Glen Burnie man held up by armed robbers

Police Blotter

March 31, 1996|By TaNoah V. Sterling | TaNoah V. Sterling,SUN STAFF

A Glen Burnie man was robbed of his pager, wallet, keys and a gray flannel jacket Thursday by two armed men, one of whom fired a shotgun in the air before leaving, county police said.

Robert Odell Dove, 20, of the 8100 block of Kramer Court told police he was walking through a parking lot at Silent Winds and Quiet Hollow courts about 12:30 a.m. when two men -- one armed with a sawed-off shotgun and the other with a handgun -- approached him.

The gunmen went through his pockets and took his property, police said. One fired the shotgun into the air before they fled, officers said.

Man charged with knocking over cash register

Police arrested a Brooklyn Park man Thursday and charged him with damaging a $2,000 cash register in a Pasadena 7-Eleven.

Edward Lee Lambert, 36, of the 200 block of Rupert Circle was charged with theft and destruction of property. He was being held at the county detention center in lieu of $2,500 bail.

Police said a man had entered the store in the 2900 block of Mountain Road several times about 1:30 a.m. On his last trip, he became agitated and knocked over the cash register, seriously damaging it, police said.

The man then left, and a clerk called police.

Officers found a man lying under a van on Mansion House Crossing, police said.

They found an $8 pair of sunglasses on the man that the clerk said was taken from the store, police said.

Baltimore woman accused of stealing clothing

Police said they arrested a Baltimore woman Wednesday and charged her with stealing two suits from two stores in Marley Station mall.

Belinda Sandra Johns, 29, of the 500 block of N. Glover St. was charged with two counts of theft and with giving a false statement to police. She was released on her own recognizance Thursday.

Cynthia Lee Wright, a manager at Gantos, told police a woman entered the store about 10 p.m. and took 10 articles of clothing into a fitting room but walked out with only eight pieces, police said.

Ms. Wright found a $140 suit from the Hecht Co. hidden under the woman's clothing, police said Officers said they found an $85 suit from Gantos in her bag.

The woman gave them a different name each time they asked her identity herself, police said.

Brooklyn Park branch of bank robbed

A man with a threatening note robbed the Brooklyn Park brand of First National Bank of Maryland in the 5700 block of Ritchie Highway Thursday afternoon of an undisclosed amount of money, county police said.

Pub Date: 3/31/96

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