A Crownsville man was killed Monday when the car in which he was riding skidded off the road and hit a tree, county police said.
HenryChristian Nutter, 20, of the 900 block Bargagni Road, was pronounceddead at Anne Arundel Hospital shortly after the 11:45 p.m. accident.
Police said Rodney Linden Truman, 18, of the 1100 block Severn View Drive, was driving west on St. Steven's Church Road when he tried to pass a car in a no-passing zone. As Truman passed the car driven by Michele Marie Fredericks, 19, of the 8000 block Phirne Road in GlenBurnie, he lost control and hit a tree and collided with Fredericks'car, police said.
Fredericks and the passengers in her car, Gregory Womick, 18, of the 1000 block Wallace Road in Crownsville, and Stacey Schapport, 15, of the 1700 block Severn Chapel Road in Severn, were not injured, police said.
Truman and three teen-agers who were passengers in his car -- Jason Albrecht, 16, of the 1000 block Omar Drive in Crownsville; Joseph Serio, 19, of the 900 block Waterview Drive in Crownsville and Kristy Lynn Lundy, 15, of the 500 block Pembrooke Court -- were all treated and released from North Arundel Hospital.
Charges are pending against Truman and Fredericks, police said.
PURSE SNATCHER EYED FOR ANNAPOLIS CRIME
County police were lookingyesterday for the man who robbed a woman of her car and purse in theparking lot of Annapolis Mall Monday.
Police said the woman was looking into the trunk of her car at about 2:45 p.m. when the robber walked up to her and threatened to shoot her if she did not give him her purse and car keys.
He told the woman: "I hate to do this to you ma'am, but I'm going to take your car. Give me the keys."
The woman gave him the keys to her white 1988 Mercedes and started to walk toward the mall and the robber said, "Ma'am, you forgot to give me your purse."
After giving up her purse, the woman walked back into the mall and called police.
The man was last seen driving west on Route 450.
Police described the robber as a black male, about 25 years old and 160 pounds. He was wearing a blue shirt with horizontal stripes.
PURSE SNATCHING HITS WEST STREET SHOPPER
A 29-year-old woman's purse was snatched as she walked along West Street in Annapolis early yesterday, police said.
The robber grabbed the woman's purseabout 12:15 a.m. near Cathedral Street, then ran toward West Washington Street, police said.
The $130 black leather purse contained a wallet, worth $80, $30 and a checkbook, police said. The checkbook was found later on West Washington Street.
Police described the robber as a 5-foot-11, 160-pound black man aged 20 to 25 who was wearing dark pants and a white shirt.
SEVERN MAN CHARGED WITH COKE POSSESSION
A Severn man has been charged with possession of cocaine after police found him with the drug Sunday in Meade Village, police said.
Police said an officer on patrol in the area saw a man standing in front of the 1700 block Circle Road. The officer recognized the man and knew he was wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant for battery.
When the officer started questioning the man, the man threw three small plastic bags with crack in them on the ground, police said.
Delroy Montil Boulware, 33, of the 8300 block Timberlake Court, was charged at the Western District Station.
A compilation of some of thecrimes reported to Anne Arundel County police and state police:
7300 block of Edgewood Road: Sunday or Monday, AM-FM stereo, poweramplifier, speakers stolen from unlocked sailboat docked atBert Jabin's Yacht Yard. Loss: $1,150.
1600 block of Carry Back Court: Aug. 24, entry gained through the window. Jewelry taken. Loss: $1,060.
900 block of Rustling Oaks Drive: Aug. 20,entry gained through the door. Snack food taken. Loss: Unknown.
4900 block Hine Road: Aug. 25, entry gained through the door. Appliances taken. Loss: $650.
8100 block of Tower Bridge Drive: Aug. 25, entry gained through the door. Bicycle taken. Loss: $600.
200 block of Woodloch Lane: Aug. 24,entry gained through the door. Camera and beer taken. Loss $310.