Thieves broke into an Odenton pawn shop Monday morning and stole $4,000 worth of jewelry, county police said.
Western District Officer Tanya Minion went to J & J Pawn Shop in the 1600 block of Annapolis Road about 3 a.m. to investigate an alarm. She found a hole in a cinder block wall on the west side of the building. The culprits apparently used a maul to hammer a hole in the wall to get inside, police said.
The burglars broke a glass case and removed several watches and gold chains, including a large gold Mickey Mouse head on a necklace.
Masked man robs Hess gas station clerk
A masked gunman robbed a clerk at an Odenton gas station Monday night of an undisclosed amount of money, county police said.
The man walked into Hess gas station in the 1500 block of Annapolis Road about 10 p.m. and spoke briefly to one of the clerks. He then went around the building, where a clerk returning from lunch saw him put on a bandanna, police said.
The gunman pointed his weapon at the clerk and demanded money. The victim gave him cash from his shirt pocket and the robber fled, police said.