Chesapeake Student Hit By Jeep And Killed

Police beat

January 09, 1991

A Chesapeake High School student was hit by a Jeep and killed yesterday morning while walking to his bus stop in Pasadena.

Mark Edward Keefe, 16, of the 1800 block Poplar Ridge Road, was struck by a Jeep Wagoneer at 6:50 a.m., police said. He was pronounced dead a few minutes later at North Arundel Hospital.

Keefe was walking with his friend, Shane Matthews, down Poplar Ridge Road toward a bus stop at Holly Road when they heard a vehicle behind them, police said. Matthews jumped onto the shoulder, but Keefe veered left into the eastbound lane of Poplar Ridge Road.

The driver, Frank Martin Anson, of the 2100 block Poplar Ridge Road, saw Matthews walking on the right and moved over to avoid him, but he didn't see Keefe and hit him from behind, police said.

No charges have been filed. The incident will be investigated by the county State's Attorney's office.


An 18-year-old baby-sitter has been charged with beating a 4-year-old girl unconscious after the girl wet her pants Monday, county police reported.

Casey Lynn Allers, of the 7800 block Catherine Avenue, was in fair condition yesterday at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore with bruises all over her body, said police spokesman Officer Dick Molloy.

Joseph Henry Schneider, 18, also of the 7800 block Catherine Avenue, was being held yesterday without bail in the County Detention Center on charges of attempted murder and child abuse.

Police said Schneider regularly took care of the girl. He first told police the girlhad injured herself in a sledding accident.


A 24-year-old Baltimore woman told county police she was held hostage for two days and raped in a Baltimore City home.

Police said officers were called to a home in the 500 block of Snow Hill Road in Brooklyn Park at 1 p.m. Monday.

The owner of the home told police that the woman had arrived on his doorstep naked from the waist down and said she had been kidnapped at 11 p.m. Saturday as she was standing at the intersection of Baltimore and Carey streets.

On Monday, she managed to escape and ran to the home, police said.

She was taken to Mercy Hospital in Baltimore for treatment.

Police described the rapist as a black male with a thick mustache, a beard and large build who wore a black hat and a beige coat.

Baltimore police are investigating the incident.


A man with a gun tried to rob the Homestyle Buffet restaurant in Glen Burnie on Sunday.

Police said the manager was inhis office when the robber walked into the restaurant in the 6600 block of Ritchie Highway about 10:30 p.m. and demanded money.

The manager locked himself in his office and refused to give the robber themoney. The manager called police when he heard the robber leave.

Police described the robber as a black male about 5-foot-5 with a thin build who wore a stocking over his face.

A listing of break-ins reported to Anne Arundel County police and state police:

Glen Burnie:

100 block of Holsum Way: Jan. 6, entry gained through the door. Nothing taken.

Severna Park:

1200 block of Thomas Point Road: Jan. 3, entry gained through the window. Toilet taken. Total loss: Unknown.

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