Police Blotter


July 17, 2005|By Annie Linskey

Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Anne Arundel County.

Northern District

Armed robbery: A man was robbed at gunpoint while standing outside his home on the 300 block of Old Riverside Road on Tuesday. One man displayed a black .22-caliber long-barrel revolver and took the victim's wallet while two other men kept lookout, police said.


Robbery: Someone stole a light-blue sailboat valued at $1,500 from the yard of an Annapolis man on or about July 10. The boat was tied to a rack, but not secured with a lock.

Arrest: Corey Matthews, 17, of Annapolis surrendered at the Annapolis police station Wednesday and was charged with first- and second-degree assault in connection with a stabbing that took place July 9.

Eastern District

Fatality: A Pasadena man was killed when his car ran off Alpine Beach Road and struck a tree Wednesday. The man was not wearing a seat belt. Excessive speed appeared to be a factor in the accident, police said.

Western District

Robbery: A man entered a Chevron gas station Tuesday in Laurel and bought a cigar, then, while the register drawer was open, told a cashier that he had a gun. The man grabbed money from the register and fled.

Shooting: A 35-year-old man was shot in his left leg while walking near the 7900 block of Telegraph Road in Odenton Wednesday. The shooter was in a small white car. The victim was treated at the Baltimore Washington Medical Center and released.

Southern District

Accident: A 22-year-old man driving a motorcycle on Rossback Road near Davidsonville lost control on a curve, crossed the center line and drove off the road Tuesday. The driver, who was wearing a helmet, sustained internal injuries police said.

Robbery: A 29-year-old man's 2003 Harley-Davidson motorcycle was stolen Wednesday from the parking lot of a Shell station in the 100 block of Mount Zion Marlboro Road in Lothian. The victim, who had stopped to get something out a storage compartment, was hit on the back of the head and woke up in a field next to the station, police said. When he awoke, he saw that his Harley-Davidson was gone. He was treated and released from Prince George's County Shock Trauma.

Robbery: Two employees of a Bose store in the Annapolis Mall were handcuffed to a table by a man who then stole electronics equipment from a back storage room Thursday morning. The two employees were not hurt.

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