MONTGOMERY COUNTY — $8 MILLION LOTTO JACKPOT
Winning ticket sold at Eastern Shore store
One person holds a winning $8 million ticket from Saturday's Lotto drawing, Maryland Lottery officials announced yesterday.
The winning ticket was sold at a variety store on the Eastern Shore, said lottery spokesman Carroll H. Hynson Jr. The drawing marked the fifth time this year an $8 million jackpot has been won.
The winning numbers were: 2-12-29-32-40-44.
When the ticket is validated, it will be worth an estimated $400,000 a year before taxes for 20 years.
Mr. Hynson said 104 tickets matched 5 of 6 numbers and are worth $1,235 each. Another 6,587 tickets matched 4 of 6 numbers and are worth $33 each.
Next week's lotto drawing will be worth an estimated $2 million, Mr. Hynson said.
One passenger killed, another hurt in crash
One passenger was killed and another seriously injured yesterday when the car in which they were riding ran off a Montgomery County road and slammed into two trees, authorities reported.
The driver, identified as Michael P. Dowling, 20, of Brookeville, was not injured, Montgomery County police said.
According to police, the car was traveling at excessive speed when it ran off Norbeck Road near Rockville shortly before 1 a.m.
Andrew Zudal IV, 20, of Rockville, died later at Suburban pTC Hospital in Bethesda. The other passenger, Christina Popham, 20, of Brinklow, was in critical but stable condition at the Washington Hospital Center.
Man, 22, accused under drug-kingpin law
A 22-year-old Northeast Baltimore man was charged under the state's drug-kingpin law yesterday after police searched his house and seized a kilogram of suspected cocaine, police said.
Mario Abramson, of the 4900 block of Gunther Avenue, was being held at the Eastern Police District without bail. Other charges against him were possession with intent to distribute narcotics, possession of drug paraphernalia and transporting narcotics into the state.
7 youths charged with shooting at cars
Seven youths were arrested yesterday and charged with shooting a BB gun at motorists from an overpass along the
Baltimore-Washington Parkway, police said.
At least five cars had shattered windows, but no one was reported injured in the incident.
Police said youths standing on the Annapolis Road overpass in South Baltimore were responsible for the shooting. The suspects, who ranged in age from 15 to 17, were charged, as juveniles, with assault and destruction of property.