City unions back council candidatesThree of the...


City unions back council candidates

Three of the city employees' four labor unions endorsed candidates for City Council Friday in five of Annapolis' eight wards.

The Annapolis Public Employees Council, which represents public works, transportation, utilities, fire and clerical workers, has endorsed three Democratic incumbents -- Sam Gilmer in Ward 3, Carl Snowden in Ward 5 and Ellen Moyer in Ward 8.

The group also endorsed incumbent Dean Johnson, a political independent, in Ward 2 and Rick Staisloff, a Democratic newcomer, in Ward 7.

Last week, the group endorsed former Mayor Dennis Callahan who is running as an independent for his old job. Mr. Callahan was mayor from 1985 to 1989.

Clues still sought in gas station holdup

City police are looking for clues in the Sept. 16 armed robbery of the Parole Exxon in the 2000 block of West St.

A man described as black, about 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing 185 pounds, with a 3-inch scar under his left eye, entered the station's food mart about 2:30 p.m., pointed a handgun at the cashier and demanded money from the register and her purse.

Anyone with information about this or any other crime should call Crime Solvers at 267-8888.

A reward of $500 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment. All information is confidential. Callers are asked to refer to case number 93-93.

4 youths are charged with vandalizing cars

County police have arrested four teen-agers on charges of vandalizing cars in Holly Hills Harbor Friday night.

Police said yesterday that the tires on 19 cars parked on Overhill, Outrigger and Holly roads were slashed.

The youths were charged as juveniles with destruction.


* Epping Forest: Thieves stole $799 worth of lawn equipment from a shed behind a home in the 500 block of Epping Forest Road between Oct. 1 and Thursday.

* Tracy's Landing: Someone stole stereo equipment valued at $1,200 from a home in the 400 block of Jewell Court between 3 p.m. Wednesday and 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

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