Plaque dedicated to former chief of police

September 13, 1994

Annapolis police dedicated a memorial plaque yesterday to the former police chief who helped the department gain a new headquarters 22 years ago.

The brass plaque on the wall of the headquarters at 199 Taylor Ave. honors Anthony W. Howes, who was with the department from 1939 until 1973, serving the last 12 years as chief.

Howes was responsible for establishing the first written rules and regulations for the department and helped design the present police station. He successfully lobbied the City Council for money to build the headquarters, which opened Sept. 11, 1972.

Howes died in 1988.

Man shot after fleeing attempted robbery

A 39-year-old Linthicum man was in good condition at Anne Arundel Medical Center yesterday, where he was recovering from a gunshot wound suffered during an attempted robbery Sunday, police said.

Mauro Alfonso Pasqualucci of the 100 block of John Ave. told police he was walking at West and Calvert streets when three men accosted him and demanded money around 4:20 a.m. Two of the men grabbed him, and a struggle ensued.

Mr. Pasqualucci broke free and started running. One of the men fired three or four shots, striking Mr. Pasqualucci once in the leg, police said.

The assailants fled, and Mr. Pasqualucci walked to the hospital.

Suspect is held in armed robbery

A Pasadena man was being held without bail in the county jail yesterday on an armed robbery charge, Annapolis police said.

Howard Antonio Chase, 18, of the 7200 block of Huff Court was arrested about 4:20 a.m. yesterday after a foot chase on Bowman Drive.

According to police, James G. Jones, 32, told officers that as he walked in the 1800 block of Bowman Drive, a man approached him, demanded money and threatened to shoot him. Mr. Jones said he gave the man $5.


* Annapolis: A home in the 700 block of Glendon Ave. was burglarized sometime between Sept. 4 and Sunday. Several pieces of jewelry valued at $1,255 were stolen along with $150.

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