Crown station clerk surprised, robbed by man

April 05, 1994

A man robbed a Glen Burnie gasoline station clerk of an undetermined amount of money early yesterday without displaying a weapon, county police said.

Pierce Lee Gillenwater, 20, the clerk at the Crown station in the 7600 block of Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., told officers he was cleaning the bathroom at 2:08 a.m. when a man tapped him on the back and demanded money.

The man followed Mr. Gillenwater into the office and watched as the clerk put money into a paper bag. The robber fled on foot, police said.

Mr. Gillenwater, of the 7800 block of Keenan Drive, Glen Burnie, told officers that it looked as if the robber had a gun in his front pants pocket, but that he did not take it out during the robbery.

Man accused of trying to stab investigators

A 35-year-old Glen Burnie man was charged with four counts of assault with intent to murder after he allegedly tried to stab several police officers with a bloody syringe in his home Friday afternoon.

Officers were called to David Lee Glace's home in the 400 block of Arbor Drive at 12:58 p.m. to break up a domestic dispute.

When they arrived, they found Mr. Glace, 35, barricaded in the bedroom. The officers forced open the door and allegedly found Mr. Glace injecting himself with drugs, the police report said.

Police said Mr. Glace tried to stab the officers with the syringe and the officers wrestled with him for several minutes before they could get him under control and arrest him.

Mr. Glace also was charged with four counts of assault and resisting arrest.

Man wielding a knife robs rental office

A man armed with a knife robbed the rental office of a Glen Burnie apartment complex Sunday afternoon, county police said yesterday.

According to police, a man walked into the rental office of Village Square Apartments in the 8200 block of Kramer Court at 2:50 p.m. and threatened the clerk with a knife.

The clerk gave the robber an envelope with an undetermined amount of money in it and the robber ran out of the office.

The robber was described as a black man, 6 feet tall and weighing 200 pounds. He was wearing a red sweat shirt and red jogging pants and had a beard. His sweat shirt had the word 'Pooch' embroidered on it in yellow lettering, the police report said.

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