Pasadena Man Pepper Sprayed, Stripped Of Clothes. Police are looking for three men after a man was pepper sprayed and stripped of his clothes late Tuesday night.A 25-year-old Pasadena man told Anne Arundel County police officers that he was waiting at a Ritchie Highway bus stop just before midnight Tuesday, when three men approached him. “I would classify it as an unusual type of robbery,” Anne Arundel County police spokesman Justin Mulcahy said. “One suspect asked him if he had any drugs. He indicated he did not. That’s when he was pepper sprayed. That’s when the other two got involved.”
O’Malley Appoints Kratovil To Bench. It’s likely Frank Kratovil will not seek his former Congressional seat. Gov. Martin O’Malley appointed the 43-year-old Stevensville native to the District Court for Queen Anne’s County, where a position became vacant upon the retirement of Judge John T. Clark III.The Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Commission nominated Kratovil to the position.
Woman Reports Sex Assault At Linthicum Hotel. Authorities in Anne Arundel County are investigating a sex assault reported on Tuesday at a hotel in Linthicum.Police said officers were called to the Microtel Inn and Suites on Winterson Road shortly after 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.Officers said a woman and a man arranged to meet in the woman’s hotel room. The woman told police that the man sexually assaulted her inside the room.
Child Dead, Family Injured In I-83 Crash. A 5-year-old boy was killed and his parents and sister were injured Wednesday in a chain-reaction crash in Baltimore County that snarled traffic for hours.A preliminary investigation by state police indicated a man driving a sport utility vehicle shortly after 2:30 p.m. rear-ended an Acura, which struck a Toyota. The Toyota hit a Subaru on the northbound Interstate 83 off-ramp that leads to the inner loop of the Beltway.