right passenger side window were smashed in a 1986 Ford Thunderbird parked in the 300 block of Clover Court about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.

* Glen Burnie: A shoplifter took 15 hooded sweat shirts and 15 pairs of sweat pants shortly after 8 a.m. Tuesday from the mens' department of the Hecht's department store in the 7800 block of S. Ritchie Highway and fled in a waiting car. The clothes were valued at $1,005.

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