Police Seize $45K of Suspected Marijuana, Arrest Man

In a separate incident, a Pasadena man was charged with destruction of property for allegedly attempting to break into an ATM.


Brooklyn Park: Drug arrest

Police said they arrested a Baltimore man Wednesday afternoon after allegedly finding nearly eight pounds of suspected marijuana in his SUV.

Curtis Napoleon Torbit, 61, of the 2800 block of Ruscombe Lane in Baltimore, was charged with possession of drugs with intent to distribute, possession of drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and several gun violations, according to a police press release.

Officers said they pulled over the driver of a 2009 Ford Flex in Alley 7 off of Townsend Avenue in Brooklyn Park at about 1 p.m. Tuesday for a traffic stop. While investigating the stop, officers said they confiscated about 7.8 pounds of suspected marijuana, worth about $45,000, and a handgun. Police also seized the SUV.

Glen Burnie: Destruction of property arrest

Officers said they arrested a Pasadena man early Thursday morning after he allegedly attempted to break into an ATM in Glen Burnie.

Richard Lee Kinsey, 27, of the 7800 block of Apple Tree Road in Pasadena, was charged with destruction of property and attempted theft, according to a police press release.

Officers said they responded to a Gulf gas station in the 7600 block of Baltimore Annapolis Blvd. in Glen Burnie at about 12:15 a.m. and allegedly saw Kinsey crouched down and tampering with the ATM.

According to the release, Kinsey did not notice the officers approaching him and allegedly continued to tamper with the ATM. Police said he was unable to get access to the money inside the machine.


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Phillip February 16, 2012 at 05:44 PM
It's always good to see the police making progress.
Laurie February 16, 2012 at 06:37 PM
This guy must be an idiot!!! Oxygen mask selling marijuana...... hope no one chances lighting up next to him.....


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