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Police Press Release for February 22, 2016


Fatal Pedestrian Crash                                Glen Burnie 

On February 21, 2016 at approximately 1:39 p.m., officers responded for a pedestrian struck on Ritchie Hwy northbound near Warfield Rd in Glen Burnie. Witnesses reported a Jeep was northbound when it struck the pedestrian, Gary Collins, just after passing the crest of a hill in the roadway.  The pedestrian was declared dead by Fire Department personnel at the scene and was taken to the Medical Examiner’s office in Baltimore for autopsy.

The preliminary cause of the crash appears to be the pedestrian not yielding to vehicular traffic while crossing the roadway outside of a crosswalk.  Neither speed nor alcohol appears to be involved. Traffic Safety is handling the investigation.  Any charges are pending review by the States Attorney.


2014 Jeep Wrangler 2dr, black

Gary Alan Williams, 52 years old 
200 Block of Juneberry Way in Glen Burnie


Gary Lee Collins Jr, 45 years old
900 Block of Genine Drive in Glen Burnie

Robbery                                        Glen Burnie

On February 20, 2016, at approximately 10:20 p.m., officers responded for a citizen’s complaint of an attempted burglary at Roy’s Car Wash, 901 Crain Highway South in Glen Burnie.  Upon arriving the businesses alarm was activated and they discovered that a glass door was damaged.  The glass was still intact and entry into the building was not made.   A witness saw the suspect kick the glass door attempting to shatter the glass to make entry into the business.  Officers located the suspect in the area and the witness identified the suspect as the person who attempted to gain entry into the business by kicking the business glass door.  

Suspect and Charges: 

1)    Matthew Lee Ramsey 
29 years old
1400 block of Locust Street 
Baltimore, Maryland 21226
-Attempted burglary
-Destruction of property

Robbery                                        Glen Burnie

On February 20, 2016 at 7:40 p.m., officers responded to Maria D's Restaurant, located at 111 Crain Highway in Glen Burnie for a holdup alarm.   When officers arrived, they spoke with an employee who stated a male entered the restaurant had taken money from the tip jar.  The employee stated that when taking the currency from the tip jar, the suspect stated, “if you call the police I will take my gun out and use it.” The suspect then turned and fled from the business.

Several officers also responded to canvass the area.  A short time later, officers located a subject that fit the suspect description in the area of Georgia Avenue and Ritchie Highway.   Officers detained that subject and he was positively identified by employees as the suspect who entered the restaurant and took the tip jar.  

The Suspect charged with robbery, assault and theft. 

Suspect and Charges:

1)    Isandro Gonzalez Jr. 
27 years old
200 block of Agnes Lane 
Glen Burnie, Maryland 21060




Handgun Violation by Convicted Felon                        Glen Burnie

On February 20, 2016 at 3:47 a.m., officers responded to the Atomoco Gas Station located at 7444 East Furnace Branch Rd in reference to an armed subject. Officers were given a description from an anonymous caller that stated a white male wearing a camouflage hat was in possession of a handgun at that gas station. Arriving officers located a white male matching the description inside of the gas station along with the employee. 
Contact was made with the individuals and it was learned that the subject and the employee knew each other. Located inside of the business was an unregistered Beretta .380 cal semi-automatic handgun. The weapon had one live round in the magazine. Warrant checks for both revealed that one had outstanding arrest warrants and the other was prohibited from possessing a weapon due to active warrants and for felony convictions. 
It was later learned that while both men had the handgun, one round accidentally discharged within the business striking an appliance. The bullet ricocheted back out of the appliance where it came to rest. No injuries were sustained and no further damage was discovered.  
Suspects and Charges:
1)    Jerry Leon Hill
48 yrs old
220 block of Margate Drive
Glen Burnie, Maryland
-Felon in possession of a firearm

2)    Dwayne Thomas Grimes
39 yrs old
300 block of Madeline Avenue
Glen Burnie, Maryland
-Possession of CDS paraphernalia
-Illegal possession of a firearm
-Served warrants

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