A Laurel motorcyclist died Tuesday at Prince George's Shock Trauma center from injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash Saturday night.

Gary David Shipp, 34, of the 200 block of Red Clay Road, was heading east on Old Annapolis Road in Maryland City at 9:48 p.m. when a westbound car tried turning left onto Greensboro South Street. Shipp's Harley Davidson was broadsided and he suffered severe internal injuries.

Shipp was flown to the Prince George's trauma center in Cheverly.He died Tuesday at 6:10 p.m. from complications due to his internal injuries.

A police investigation indicated that Shipp's headlight was off at the time of the accident.


A man dropped about 4.7 grams of cocaine on the floor of aPasadena gas station early Tuesday, and a clerk wouldn't let him back into the station to pick it up.

The clerk told police that a mancame in to buy something at the gas station on the 2400 block of Mountain Road at about 4 a.m. Tuesday, left and then came back five minutes later saying he had lost a pack of cigarettes.

The clerk couldn't find any cigarettes, but did find a piece of paper from a pharmacy with some white powder in it. The woman called the police and refused to let the "pushy" and "agitated" man back into the market.

Theman was leaving when police arrived and was flagged down and identified on Route 10.

He was released while the police took the report.Charges are pending.


The night manager of a Hanover Hardee's was robbed Thursday by two men with a sawed-off shotgun.

Stephen M. Siska, 20, who works at the Hardee's restaurant in the 1300 block of Dorsey Road, was on his way across a parking lot with another employee at 11:45 p.m. when two men in a grayChevrolet compact robbed them, police said. The men were on their way to make a night deposit at a nearby bank

The driver pointed a sawed-off 12-gauge shotgun at the victims and said, "Let's have it," the victims told police.

Siska wrote down the car's license and police traced it to a Hampton, Va., company. The car was last seen heading west on Dorsey Road.

The following break-ins have been reported to county police:


First block of West Central Ave, July 1. 20-by-20 foot tent stolen. Loss: $1,500.


7800 block of Burgess Road, July 2-3. Boat and trailer taken from yard. Loss: $33,350.

200 Block Lake Shore Drive, July 1. Rear basement door pried open. Safe with silver coins and other items stolen. Loss: $3,000.

First block of Milburn Circle, July 2. Access gained by stolen key. Travelers checks and cash taken. Loss: $3,000.


8200 block Telegraph Road, July 1. Unknown person or persons biked onto construction site took a back hoe for a joy ride and smashed a "port-a-pot" out house. Loss: $2,000.

Severna Park:

First block of Donzi Court, between June 23 and 27. Jewelry and cash taken while victims vacationed in Ocean City. Loss: $15,850.

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