8 Students Arrested After School Brawl

Police beat

April 01, 1992

Eight more Annapolis High School students were led from the school in handcuffs yesterday and charged in connection with Monday's fight at the school.

Police spokeswoman Officer Terry Robey said the youths, four 16-year-olds, two 15-year-olds, a 14-year-old and a 17-year-old, were all charged as minors with disrupting activities at school.

The charges stem from the Monday morning brawl, after which five other students were arrested.

The fight involved mostly students from Eastport Terrace and Newtowne20, two of the city's public housingprojects. School officials gathered names of those involved in the fracas and forwarded them to police, officials said. Five were arrested Monday.

The students yesterday were brought to Southern Districtstation to be charged, police said, before being released to their parents.

Monday's fight broke out in the main lobby of the school during a class change. It stemmed from another fight Saturday night ata party, police said, during which an Eastport Terrace boy was beaten.

Groups of teen-agers from the two areas have been feuding for several weeks, with each group insulting and taunting the other.


A man used a knife to rob a Crofton gas station early yesterday morning, county police said, but didn't leave until after he'd sold a customer a pack of cigarettes.

When a clerk at the Amoco station in the 1100 block of Route 3 left hercashier's booth at 3 a.m. to get a soda, the robber walked up to herfrom behind and put a knife to her throat.

He forced her back into the booth, tied her hands behind her back and put her in the bathroom, police said. While the robber was in the booth, a customer walkedup and bought a pack of cigarettes. The robber emptied the cash drawer before leaving.

Police described the robber as a black man in his mid 20s.


County police charged a Pasadena man with possession of cocaine after a traffic stop Monday evening.

Police stopped a 1978 Chevrolet El Camino on Fort Smallwood Road at 9 p.m. for a traffic violation. While searching the car, they found 30 grams of cocaine worth about $3,000, the police report said.

Frank J. Heck, 24, of the 700 block of 205th Street, was taken to Eastern District to be charged.


The following crimeshave been reported to Anne Arundel County police:


3900 block of Germantown Road: March 30, entry gained through window. Office machines taken. Total loss: Unknown.


4100 block of Mountain Road: March 23, entry gained through the door. Appliancestaken. Total loss: $70.

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