Boy, 15, in critical condition after running into moving car

September 19, 1996

A 15-year-old Gambrills boy was in critical condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center yesterday after he ran into traffic on Waugh Chapel Road and was hit by a car Tuesday, county police said.

Jacob Paul Mysiuk of the 2300 block of Maytime Drive in Gambrills was struck by a car driven by Craig Carlton Wharton, 40, of the 1700 block of Sharwood Place in Crofton, police said.

Wharton was driving east on Waugh Chapel Road about 8: 30 p.m. and had a green traffic signal at Maytime Drive, police said.

Mysiuk, who was running north on Maytime Drive, ran into the right front fender of Wharton's 1986 Mercury station wagon, police said. He was thrown onto the right shoulder of Waugh Chapel Road, police said.

Burglar enters 2 homes in same block in Crofton

A burglar broke into two homes in the 1500 block of Eton Way in Crofton overnight Monday and stole cash from one of them, county police said.

Christopher T. Holmes, called police about 7 a.m. after he discovered the screen to his living room window had been cut out and items from his wife's purse were strewn across the kitchen counter. An unknown amount of cash and credit cards were missing, police said.

About 90 minutes later, Tom A. Scutty, 57, called police when he found the door between his kitchen and garage open and the door leading to the garage from the back door open, police said.

Scutty, told police the robber took keys from his car, but apparently nothing was taken from the home.

Pub Date: 9/19/96

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