Bacteria Closes 3 Anne Arundel County Beaches. The Anne Arundel County Health Department is warning swimmers to stay out of the water at three beaches after tests show high bacteria levels. Officials announced Monday that they are closing Beverly Beach on the Chesapeake Bay near Mayo, London Towne at Arundel Road Beach on the South River in Edgewater and Upper Magothy Beach on the Magothy River in Severna Park. The closures come after high bacteria readings were found in water samples for two consecutive weeks.
Naval Academy Moves Ahead On Sexual Assault Case. The U.S. Naval Academy’s superintendent has decided to move ahead with a case in which a female midshipman accused football players of sexually assaulting her after she was passed out from a night of drinking, the school announced Monday. Vice Adm. Michael Miller sent the case to Article 32 proceedings. That is the military equivalent of a preliminary hearing or grand jury investigation. The hearing determines if there’s evidence to proceed to a court martial.
Police Investigate 2 Separate Robberies. Anne Arundel County police said they are investigating two separate robberies. Officers were called to the 100 block of Ritchie Highway in Pasadena for a report on armed robbery around 2 a.m. Saturday. A 28-year-old man told police he was walking on northbound Ritchie Highway when he was approached by a man who asked if he had a lighter, then grabbed at the victim’s waist and pants pockets.
Car Plows Into Restaurant patio, 4 Injured. Several people were injured when a car plowed into a restaurant patio in Annapolis. Police said the 78-year-old man driving jumped a curb and struck several customers at Zoe’s Kitchen in the 1900 block of Towne Center Boulevard just before 1:30 p.m. Monday. Four people were hit: two men, ages 54 and 45, and two women, ages 30 and 20.