Two teen-agers have been arrested and charged with the attempted armed robbery of an off-duty Prince George's County police officer Saturday in Crofton.
Both youths, 17 and 15, were charged as juveniles.Police were still searching for a third youth yesterday. All three are from Mitchellville, in Prince George's County.
Police said one of the youths allegedly threatened Officer Trudy Louise West-Kulick, 38, at about 3:30 a.m. as she and a friend were coming out of a Dunkin' Donuts on Route 3.
The officer told the youth that she would give him money, but instead she pulled out her 9mm service revolver and fired one shot, missing the suspect. All three youths ran away.
Police from Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties are still investigating the incident.
6 CARS VANDALIZED NEAR MEDICAL CENTER
Six cars parked on Franklin Street in downtown Annapolis were vandalized and burglarized late Friday or early Saturday, citypolice said.
The windows of the cars were broken and several items were stolen, including six basketballs, a credit card and a ski jacket, police said.
The cars, all parked near the Anne Arundel Medical Center at Franklin and Cathedral streets, were vandalized between 11 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday.
CITY MAN SOUGHT AFTER POLICE CHASE
A 37-year-old Annapolis man wanted on a parole violation led city police on a chase Thursday morning, weaving back and forth along Harness Creek Road and across neighborhood lawns before turning around at the South River.
City police gave up the chase when the suspectheaded back toward Forest Drive. Police have issue a warrant for Warren D. Williams Sr., 37, of the 200 block of Farragut Court.
He has been charged with fleeing and eluding police, reckless driving and negligent driving, police said. As of yesterday morning, he was stillwanted on the warrant, police said.
A city police officer reported seeing Williams driving a Toyota pickup at Forest Drive and Spa Road at 8:20 a.m. Recognizing from a previous stop that Williams had a suspended license, the officer pulled him over at the 7-Eleven on Forest Drive, police said.
Williams came to a stop, then suddenly spedout of the parking lot and headed down Harness Creek Road, police said. During the chase, he drove at speeds reaching 50 mph, above the posted speed limit of 35 mph.
Williams also is wanted by Anne Arundel County police on a parole violation, police said.
MAN CHARGED WITHTHREATENING EX-WIFE
An Annapolis woman told police she was awakened early Saturday morning by her former husband brandishing a knife over her bed.
Kimberly Carpenter, of Farragut Court, told police she was sleeping in her parent's house on Royal Street when the man woke her at 2:10 a.m. Shouting obscenities at her, he allegedly threatened her with a knife and hit her, police said.
Her parents called police, and the man was arrested while fleeing the house, police said.
Aris T. Carpenter, 35, was charged with burglary, assault and battery, and assault with a deadly weapon, police said. His former wife told police that he no longer lived in the home.
Unit block of Old Mill Bottom Court, March 7; entry gained through front door of Howard Johnson's motel room. TV taken. Total loss: $200.
200 block of Audrey Avenue, March 8; entry gained through front door of shed. Riding lawn mower, tools taken. Totalloss: $2,995.
100 block of Wallace Drive, March 7; entry gained through shed door. Grass trimmer taken. Total loss: $189.
100 block of Jill Lane, March 5; entry gained through front door. VCR and TV taken. Total loss: $1,550.
5500 block of Southern Maryland Boulevard, March 6; entry gained through bay door of gas station. Radial tires taken. Total loss: $199.
400 block of Fawnhaven Court, March 6; entry gained through garage. Tools taken. Total loss: $5,314.