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Police beat

October 01, 1990


Two midshipman from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis were charged Friday night with raping a woman whom they intended to drive home, poplice said.

Melvyn Malcolm Davis, 21, and Gordon Scott Wilson, 21, both were charged with first-degree rape and other related charges following an investigation by the Annapolis police department and the Naval Investigative Service.

Both men are first classmen and are members of 5th Company at the Naval Academy. They were released to navy officials.

Police said the victim reported that she had been raped Thursday night by two midshipmen.

The victim told police she had met two men in a Dock Street restaurant and then accepted a ride home from them. They left to get the car and she began walking down King George Street.

After she got into the car, police say sexual advances were made to her by both men as they drove her to an unknown location in Annapolis. Police said the woman repeatedly told the men she wanted to go home, but she was forced into a darkened home where she was raped.

The woman was then driven home, police said.


County police yesterday were looking for the man that robbed the Burwood Shell Station in Glen Burnie early Saturday morning.

The police said the robber stuck a gun in the cash draw of the station's cashier booth about 4:13 a.m. and demanded money. The clerk at the station at the intersection of Ritchie Highway and Ordnance Road gave him the money.

The robber is described as a black man about 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighing 170 pounds. He was wearing a black sweat shirt, a white tee-shirt and dark pants, police said.


County police are investigating a shooting in Glen Burnie early yesterday morning.

The police said officers received a call for a shooting on Windborne Drive at about 5:30 a.m. When an officer began getting out of his car, he heard more shots and saw three men running.

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