Man Stabs 3 People

Police beat

March 12, 1991

in a fight, police say

A 26-year-old man has been charged with assault with intent to murder after three Annapolis residents said he stabbed and cut them Sunday during a domestic argument.

Walter Thompson, of no fixed address, was charged shortly after the Bens Drive residents identified him as their attacker.

Annapolis police said they arrived at an apartment in the first block of BensDrive and the residents there told police that an argument had broken out between them and Thompson.

During a subsequent struggle, Thompson stabbed the three, the police report said. Police found the knife in a trash can outside the apartment.

Thompson was arrested at a nearby apartment.

Arcellius Butler, of the first block Bens Drive, was treated by paramedics in the apartment. Natasha Butler was treated and released from Anne Arundel Medical Center, and Ricky Butler was in serious but stable condition at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center at University Hospital in Baltimore.


in chest in Eastport

An Annapolis man was shot Saturday outside an Eastport apartment building, Annapolis police said.

City police said officers were called to the 1100 block of Eastport Terrace at 10 p.m. for a shooting.

They found Antoine Gray lying on the ground with a bullet wound in his chest.

Gray, of the 100 block Eastport Terrace,was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center at University Hospitalin Baltimore.

A police spokesman, Officer Dermott Hickey, said the shooting occurred after a crowd of young people gathered outside the apartments and Ernst Paul Singleton, 23, of the 900 block Royal Street, went outside and asked them to leave.

Hickey said Gray made amotion as if he were going to shoot Singleton, and Singleton took out a gun and shot him.

Singleton was arrested at his home Sunday, Hickey said.


of having marijuana

A Severn manhas been charged with possession of marijuana after a traffic stop Wednesday.

Lee Harding, 33, of the 1800 block Meade Circle Road, was charged after an officer stopped the car in which he was a passenger on Reece Road.

Police said an officer on patrol saw a car traveling below the speed limit causing traffic to slow.

The officer stopped the car and checked the driver and passenger for outstanding arrest warrants.

The officer found none on the driver, but Harding was wanted for not appearing in court on drug charges.

When the officer searched Harding, he found a bag of marijuana in his pocket, the police report said.

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