Annapolis teens shot outside project


December 12, 2007

Two Annapolis teenagers were shot outside a city public housing community, police said.

Pedro Green, 18, and Thomas Penn, 19, told police that they were standing in front of 713 Newtowne Drive in the Wood- side Gardens community about 10 p.m. Friday when they heard gunshots. They ran to take cover, but Green was struck once in the buttocks, and Penn was shot in the upper leg.

Neither injury was considered life-threatening.

Printing worker robbed in Annapolis

An employee of Frank Gumpert Printing on McGuckian Street in Annapolis was robbed at gunpoint as he headed into work, city police said.

The man had just gotten out of his car about 6:50 a.m. Thursday when two men brandishing handguns robbed him of his wallet, keys and cell phone, then fled toward West Street.

Pizza delivery man robbed at gunpoint

A pizza delivery man was robbed of his cash and pizza at gunpoint, city police said.

The employee of Pizza Boli's had just gotten out of his car on Juliana Circle about 8:30 p.m. Friday when four men approached, including one with a handgun. They took his money and the food, then ran toward Newtowne Drive.

Man robbed by 3 he had driven home

A man was beaten and robbed by three men he had driven home from a party, Anne Arundel County police said.

The victim told police about 12:45 a.m. Saturday that he had just dropped off the men on Oak Court outside Annapolis when they began punching him and demanded his money. The victim turned over his wallet, and the men fled.

The victim was taken to Anne Arundel Medical Center for treatment of injuries to his face.

Davidsonville couple robbed at home

A Davidsonville couple were robbed as they arrived home, county police said.

The victims said they had just gotten to their home on the 3500 block of Russell Thomas Lane about 2:15 a.m. Saturday when two men in dark clothes appeared from the side of their garage and demanded their money.

After obtaining the victims' belongings, the men fled in an older-model red vehicle.

Burglar robs house via air conditioner

Someone yanked the mounted air-conditioning unit from an Annapolis home to get inside and steal $1,300 in jewelry and cash, in the third recent burglary of its kind, city police said.

The burglar struck between 9:30 a.m. and 1:50 p.m. Monday. The home in the 1100 block of Brashears St. also was ransacked.

The same morning, police said, a burglar entered a home in the 1000 block of Boucher Ave. by removing the air conditioner, but nothing was taken.

Officers who responded to the 1200 block of Van Buren St. at 2 p.m. Dec. 3 learned that a burglar had removed the air conditioner from a window that morning and stolen money from two bedrooms.

2 arsons reported on W. Annapolis street

A garbage can, then a mailbox, were set on fire at two homes on a West Annapolis street, city police said.

A resident of the 200 block of Norwood Road said he heard a loud, "explosion-like" noise outside about 10:30 p.m. Dec. 5 and saw his trash can in flames.

At 4:35 p.m. Saturday, another city resident reported hearing three loud noises coming from outside and saw a mailbox on fire at his neighbor's house on the 400 block of the street.

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