2 arrested on drug charges near school

Police Blotter

November 19, 1995|By TaNoah V. Sterling | TaNoah V. Sterling,SUN STAFF

Officers arrested an Edgewater man and a 17-year-old Annapolis boy Thursday night in the driveway of a county high school and seized their car and 86 grams of marijuana, police said.

Officer Andrew W. Wayson stopped a car in the driveway of South River High School for speeding shortly after 10:30 p.m. while on radar detail at Mayo and Old Mayo roads in Edgewater, police said.

As Officer Wayson talked to the teen-age driver, he noticed the smell of marijuana in the car, a police report said.

Officer Wayson searched the youth and his friend and found 43 (( two-gram bags of marijuana and also a burning marijuana cigarette between the two front seats, police said.

John Edward Forrester, 22, of the 1200 block of Shesley Road was charged with possession of marijuana, possession with intent to distribute and drug possession in a school zone. The teen-ager, who lives in Annapolis, was charged on the same counts as a juvenile.

Glen Burnie man charged in August robbery

County police have charged a Glen Burnie man with the robbery of an Exxon gas station in the 8000 block of Crain Highway in Glen Burnie last August.

Jesse L. Sandle, 21, of the 8000 block of Montaque Court was charged Thursday in his cell at the county Detention Center where he was being held for violating probation in a drug case. He is being held on $50,000 bond.

He is accused of being the man who walked into the station just before 4:45 a.m. Aug. 30, brought candy to the cash register, pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded money. After the bandit got the cash, he ran away, police said.

Gunman robs gas station in Brooklyn Park

A gunman robbed a Texaco gas station in Brooklyn Park on Wednesday of an undisclosed amount of money, police said.

The man walked into the convenience store of the station in the 6600 block of Ritchie Highway shortly after 9 p.m. and pointed a small, black semiautomatic handgun at a clerk, the report said.

The man said, "This is a robbery, baby. Just open the register and give me the money."

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