Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties police have arrested two brothers wanted in connection with burglaries in Howard and Montgomery counties, police said.
Prince George's detectives received a tip that the two suspects were staying at the Motel 6 in the 3500 block of Fort Meade Road in the northwest part of the county, police said.
One of the suspects ran when police entered the motel about 9:35 p.m. Wednesday, but was caught after a brief chase, the police report said.
The second man, trying to free the struggling suspect, bit a Prince George's police lieutenant on the left arm, the report said.
Terrence Hastings Purdum and his brother Ryan White Purdum were taken to the Beltsville station in Prince George's and charged on the burglary warrants. The brothers, who are 21 and 18, had no fixed address, police said.
Naked intruder gets kicked out
A 24-year-old Glen Burnie woman fought off a naked intruder by kicking him several times in the abdomen early Thursday morning, police said.
The woman, of the 200 block of Bertram Circle, told police the man woke her about 2:15 a.m. when he tried to sit on her bed. After she kicked him in the abdomen several times, the intruder escaped through a bedroom window, police said.
The woman told police the man may have entered through the bedroom window.
Indiscreet deliveryman is robbed of pizzas
A pizza deliveryman robbed of two pizzas Thursday afternoon might want to be a little more discreet about whether he is armed.
The 20-year-old, delivering for Papa John's in the 400 block of Crain Highway, took the pizzas to the 7900 block of Nolpark Court about 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
A man directed him to the pool, saying the person who ordered them was there, police said. While at the pool, the same man asked him whether deliverymen carry Mace. Told no, the questioner crept up behind the pizza man a few minutes later, snatched the pies and walked away, police said.
Convenience store robbed of cash
A man displaying no weapon robbed a convenience store in Harmans early Friday and escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash, county police said.
The man walked into Uncle Marvin's Oasis in the 7500 block of Ridge Road about 3:15 a.m. Wearing a stocking over his face, he ordered the clerk to give him all the money, "or else," police said.
The clerk put the cash from the register on the counter. The man took it and walked out of the store.
Motorist hospitalized after his car hits tree
An Odenton man suffered multiple internal injuries and a compound fracture of his leg when his car crashed into a tree Thursday morning, county police said.
Andre Lamonte Garland, 18, of the 1200 block of Collins Ave. was taken to Prince George's Medical Center's trauma center for treatment, police said.
He was driving his 1980 Ford Mustang east on Conway Road about 7:50 a.m. when about a half-mile east of Patuxent Road he passed a dump truck.
When Mr. Garland tried to steer back into the eastbound lane, he lost control of his car. It swerved off the right side of the road and struck a large tree.
Lhasa Apso puppy taken from pet store
A woman stole a puppy worth more than $400 Thursday morning from a Pasadena pet shop, county police said. An employee of the Pet Nook II in the 8300 block of Fort Smallwood Road said a woman came in about 11:30 a.m. and started petting a Lhasa Apso puppy.
The clerk went to the back of the shop for a few minutes and the woman was gone when he returned. About 20 minutes later, he also noticed the puppy was missing, police said.
The woman was described as a white female in her 30s, about 5 feet 8 inches tall and about 135 pounds. She had blond hair to her shoulders and wore denim-colored shorts and a dark top.