Annapolis man dies after rescue from Bear Neck Creek


April 09, 1995|By From Staff Reports

A 38-year-old Annapolis man died early yesterday soon after being pulled from Bear Neck Creek by county fire department divers. Michael Asa Waters, of Woodward Court, had apparently tumbled from a powerboat into the creek, Natural Resources police said.

Police said Mr. Waters was pronounced dead at Anne Arundel General Hospital after being pulled from the creek, off the 500 block of Overhill Drive, near the Rhode River Marina, about 2 a.m.

Mr. Waters had been in a powerboat with Larry Vernon Christenson, 40, of Holly Road in Edgewater, investigators said.

Police said they did not know how long Mr. Waters was in the water. They are investigating how he fell in, they said.

Woman injures hand, arm in machine mishap

An employee of a Hanover industrial plant was injured Thursday when her hand and arm were trapped in a machine that makes glass vials, county police reported.

Jennifer L. Lang, 29, of the 2800 block of Vermont Ave. in Baltimore, was cleaning the machine shortly before 11 a.m. at Scientific Specialties Inc. in the 7200 block of Standard Drive, when the accident occurred.

County firefighters extricated her hand and arm from the machine, police said.

L Ms. Lang was treated at North Arundel Hospital and released.

Armed man robs convenience store

A man armed with a wooden-handled revolver robbed a Glen Burnie convenience store Friday of an undetermined amount of cash, county police reported.

Police said a man entered the Royal Farm Store, in the 200 block of Oak Manor Drive, and demanded cash from the clerk. He opened his jacket and showed the wooden handle of a revolver tucked in his pants.

After he was given money from the cash register, the robber ran north on Oakwood Road.

Police described the suspect as black with a dark complexion, in his 40s, 5 foot 9 to 5 foot 11 inches tall and weighing 180 to 200 pounds. He was wearing a black sailor hat, dark pants and a brown corduroy jacket.

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