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Police Press Release - February 13, 2020

  • John Henry Boyd
    John Henry Boyd
  • Charges
    John Henry Boyd
  • Cornell Dupree Roberts
    Cornell Dupree Roberts

Northern District

CDS/Handgun Violation / Glen Burnie



On February 13, 2020 12:10 a.m. Northern District Tactical Patrol officers were checking the area of Freetown due to recent CDS distribution complaints.  The detectives observed a motor vehicle violation in the area of Whitaker Road near Shirley Murphy Road and stopped a red Ford Edge.  Upon approaching and speaking with the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, detectives noticed the odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle detectives located a Beretta 380 handgun from under the driver’s seat.  The handgun was loaded with 13 rounds and had an obliterated serial number. The driver was arrested and searched and found to be in possession of a green container with suspected marijuana residue and a clear plastic bag containing 17 bags of suspected CDS crack-cocaine.  The CDS crack-cocaine had an approximate total weight with packaging of 3.98 grams with a street value of $340.00. John Henry Boyd was arrested and transported to Northern District for processing.


John Henry Boyd
DOB: 12/26/87
8000 block of Solley Road
Glen Burnie, Maryland


  • CDS: Poss w/I Dist: Narc
  • CDS: Possess-Not Marijuana
  • Man Serial#: Remov/Oblit
  • Firearm Use/Fel-Viol Crime
  • Loaded Handgun In Vehicle
  • Illegal Poss Ammo
  • Reg Firearm:Illegal Possession
  • CDS-Poss Of Firearms
  • Firearm/Drug Traf Crime
  • CDS: Distr etc. w/Firearm
  • Handgun In Vehicle

Criminal Investigation Division
Robbery Unit
Bank Robbery (Arrest) / Severna Park

On February 12, 2020, at approximately 11:30 a.m., officers responded for a robbery at the SunTrust Bank located at 155 Ritchie Highway in Severna Park. A male suspect entered the business and passed a note to the teller announcing a robbery.The suspect implied he had a weapon. The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of US currency prior to fleeing the business on foot. Patrol officers, K9 and robbery detectives canvassed the area with negative results. No injuries were reported. 

Through investigation, robbery detectives were able to develop a suspect. The suspect was positively identified as Cornell Dupree Roberts. A warrant was obtained for Roberts in reference to this robbery. Roberts was located early this morning, February 13, 2020, and taken into custody. Roberts was also charged on a warrant with an attempted robbery that occurred on November 15, 2019 at the SunTrust Bank located at 6707 Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie.

Cornell Dupree Roberts
DOB: 3/5/1973
3200 block of Main Street
Grasonville, Maryland


  • Armed Robbery
  • Robbery
  • Assault-Sec Degree
  • Theft: $1,500 to Under $25,000
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