Top 5 Stories: Sex Offense Charges, New Consignment Shop
Here are the biggest headlines of the week, along with a brief summary from each story.
No. 1—Edgewater Man Charged with Sex Abuse of Minors
Police arrested an Edgewater man on Wednesday after an investigation into allegations that he sexually abused children in the Edgewater area. Anne Arundel County police received information about the possible abuse in August and two adult male victims came forward to report incidents that occurred from 2000 to 2008, according to a press release. Read more.
No. 2—Simulator Shows Effects of Drinking, Texting, Driving
Anne Arundel Community College on Wednesday offered students a lesson in driving while under the influence of alcohol and technology. Odenton-Severn Patch editor Tim Lemke “got behind the wheel” and experienced what it was like to drive after eight beers. Read more.
No. 3—2 People Airlifted After Crash in Davidsonville
Two people suffered life-threatening injuries following a crash on Governor Bridge Road in Davidsonville on Wednesday morning. A police investigation "determined the vehicle was traveling east on Governor Bridge Road when the vehicle failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway, began to rotate in a counterclockwise direction and slid sideways off the roadway, striking a fence and ultimately a tree," according to a press release. Read more.
No. 4—New Consignment Shop Opens on Mayo Road
Have you discovered the newest spot in town to find treasures at bargain prices? Classy Findz Consignments has set up at 188 Mayo Rd. in Edgewater, next door to The Red Dresser. According to the store's Facebook page, Classy Findz opened late last month and features new and gently used furniture, home decor, wearable accessories and antiques. Read more.
No. 5—VIDEO: South River Coach Reflects on Loss, Season
South River's football team fell to the Old Mill Patriots last week, 21-7, after suffering from costly turnovers. After the game, Patch caught of up with head coach Lance Clelland to get his thoughts on the game, the season and what the senior class has meant to the football program at South River. Read more.