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October 17, 1995
A Harwood couple and a Lusby woman were assaulted by several men Sunday as they were leaving a tavern on Mayo Road, county police said yesterday.Tania Worner, 32, and Alex Calliestro, both of the 4000 block of Solomon's Island Road in Harwood and Teresa Kathleen Canary, 26, of the 11500 block of W. Tomahawk Drive in Lusby were leaving Lou's Woodland Restaurant shortly before 2 a.m. when they were attacked, police said.As they were about to get into Mr. Calliestro's car, three to five men attacked them, police said.
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By Jonathan Pitts, The Baltimore Sun | May 14, 2011
He was a famed seaman — a prodigy who won a congressional medal at 18, fought in three wars and ended up commanding the 44-gun USS Constitution, "Old Ironsides," as it tracked slave ships off the coast of Africa. The reputation of Commodore Isaac Mayo was unassailable, and so were his credentials as a local gentleman as he settled in on the family plantation in southern Anne Arundel at age 67. But if Mayo expected to spend his latter days in comfort, he misread the volatility of his times.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | May 29, 1998
A Virginia man was killed yesterday and a passenger was fatally injured when a minibus ran off Mayo Road near Bay View Road in Edgewater, crossed a grassy area, struck a large tree and caught fire, county police said.Jeffrey Lee McWhorter, 27, of Churchville, Va., was driving the 1988 Ford east on Mayo Road when he missed a curve shortly after 1 a.m., police said.McWhorter died at the scene, police said.The passenger, whom police had not identified last night, was pronounced dead at 2 a.m. at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
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By Kris Antonelli and Kris Antonelli,SUN STAFF | July 20, 1999
Residents of the Edgewater-Mayo area told the county Planning Advisory Board last night that too much commercial development and new housing construction would destroy their tightly knit southern Anne Arundel County community. They complained that former County Executive John G. Gary did not choose anyone from their community organization to sit on the Edgewater-Mayo Small Area Planning Committee, which has drafted a proposal for land use, zoning, road and community improvements, and environmental safeguards.
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September 12, 1994
A third person has been arrested and charged with assault with intent to murder in the Aug. 27 shooting of Reginald Kerick.The man is accused of holding Mr. Kerick, 23, of the 2000 block of Allen Drive, while another man tried to shoot him on Newtowne Drive. Mr. Kerick broke free, but was shot in the hand as he fled, police said.Donald David Chew Jr., 21, of the 1800 block Bowman Court in Annapolis was arrested by city police Thursday and was being held on $40,000 bond.Two others believed to have been involved in the shooting have been charged.
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By TaNoah Morgan and TaNoah Morgan,SUN STAFF | May 28, 1997
Cashiers at 15 liquor stores in and around Annapolis were charged yesterday with selling alcohol to a minor after a police sting operation Saturday in which an 18-year-old volunteer bought beer at every store he entered and never was asked for identification.Officers Frederick Paesch, O'Brien Atkinson and Michael Knisley took turns watching Michael Roomian of Edgewater buy beer from the stores with county money. No one asked him for identification to check his age, police said."We were incredibly surprised when we got 15 out of 15," Atkinson said.
NEWS
September 16, 1994
A man armed with a .357-caliber Magnum handgun robbed an Amoco service station Wednesday night and fled with an undisclosed amount of money, county police said.Shortly before 10 p.m., the man walked into the station in the 500 block of Central Ave. in Riva, pointed his silver handgun at the cashiers and told them to give him all the money they had, police said.After getting the money, the gunman ran toward Riva Road.Two girls charged with graffiti vandalismTwo Londontowne girls have been charged as juveniles in the spray-painting of swastikas and the number 666 on buildings, streets and at least one vehicle along Mayo Road Sunday morning, county police said.
NEWS
September 28, 1995
An Edgewater gas station was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash early yesterday morning, county police said.The robber entered the Texaco station at Route 2 and Mayo Road about midnight, grabbed a female customer around the neck, put an unidentified object against her side and ordered the cashier to hand him money, police said. The man then took the attendant and his keys to his Ford Mustang and tried to steal the car.The attendant and the robber scuffled, and the robber drove down Mayo Road with another person in a silver Chevrolet Celebrity station wagon.
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By Kris Antonelli and Kris Antonelli,Staff writer | October 20, 1991
A 33-year-old Edgewater man was charged with attempted kidnapping after police said he allegedly tried to force a 14-year-old girl into some woods as she walked home from school on Thursday.County police arrested Augustus Terrill Sharps, of Millswamp Road, at the Safewayon Route 2 shortly after the 3:30 p.m. incident.Sgt. Ray Pearson, a spokesman at the Southern District station, said police were first alerted when customers at the Sweetish Laundromat on Mayo Road called to report a suspicious man wandering around the area.
NEWS
December 6, 1995
Two Edgewater boys were injured Monday when they were hit by a pickup truck, county police said.Raymond Lanier Smith, 8, and Neil McDaniel, 6, both of the 1700 block of Ridgely Road, were in good condition yesterday, hospital officials said.Deborah Ruth Alford, 21, of the 1700 block of Potomac Road in Edgewater told police she was northbound on Millstone Drive just before 6 p.m. when the boys ran in front of the truck. Ms. Alford could not avoid hitting both children, police said.Raymond was flown to the Johns Hopkins Children's Center with head injuries, and Neil was taken to the D.C. Children's Hospital for treatment of a fractured leg, police said.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | May 29, 1998
A Virginia man was killed yesterday and a passenger was fatally injured when a minibus ran off Mayo Road near Bay View Road in Edgewater, crossed a grassy area, struck a large tree and caught fire, county police said.Jeffrey Lee McWhorter, 27, of Churchville, Va., was driving the 1988 Ford east on Mayo Road when he missed a curve shortly after 1 a.m., police said.McWhorter died at the scene, police said.The passenger, whom police had not identified last night, was pronounced dead at 2 a.m. at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
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By TaNoah Morgan and TaNoah Morgan,SUN STAFF | May 28, 1997
Cashiers at 15 liquor stores in and around Annapolis were charged yesterday with selling alcohol to a minor after a police sting operation Saturday in which an 18-year-old volunteer bought beer at every store he entered and never was asked for identification.Officers Frederick Paesch, O'Brien Atkinson and Michael Knisley took turns watching Michael Roomian of Edgewater buy beer from the stores with county money. No one asked him for identification to check his age, police said."We were incredibly surprised when we got 15 out of 15," Atkinson said.
NEWS
December 6, 1995
Two Edgewater boys were injured Monday when they were hit by a pickup truck, county police said.Raymond Lanier Smith, 8, and Neil McDaniel, 6, both of the 1700 block of Ridgely Road, were in good condition yesterday, hospital officials said.Deborah Ruth Alford, 21, of the 1700 block of Potomac Road in Edgewater told police she was northbound on Millstone Drive just before 6 p.m. when the boys ran in front of the truck. Ms. Alford could not avoid hitting both children, police said.Raymond was flown to the Johns Hopkins Children's Center with head injuries, and Neil was taken to the D.C. Children's Hospital for treatment of a fractured leg, police said.
NEWS
October 17, 1995
A Harwood couple and a Lusby woman were assaulted by several men Sunday as they were leaving a tavern on Mayo Road, county police said yesterday.Tania Worner, 32, and Alex Calliestro, both of the 4000 block of Solomon's Island Road in Harwood and Teresa Kathleen Canary, 26, of the 11500 block of W. Tomahawk Drive in Lusby were leaving Lou's Woodland Restaurant shortly before 2 a.m. when they were attacked, police said.As they were about to get into Mr. Calliestro's car, three to five men attacked them, police said.
NEWS
September 28, 1995
An Edgewater gas station was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash early yesterday morning, county police said.The robber entered the Texaco station at Route 2 and Mayo Road about midnight, grabbed a female customer around the neck, put an unidentified object against her side and ordered the cashier to hand him money, police said. The man then took the attendant and his keys to his Ford Mustang and tried to steal the car.The attendant and the robber scuffled, and the robber drove down Mayo Road with another person in a silver Chevrolet Celebrity station wagon.
NEWS
September 16, 1994
A man armed with a .357-caliber Magnum handgun robbed an Amoco service station Wednesday night and fled with an undisclosed amount of money, county police said.Shortly before 10 p.m., the man walked into the station in the 500 block of Central Ave. in Riva, pointed his silver handgun at the cashiers and told them to give him all the money they had, police said.After getting the money, the gunman ran toward Riva Road.Two girls charged with graffiti vandalismTwo Londontowne girls have been charged as juveniles in the spray-painting of swastikas and the number 666 on buildings, streets and at least one vehicle along Mayo Road Sunday morning, county police said.
NEWS
May 3, 1993
Judge bars clearing of 12 lots on Back Bay BeachJudge Lawrence H. Rushworth issued an injunction Friday barring a West River developer from clearing and grading 12 residential lots on Back Bay Beach until the Circuit Court determines if the project complies with state environmental laws.The state Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Commission filed suit in March to overturn a grading permit issued to BMCN Joint Ventures by the Anne Arundel County Department of Inspections and Permits.The commission is arguing that BMCN's plan to build 71 homes on 22 waterfront acres violates the state Critical Area law. The 1984 statute protects a 1,000-foot strip along the bay and its tributaries from environmentally damaging development.
NEWS
September 12, 1994
A third person has been arrested and charged with assault with intent to murder in the Aug. 27 shooting of Reginald Kerick.The man is accused of holding Mr. Kerick, 23, of the 2000 block of Allen Drive, while another man tried to shoot him on Newtowne Drive. Mr. Kerick broke free, but was shot in the hand as he fled, police said.Donald David Chew Jr., 21, of the 1800 block Bowman Court in Annapolis was arrested by city police Thursday and was being held on $40,000 bond.Two others believed to have been involved in the shooting have been charged.
NEWS
May 3, 1993
Judge bars clearing of 12 lots on Back Bay BeachJudge Lawrence H. Rushworth issued an injunction Friday barring a West River developer from clearing and grading 12 residential lots on Back Bay Beach until the Circuit Court determines if the project complies with state environmental laws.The state Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Commission filed suit in March to overturn a grading permit issued to BMCN Joint Ventures by the Anne Arundel County Department of Inspections and Permits.The commission is arguing that BMCN's plan to build 71 homes on 22 waterfront acres violates the state Critical Area law. The 1984 statute protects a 1,000-foot strip along the bay and its tributaries from environmentally damaging development.
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