Man arrested on drug, liquor charges

May 26, 1994

County police arrested an 18-year-old Glen Burnie man Tuesday morning on drug and alcohol charges after they found him allegedly drinking malt liquor behind the Western Auto Store in the Chesapeake Square Shopping Center near Vernon Avenue and Ritchie Highway.

Joseph Michael Fitzpatrick, of the 100 block of Vernon Ave., was charged with underage drinking, unlawful possession of an alcoholic beverage and possession of marijuana, officials said.

The arresting officers searched Mr. Fitzpatrick and found a pipe containing a residue that tests determined to be marijuana.

Truck hits teens; driver is charged

County police charged a 17-year-old youth with six traffic violations after he lost control of the 1994 Chevy S-10 he was driving and ran into two teen-agers on Aquahart Road Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

Police did not release the driver's name because he is a juvenile. They said Carrie Sue Crabtree, 15, of Severn, and David Smith, 14, of Glen Burnie, were treated for multiple injuries at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center and later released, police said.

Kimberly Peppler, 21, of Glen Burnie, a passenger in the Chevy, received head and neck injuries in the accident, police said. She was treated at North Arundel Hospital and later released.

The incident happened shortly before 5 p.m. as the juvenile drove the Chevy west on Aquahart Road near Somerset Drive, police said. The youth told police the cast he had on his right foot and leg became wedged in the accelerator.

He lost control of the truck when he tried to free his leg, said Officer Randy Bell, police spokesman. The truck veered onto the sidewalk and hit the two teens, police said.

POLICE LOG

* Foreman's Corner: Someone stole a portable saw worth $50 Tuesday from the Industrial Services company in the 7300 block of Marley Neck Blvd.

* Glen Burnie: Someone stole a wheel and tire worth $200 Monday morning from a car parked in the 400 block of Quiet Hollow Court. The thief also broke into the car and damaged the radio.

* Woods Edge: Someone smashed the passenger window of a car parked in the 400 block of Woodlake Court sometime between 10 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. Monday.

* Munson Heights: Someone broke into a car parked in the 900 block of Wieker Road Monday and caused $350 worth of damage trying to steal the radio.

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