Police Use K-9 to Nab Attempted Robbery Suspect

A Glen Burnie man is in custody after being charged with allegedly threatening a woman as she tried to withdraw money from an ATM in Severn.


Anne Arundel County police said they arrested and charged a Glen Burnie man in connection with an attempted robbery of a woman at a Wells Fargo bank branch on Sunday.

Police said in a press release that Charles Edward Sawyer, 27, of Glen Burnie, allegedly threatened a woman with a knife as she tried to withdraw money from a drive-thru ATM in the 7800 block of Quarterfield Park Road in Severn.

Officers responded to the scene at about 10:25 p.m. Sunday.

Police said Officer Jeffrey Rothenbecker and his K-9 partner Rocky located the suspect as he was running away and demanded that he stop. Police said the suspect did not immediately respond and began running toward the Walmart on George Clauss Boulevard. Police said Rothenbecker and Rocky chased him down.

According to the police press release, Rocky apprehended the suspect, who resisted arrested and assaulted the dog.

Rothenbecker and other responding officers took the suspect, identified as Sawyer, into custody. He was charged with first- and second-degree assault, attempt armed robbery, reckless endangerment and other related offenses.

piffsangel May 22, 2012 at 11:54 PM
Charles u are such a dummy for this 1... cant believe u tried 2 rob a harmless lady.. im so disappointed in my brother.. i know times are hard but your better than that... sincerely, lil sis
joyanna24 May 25, 2012 at 02:40 AM
The police information isn't right at all he didn't even match the description of the suspect set my husband FREE!!! he's not the type of person to do that at all.
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