Annapolis/south County

September 28, 1992

Annapolis council to hold zoning hearing tonight

The Annapolis City Council will hold a public hearing tonight on plans to upgrade a nursing home in Eastport and convert a dilapidated home across from the Circuit Courthouse into offices.

The council will also consider an application by Cellular One Corp. to install antennas atop an 185-foot city water tower on Janwall Street.

The owners of Annapolis Convalescent Center on Bay Ridge Avenue want to enlarge the lobby, enclose a screened porch and build a hallway between the building's two wings, said Eileen P. Fogarty, the city's director of planning and zoning.

John Prann and Sue Porter are proposing converting a ramshackle house on South Street, across from the county Circuit Court, into offices.

A long-range study on downtown Annapolis has recommended keeping the houses on that street residential, Ms. Fogarty said. The recommendation will be considered against the need to upgrade the property.

The public is invited to the hearings, at 7:30 p.m. at Annapolis City Hall, 160 Duke of Gloucester St.

Hitchhiker is injured on U.S. 50 in Annapolis

A 28-year-old Baltimore woman who was hitchhiking on U.S. Route 50 in Annapolis yesterday was critically injured when hit by car.

The victim, Pamela Renee Picarello, of the 200 block of South Broadway, was flown by MedEvac helicopter to the trauma unit at Prince George's Hospital Center in Cheverly, police said.

The woman and her husband, Paul Michael Picarello, were on the westbound side of the highway near the Route 450 interchange shortly after 1:15 p.m. when a 1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass coming off the entrance ramp struck Mrs. Picarello.

The driver of the Oldsmobile, Linda Jo Crute, 24, of the 8200 block of Harvest Bend Lane, Laurel, was charged with driving on the left side of the roadway in a no passing zone.

Police said that the accident is under investigation and that charges are pending against the victim, Mrs. Picarello. She was in critical but stable condition, with two broken legs and possible internal injuries.

Man listed as stable after being stabbed

A Lothian man was hospitalized in stable condition yesterday after being stabbed twice Friday night during a failed robbery attempt.

The victim, Aaron Delanti Davis, 38, of the 5200 block of Sands Road, was taken by ambulance to Southern Maryland General Hospital.

Police said Mr. Davis was walking home from Wayson's Corner before midnight when he was confronted by a man who demanded money.

When Mr. Davis refused, he was stabbed twice, once in the left arm and once in the left hip, police said. Police said they have no suspects.

Baby-sitter is charged with abusing 5-year-old

A 39-year-old Annapolis man was arrested Thursday on charges of abusing a 5-year-old girl while baby-sitting her in August, police said.

The suspect, Isaac W. Savoy, of the 200 block of Gross Avenue, was also charged with resisting arrest for flailing at the police officer who served the warrant, police said.

A warrant was obtained charging Mr. Savoy with child abuse and third-degree sexual assault.

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