Police Briefs


November 06, 2008

Man charged in burglary

A 20-year-old man was arrested after he dropped through the ceiling of a grocery store pharmacy in Glen Burnie Sunday evening, county police said.

About 7:40 p.m., a man entered a storage area of a Giant Food store in the 7300 block of Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., crawled into a space above the pharmacy ceiling and dropped down, police said. The man triggered a silent alarm, which alerted police and employees, police said.

The man ran off when officers arrived, but he was eventually caught and arrested, police said.

Mark James Farrow, of the 200 block of 5th Ave. in Baltimore, was charged with second-degree burglary and destruction of property.

Police seek 2 robbers

Two men robbed a Glen Burnie gas station at gunpoint and sprayed an unknown chemical in the face of a clerk late Saturday, county police said.

About 10:45 p.m., two men with their faces covered by dark hooded sweat shirts entered an Oceanic gas station in the 7400 block of E. Furnace Branch Road and brandished a silver revolver, police said.

The men took cash from the register, and one of them sprayed a chemical on the clerk's face, police said.

The suspects fled, and police were unable to find them, police said.

4 arrested for theft

Four people were arrested after they allegedly stole a catalytic converter from a car in a Glen Burnie parking lot, county police said.

Employees of a business in the 500 block of McCormick Drive called police on Oct. 30 about 3:30 p.m. to report that they had seen two men and two women looking under vehicles in a parking lot, police said.

One of the cars that the people had been around was missing its catalytic converter, police said. Officers stopped a purple Geo Metro on McCormick Drive and found a catalytic converter and an electric saw, police said.

Four people in the car were arrested and charged in connection with theft. They are Maria Davidson, 19, Christina Langrehr, 31, and Christopher Langrehr, 33, all of the 2100 block of Annapolis Road in Baltimore, and Charles Redman, 37, of the 7300 block of Race Road in Hanover.

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