Police beat

Police beat

November 04, 1990


Two Glen Burnie men were charged Thursday with cocaine possession after police say they saw them sitting in a car snorting the drug.

Joseph Lawless, 31, of the 1000 block Bell Avenue and Harold Bapst II, 29, of the 300 block Milton Avenue, also were charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police say an undercover detective saw the men in the parking lot of the Ferndale Tavern, on Oakleigh Avenue in Ferndale, at about 5 p.m., snorting cocaine.


A 38-year-old Londontown man was charged last Sunday with two counts of third-degree sexual assault on two 10-year-old girls.

David Eugene Baily, of the 500 block Londontown Road, was arrested at his home after the children's parents filed a complaint with police.

Police say the children made written statements saying a man fondled them on two separate occasions. A police report says the man was a friend of one of the girl's parents No further information was available.


A planned egg fight on Halloween night between groups of teen-agers in Kinder Park turned rotten when police found one youth had brought along explosives.

A report says police were called to the park at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday by people concerned about an on-going party. An officer saw a group of teen-agers standing around their cars.

The kids told police they were preparing for an egg fight, but the report says the police officer saw some beer in one of the pick-up trucks.

The officer also found beer in a cooler in back of the truck, which belonged to a 17-year-old from Crownsville.

A further search turned up three bags containing dark clothes, a nylon belt with a large double edge knife, and two black bags containing pipe bombs, a role of fuse, a few books of matches, a tube of glue and a small welding torch.

Police also say they found fireworks, an electric drill and protective eye goggles.

Police closed the park and called the fire marshal. The teen-ager was charged with carrying a deadly weapon, reckless endangerment and possession and manufacturing destructive explosives.

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