Glen Burnie restaurant robbed by man posing as job applicant

Police blotter

September 08, 1996|By TaNoah Morgan | TaNoah Morgan,SUN STAFF

A man posing as a job-seeker pulled a gun on employees at Boston Market in Glen Burnie Thursday and stole an undisclosed amount of money.

Police said the man entered the restaurant in the 7900 block of Ritchie Highway shortly after 9 p.m. and asked for an employment application. He talked with employees and filled out the application until the store's 10 p.m. closing time, when he went to the bathroom, police said.

He returned and said the toilet wasn't working. When an employee went to to check, the man pulled out a handgun and ordered the employee to escort him to the manager, police said. The bandit forced the manager to open the safe, took cash and fled toward Americana Circle, police said.

The bandit was described as about 19 years old, black with a medium complexion and facial hair. He was between 5 feet 9 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall with a stocky build and weighed about 210 pounds. He was wearing black clothing with blue and white Nike sneakers and a white Nike baseball cap.

Woman with kitchen knife holds up convenience store

A woman armed with a knife walked into a Hanover convenience store Friday and robbed it of an undisclosed amount of money, county police said.

John Subock, 57, an employee at Uncle Marvin's Oasis in the 7500 block of Ridge Road, called police shortly before 1 a.m. to report a robbery by a woman armed with a kitchen knife.

The woman stuck the knife in Subock's side and ordered him to empty the register, police said.

The woman was described as white, in her 30s, with long brown hair in a ponytail and wearing a light-colored sleeveless top and dark pants.

Pasadena man injured in school bus collision

A Pasadena motorist wanted on several warrants was injured Thursday in a collision with a school bus, county police said.

Jeffrey Scott Steinheim, 26, of the 7700 block of Lee Drive was treated at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center for head injuries and released into police custody.

Police said Steinheim was wanted on warrants charging him with violation of probation and felony theft.

Steinheim was eastbound in his 1993 Ford Ranger pickup on Wall Road west of Walters Road shortly after 2 p.m. when his truck crossed the center line, police said.

The vehicle collided with a school bus carrying 12 Chesapeake High School students and driven by Bette Rae Pocock, of the 2000 block of Knoll View Drive in Pasadena, police said. No one on the bus was injured, police said.

Computer, TV, golf clubs stolen from Crofton home

Thieves broke into a Crofton home overnight Wednesday and stole a computer, television and a set of golf clubs together valued at $4,100, county police said.

David Allen Schwerdtfeger of the 1600 block of Eton Way called police to his house shortly after 6 a.m. to report the burglary. He said he awoke to find his patio door open and property missing.

Police also are investigating a phone call Schwerdtfeger received about three hours later from a woman asking him to participate in a survey. The woman asked if he had a home computer, fax machine, played golf or had school-aged children, police said.

Pub Date: 9/08/96

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