January 4, 1997
Two former Naval Academy midshipmen were sentenced yesterday to probation and home detention in federal court in Baltimore for their roles in an interstate car-theft ring.Navy Ensign Arthur Brown, 24, was sentenced to three months of home detention and five years of probation after pleading guilty to purchasing three stolen vehicles from a New York-based ring and bringing them to Maryland, where they were retitled with phony paperwork.U.S. district Judge Marvin J. Garbis also ordered Brown to repay money to the victims of the ring, which stole four-wheel-drive vehicles off the streets of New York City and sold them to the midshipmen and others.
August 15, 1996
Two former midshipmen, one a Navy ensign, were indicted yesterday by a federal grand jury on charges that they took part in a car theft ring that already has led to charges against five other former midshipmen.Joshua M. Gray of Gulfport, La., and Ensign Corey M. Avens of Los Angeles were indicted on one count each of conspiracy to sell stolen cars and another of receiving a stolen car.Gray was a member of the academy Class of 1996 and resigned in May; academy officials would not discuss his case.
July 27, 1995
Navy Ensign Katie M. Jones, daughter of Larry D. and Patricia A. Jones of Westminster, recently graduated from the Naval Academy in Annapolis and was commissioned at her present rank.Ensign Jones completed four years of intensive academic, physical and professional training and received a bachelor of science degree in oceanography.Ensign Jones was one of 895 men and women who were commissioned as officers this year at the academy.She is a 1991 graduate of Westminster High chool. Her next duty station will be at the Naval Atlantic Meteorology and Oceanography Center in Norfolk, Va.POLICE* Westminster: A resident of Liberty Street reported that someone damaged his moped while it was parked at Thunderhead Bowling Lanes in the 140 Village Shopping Center July 20. He estimated damage at $100.
December 3, 1992
Tepe commissioned Navy ensignNavy Ensign Patrick V. Tepe, son of James C. and Agnes J. Tepe of the Village of Kings Contrivance, was commissioned to his present rank after graduating from Aviation Officer Candidate School at Pensacola Naval Air Station, Fla.During the course at Naval Aviation Schools Command, Ensign Tepe studied sea power, seamanship, navigation, aerodynamics, engineering, officer development, aviation physiology, swimming, land and sea...
December 29, 1991
Air Force Airman 1st Class David J. Fugiel, son of Jack H. Fugiel ofAnnapolis, has arrived for duty at Andrews Air Force Base in Missouri.Fugiel is a fuels specialist.MELLEMA FINISHES COURSEDATELINE:ANNAPOLISArmy Reserve Pvt. Ernest R. Mellema IV, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest R. Mellema of Annapolis, has completed a unit supply specialist course at Ft. Jackson, S.C.Mellema is a 1990 graduate of Broadneck Senior High School.PRANN AT FT. RILEYDATELINE: ANNAPOLISArmy Spec. John C. Prann, son of Valeria Johnson of Annapolis, has arrived for duty at Ft. Riley, Kan.Prann is a 1988 graduate of Annapolis Senior High School.
October 6, 1991
* Marine Pfc. Jeremy D. Gray, son of Beverly A. and Roy L. Gray Jr. of Manchester, recently graduated from the Petroleum Supply Specialists Course.During the course at Marine Corps Administrative Detachment, Fort Lee, Va., students receive instruction on the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of fuel handling units and accessory equipment.A 1990 graduate of North Carroll High School, Gray joined the Marine Corps in December 1990.* Navy Ensign Brian A. Carpenter recently was commissioned to his present rank on completion of Aviation Officer Candidate School.