Galesville Highs Robbed at Gunpoint Early Sunday Morning
According to a media release from Anne Arundel County Police Department spokesman Justin Mulcahy, the High’s Dairy Store at the corner of Muddy Creek Road and Galesville/Owensville Road in Galesville was robbed at gunpoint early Sunday morning.
Police were called to the scene at 5:51 a.m. Store clerks told police that a man entered the store, showed a handgun and demanded money from the cash register, the release said. The suspect removed money from the cash register and grabbed cigarettes before fleeing on foot.
Officers from Anne Arundel County Police Southern District searched the area, but were unable to locate the suspect. According to the release, police are on the lookout for a 5’8″ black male, in his 20s wearing dark clothing.
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Crofton Theft From Auto Case
In a separate incident, Anne Arundel County Police made an arrest in an ongoing case involving a rash of theft from auto incidents in the Gambrills and Crofton area. On Sunday, police arrested Brandon Michael Smith, 29, of Arnold.
According to the media release, at 3:17 a.m. on Sept. 14, police found Smith driving his 1998 Buick Park Avenue in the area of Reidel Road in Crofton. Police stopped the vehicle and identified the driver as Smith. Smith allowed officers to search his vehicle. In the vehicle, police found burglary tools and electronic items. Smith was arrested and his vehicle impounded.
Western District detectives executed a search warrant on the vehicle, which led to the recovery of an iPad 2 that was stolen in a theft from auto case. Smith was also charged with theft under $1,000 and rogue and vagabond.
In October of last year, Smith was identified as a suspect involved in a theft from automobile in Crofton after video footage of a vehicle break-in taking place in the 2300 block of Fairhaven Lane in Crofton was posted on the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Facebook page. Over the following days, the agency received several phone calls from the public revealing the identity of the suspect, the release said.