Four are arrested on drug charges in raid Thursday


January 01, 1995|By Gregory P. Kane | Gregory P. Kane,Sun Staff Writer

Police arrested four people and seized nearly $4,000 worth of suspected cocaine Thursday during a raid of a Pioneer City home.

Officers went to the home in the 8400 block of Pioneer Drive about 3 a.m. When they entered, a man went to a rear bedroom and threw a softball-shaped object from the window, police said.

Detectives waiting outside recovered the object, which was 39.5 grams of suspected crack cocaine, police said.

Isaac Jermaine Brown, 20, was identified as the man who threw the object, police said. He was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine and possession of cocaine. Kenneth Wills, 34, Geraldine Ashton, 35, and Neakia Shawnice Ashton, 19, all of the Pioneer Drive address, were arrested on the same charges.

Unidentified man dies after being hit by car

Police are trying to identify a man who died Thursday night after being struck by a car.

The man, who had crossed Crain Highway near Aquahart Road shortly before 8 p.m., was standing in the middle of the street when he was hit. The car, driven north by Christine Anne Lamson, 33, of the first block of Glenwood Drive in Glen Burnie, threw the man into the air, police said.

He came down on a southbound car driven by Nicholas Paul Hynson, 21, of the 100 block of First St. in Glen Burnie, police said.

The victim died later at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center. He was a white male in his late 30s or early 40s with dark, gray-specked hair. He was wearing a dark blue coat, T-shirt, jeans and black gloves.

Thieves steal knives, ammunition from house

Thieves broke into a Millersville home Thursday afternoon and stole .22-caliber ammunition worth $6 and three hunting knives worth $30, police said.

Janet Evonne Henson, 29, of the 8300 block of Jumpers Hole Road told police she returned home and found her back basement door had been kicked in.

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