A Glen Burnie man asked another customer at a Ritchie Highway restaurant what he had eaten Wednesday and got a split lip for his trouble, county police said yesterday.
Lynd Thomas of Glen Burnie and David Dolch of Frederick were at the Honey Bee Drive-In in the 7300 block of Ritchie Highway about 2: 30 a.m. when Thomas asked another customer about his meal, police said.
The man punched Thomas in the face, knocking him down, and kicked him in the head, splitting Thomas' bottom lip, then left on a motorcycle, police said. A witness gave police the tag number of the motorcycle. Police checked the number and found it was registered to a man they believe to be a member of the motorcycle gang Blitz Krieg. But police said they did not find the man.
Thomas was treated at North Arundel Hospital and released.
Two men in ski masks, who apparently were looking for someone, forced their way into a Freetown Village apartment Wednesday and terrorized two women at gunpoint, county police said.
Tekeshia Griffin, 20, of the 7800 block of Levy Court told police she was at home with two friends about 10: 30 p.m. when the men burst in through an unlocked door. Griffin grabbed her 2-year-old child and ran into the bathroom while the men forced the other women to the ground.
One of the men stuck the barrel of a handgun into the mouth of one woman, and the second gunman fired a round into a window frame, police said.
One of the men said to the other, "They ain't here," and both left, police said.
Two men, one armed with a gun, forced their way into an Annapolis fast-food restaurant just before it closed Wednesday and robbed the store of $3,500, Annapolis police said.
Andrea Hill, 30, an employee of the Kentucky Fried Chicken outlet in the 1900 block of West St. told police she opened the side door of the store about 11 p.m. to see if her ride had arrived and two men in masks pointed a gun in her face and pushed their way into the store.
The men forced the manager to open the store safe, took $3,500 and fled, police said. Police do not have a detailed description of the robbers.
Authorities seized two slot machines Tuesday during a raid on a Crownsville bar, but made no arrests, county police said.
Police began investigating the Herald Harbor Inn in the 400 block of Herald Harbor Road after customers complained about the machines. Undercover detectives found patrons using two machines in a closet next to the bar, police said. Officers raided the bar shortly after 5 p.m. and seized the machines and $6.25.
County police arrested a Baltimore woman on prostitution charges Tuesday after she allegedly flagged down an undercover officer on Route 198 and solicited him for sex.
Vice detectives began doing surveillance in Maryland City after several residents complained about prostitution on Route 198 near Whiskey Bottom Road, police said.
About 2 p.m. Tuesday, a woman flagged down a detective in the area and solicited him for sex, police said. The officer arrested her, searched her and found two pipes containing crack cocaine residue, police said.
Dinah F. Brown, 44, of the 3800 block of Reisterstown Road, was charged with solicitation for prostitution and lewdness, possession of crack cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Riva: Several pieces of silverware, and jewelry were reported stolen from a home in the 700 block of Chickamauga Drive between 10 a.m. and 12: 30 p.m. Wednesday. The thief used a rock to smash a window and climbed in, police said.
Linthicum: Someone stole a set of stereo speakers Tuesday from a house in the first block of Hammond's Lane.
Millersville: Vandals destroyed 20 potted chrysanthemums, valued at $200, at Green Growers in the first block of Jumper's Hole Road overnight Tuesday.
Pub Date: 8/01/97