A 28-year-old man was shot in a robbery attempt outside a Crownsville convenience store Tuesday.
Michael A. Murakami, of the 700 block Shelton Road in Crownsville, was in stable condition yesterday at North Arundel Hospital.
The police said Murakami was talking on a pay phone outside the High's store on Route 178 at 2 a.m. when a man walked up and tried to take his wallet.
The robber shot Murakami several times, but did not get his wallet.
45 CARS VANDALIZED ON NEW YEAR'S EVE
About 45 cars in the Glen Burnie area were vandalized New Year's Eve, county police reported.
The police said that between 11 p.m. Monday and 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, someone punctured tires of cars parked on Stevenson Road, Spalding Circle, Martin Court and Tobbin Court.
Damage to the cars was estimated at $7,000.
Police said they have no suspects.
WOMAN REPORTS RAPE DONE BY TWO MEN
A 22-year-old Fort Washington woman reported being raped in a Severn motel room early Tuesday, county police reported.
The woman told police two men, whom she'd met at Hammerjacks in Baltimore, offered her a ride about 2:30 a.m. to her hotel room in Baltimore.
Instead, the pair drove her to a motel in the 1600 block of Annapolis Road in Severn, where she was raped.
The woman was treated at North Arundel Hospital and released.
Police described the assailants as white men in their 20s.
2 MEN MUG WOMAN IN CROFTON LOT
County police have charged two men with robbing a woman in a Crofton parking lot.
Andre Maurice Ennis, 20, of the 8500 block of Pioneer Drive, and Gary Jewesley, 24, of the 2600 block Carver Road in Gambrills, were charged Friday with robbery with a deadly weapon.
The police said a woman was leaving the Crofton Library when a man walked up and demanded money.
The man, who was armed with a gun, searched the woman and took about $34.
The robber and another man drove away. The woman called police with the tag number.
Officers found the car on Evergreen Road.
4 INJURED AS CARSLIPS ON ICE AND OVERTURNS
Four people were hospitalized early Tuesday after their car skidded on an ice patch and overturned in Arnold.
Pamela Louise Bradley, 38, of the 1300 block Hazelnut Court in Annapolis, was listed in critical condition yesterday morning at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center at University Hospital in Baltimore.
The police said Bradley was heading north on Ritchie Highway at 1:24 a.m. when she made a right turn on College Parkway and drove into a patch of ice.
After swerving onto the grass, the car headed back onto the road and hit a curb on the right side.
Pat Daly, 21, of Roanoke, Va.; John Daly, 39, of the 1300 block Hazelnut Court in Annapolis; and Ann Runyun, 21, of Blacksburg Va., were treated at Anne Arundel Medical Center and released.
No charges have been filed in the accident.
2 MEN ROB COUPLE AT CROFTON HARDEE'S
A couple were robbed last week outside a fast-food restaurant in Crofton, county police reported.
The police said the couple were cleaning the snow off their car in the parking lot of Hardee's on Route 3 at 6:30 p.m. Thursday when two men demanded money.
After one of the men took out agun, the couple handed over their money. The robbers then ran toward Evergreen Drive.
Police described the robbers as two black men with medium builds, both about 5 feet 10 inches tall.
The following break-ins have been reported to county police:
200 block of 8th Avenue: Dec. 31, entry gained through door. Lawn mower taken. Total loss: $325.
200 block of Sherwood Road: Dec. 28, entry gained through the door. Unknown property taken.
100 block of Main Avenue: Dec. 31, entry gained through the window. Appliances taken. Total loss: $3,200.
7400 block of Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard: Dec. 31, entry gained through the door. Unknown property taken.