Police Blotter

POLICE BLOTTER

August 24, 2008

Glen Burnie couple held in car break-ins

A Glen Burnie couple was arrested after breaking into and stealing property from cars in Pasadena and Severn, Anne Arundel County police said.

Police responding to a report of suspicious-looking people on Gullane Court and Braid Hills Road in Pasadena around 2 a.m. Monday found Scott D. Roberts, 29, and Amy L. Roberts, 39, of Wilson Road. Both had outstanding arrest warrants.

Police seized briefcases, a video game system, a purse, and a wallet that had been stolen from vehicles. Three victims were contacted and identified their stolen items.

The Robertses were charged with theft over $500 and several counts of theft under $500.

Linthicum M&T Bank robbed by 4 men

Four men robbed a Linthicum bank, Anne Arundel County police said.

The men, all wearing dark clothing and bandannas over their faces, entered M&T Bank at 801 Elkridge Landing Road about 10:45 a.m. Monday and ordered the employees to the floor. The suspects took an undisclosed amount of money and fled in a red four-door, midsize vehicle.

Officers found the abandoned car in a parking lot nearby. It had been reported stolen in Baltimore City.

Drugs, marijuana plants seized in Lothian

Two Lothian residents were arrested on drug charges including growing marijuana in their backyard, Anne Arundel County police said.

Officers raided the home of Thomas Hall, 33, and Carolyn Hall, 60, in the 800 block of Fiorenza Drive Tuesday and seized 2.9 grams of marijuana, 4 grams of cocaine and r drug paraphernalia, along with $1,500 in marijuana plants growing in the yard.

Both were charged with possession of marijuana, cocaine and paraphernalia and Thomas Hall was also charged with manufacturing drugs.

Brooklyn Park woman robbed in her driveway

A woman was robbed of her purse in her driveway in Brooklyn Park, Anne Arundel County police said. The victim said she was getting out of her car about 12:25 p.m. Tuesday in the 6900 block of Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard when a man approached her from behind and demanded her bag, which she handed over. He had pushed a hard object into her back, which she thought was a handgun.

The robber ran down the driveway and fled after jumping onto a motorcycle or scooter.

Annapolis pedestrian is attacked by pair

Two men beat up an Annapolis man who was walking on a city street, city police said.

The victim, a 30-year-old Melrob Court resident, said he was on Hilltop Lane near Chatham Lane about 1 a.m. Tuesday when two men he didn't know approached him. One punched him in his face several times without warning or provocation. The attacker then called to the second man to "go get him," and the second man tackled the victim to the ground. The two then fled on foot.

Taxicab driver robbed by 2 in Annapolis

Two men grabbed a taxicab driver at gunpoint, Annapolis police said.

The driver, 43, said he picked up two fares on Tyler Avenue about 1 a.m. Thursday and drove them to President Street.

When they arrived, one of the men pointed a handgun at the victim, while the other one put him in a chokehold. They demanded money, and the victim gave them $18. They then took a Bluetooth headset from his ear and fled toward Frederick Douglass Street.

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