Police arrest 3 men, seize $1,250 in drugs

April 10, 1996|By TaNoah V. Sterling | TaNoah V. Sterling,SUN STAFF

County police arrested three Glen Burnie men and seized $1,250 worth of drugs and $1,300 yesterday after officers answered a complaint that someone was tampering with a car at a Glen Burnie apartment complex.

Police said they went to Crain Court about 3: 30 a.m. and found two men trying to get keys out of a locked car. The men told police the rental car was leased to a friend who lived there. Officer Paul Conner went to the apartment, where he found three men acting nervously, police said.

After receiving permission to search the apartment, officers found 16 bags of powdered cocaine, 13 rocks of crack cocaine and cash, police said.

The men in the apartment, Melvin Alfred Travers, 47, of the 200 block of Crain Court; Shawn Carney, 28, of the 7900 block of Covington Ave.; and William James Riley, 23, of the 100 block of Carroll Road, were charged with possession and possession with intent to distribute cocaine.

No charges were filed against the men in the parking lot.

3 arrested after police stop damaged automobile

County police arrested three people on theft or drug charges Sunday after an officer stopped the car they were in because its headlights were damaged.

Andrea Lynn Polzin, 28, of the 4100 block of 8th St. in Baltimore; Gerald David Weaverlin, 50, of the 7800 block of Elizabeth Road in Pasadena; and James Robert Speares, 47, of the 300 block of Marley Neck Road in Glen Burnie, were charged with theft and unauthorized use of a vehicle.

Ms. Polzin also was charged with possession of crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia.

An officer on patrol in the 300 block of Marley Neck Road in Glen Burnie spotted a 1984 Nissan Sentra with damaged headlights shortly before midnight. He pulled the car over and found that it had been reported stolen Saturday by a Pasadena man.

The occupants were arrested, and officers found a crack pipe with residue of what tested positive for crack cocaine in the woman's pants pocket, police said.

Police charge Severn man found in closed restaurant

County police caught a Severn man inside a closed Glen Burnie Roy Rogers restaurant Sunday and arrested him on burglary charges.

John Allen, 42, of the 1700 block of Circle Road in Severn, was charged with breaking and entering and destruction of property.

Police said they went to the restaurant in the 7300 block of Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. after an alarm sounded about 10 p.m.

The first officer on the scene found the drive-through window of the restaurant broken and saw a man inside the building looking under a counter.

Officer Michael Brothers called for backup and waited until the man attempted to leave the building. The suspect carried rope, a pipe wrench and other tools, police said.

Pub Date: 4/10/96

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