Police arrest 4 in 2 mall theft incidents

August 20, 1996

Two Glen Burnie men and a homeless couple were charged separately Friday in two incidents of theft of clothing from Hecht's in Marley Station.

Edin Sandoval, 19, and Jeremias Hernandez, 25, both of the 7900 block of Americana Circle were charged with felony theft in the first incident.

A Hecht's security guard told police he saw two members of a cleaning crew take sunglasses, T-shirts, underwear and jeans from displays shortly before 1 p.m. and take them to their work room.

The men removed the sensor tags from the items, put them on and left the store, police said. The guard held the men for police.

Another security guard called police to the store for two shoplifters about 3 1/2 hours later.

Anthony Richard Howell, 45, and Monica Magdalene Gisiner, 42, both of no fixed address, were arrested and charged with theft.

A guard told police he saw a woman take three shirts, together worth $291, then walk behind a display with a man.

The man put the shirts in an empty Hecht's bag, police said. When the pair left the store without paying, the guard stopped them, police said.

Gunman demands money from teens, takes wallet of 1

A Baltimore youth was robbed at gunpoint of a wallet Sunday as he and another Baltimore teen-ager walked across a fast-food restaurant parking lot in Glen Burnie, county police said.

Troy Titchenell, 19, of the 4100 block of Grace St. and Jason Watson, 16, of the first block of Talbot St. told police they were walking through the parking lot of Wendy's in the 6900 block of Ritchie Highway shortly after 2 a.m., when a gunman demanded money.

One youth handed over his wallet and the gunman ran to a car, which sped south on Ritchie Highway, police said.

Man pushes woman down, tries to steal her purse

A man pushed a Pleasantville woman down on the parking lot of Marley Station mall Saturday and tried to steal her purse, county police said.

The woman, 38, told police she was getting out of her car about 5 p.m., when a man ran up and knocked her to the ground. The man fled when he was unable to seize her purse, police said.

Police did not have a description of the assailant.

Officer arrests man, 36, in assault on acquaintance

A man was arrested Sunday after he assaulted an acquaintance and stole her car keys, police said.

Raymond Steven Foley, 36, of no fixed address was charged with robbery, battery and assault.

Police said Dawn Marie Markey, 33, of Baltimore was making a telephone call at the 7-Eleven store at Route 648 and Furnace Branch Road in Glen Burnie about 5: 30 p.m. when the man demanded a ride home.

When the woman told the man to wait, he hit her and grabbed her car keys, police said.

The man got into the woman's car, but before he could leave, a police officer arrested him.

Pub Date: 8/20/96

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