Police claim 3 arrests break PCP-dealing ring
County police have arrested three people and broken up what they allege was a drug distribution ring that was the primary source of PCP-treated parsley flakes for Glen Burnie, Pasadena and Millersville.
Starting with a tip earlier this month, detectives conducted a three-week investigation of a Glen Burnie apartment and its occupants before the Monday night raid.
Officers arrested a man and a woman who live in the apartment in the 7800 block of Americana Circle as they drove down Ritchie Highway. A companion was also arrested. Police allege the three were smoking PCP-treated cigarettes.
From the 1985 Ford pickup truck, police said, they seized the PCP cigarettes, a 1-ounce bottle of liquid PCP, a jar of parsley flakes and $1,600 in cash.
Later, police entered the couple's apartment and confiscated PCP-treated parsley flakes, a 1-ounce vanilla extract bottle with PCP liquid residue and drug paraphernalia.
Franklin E. Gulbrandsen, 27, and Christine M. Gulbrandsen, 18, are charged with possession of PCP and possession with intent to distribute PCP.
William H. Johnson III, 26, of the 1100 block of Wharf Drive, Pasadena, also was charged with possession of PCP and possession with intent to distribute PCP.
Officer is injured during hospital arrest
A county police officer was injured yesterday morning by a man being arrested for trespassing at North Arundel Hospital, authorities said.
Officer Darrell Gray, 43, of the Eastern District, was struck in the chest and knocked to the ground near the main entrance to the hospital. He was treated and released from the emergency room.
Charged with assault was William Lawrence Isenberg, 31, of the 1000 block of Oakwood Road in Glen Burnie. Police said the man allegedly had refused to leave the hospital and was being charged with trespassing.
In the parking lot, the man allegedly resisted and hit the officer with his knee, police said. Mr. Isenberg suffered a broken jaw during the scuffle. He was charged with trespassing, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and assault and battery.
Traffic stop results in cocaine arrest
A Glen Burnie man was charged with cocaine possession Monday evening after a traffic stop for a suspected drunken driving violation on Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard.
Officers said they saw a 1983 Renault weaving as it traveled north on Route 648 near Furnace Branch Road about 7:15 p.m.
Stephen Anthony Capilongo, 29, of the 100 block of Virginia Lane allegedly failed a field sobriety test and was charged with driving while intoxicated, a police report says.
Police searched the car and said they found a clear plastic bag with white powder residue between the two front seats. Mr. Capilongo was charged with possession of cocaine.
Celebrated police K-9 bags another arrest
A man accused of trying to break into a Glen Burnie hair salon yesterday morning was arrested by police with the help of an award-winning police dog.
Police responding to The Images Hair Salon in the 7100 block of Furnace Branch Road saw a man allegedly trying to break into the business through a back door.
The man ran into a nearby business park when officers approached. Officers along with K-9 Gouch, who was recently given an award for numerous apprehensions, tracked the suspect to woods behind several houses.
John Vincent Kakuk, 18, of the 100 block of S. Meadow Road in Glen Burnie, was charged with attempted breaking and entering, being a rogue and vagabond and destruction of property.
* Glen Burnie: Burglars stole appliances and other property of unknown value from an apartment in the 7800 block of Americana Circle Friday.
* Sun Valley: A resident of the 7800 block of Overhill Road reported to police that someone broke into her home Wednesday and took $40.
* Glen Burnie: Tools valued at $325 were taken from an apartment in the 7800 block of Americana Circle between March 20 and March 23.
* Glen Burnie: Burglars broke into the Glen Burnie Korean Presbyterian Church in the 200 block of A St. Tuesday night and took a cassette player valued at $150.
* Heritage Hill: Baseball cards and other property were taken from a home in the 6400 block of Lamplighter Ridge Road Friday. The value of the property was not known.
* Glen Burnie: Someone stole $550 worth of comic books from a home in the 7600 block of Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. Saturday.