Police investigating shooting that killed Severn man, 38

March 31, 1998|By Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan | Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan,SUN STAFF

A 38-year-old Severn man who was shot twice in the stomach early Friday morning in the 8500 block of Pioneer Drive, died Sunday just after 6 a.m. at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, county police said.

Police said they found Simon Howard Wright Jr., of the 1700 block of Richfield Drive, lying between two vehicles on Pioneer Drive just after 1 a.m. Friday, suffering from the gunshot wounds.

Homicide detectives are investigating.

Glen Burnie man, brother charged in counterfeit case

A Glen Burnie man and his brother were charged with four counts of possessing counterfeit currency and face federal charges after they tried to use fake $20 and $100 bills at two Pasadena bars over the weekend, police said.

Russell McDaid, 25 of the 6400 block of Grafton Garth Court in Glen Burnie, and Brian McDaid, 23, of Norwood, Pa., were also charged with four counts of theft, police said.

The pair used the counterfeit money at Club Rumblefish at 7954 rTC Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. and Cheer's Bar at 2940 Mountain Road on Friday and Saturday, police said. Police said both suspects were arrested Sunday morning.

2 men, 1 woman charged in assault on police officer

Two men and a woman were charged with first-degree assault on a police officer Saturday after they used their truck to strike a narcotics detective who was chasing them on foot after seizing cocaine from the Pasadena home of two of the suspects, police said.

Narcotics detective John Brown was knocked away from the car but suffered no injuries, police said. Police said Darlyn William McKenrick, 33, of the 700 block of 211th St. in Pasadena, who drove the truck, and Pamela Lynn Alder, 29, of the same address, were also charged with reckless driving, fleeing and eluding police and possession of controlled dangerous substances.

Richard Charles Wilson, 27, who had no fixed address, was also charged with making a false statement to police.

Pub Date: 3/31/98

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