Gas station clerk hit, kicked by robber

January 04, 1995

A bandit knocked the clerk at a Glen Burnie gas station to the floor Monday night, then kicked him in the ribs before making off with two cartons of cigarettes and an undisclosed amount of cash, county police said yesterday.

The robber walked into the Texaco station in the 7700 block of Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. shortly after 10 p.m., put on a stocking mask, then went behind the counter and pulled a knife on the clerk, John Lane, 28.

The suspect punched Mr. Lane in the face, knocking him to the ground, then kicked Mr. Lane in the ribs, filched the cigarettes and money and ran from the store, police said.

Mr. Lane was not seriously injured and did not go to the hospital,

police said.

Loud-music complaint leads to drug arrests

A Northern District officer investigating a complaint of loud music arrested two Glen Burnie men Sunday morning after he found 23 suspected marijuana plants in their house, county police said yesterday.

Officer Patrick Fisher went to the house in the 200 block of Woodhill Drive about 1 a.m. When the men who lived there let him in, he found the suspected marijuana in a bedroom closet, and pipes and a heat lamp above the plants, police said.

Michael John Carlson and Nick Adam Mastorakis, both 19 and both residents of the house, were charged with manufacturing marijuana, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of marijuana, possession of manufacturing devices and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.

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