Police Press Release - February 18, 2020
Commercial Robbery / Pasadena
On February 15, 2020 at approximately 3:50 a.m., officers responded for a robbery at the Royal Farms located at 8551 Fort Smallwood Road in Pasadena. An unknown male suspect approached the counter, implied he had a weapon and demanded cash from the register. The clerk complied and the suspect fled. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect. No injuries were reported as a result of this incident. Robbery detectives are investigating this incident and ask anyone with information to call 410-222-4720 or the Tip Line at 410-222-4700.
Suspect: White male, 6'0", medium build wearing dark clothing
Serious Injury Crash / Glen Burnie
On February 16, 2020 at approximately 11:53 pm, an officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop of a Volkswagen Beetle on Hidden Brook Drive. The Volkswagen refused to stop and continued onto Old Stage Road. The officer did not attempt to pursue and later located the vehicle which had crashed on Old Stage Road near Baylor Road.
The Volkswagen was traveling north on Old Stage Road. The driver lost control, and crossed the center of the roadway. The Volkswagen struck a Mazda Miata which was parked on the street. The Mazda struck a Nissan Altima which was parked in a driveway and then struck a Ford van which was also parked on the street. The driver and one passenger were transported to an area hospital with life threatening injuries. Two other passengers were transported with serious injuries.
Preliminarily, the primary cause of the crash appears to be the driver’s failure to remain in a single lane. Speed, drugs, and alcohol appear to have contributed to this crash. The Traffic Safety Section is handling the crash investigation.
Vehicle 1: 2014 Volkswagen Beetle
Jahaid Haneef Thomas (Life Threatening Injury)
8200 block of Appalachian Drive
Lara Marie Garalde (Serious Injuriy)
23 Inglenook Court
Glen Burnie, Maryland
Maia Leilani Ventura (Serious Injury)
1700 block of Green Meadow Court
Dion Ison Sanders (Life Threatening Injury)
7800 Tall Pines Court
Glen Burnie, Maryland
Vehicle 2: 1997 Mazda Miata
Vehicle 3: 2010 Nissan Altima
Vehicle 4: 2001 Ford Van
Stolen Auto (Arrest) / Hanover
On February 17, 2020 at approximately 5:00 p.m., officers responded to the 7494 Race Road in Hanover for a report of a stolen vehicle with a possible child inside. A parent was picking up their child at day care and left their 2016 Buick Encore running and unsecured. An unknown subject entered the vehicle and drove away. A witness followed the vehicle and provided a direction of travel. An officer located the vehicle on Dorsey Run Road and found it being operated by a 15 year old who was taken into custody without incident. The child originally believed to be in the vehicle was safely with the parents.
Arrested: 15 year old juvenile
Fatal Crash / Edgewater
On February 17, 2020 at approximately 11:30 p.m., officers responded to Central Avenue East and Solomons Island Road in Edgewater for a multiple vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer.
A Maines Paper and Food Service International tractor-trailer was traveling east on Central Avenue East at Solomons Island Road. The tractor-trailer entered the intersection while facing a green signal. A Ford Fiesta was traveling south on Solomons Island Road. The driver of the Ford failed to stop for a red traffic signal at Central Avenue and struck the trailer broadside. The driver of the Ford was pronounced dead on the scene by Anne Arundel County Fire Department personnel. The body was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Baltimore for an autopsy.
Preliminarily, the primary cause of the crash appears to be the driver of the Ford failing to stop for a red traffic signal. Drug and alcohol results are pending toxicology tests by the O.C.M.E. The Traffic Safety Section is handling the crash investigation.
Vehicle 1: 2014 Ford Fiesta
Alexis Mary-Grace Greco (Fatal Injuries)
7700 block of Acrocomia Drive
Vehicle 2: 2019 International Truck Tractor
Thaddeus Cornell Foster, 2nd (No Injury)
3300 block of Huntley Square
Temple Hills, Maryland
Malcolm Anthony Jackson (No Injury)
7800 Jones Road
Commercial Robbery / Lothian
On February 16, 2020 at approximately 1:45 a.m., officers responded for a robbery at the Dash In located at 1378 Mount Zion Marlboro Road in Lothian. An unknown male suspect entered the store, implied he had a weapon and demanded cash from the register. The clerk complied and the suspect fled. Officers searched the area but wer unable to locate the suspect. No injuries were reported as a result of this incident. Robbery detectives are investigating this incident and ask anyone with information to contact 410-222-4720 or the Tip Line at 410-222-4700.
Suspect: White male, 20 - 30 years old, 5'5", thin build, wearing green sweatshirt