Man claiming to have firearm robs Annapolis branch bank

June 11, 1996|By Scott Wilson | Scott Wilson,SUN STAFF

A man wearing a wig and claiming he carried a gun robbed the Annapolis Bank and Trust branch on Bay Ridge Avenue yesterdaymorning, fleeing with an undisclosed amount of money.

Annapolis police were called to the branch at 921 Bay Ridge Ave. about 9 a.m., but the robber had fled toward Americana Drive. Police believe he may have gotten into a light-blue station wagon.

Riva woman is robbed at gas station pay phone

A Riva woman was robbed of an undisclosed amount of money Sunday as she used a pay phone at an Annapolis gas station, county police said.

Stacey Michelle Burke, 19, of the 400 block of Hampshire Drive told police she was on a pay phone at the Shell gas station in the 2500 block of Riva Road about 10 p.m. when a man walked up to her, implied that he had a gun and demanded money.

Burke gave the man money and he ran north toward a car wash, police said. Police did not have a detailed description of the man.

2 inmates fail to return from work-release jobs

Police are looking for two men who failed to return to the county detention center from their work-release jobs last weekend, county police said.

Theodore Jerome Erickson, 26, of the first block of Poplar Point Road left the detention center shortly after 10 a.m. Friday for his job at Jiffy Lube in the 1900 block of West St. in Annapolis. He was supposed to return by 8 p.m., but when he had not returned by 2 a.m. Saturday, a guard at the detention center called police.

Augustus Andrew Williams, 35, of the 800 block of West St. in Annapolis left the detention center at 6 a.m. and was supposed to return at 8 p.m. The man had not returned by 1: 30 a.m. and a security guard called police.

Arnold woman robbed of engagement ring in park

An Arnold woman was robbed of a diamond engagement ring Saturday as she walked on a foot path in Quiet Waters Park, county police said.

Melanie Leigh Titedmann, 31, of the 300 block of Sherman Ave., told police she was walking through the park about 11: 30 a.m. when a man started walking with her.

The man threatened to shoot her if she did not give the ring to him, police said. Titedmann complied, and the man ran away. Police did not have a detailed description of the robber.

Man facing exposure, drunken-driving counts

County police arrested a Hillsmere Shores man Saturday on charges of drunken driving and exposing himself at a home.

Wesley Brian Reynolds, 28, of the 600 block of Beach Drive, was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving under the influence of alcohol and indecent exposure.

Hilary S. Peret, of the 400 block of Harbor Drive in Annapolis, called police shortly before 2: 30 a.m. when she saw a partially clothed man standing in her back yard, exposing himself.

Moments later, police stopped a car on Hillsmere Drive that was being driven erratically and found that the driver matched the description of the man in Peret's back yard, police said.

Peret identified him as the man she had seen, police said.

Pub Date: 6/11/96

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