MONTGOMERY COUNTY — RESERVISTS
Air Force calls up 100 more from area
About 100 Air Force reservists from Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania and Virginia were ordered to active duty over the weekend. The reservists, attached to the 46th Aerial Port Squadron at Dover Air Base in Delaware, were called up for 180 days.
They will be posted on and off the base in Dover.
Two Delaware Army National Guard units also were told to report for duty Saturday. The 249th Engineer Detachment, in New Castle, and the Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 736th Supply and Service Battalion, in Delaware City, were told to report to their respective armories Wednesday for active duty in support of Operation Desert Shield.
Man kills friend of estranged wife, self
An enraged Mount Airy man shot and killed his estranged wife's boyfriend in Damascus yesterday and then shot himself, Montgomery County police said.
The gunman, 36-year-old Barry Allen Shrader, was found dead ** from a shotgun wound inside the cab of his pickup truck. Before taking his life, police believe, Mr. Shrader confronted and killed 29-year-old Patrick Lindsey Heim inside his estranged wife's home in Damascus.
Police said Mr. Shrader went to see his estranged wife in her home on Bloom Court. The two got into an argument and Mr. Shrader forced his way into the home and confronted Mr. Heim on the second floor. The two men argued, police said, and Mr. Shrader shot Mr. Heim several times.
Mr. Shrader's wife fled the house with her son and called police.
The gunman left the house, went out to his pickup truck and shot himself. Police said the handgun they believe was used to kill Mr. Heim was found on the front lawn.
No one else was injured.
2 sought in shootings of man and young son
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY
Anne Arundel County police were hunting for two men last night as suspects in the shooting of a 25-year-old man and his 18-month-old son as they sat in a car behind Fred's Restaurant in Annapolis early yesterday.
Jorge Vitelio Rauda, of Madison Place in Annapolis, was holding his son, Alfredo Reyes, on his lap waiting for his wife to finish her work shift at the restaurant when two men pulled up in a car alongside them about 12:20 a.m. yesterday, police said.
Mr. Rauda told police one of the men pulled out an automatic handgun and began firing.
Mr. Rauda was hit in the left arm and taken to Anne Arundel Medical Center, where he was in stable condition, a hospital spokeswoman said. Alfredo was grazed in the arm by a bullet and flown to Washington Children's Hospital, where he was treated and released, a hospital spokeswoman said.
Police issued arrest warrants for the alleged gunman, Juan Evangelista Villatoro, 29, of the 300 block of Center Street, Annapolis, charging him with two counts of attempted murder. He was last seen driving a 1983 Nissan Maxima gray sedan with Virginia tag TXH-520.
Police said they were also seeking a cousin, identified only as Jose Villatoro, whom they identified as the second man in the car.
Jackpot unclaimed, rises to $4 million
No one correctly matched all six numbers drawn Saturday night in the Maryland Lotto game, raising the jackpot for this week to an estimated $4 million, a state lottery spokesman announced yesterday.
Seventy-three winning Lotto tickets had five of the six numbers and are worth $1,043, while 3,289 tickets had four of the numbers and are worth $40 each.
The winning numbers were 11-15-29-32-34-45.
2 students seized; cash, guns found in drug raid
Two students at the University of Maryland have been arrested, and officers seized marijuana, $30,000 in cash and several high-powered guns from their apartment on the College Park campus, university police said.
Andrew Curry Christiansen, 20, was arrested Friday after he allegedly offered to sell marijuana to an undercover officer on a campus parking lot. Before the transaction, the suspect told police he had more marijuana at his apartment on Knox Road, authorities said.
After arresting the suspect, police served a search warrant at Mr. Christiansen's apartment and arrested his roommate, Kenneth Ramon Smith, 23.