Girl charged in robbery of store

August 15, 1996|By TaNoah Morgan | TaNoah Morgan,SUN STAFF

A 16-year-old girl was arrested yesterday and charged with robbing a clerk at a Crownsville convenience store at knifepoint, county police said.

Bethany Lynn Shultz of the 1300 block of Ava Road in Severn was charged as an adult with armed robbery, assault with intent to rob, assault and theft. She was treated at North Arundel Hospital for injuries sustained in a car accident and released.

Police said the girl walked into the WaWa in the 1000 block of Generals Highway about 2: 30 a.m., walked over to a cashier, pulled out a small knife and demanded money from the cash register. The clerk complied, police said, and the girl left, got into a car and went north on Generals Highway.

An officer saw a girl fitting the description of the suspect walking north on Generals Highway near Indian Landing Road, police said. Cpl. Bernard Bente turned around and the girl ran into the woods, police said. Another officer found the girl near Indian Landing Road, police said.

The girl told police she had had an accident and was walking away from her car.

Ocean City man arrested on drug, alcohol charges

A routine traffic stop in Millersville for speeding Tuesday led to the arrest of an Ocean City man on drug charges, county police said.

William Dean Clayland, 30, of the 600 block of Salt Spray Road was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and having an open container of alcohol.

An officer stopped a 1990 Ford truck for speeding in the 900 block of Route 178 shortly before 8 p.m. and found the driver was wanted on unspecified charges in Worcester and Anne Arundel counties.

Police arrested the man, searched the truck and said they found two open beer cans, a brown pipe with what later tested positive for marijuana residue and a package of rolling papers.

Three arrested in theft of clothes from mall

Police arrested three Baltimore residents in two separate incidents Monday and charged them with stealing clothes from two stores at Marley Station.

Michael Johnson, 37, of the 1600 block of Ingleside Ave. and Tria Walston, 26, of the 600 block of Brisbane Road were charged with felony theft in connection with the incident at Macy's.

A Macy's security guard called police to the store about 3 p.m. after he caught a couple stealing $823 worth of clothing.

About 2 1/2 hours later, a Hecht's security guard called police after he caught a man shoplifting.

John Henry Reynolds, 46, of the 2800 block of N. Calvert St. was charged with theft.

Man accused of trespassing arrested on drug charges

A man accused of trespassing Tuesday at the Hechinger in Glen Burnie was arrested on drug charges, county police said.

Michael John Brossoit, 37, of the 1100 block of Old Eastern Ave. in Essex was charged with trespassing, resisting arrest and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Assistant manager Malcolm Henry called police to the store in the 6700 block of Ritchie Highway shortly before 1 p.m. after he saw a man inside the store who had been banned.

As Officer Jeffrey Morgan approached, the man stepped out of the store and into the lumber yard, police said. The man was handcuffed after a brief struggle, police said.

A hypodermic needle and a spoon were found in the man's front pocket, police said.

Man charged with theft from convenience store

Police arrested a Baltimore man Monday on charges he stole $120 worth of cigarettes and pain relievers from a Glen Burnie 7-Eleven.

David Earl Hill, 41, of the 200 block of Berlin Ave. was charged with theft.

A clerk in the store in the 7100 block of Crain Highway told police a man took about 50 packs of cigarettes and several bottles of pain relievers from a display and ran out of the store about 5: 30 p.m., police said.

Officers later arrested a suspect at a Crown gas station on Crain Highway at Eighth Avenue, police said.

Pub Date: 8/15/96

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