Brooklyn teen accused of robbery
A 16-year-old boy from Brooklyn has been charged with robbing a teenager and forcing him to strip naked, after striking a police cruiser in his getaway car and getting chased down by a police dog, Anne Arundel police said.
Officers responding to a report of a robbery in progress on Still Meadows Drive and Durness Court in Severn around 1:30 a.m. Sunday were confronted with a vehicle speeding toward them. The car struck the K-9 car and drove across the street into a nearby court. Two people fled on foot while the vehicle continued moving, stopping only after striking a parked car. The other person escaped.
The dog apprehended one of the suspects, who was transported to Baltimore-Washington Medical Center to be treated for several bite wounds. He lives on the 500 block of Maude Avenue and was charged as a juvenile with robbery, assault and theft.
Other officers tracked down the victim, a 17-year-old, who had been forced to remove his wallet and all of his clothes and later ran home.
Anyone with information about this case is urged to call Detective Kelly Harding at 410-222-6155.
6 accused of selling cigarettes to teen
Six convenience store clerks have been criminally cited for selling cigarettes to a 16-year-old girl, Anne Arundel County police said.
The teenage girl was working with the police when she visited the six businesses in Annapolis and Crownsville Thursday.
The following employees were charged during the sting:
Robert Schram, 22, of Osprey Convenience Store, 1226 Generals Highway, Crownsville. He lives on the 2200 block Time Drive in Gambrills.
Michelle D. Kimmell, 43, of Liberty Mart, 1339 Generals Highway, Crownsville. She lives on the 300 block of Blossom Tree Lane in Annapolis.
Natalia Massey, 29, of the High's Store, 1337 Generals Highway, Crownsville. She lives on the 300 block of Merry Mount Court in Pasadena.
Jamie G. Santos, 24, of the Exxon gas station, 161 Route 450, Annapolis, He lives on the 100 block of Dubois Road in Annapolis.
Darlene Parker, 51, of the Quick Save, 524 Defense Highway, Annapolis. She lives on the 600 block of Cutter Court in Annapolis.
Steven Hall, 19, of the Paceway, 1334 Defense Highway, Annapolis. He lives on the 1800 block of Sharwood Place in Crofton.
Glen Burnie teens accused of burglary
Two teenage boys from Glen Burnie were charged with burglarizing a home while the homeowner's young daughters and parents were inside, Anne Arundel County police said.
The couple told police that around 11:45 p.m. Friday they arrived at their home on the 200 block of Scott's Manor Drive to discover that jewelry, an ATV, a video game system, a laptop computer and a bicycle had been stolen. They valued the stolen items at $7,800.
The investigating officer talked to witnesses and soon arrested the boys, ages 15 and 16, and charged them with first-, third- and fourth-degree burglary, theft over $500 and destruction to property. Charges are pending against three other youths.
All the stolen items were recovered and returned.
Robbery, carjacking at Annapolis pizzeria
A man wearing a ski mask robbed an Annapolis pizzeria at gunpoint, then carjacked a deliveryman to drive him away from the scene, Anne Arundel County police said.
The robber entered Today's Pizza at 2058 Somerville Road shortly before 11 p.m. Monday, displayed a handgun and told an employee, "Don't move." The employee ran behind one of the pizza ovens and the robber snatched an undisclosed amount of money from the cash register and fled out the front door. He approached a driver getting out of his vehicle and told him to get back inside and give him a ride. He got into the passenger side of the vehicle and told the driver to take him across Solomon's Island Road behind the Shoppers Food Warehouse. He got out there and fled on foot.
Pizza deliverer reports holdup bid
A robber tried to hold up a pizza delivery man at gunpoint as he approached an Arnold home to drop off an order, Anne Arundel County police said.
The driver for Domino's Pizza said he was on Hartman Court about 3:30 p.m. Friday when a man approached and displayed a black handgun. The intended victim fled.
Glen Burnie pizzeria robbed at gunpoint
Three men robbed a Glen Burnie pizzeria at gunpoint, Anne Arundel County police said.
The trio entered the Pizza Boli's at 300 N. Crain Highway around 11:50 p.m. Monday, and one brandished a black semi-automatic handgun and demanded money from the cash register. After being handed an undisclosed amount of cash, the armed man dragged the employee outside and took an undisclosed amount of money from the employee's wallet. The robbers fled on foot.
TV appearance leads to charges
An Annapolis man was charged in a home invasion after he appeared on the Anne Arundel County's Most Wanted TV show.
The cable show, a localized version of America's Most Wanted, did a segment on the Feb. 6 incident at a home on the 1000 block of Boucher Avenue, where two men burst in and demanded money. One of the invaders pistol-whipped the victim on his head, then the two fled with over $10,000 of the victim's belongings.
Michael Leonard Bias, 21, was identified as one of the perpetrators and had been sought by police ever since. After his TV appearance, an officer seeking Bias found him about 7 p.m. Thursday in an apartment on the 1900 block of Copeland Street.
He was arrested and charged with burglary, assault, theft and related offenses.
Accused auto thief faces new charges
A woman who was already arrested amid accusations that she was part of a professional auto theft ring after seeking to have a duplicate key made at a dealership now faces new charges of not having a driver's license, Annapolis police said.
Jeannene Christina Stokes, 34, of Lanham has been jailed since she returned to the Mercedes-Benz of Annapolis dealership at 1920 Forest Drive, where on March 6 she asked for a new key for a car that didn't belong to her, police said.
Further investigation determined that she does not have a Maryland driver's license, the District of Columbia license she had in her possession was fraudulent and that her Virginia license is suspended.
On Friday, she was charged with driving on a suspended license, possessing a fraudulent license and possessing more than one license.