police blotter

August 08, 2007

Edgewater man stabbed outside bar

A 39-year-old Edgewater man was listed in critical condition after being stabbed early Saturday during an altercation outside a Crofton sports bar, Anne Arundel County police said.

The victim, who was not identified by police, was stabbed in the neck outside Krazy Otto's Sports Saloon in the 1300 block of Defense Highway about 1 a.m. during a fight in the bar's parking lot and was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center with life-threatening injuries, police said.

After talking with witnesses, police arrested Richard Edwin Horton, 39, of the 1800 block of Zug Road in Bowie and charged him with attempted second-degree murder, first-degree assault and carrying a deadly weapon with intent to use.

Man charged with handgun violations

A Glen Burnie man was charged with handgun violations Monday night after Anne Arundel County police found him in a closed county park.

Officers who saw Brandon Carl Adams, 20, of the 7700 block of Marbrook Road and two friends in Southgate Old Mill Park at 8:40 p.m. said he was making "furtive motions" and patted him down.

The handgun they found on him had been reported stolen in a June 19 burglary in Severna Park.

Adams was charged with possession of a concealed deadly weapon, carrying a handgun on his person, possession of a stolen handgun and trespassing. Kenneth Alford, 18, of the 2200 block of Michelle Circle in Millersville and Alan Degraffinried, 26, of the 300 block of Highland Drive in Glen Burnie were charged with trespassing.

Pair are charged in knifepoint robbery

Two teenagers were charged with robbing a patron of the Russett community pool at knifepoint, Anne Arundel County police said.

The man told police that he was at the pool at 2:30 p.m. Saturday when two males pointed the knife at him, told him not to move and began rummaging through his pockets. The pair took an undisclosed amount of money, a cell phone and credit cards, then fled on foot.

The victim recognized the pair and directed police to a home where Brian Deontee Moore, 19, of District Heights and an unidentified juvenile were arrested on charges of armed robbery, robbery, first- and second-degree assault, and theft.

3 men charged in beatings

Three Shady Side men have been charged with beating two men, and one of the suspects might have been involved in a second assault the same night, Anne Arundel County police said Monday.

The victims of the attack on Chesapeake Avenue 10 p.m. July 29 said they were knocked to the ground and kicked in the face.

Police arrested Kenneth Michael Lanham Jr., 23, of Cedar Avenue, Phillip Stanley Disque, 24, of Lake Avenue and Thomas Nicholas Gonzales, 19, of Cedar Avenue on two counts of second-degree assault and disorderly conduct. A fourth suspect has not been identified.

The same charged were filed against Disque in an earlier attack against a man on Spruce Avenue who was knocked down around 6:30 p.m. and kicked him in the face.

2 Edgewater teens charged in attack

Two Edgewater teens were charged with striking a victim in the back of the head with a brick, and police are looking for a third person.

Brandon Cory Williams, 16, of Salisbury Road, and Tyler Allen Kee, 16, of Warwick Road were charged as adults with first-degree assault. Witnesses said they hit the victim with the brick, then punched and kicked him about 4:30 a.m. Saturday on Chesapeake Drive in Edgewater.

Glen Burnie fight leads to knifing arrest

A Linthicum teenager was charged with repeatedly stabbing another man during a melee at a Glen Burnie home, Anne Arundel County police said.

The victim, Douglas Michael Whitehead, 18, of Linden Avenue in Glen Burnie was at a home on that street about 1:40 a.m. Saturday when an argument broke out among several people and escalated into several fights.

Justin Allen Alexander, 18, of Eleanor Avenue is accused of stabbing Whitehead in the back, abdomen and left arm with a folding pocket knife. Whitehead was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. Alexander was charged with attempted second-degree murder, first- and second-degree assault, possession of a deadly weapon and reckless endangerment.

Assault suspect hurt leaving the scene

A Pasadena man attempting to stab a Glen Burnie man fell and suffered a serious head injury, Anne Arundel County police said Monday.

Lloyd G. Henson, 21, of the 3000 block of Littleton Way is accused of confronting Jeffrey T. Berry, 22, of the 100 block of Cayer Drive about 11 p.m. June 19 over an old dispute and pulling the knife on him.

Witnesses separated the pair, and Henson began to walk away but tripped and struck his head on the pavement. He was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where it was found that he had a blood clot.

Henson was charged with first- and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment. He remains hospitalized.

Woman arrested in attack on man

An Odenton teenager was arrested early yesterday after eggs were thrown at a man and he was beaten with a crowbar, Annapolis police said.

The victim, a 22-year-old Fleet Street resident, said he was sitting in his car on Newtowne Drive at 1:30 a.m. Saturday when a woman drove by and threw several eggs at his car. He confronted her in a parking lot on nearby Madison Street and she got out of the car with the crowbar and struck him repeatedly on the head, neck and shoulders until he lost consciousness, police said.

Ashley Lashaun Boston was arrested and charged yesterday with first-degree assault and related offenses. She is being held at the Jennifer Road Detention Center in lieu of $500,000 bail.

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