Monday, April 29, 2013
Police are seeking information on two suspects involved in the armed robbery of a Linthicum restaurant.
Anne Arundel County police are seeking two suspects involved in the armed robbery of G&M Restaurant in Linthicum early Monday. Shortly after midnight, police responded to the business, on the 800 block of Hammonds Ferry Road, for a reported armed robbery. Employees told police that two men entered the business, displayed handguns and demanded money. The employees complied, handing over money, and the suspects fled on foot. Arriving officers searched the immediate area, but failed to locate the suspects. Anyone with information may contact Metro Crime Stoppers at 866-7LOCKUP or text “MCS" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Phone calls are not recorded and callers remain anonymous. Get local stories delivered right to your inbox or …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
A report says an employee at Mikie's Diner scared off a would-be robber after taking the suspect's gun and striking him.
Anne Arundel County police are seeking information on the suspect in an attempted armed robbery early Wednesday at Mikie's Diner in Glen Burnie. But the suspect did not walk away unscathed, according to police. Shortly after 6 a.m., a man carrying a firearm entered Mikie's Diner on the 1200 block of Crain Highway and confronted an employee. Police said the employee started fighting the suspect, took the gun away from him and began striking the suspect repeatedly with the gun. The suspect fled south on Crain Highway, according to police. Arriving officers searched the immediate area, but failed to locate the suspect. Police recovered the weapon, and said the investigation is ongoing. Police described the suspect as a black male, in his late…
Monday, April 1, 2013
Police say a couple was robbed Friday afternoon in the parking lot of the Linthicum Fairfield Inn.
Anne Arundel County police are seeking information about a suspect involved in an armed robbery Friday afternoon in a Linthicum hotel parking lot. Shortly after 2 p.m., a male suspect approached a man and woman loading items into their vehicle at the Fairfield Inn on the 1000 block of Andover Road. The man displayed a handgun and the victims fled into hotel. The suspect stole several items from the vehicle before fleeing on foot, according to police. Arriving officers searched the immediate area, but failed to locate the suspect. Anyone with information may contact Metro Crime Stoppers at 866-7LOCKUP or text “MCS" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Phone calls are not recorded and callers remain anonymous. Get local stories delivered …
Monday, February 25, 2013
Police arrested Justin Beaumont in early February after he entered the Glen Burnie school.
Justin Matthew Beaumont, the man accused of trespassing into North County High School earlier this month, was denied bail in favor of continued psychiatric monitoring, according to The Baltimore Sun. Anne Arundel County police arrested Beaumont after he entered the school through a rear door during a school day. Beaumont was not armed and had no interaction with the students, but the incident led to police locating several guns and ammunition in his home. The school resource officer reported that Beaumont was "out of it" and had a bottle of methadone in his possession, reports The Sun. Beaumont is being held at the Anne Arundel County Detention Center and will be monitored for mental health issues as he awaits a trial, according to the …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
A drug bust in Glen Burnie on Monday turned up marijuana, guns, ammunition and suspected steroids.
Anne Arundel County police arrested three suspects and seized more than two kilograms of marijuana, five guns and approximately 6,000 rounds of ammunition from a home in Glen Burnie, after serving a search and seizure warrant on Monday evening. Shortly after 6:30 p.m., officers from the department's narcotics team and patrol unit entered a residence on the 400 block of Pine Terrace and located 2,401 grams of marijuana—with a street value of approximately $48,038—as well as a Glock 21 handgun, a Ruger P89 handgun, a Saiga shotgun, a Precision .223 rifle and an FN Scar Rifle, with about 6,000 rounds of ammunition They also seized approximately $17,819 worth of suspected steroids. Police arrested Harrison Walcott Hickman, 23, and Samantha …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Anne Arundel County police say a Glen Burnie man charged with trespassing at North County High School owns several guns and ammunition.
Anne Arundel County police announced Wednesday that a Glen Burnie man who reportedly trespassed into North County High School on Monday is also the legal owner of several guns, ammunition and a silencer. In a letter sent to parents Wednesday, North County Principal William Heiser said no students were in contact or threatened by the intruder. "I want to be emphatically clear that at no time did the man speak to any students and at no time did he make any threats to our school, employees, or our students," Heiser said in the letter. Police charged Justin Matthew Beaumont, 25, with trespassing on posted property. Beaumont attended North County High School for two months in 2002, before transferring, and also served in the National Guard, …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Police are looking for the man involved in the robbery on W. Meadow Road.
Anne Arundel County police are seeking information about a suspect in an armed robbery in Brooklyn Park on Monday night. Shortly before 11:30 p.m., a man approached a woman at her parked car on W. Meadow Road, displayed a handgun and demanded money. The victim complied, and the suspect fled on foot with a cell phone and purse. Arriving officers search the immediate area, near Old Riverside Road, but failed to locate the suspect. Anyone with information may contact Metro Crime Stoppers at 866-7LOCKUP or text “MCS" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Phone calls are not recorded and callers remain anonymous. Get local stories delivered right to your inbox or smartphone everyday with our free newsletter. Simple, fast sign-up here. Like us …
Friday, December 21, 2012
The National Rifle Association calls for a great mobilization of gun-carrying "good guys" who can respond more quickly than police.
In a Friday morning press conference, the National Rifle Association (NRA) broke its weeklong silence following the horrific shooting of 26 people at a school in Newtown, CT, and called for a surge of gun-carrying "good guys" around American schools. NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre called for a new kind of American domestic security revolving around armed civilians, arguing that "the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun." "We care about our president, so we protect him with armed Secret Service agents," LaPierre said. "Members of Congress work in offices surrounded by Capitol Police officers. Yet, when it comes to our most beloved, innocent, and vulnerable members of the American family, our …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Dick's Sporting Goods also stopped selling all firearms at its location near Newtown, according to reports.
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Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Dick's Sporting Goods, the sports equipment chain, announced it removed all guns from its location near Newtown, Conn., and has suspended the sale of certain semi-automatic "modern sporting rifles" from all locations, according to CNN. Do you think Dick's should stop selling semi-automatic weapons permanently? Tell us in the comments. According to MarketResearch.com, Dick's owns more than 500 retail locations throughout the country, including one on Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie. The sporting goods retailer has not announced how long the suspension of the gun sales will last, according to the report. This also comes after the news that nearly 500 guns were turned in as part of an exchange for grocery gift cards in Baltimore this weekend. …
Friday, December 14, 2012
Police arrest four people and make several drug charges against three.
Anne Arundel County police found several types of drugs and guns while carrying out a drug warrant Thursday night in Glen Burnie. At approximately 10 p.m., officers carried out a narcotics warrant at a home on the 100 block of Queen Anne Road after "numerous" complaints were made to authorities, according to police. Officers arrested four people inside the home and seized more than 5 grams of crack cocaine, .72 grams of heroin, two shotguns, a handgun, a rifle and drug paraphernalia. Police charged Alondo Oliver, 39, of Glen Burnie, with possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession of cocaine and possession of paraphernalia. Police charged Diane Oliver, 45, of Glen Burnie, with possession of paraphernalia. Police charged Shane …