Police: Plow driver blocks burglar's getaway

February 12, 2010|By Andrea F. Siegel | Baltimore Sun reporter

A man plowing snow in Glen Burnie prevented two people he suspected had broken into a business drive away with armloads of clothing, police said.

The man was plowing snow from the parking lot of Athletic Warehouse in the first block of Mountain Road at about 6:30 a.m. Sunday when he saw two men carrying clothes run from the business, he told police. The plow driver used his truck to block their SUV from leaving and they ran away, police said.

A few minutes later, one man returned to the vehicle and tried to drive away, but the plow driver blocked it again, police said. The suspect ran toward Rich Morton's Lincoln Mercury dealership, also in the first block of Mountain Road, and was arrested, police said.

Robert Stanley Davis, 25, of the 3600 block of Brooklyn Avenue, Brooklyn, was charged with second- and fourth-degree burglary and malicious destruction of property.

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