Police arrest man in Annapolis standoff


A man was arrested last night after barricading himself in his girlfriend's rowhouse near St. John's College in Annapolis and holding police at bay in an hourlong standoff, city police said.

The incident began about 5: 30 p.m., when officers were called to the house in the first block of Calvert St. Police detoured traffic from Rowe Boulevard and Calvert Street.

Police said that it was not clear what prompted the incident. No one was injured, and officers had responded to previous disputes at the house, police said. The woman's 18-month-old child slept through the incident, police said.

No charges has been filed against the man, police said.

Pub Date: 6/02/98

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