Man at pay phone is robbed as knife is held to his throat

January 11, 1995

A Glen Burnie man was robbed at knifepoint Monday morning at a pay phone at Hospital Drive and Elvaton Road, county police said.

Thomas Harold Smith, 23, of the 1300 block of Howard Road, was not injured in the incident. He told police he was using the phone about 11 a.m. when a man walked up to him, put a knife to his throat and said, "Give me everything."

Mr. Smith surrendered his waist pack, which contained an undisclosed amount of cash, credit cards and a checkbook. The man then ran off, cutting through the woods toward the Mountain Ridge Apartments, police said.

Woman arrested in scuffle with officer

A Baltimore woman was arrested after a Northern District officer was kicked in the groin Monday afternoon, police said.

Officer Keith Light went to the Chuck-E-Cheese restaurant in the 6600 block of Ritchie Highway about 5:30 p.m. to resolve a fare dispute between a woman and a cabdriver.

Officer Light told the woman she had to pay the fare, police said. She complied but kept arguing with the driver. Officer Light arrested her for disorderly conduct. The woman then refused to get in the police car and kicked Officer Light when he tried to force her inside, police said.

Monique Chantell Whisonant, 18, of the 4200 block of Mariban Court in Brooklyn, was charged with disorderly conduct and assault, police said.

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