Crackdown Continues On Annapolis Hookers

Police beat

March 19, 1992

Police are continuing their crackdown on prostitution several blocksfrom the State House.

Two plainclothes Annapolis police officers arrested a woman they said approached them on West Street and offeredto perform sex in exchange for money.

Stacy Lynn Vaughn, of the 100 block of Duke of Gloucester Street,was charged Tuesday night with prostitution, police said.

The twoofficers reported that they were walking down West Street near Lafayette Avenue at about 7:30 p.m. when they noticed a woman trying to flag down passing cars. The woman offered to give them "the works" for $20, police said.

The woman said she needed money to pay her baby-sitter, police said.

The woman asked the officers to accompany herto her home, saying the police were "cracking down too hard on the prostitutes," according to the officers' report.

A week ago, policeorganized a sting and charged four men withsoliciting a female officer who posed as a prostitute. In two previous crackdowns on West Street, police arrested six women on prostitution charges and three men on solicitation charges.

TIP LEADS POLICE TO NARCOTICS ARREST

County police have charged a Pasadena man with possession of marijuana after narcotics detectives received a tip that he would be transporting drugs Tuesday.

George Burkhardt, 39, of the 700 block of 217th Street, also was charged with drunken driving.

Investigators said an officer stopped and searched Burkhardt's car and found a small amountof marijuana and paraphernalia.

BOY CALLS POLICE ON DAD'S DRUG USE

A Glen Burnie man was charged with distributing PCP after his 11-year-old son caught him smoking the drug Tuesday morning and turned himin, police said.

The boy ran to a neighbor's home and called police, the police report said.

When officers arrived, they found the boy's father standing next to a car with the driver's side door open.After smelling the odor of PCP in the car, officers searched the interior and found a bottle of liquid PCP in the glove box.

Paige Wilson Fowler, 57, of the 100 block of Mountain Road, was taken to Northern District to be charged.

PHILADELPHIA MAN FACES DRUG CHARGES

A Philadelphia man found leaning against the Market House in Annapolis yesterday was charged with possession of marijuana.

Annapolis police officers said they discovered Vincent B. Baker, 22, of North 22nd Street, leaning against the building at about 12:30 a.m. When officers approached, the man dropped a pipe filled with marijuana on the ground, police said.

Police said they discovered a plastic bag containing 2.5 grams of marijuana while searching him.

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