Three teen-agers charged in vandalism at high school

Police Blotter

June 02, 1996|By Edward Lee | Edward Lee,SUN STAFF

County police arrested a Severna Park man and two other teen-agers Friday morning in connection with the spray painting and vandalizing of Severna Park High School two nights last month.

John Guyton Prickett, 19, of the 400 block of Yantz Road was charged with one count of malicious destruction.

He is accused of causing $800 worth of damage to the school building May 10.

The two 17-year-olds were charged as juveniles with malicious destruction.

Police also charged one of the juveniles with making a bomb threat May 23, and the other with spray painting graffiti the same day.

Man accused of robbing Marley Station jewelry shop

A man with a gun robbed a Glen Burnie jewelry store of an undetermined amount of merchandise Thursday night, police said.

A clerk at Merksamer Jewelers in Marley Station told police a man walked into the store about 9 p.m., pulled out a handgun and ordered the clerk to hand over jewelry.

The employee filled a bag with an undetermined amount of jewelry and gave it to the man.

The thief then ran toward Macy's department store.

The man is described as black, between 35 and 40 years old, about 5 feet 6, 150 pounds, with a medium complexion and short brown hair.

Glen Burnie man charged with exposing himself

County police arrested a Glen Burnie man and charged him with exposing himself in front of a teen-aged girl walking on the Baltimore-Annapolis Trail Thursday night.

Michael A. Taylor, 27, of the first block of Marley Neck Road was charged with second- and third-degree sexual assault.

He is being held in the county jail on $25,000 bond.

The 16-year-old girl told police she was walking on the trail near Harundale Mall about 8: 50 p.m. when she was approached by a man.

The man exposed himself while making lewd comments to her.

She reported the incident to an officer of the county police bike patrol.

The officer then arrested the suspect.

Convenience store robbed at gunpoint, police say

A man who was wielding a knife robbed a Glen Burnie convenience store of an undetermined amount of money Thursday night, police said.

A clerk at Uncle Marvin's Oasis in the 7700 block of Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. told police a man walked up to the counter at about 8 p.m.

He pulled out a knife and ordered the cashier to give him all the $20 bills in the register.

The employee told the bandit that she had no $20 bills.

The clerk gave the man an undetermined of money, and the bandit ran south on Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard toward the Villages at Marley Station, according to police.

The thief is described as white, between 25 and 30 years old, about 145 pounds, with a black beard, mustache and shoulder-length hair.

He may have had scars on his face.

He wore a dark pullover shirt, white sweat pants and a blue-and-white baseball cap.

Employee blocks attempt to rob gas station

An employee sleeping in the back of a Pasadena gas station thwarted a gunman's attempt to rob the business after it closed early Thursday, police said.

The employee at the Mobil gas station in the 8200 block of Ritchie Highway told police he was sleeping about 1: 40 a.m. when he heard a man yelling outside. The employee said the man demanded he give him all the cash in the register.

When the employee refused, he heard a gunshot, which broke a window.

The employee called police, but the man disappeared before officers arrived.

Pub Date: 6/02/96

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