Baltimore man accused of theft, destroying property
Police arrested a Baltimore man Wednesday after getting a call that someone had smashed the window of a truck parked at a Glen Burnie auto dealership.
Officer Lee Whitlow was on his way to Admiral Pontiac in the 6800 block of Ritchie Highway about 6 p.m. when police dispatcher said the suspect had left in a Toyota Corolla with tags stolen from Baltimore. Whitlow saw a car matching the description of the vehicle on Ritchie Highway near Dover Road.
When the officer tried to stop the car, the driver turned onto Dover Road, stopped and ran to a warehouse in Chatham Executive Office Park, police said.
Whitlow caught a man after a short chase and arrested him. Police said the car the man was driving was stolen.
Tony Lamont Perry, 37, of the 3400 block of Dayta Drive in Baltimore was charged with auto theft, theft of tags and destruction of property.
Glen Burnie: Someone broke into an apartment in the 7700 block of Oakwood Road between 6: 30 p.m. and 7: 45 p.m. Wednesday and stole a $132 videocassette recorder.