14-year-old girl charged in stabbing of brother


A 14-year-old Lothian girl was charged with stabbing her older brother in the back Wednesday evening during a domestic quarrel, county police said.

The boy, 16, was not seriously hurt. His father took him to Calvert Memorial Hospital, where he received stitches.

The siblings, who live in the 200 block of Lyons Creek Mobile Estates, quarreled in their home about 7:30 p.m., police said, and the brother was stabbed in the lower back as he tried to leave. Police said the girl said in a statement that she chased her brother with the knife and stabbed him accidentally when she tripped and fell.

The girl was charged with battery and assault with intent to maim and released to her parents, who made arrangements for her brother to stay with relatives, police said.

Hitchhiker assaulted, robbed of $5

A Lothian man was kicked in the groin and robbed of $5 yesterday morning as he hitchhiked on Route 408, county police said.

Ricky Arlen Ryan, 37, was trying to thumb a ride on Route 408 near Sands Road about 12:30 a.m. when three men walked up to him. One of them asked for a cigarette. As Mr. Ryan took a pack from his pants pocket, one of the men kicked him in the groin, police said.

The men took $5 from the victim, ran north on Route 408, got into a maroon car parked on the side of the road and sped off. Mr. Ryan was treated at Calvert Memorial Hospital and released, a hospital spokeswoman said.

Museum is seeking World War II items

The Captain Salem Avery House Museum is looking for photos, letters and medals from World War II veterans.

The museum is planning the display of memorabilia to commemorate the 50th anniversary of World War II.

The Bay Winds Band will perform a musical salute to veterans at 1 p.m. July 4 at the museum.

Information: 301-261-5234.

Junior League installs new officers


The Junior League of Annapolis has installed new officers.

They are: Nancy Dunlap Baudean, president; Kathy Sterritt, president-elect; Nancy Duden, secretary; Laura Guernsey, treasurer; Carolyn Teague Bates, communications vice president; Margie Kling, community vice president; Cathy Rutland, membership vice president; Nancy Douglas, ways and means vice president; Pam Henel, sustaining vice president; Ann Otto Warfield, member-at-large; Carolyn Heim, nominating director; Donna Williams, assistant treasurer; and Linda Fuller, parliamentarian.

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