2 neighboring businesses report being burglarized

April 25, 1996

Someone broke into two neighboring businesses Monday and stole more than $300, county police said.

Police were called to investigate a burglary at the Hair Cuttery in the 7300 block of Baltimore Annapolis Blvd. about 9 a.m.

Police said the burglar pried open a rear door, ransacked a rear office and took a $125 bank deposit.

About five minutes later, police were called to the Hong Kong restaurant a few doors away.

The manager told the officers that the restaurant had been burglarized in the same manner as the hair salon and that $250 was missing from the cash register, police said.

2 Baltimore men charged in theft of compact discs

Two Baltimore men were arrested Tuesday and charged with stealing more than $140 worth of compact discs from Best Buy, county police said.

Matthew G. Ridgeway, 18, and Keith V. Ryer, 20, both of the 2000 block of E. Pratt St., were charged with theft.

Douglas Stuck, a security guard for the store in the 6700 block of Ritchie Highway, told police that he saw two men remove sensor tags from several compact discs about 5 p.m. and conceal the discs before leaving the store, according to the police report.

Mr. Stuck detained the suspects until police arrived and arrested them.

Teen-age couple charged with stealing clothing

Two teen-agers were arrested Tuesday on charges of stealing clothing from Macy's department store at Marley Station, county police said.

Albert Andrew Krebs, 18, of the 7900 block of Bellridge Road, Parkville, and a 17-year-old Perry Hall girl were charged with theft. Mr. Krebs was also charged with trespassing.

Greg Simmons, a security guard for the store, told police that he saw a couple in the men's department about 3: 30 p.m. The man took a shirt, handed it to the girl and they went to the junior department, police said.

The girl went into the fitting room, concealed the shirt under her clothing, and they both walked out of the store, where Mr. Simmons stopped them.

Mr. Krebs had been banned from Macy's for a previous theft.

Pub Date: 4/25/96

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