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July 22, 1992

City man arrested after disrupting meeting

An Annapolis man who police said shouted at his girlfriend at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting was arrested Monday night on charges of disorderly conduct and drunkenness.

The man, identified by police as Roy James Wyrick, 29, of Riverview Drive, allegedly disrupted the meeting at least three times and then secretly drove the woman's car to another street, several blocks from where she had parked.

Police received at least three complaints from people attending the meeting at Duke of Gloucester and Green streets between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Police said they advised Mr. Wyrick to stay away from the woman the first time, but arrested him after he continued to be disruptive.

Main St. threatened in bomb scare

Annapolis police are investigating a bomb threat Monday night made by a man who called the station and warned that Main Street would be blown up before midnight.

The man called at 7:40 p.m. and said the "High Power Society" planned to bomb Main Street twice, police said. Shortly after 9 p.m., the man called again and warned, "Your 30 minutes are up."

No stores were evacuated, police said.

Convenience store robbed by 3 men

Three gunmen robbed an Annapolis 7-Eleven convenience store early yesterday, police said.

Calvin McPherson, a clerk at the 7-Eleven in the 1500 block of Forest Drive, told police he was coming out of the supply area at 2:15 a.m. when three men armed with handguns confronted him.

He handed over the cash to the men, who ran out the front door, police said. Police did not release descriptions of the suspects yesterday.

Firefighter injured in truck blaze

A 22-year-old volunteer firefighter was in critical condition yesterday at Francis Scott Key Burn Center after he set the cab of his truck on fire in Solley Park.

According to the police report, at 1:30 a.m. yesterday, James Coyle Snyder, a volunteer at the Orchard Beach fire station, poured gasoline in the cab of his truck that was parked at Solley Park near the fire station in the 7500 block of Solley Road.

He set the truck on fire, but police said he got out of the truck and ran to the fire station shortly after the truck started to burn. He told firefighters there that he thought the truck would explode and he got out because it became too painful.

According to the police report, Mr. Snyder was depressed because he could not find a job.

Woman charged with solicitation

County police have charged a Baltimore woman with solicitation after investigators said she offered an undercover officer sex Monday in Brooklyn Park.

Detectives said Brenda May Burr, 35, of the 1200 block of Washington Boulevard, approached the officer on Ritchie Highway about 9 p.m.

She was taken to Northern District station to be charged.

Her arrest is part of an ongoing police operation to stop prostitution along the Ritchie Highway corridor.

Glen Burnie:

700 block of Crain Highway: July 13, entry gained through the door. Tools taken. Total loss: $182.


600 block of Fairmount Road: July 15, entry gained through the door. Lawn mower taken. Total loss: $850.


1400 block of Pride Tree Circle: July 20, entry gained through the door. Appliances taken. Total loss: $2,452.

500 block of Eason Drive: July 17, entry gained through the door. Dirt bike taken. Total loss: $450.

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