Police Blotter

October 05, 2007

2 men hospitalized in Eastport shooting

Two men remained hospitalized - one of them in critical condition - after a shooting Tuesday night in Eastport near a public housing community, Annapolis police said.

Officers found Carlos Toliver, 26, of Laurel and Kejuan Butler, 19, of Annapolis at Anne Arundel Medical Center shortly after receiving a report of a shooting at 10:30 p.m., police said.

When officers arrived at President and Madison streets, near the Harbour House and Eastport Terrace public housing communities, no one was there, police said. They later received a call from the hospital, where the men had apparently been taken by a private car.

Officer Kevin Freeman, a spokesman for the Annapolis Police Department, said Toliver had been shot several times in the lower body and was listed in critical condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center yesterday. Butler was shot in the torso and was listed in serious condition.

Woman, 27, arrested on drug charges

A Pasadena woman was arrested on multiple drug charges after neighbors reported suspicious behavior on a Riviera Beach street, Anne Arundel County police said.

After Kellie Jo Weaver, 27, of the 2900 block of Dungate Road was pulled over about 2 p.m. Tuesday, police found a glass pipe and a digital scale in the Cadillac. She was arrested and taken to the Eastern District police station, where she was found to have nearly 17 grams of cocaine, police said. She was charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Clerk foils robbery at gas station

A gas station store clerk in Glen Burnie fended off a would-be robber, Anne Arundel County police said.

The man entered the Sunoco station at 327 Hospital Drive at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, implied that he had a handgun and demanded the money in the cash register. The clerk refused and tried to restrain the man, who broke free and fled.

The clerk suffered a minor contusion on his right cheek.

Armed men rob trucking business

Robbers with a sawed-off shotgun robbed a Laurel trucking business, Anne Arundel County police said.

Two employees of John W. Ritter Trucking at 8271 Brock Bridge Road said two men came in about 4:50 a.m. Tuesday and that one demanded money.

They took an undisclosed amount of money from the victims and fled on foot.

Boy, 13, had knife at school, police say

A Bates Middle School student brought a pocketknife to school this week, Annapolis police said.

A teacher told police she saw the knife on the 13-year-old boy's desk about 9 a.m. She asked him why he had brought the knife to school, to which he replied, "Because I felt like it."

The boy was arrested and charged with possession of a weapon on school property, then released to his mother's custody.

Man robbed at knifepoint

A man parked behind a Sunoco station in Brooklyn Park was robbed at knifepoint, Anne Arundel County police said yesterday.

The victim said two men approached him just before 8 p.m. Wednesday. One displayed a knife and demanded his money. They fled after he handed it to them.

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