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Jaywalking woman severely hurt by car

A Severna Park woman was severely injured when she stepped into the path of an oncoming car on a highway in the community, Anne Arundel County police said.

Vilma Maria Posson, 51, of the 600 block of Ritchie Highway, was running across the southbound lanes of Route 2 just before 11 p.m. Saturday when she was struck by a 2003 Volkswagen Jetta. She sustained extensive head injuries and was flown to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in critical condition.

The driver, a 71-year-old Annapolis man, stopped for 30 seconds before fleeing the scene, police said. He eventually returned home.

Police believe Posson was under the influence of alcohol. She was also crossing the road away from a crosswalk and in an unlit area.

There is no evidence that would indicate that the driver was under the influence of drugs or alcohol or speeding.

The investigation continues.

Teen charged with stabbing woman

An Annapolis teenager has been charged with stabbing an Arnold woman in the leg during an argument, Anne Arundel County police said.

Deon Akeem Matthews, 16, of the 600 block of Island Creek Court, fled from the woman's home on the 700 block of Mago Vista Road after the incident at 3:35 p.m. Thursday, police said. Officers found him on the same street and arrested him. He was charged as an adult with first- and second-degree assault. The victim was treated on the scene.

Man accused of beating girlfriend

An Annapolis man is accused of beating and kicking his girlfriend and raking her over broken glass, city police said.

Terrill Tyrone Furbish, 28, is accused of breaking his 24-year-old girlfriend's computer monitor with a hand weight in her Marcs Court apartment on April 18, hitting her on the forehead, and dragging her through the broken glass from the monitor, causing several cuts to her arms and legs. Police said he punched and kicked her repeatedly, then fled.

Police found him on the 1100 block of President Street on Thursday. He was arrested and charged with burglary, first-degree assault and related offenses. He was being held at the Jennifer Road Detention Center on $250,000 bond.

Stores sold alcohol to underage cadet

Employees at four of five North County liquor stores targeted during a sting sold alcohol to an underage cadet, Anne Arundel County police said.

The Anne Arundel County Liquor Board was notified of the violations at the following businesses on Friday:

Sun Valley Liquors, 7933 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., Glen Burnie.

JP Liquor Fair, 6736 Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie.

Murphy's Liquors, 6023 Ritchie Highway, Brooklyn Park.

Village Liquors, 720 Church St., Brooklyn Park.

The compliant store was County Liquor Fair at 7342 Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie.

Woman stabbed, robbed at hotel

A woman was stabbed and robbed in the Holiday Inn in Linthicum, Anne Arundel County police said.

Officers responding to the hotel at 890 Elkridge Landing Road on Friday found the victim on the fifth floor suffering from stab wounds to the chest and to the left upper leg. The attacker had also taken her purse. Police believe that the victim knew him, but they could not find him in the area. She was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center for treatment.

Robber takes money, lighters in holdup

A man robbed an Edgewater gas station at gunpoint, Anne Arundel County police said.

The lone clerk at the Citgo at 1184 W. Central Ave. said the robber came in about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, pointed a silver handgun at her and demanded money from the cash register. She gave him an undisclosed amount of money and a display of Bic cigarette lighters.

He was described as white, about 5 feet, 10 inches to 6 feet tall, with a medium build and wearing a dark gray hooded sweatshirt pulled up, a light-colored bandanna covering his face and mouth and light-colored gloves.

Two rob delivery driver in Glen Burnie

Two men robbed a pizza delivery driver at gunpoint in Glen Burnie, Anne Arundel County police said.

The victim said he had just gotten out of his car to make a delivery on the 6400 block of Mount Vernon Lane about 10:20 p.m. Saturday when two men approached and one displayed a small handgun and demanded money.

The driver gave the pair an undisclosed sum, and the men fled on foot toward Candlelight Lane.

Gunmen ransack apartment

A Glen Burnie trio was held up and forced to allow a group of five attackers into their apartment to rob them, Anne Arundel County police said.

The two female victims said they were in the parking lot outside their apartment on the 100 block of Warwickshire Lane about 2 a.m. Sunday when two men approached, armed with a handgun and an unidentified long gun. The males ordered them into the building and were joined by three other suspects. All were between the ages of 17 and 21 and wore dark clothing and ski masks.

They ordered the women and a third roommate, a man, onto the floor, and ransacked the residence, demanding money, and attempting to remove electronic devices from within.

One of the robbers got into a struggle with the male victim and tried to cut him with a knife.

The attackers then fled on foot. Witnesses saw a possible suspect vehicle leaving the area, described as a green or brown Chevy SUV, with the Maryland license of 913M795.

One female victim received a laceration to the back of her head and was treated at Harbor Hospital.

Middle-schoolers charged in assault

Four Bates Middle School students were charged with beating up an 11-year-old at the school, Annapolis police said.

The victim was on his way to class about 11 a.m Thursday when he was confronted by three of the youths, who police said had plotted the attack with the fourth youth earlier in the day. One boy restrained the victim, while the others struck him. The fourth youth ran down from the second floor to the basement to join in the assault, police said.

The youths, ages 11, 11, 12 and 13, were all arrested and charged with assault.

Youths tried to break into school

Four city youths were arrested and charged with trying to break into West Annapolis Elementary School, Annapolis police said.

Officers responding to an alarm at the school at 210 Annapolis St. about 2 a.m. Saturday captured the youths as they fled.

The boys, ages 12 to 14, were charged with attempted burglary.

Annapolis woman robbed at gunpoint

An Annapolis woman was thrown into bushes and robbed at gunpoint as she walked home from a downtown restaurant, city police said.

The victim, a Thompson Street resident, was on the unit block of Franklin Street about 11:50 p.m. Sunday when two men pushed her and one placed a handgun against her head. Her purse and cell phone were taken, and the two robbers fled on foot.

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