A 33-year-old Linthicum man was killed late Wednesday night when hiscar ran off a road and hit a tree, police said.
Police have tentatively identified the victim as Robert Edward Ervin, of the 500 blockof Louise Ave. He was declared dead at the scene.
Ervin was driving east on Nursery Road near Hammonds Ferry Road at about 11:20 p.m. when his car left the road, hit a tree and burst into flames, police said.
MAN FELLED BY CAR ON RITCHIE HIGHWAY
A 36-year-old Glen Burnie man was seriously injured Wednesday night when he was hit by a car while trying to cross Ritchie Highway in BrooklynPark.
Police said Kim Everett Dorsch, of the 7500 block of Jacqwill Street, was "staggering" in the middle of the southbound lane near4th Avenue at about 11:50 p.m.
Witnesses told police Dorsch walked in front of several cars in both lanes before being hit.
Police said the impact of the collision threw Dorsch onto the car's hood andpartially through the windshield. When the car came to a stop, he fell onto the road.
Dorsch was flown to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he was listed in serious but stable condition yesterday.
GLEN BURNIE MAN ASSAULTED, ROBBED
An elderly one-armed man was robbed and assaulted by a man he agreed to drive home from a Glen Burniebar Tuesday night.
Police said Joseph F. Gutverlet, 76, of Pasadena, met a man known as "Rod" in the Dugout Bar and agreed to drive him to his home in Blossom Hills.
As the victim turned his 1990 FordEscort onto Logan Court, police said, the man started choking the victim, punching him repeatedly in the face and bloodying his lips.
The suspect took the man's wallet and stole the car after pushing himonto the pavement, police said.
CAB DRIVER ROBBED IN ANNAPOLIS
AnAnnapolis cab driver was robbed at gunpoint early yesterday at the corner of West Washington and West streets, city police said.
MauraPasqualuco, a driver with Reliable Cab Co., told police he was sitting in his taxi at the street corner at 2:44 a.m. when a man climbed into the back seat and pulled out a sawed-off shotgun. The robber escaped with $70.
The suspect was described as a black man, about 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighing about 130 pounds, with a dark complexion. He was wearing a dark jean jacket, dark jeans and a hooded sweat shirt, police said. He was last seen in the 100 block of O'Bery Court.
CANADIAN CHARGED WITH SOLICITATION
An Ontario man was arrested Wednesday evening and charged with soliciting an Annapolis police officer posing as a prostitute on West Street, police said.
Gunter Richtler, 49, was charged with solicitation after he drove past the undercover officer, rolled down his window, and proposed paying her for sex, police said.
He was the third man arrested and charged with soliciting undercover police on West Street this week. Police have been cracking down on prostitution in Maryland's capital since January, when residents and merchants complained that street walkers were taking their clients into parking lots and leaving condoms behind.
HIGH SCHOOLSTUDENT BEATEN BY YOUTHS
An Annapolis High School student was attacked by two youths and left hospitalized Wednesday evening, city police said.
David G. Byers Jr., 15, of the 800 block of Monroe St., was treated at Anne Arundel Medical Center for a 5-inch gash in his head and released.
Two youths, ages 12 and 17, were charged with assault with intent to maim in the fight, city police said. Their nameswere withheld by police.
Police said Byers was walking on Bay Ridge Avenue in Eastport at 5:20 p.m. when the two boys pulled up on a moped and began hitting him. Byers crawled to the corner of Severn Avenue and State Street and collapsed.
The following break-in has been reported to county police:
3300 block of Oak Street; Tuesday, April 7, entry gained through rear door. Money taken. Total loss: $80.