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16-year-old turned in by father faces drug charge


A 16-year-old Millersville boy was charged as a juvenile Wednesday with possession with intent to distribute narcotics after his father turned him in to county police.

The boy's father called police about 12:20 p.m. and told them he had found three packs containing a white granular powder behind the plastic insert of a compact disc case. The father, who lives in the 100 block of Rock Ridge Road, found the case in a brown paper bag his son had brought home, police said.

The man told Eastern District Officer James McDermott that his son had been kicked out of a drug rehabilitation program. Juvenile Services workers took custody of the youth and sent him to Boys' Village in Cheltenham, Prince George's County.

Officer McDermott sent the powder to a police laboratory, police said.

Texas man's shotgun stolen from garage

A Texas man reported that his shotgun was stolen from a Central County garage.

Michael Lynn Horn, 21, of Sulphur Springs, Texas, reported the theft about 2:35 p.m. Thursday. He said he didn't know exactly when the 12-gauge pump action shotgun, which he stored in a garage in the 200 block of Berrywood Drive, had been stolen.

Nebraska runaways detained by police

Two Nebraska girls who had run away from their homes in North Platte were held by county police Wednesday to be returned to their parents, officials said.

Sgt. Michael Feeney and Officer Earl Fox stopped a 1967 Chevrolet Impala about 12:30 p.m. at Route 450 and Patuxent Preserve Lane when they noticed the car had no outside rearview mirror. Two men, a 17-year-old boy and the girls -- ages 17 and 14 -- were in the car. Sergeant Feeney and Officer Fox learned through a computer check that the girls were runaways and held them.

The boy gave a false birth date, and he and the two men were released after computer records showed they were not wanted. Police later discovered the computer had erred and that the boy was a 17-year-old also from North Platte who was wanted for violation of parole. He was arrested shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday in a shoplifting incident in Annapolis Mall and sent to the Thomas Waxter Center for Children.

Man making deposit is robbed by gunman

A Bowie man making a night deposit for a Domino's Pizza store was robbed at gunpoint Thursday night, county police said.

Richard Allen Myers, 26, was trying to drop off a money bag at the First Virginia Bank in the 2100 block of Defense Highway about 9:25 p.m. when a man walked up to him, pulled out a small silver handgun and demanded money, police said.

Mr. Myers handed over the money, and the gunman ran across the parking lot and climbed in the passenger side of a beige Acura Integra, police said.

Man arrested in drug raid

Narcotics detectives raided a Glen Burnie apartment Thursday night and arrested a man on drug charges after finding 200 Xanax pills, county police said.

Detectives went to the apartment in the 400 block of Glen Mar Road about 9:30 p.m. They seized the pills -- which had a street value of $800 to $1,000 -- and $175, police said.

Richard Thomas Broseker, 40, who lives in the apartment raided, was charged with possession with intent to distribute Xanax, police said.

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