Crofton Man Injured By Drunken Driver

Police beat

April 04, 1991

A 34-year-old Crofton man was injured early yesterday morning when he was hit by a car after a fight outside an Annapolis bar.

Steven Allen Browning, of the unit block of Crofton Village Drive, was taken to Anne Arundel Medical Center after a man drove his car into a crowd outside JJ's Tavern on Riva Road in Annapolis.

Countypolice said Raymond LeaMarie Muth, 23, of the 1300 block of Cape St.Claire Road, was fighting with a man outside the bar. When the fightwas over, Muth got into his car with the man he had fought. Then, police say, Muth drove his car into the crowd, hitting Browning.

Police said Muth drove on, and officers chased him onto Route 50. He drove into the Cape St. Claire area, left the car and ran to his parents' home.

Muth was charged with drunken driving, leaving the scene of an accident, and fleeing and eluding.


A Glen Burnie woman died Monday from injuries she received in an accident last month.

Thelma Francis Saiia, 79, of the 300 block of Wende Way, was pronounced dead at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, county police said.

At 1:07 p.m. March 15, Saiia was making a left turn from Stevenson Road to New Cut Road when another car hit hers.

The driver of the other car, a 19-year-old Gambrills man, was not charged, police said.


A Crofton man was robbed last week outside an automatic teller machine at Patuxent Shopping Center on Route 450 in Crofton.

Police said the man was sitting in his car at 9:15 p.m. Friday outside the Maryland National Bank when the robber walked up to him and put a gun to his head.

The robber demanded money and took $7 from the man's pocket. After asking for the man's wallet, the robber hit the man on the head with his gun and ran away.

Police described the robber as a black man, about 5 foot 6, wearing blue jeans andblue jacket.

A compilation of some of the crimes reported to AnneArundel County police and state police:


700 block of Darlow Drive: March 7, entry gained through the window. Unknown property taken.


200 block of Woodhill Drive: April 3, entry gained through the door. Unknown property taken.

600 block of Marshall Road: March 29, entry gained through the door. Nothing taken.

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