3 arrested in Glen Burnie vandalism

October 05, 1997|By Tanoah Morgan | Tanoah Morgan,SUN STAFF

Police answering a series of vandalism calls in Glen Burnie Thursday night arrested three suspects at a Glen Burnie apartment complex.

William Knight of Rogers Avenue in Glen Burnie called police shortly before 2 a.m. and reported seeing youths smash DTC window of his mother's 1996 Volkswagen and drive away.

While Officer Eric Owens was talking to Knight, a similar vandalism report came in from Melissa Frank on Second Avenue, who told police vandals had smashed her car window and stolen an emergency kit, police said.

Moments later, police got a call about youths tampering with a 1996 Hyundai at Crain Court Circle.

Three officers who went to the apartment complex there stopped three suspects near the Hyundai. One of them fled, leaving behind a wallet apparently taken from the Hyundai, police said.

Officers arrested two Baltimore youths, ages 16 and 17, who admitted their involvement in the vandalism and said they had also smashed a truck window at a Glen Burnie shopping center, police said.

While on Crain Highway being taken to the police station, one youth told police he had spotted the man who had run from police earlier, police said.

Jeffrey A. Black Jr., 18, of the 800 block of Primson Ave. in Baltimore was arrested and charged with four counts of destruction of property and one count of theft, as was each of the youths. All were released to their parents.

An Arnold man was killed Thursday when he lost control of a farm tractor and it overturned, county police said.

Luigi A. Colucciello, 74, of the 400 block of W. Joyce Lane was driving the tractor on a gravel road alongside his property about 10: 45 a.m. when he lost control of it, police said. The tractor slid down an embankment and overturned, flinging Colucciello from the seat, police said.

Colucciello was pronounced dead at Anne Arundel Medical Center about 11: 30 a.m., police said.

Police log

Pasadena: A thief twisted the lock off a door at Chesapeake Treasure in the 8000 block of Ritchie Highway and stole $50 from a cash register early Thursday.

Pasadena: A thief stole a videocassette recorder, stereo, videotapes, records, a television, collector coins, jewelry and silver spoons from a home in the 7800 block of Bellhaven Ave. between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Glen Burnie: A television worth $300 was reported stolen Wednesday from a home in the 200 block of Candlelight Lane. Police said there was no sign of forced entry.

Glen Burnie: A man in a tan, striped dress shirt, brown dress pants, sunglasses and a brown dress hat robbed Wyman Park Savings and Loan in the 7900 block of Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. of an undisclosed amount of money about 12: 30 p.m. Thursday. The man pulled a gun and demanded money from a clerk, who handed some over.

Severna Park: A thief removed the lock from Your Nails in the 500 block of Ritchie Highway overnight Wednesday and stole $500, a television, a stereo and a videocassette recorder, valued at a combined $1,200.

Pub Date: 10/05/97

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