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Police Press Release -November 16, 2018

Criminal investigation division

Major Crimes Section

 

 

Rape                                                                                                                           Glen Burnie

                                               

            On November 13, 2018, at approximately 11:00 am, officers responded for a sex offense that occurred in the Glen Burnie area. The adult female victim advised that she contacted and utilized a local taxi service earlier in the morning. She stated during her transport the driver turned onto a secluded road in the area of McGivney Way near Baltimore Annapolis Blvd.  While there the driver forced the victim to engage in sex acts against her will. The suspect then dropped the victim off where she notified police.

 

            Patrol Officers and Sex Offense Detectives began an investigation into identifying the suspect. The victim was taken to a local hospital for medical treatment and evidence collection.  Detectives were able to identify the local taxi company and further learned who had handled the victims fare. The operator of the taxi’s description was consistent with what the victim had described as her assailant.

 

            Within hours, patrol officers observed the suspect driving on Crain Highway near Sixth Avenue, Glen Burnie, Maryland. A traffic stop was initiated where the suspect, identified as Robert Peter Johnson, a thirty-eight year old male from the 700 block of Wimmer Road, Glen Burnie, Maryland was taken into custody without incident.  It was learned Robert Johnson was an independent contractor for a local cab company.  His cab was secured pending the issuance of a search warrant.  Robert Johnson was charged with Second Degree Rape, Attempted Second Degree Rape and Second Degree Assault.

 

As the investigation continues the Anne Arundel County Police Department is urging any other victims or anyone with information on this incident to contact the Anne Arundel County Sex Offense Unit  at 410-222-4732.  One can also remain anonymous by calling the Anne Arundel County Tip Line 410-222-4700 or Metro Crime Stoppers.

 

Northern District

 

Robbery of a Citizen                                                                                     Brooklyn Park

                                               

On November 15, 2018 at approximately 7:41 p.m. officers responded for a citizen robbery in the area of Hillcrest Avenue near 3rd Street in Brooklyn Park.  The 59 year old male victim was walking on Hillcrest Avenue just east of 3rd Street when he was approached from behind by three unknown males.  The males assaulted the victim, causing the victim to fall to the ground. One of the suspects stole money from the victim’s pockets.  The suspects then fled from the area toward Baltimore City. The victim received minor injuries from the assault.  

 

Suspects:

1)      Black males, late teens to early 20’s, wearing dark sweatshirt

2)      Black male, late teens to early 20’s, no further description

3)      Black male, late teens to early 20’s, no further description

 

 

Western District

Commercial Armed Robbery                                                                      Crofton

 

On November 15, 2018 at approximately 11:06 p.m., officers responded for a robbery at the 7-Eleven located at 2129 Defense Highway in Crofton. A male suspect entered the store, displayed a handgun and demanded money. The clerk complied and the suspect fled the store. Patrol and K-9 officers canvassed the area, but were unable to locate the suspect. No injuries were reported as a result of this incident.

 

Suspect:  Black male, 20-25 years old, 5’8, medium build, wearing dark clothing

 

Western District

Fatal Crash                                                                                                                Millersville

 

   On November 15th 2018 at approximately 10:33am officers responded to a report of a two vehicle crash on Grover Road near Daniels Purchase Way in Millerville.

 

   A Dodge Caliber was southbound on Grover Rd when it lost control and crossed the double yellow centerline.  The Dodge was then struck broadside by Ford utility work truck northbound.     

 

   The driver of the Dodge was pronounced deceased at the scene by Fire Department personnel. The driver of the Ford received minor injuries and was taken to an area hospital.

 

   The primary cause of the crash was the Dodge failing to remain right of center.  Contributing circumstances are believed to be the Dodge travelling at a speed greater than reasonable for the snowy conditions.  The Traffic Safety Section is handing the investigation and the case will be reviewed by the States Attorney.

 

Vehicle 1:       2007 Dodge Caliber 4dr                     MD-2DC4656

 

Driver/Owner

VICTORIA LEWIS-JOHNSON       (25yoa, fatal injuries)

300 block of Wye Court, Glen Burnie, MD

 

Vehicle #2:     2016 Ford F250 utility work truck     MD-06161LG

 

Driver

TERRANCE  SMITH                                    B/M  07/06/68  (50yoa, minor injuries)          

3700 block of Halloway Place, Upper Marlboro, MD

 

Owner

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY

8435 MAXWELL FRYE RD                        MILLERSVILLE       MD      21108

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